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    Wednesday September 8, 2021
  • Rumiko Takahashi Shares the Origins of Shampoo's Unusual Name

    Legendary artist takes to Twitter to talk about the thought process behind naming beloved Chinese martial artist

    Rumiko Takahashi - the prolific and prestigious manga author of series such as Inuyasha, Rin-ne, and Maison Ikkoku - recently took to her official Twitter account to share her thoughts on the origins of one of her most famous supporting characters: Shampoo, the Chinese warrior woman from the classic martial arts shonen romantic comedy, Ranma 1/2. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday September 6, 2021
  • Ganbare Doukichan Web Anime Hits AbemaTV in September of 2021

    Main cast and staff revealed for upcoming adaptation of web manga by Yom

    The course of office romance never did run smooth, but now the main cast, the main staff, a new key visual, and the web distribution schedule have all been revealed for Ganbare Doukichan ("You Can Do It, Doukichan"), an upcoming web anime based on the Twitter manga by Yom about a young office lady competing for the affection of her co-worker with several inter-office rivals. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday August 25, 2021
  • Manga Author Takashi Shiina Pays Tribute to Rumiko Takahashi Works

    Shiina has been tapped to produce the "comicalize" version of Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon for Shogakukan

    As previously reported, manga author Takashi Shiina (Ghost Sweeper Mikami, Zettai Karen Children) has been hired to illustrate the "comicalize" manga adaptation of the Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon TV anime for Shogakukan's Shonen Sunday S manga magazine, and to celebrate Shiina recently took to Twitter with an illustration paying homage to some of Rumiko Takahashi's other famous creations. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Tuesday August 24, 2021
  • Umamusume Leads the Twitter Hashtag Pack in 1st Half of 2021

    JUJUTSU KAISEN comes in 7th

    Yesterday for Hashtag Day, the Japanese Twitter account for the service released the top ten hashtags that were used by Japanese users in the first half of 2021. Among those in the top ten are JUJUTSU KAISEN, Geshin Impact, Lawson, and many more, but out in front was none other than cute girls as racehorse franchise Umamusume: Pretty Derby. Gallop past the jump see the full list!

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