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    Thursday January 14, 2021
  • Ritz Kobayashi's Mahjong Manga Saki Reaches 10 Million Copies in Print This Month

    The 15th anniversary exhibition will be held in Ikebukuro from January 22 to February 7

    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.

  • Wednesday July 11, 2018
  • Join the Holy Tile War with Fate/EXTELLA LINK Mahjong Set

    Sneak a peak at the special set included in the game's premium edition

    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.

  • Wednesday August 30, 2017
  • Takeshi Kaga Plays Blind Mahjong Master in "Akagi" TV Drama

    Series covering the "Keiji Yagi" and "Ichikawa" arcs of Nobuyuki Fukumoto's gambling manga returns in October

    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.

  • Saturday July 29, 2017
  • "Akagi" Live-Action TV Drama Gambles Again in October

    Follow up to the 2015 series starring Kanata Hongō will dramatize the "Keiji Yagi" and "Ichikawa" story arcs

    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...

  • Sunday February 12, 2017
  • Gambling Manga "Akagi" Begins Countdown to Conclusion

    Nobuyuki Fukumoto's story of a maverick mahjong master has been serialized in "Kindai Mahjong" since 1992

    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.

  • Friday December 2, 2016
  • "Getter Robo High" Will School You with Mahjong and Getter Rays

    Upcoming manga series combines mahjong and Go Nagai's famous combining robot.

    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!

  • Friday January 1, 2016
  • Online Survey Suggests Nobody Actually Knows How to Play Mahjong

    More than 70% of college-age respondents admitted they don't know the rules

    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.

  • Saturday June 27, 2015
  • "Fate / Mahjong Night" 4-Panel Web Manga Debuts June 30

    Daily Twitter comic by Syatey to feature a mash-up of mahjong and Type-Moon characters

    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.

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