Ritz Kobayashi's popular mahjong manga Saki, which is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, will publish seven new books at once on January 22, 2021, including the anniversary art book "Saki Art Collection: Ritz Kobayashi illustrations." As a result, the total circulation of the series will finally reach 10 million copies. Hit the jump for more details.
There's more than one way for a Servant to do battle! Check out the adorable mahjong set that comes with premium copies of Fate/EXTELLA LINK in Japan. Nero, EMIYA, Hakuno, and more grace the tiles after the jump.
Takeshi Kaga, a Japanese actor perhaps best known in the West for his role as Chairman Kaga in the original Iron Chef, will be playing the role of Ichikawa, the blind mahjong master, in the upcoming sequel series to Akagi, a live-action TV drama based on the high stakes gambling manga by Nobuyuki Fukumoto. Hit the jump to learn more.
The genius who descended into the darkness is returning to Japanese airwaves, because a new live-action TV drama based on Nobuyuki Fukumoto's high-stakes gambling manga Akagi is heading to BS SKY PerfecTV! in October of 2017. Hit the jump to zawa...zawa...
After some 27 years of serialization and 33 collected volumes of high-stakes gambling tension, Nobuyuki Fukumoto's seinen manga about a maverick mahjong master, Akagi, will be coming to an end with the final chapter to be published in February of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
What does Getter Robo have to do with mahjong? Nothing, until now. Getter Robo High is an upcoming manga that combines the epic mecha with the tile-slamming game. How? We aren't entirely sure yet... but we've been given a few clues. Hit the jump for your first look!
The results of a recent online questionnaire presented by My Navi Student suggest that among college-age men and women, almost nobody knows how to play mahjong. Hit the jump to learn more.
Who needs a Holy Grail when you can have holy mahjong tiles? A 4-panel parody manga called Fate / Mahjong Night: Holy Tile War is coming soon to a Twitter feed near you. Hit the jump to learn the details.