Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:10:19 GMT

How Death Note went from manga legend to Netflix's next gamble
When you're tackling an adaptation of a manga comic that's 108 chapters long and has already been reimagined as play, film, and anime, Adam Wingard says it's best to start from scratch rather than “doing a half-assed homage to the original.” ...

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 08:00:45 GMT

South China Morning Post

Manga legend Mizuki forced to depict Japanese victories not war horrors in comics, private journal reveals
South China Morning Post
“Drawing these manga was probably the only way that he could earn a living after the war, but it looks to me as if this was his turning point,” said Makoto Watanabe, an associate professor of communications and media at Hokkaido Bunkyo University ...

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:10:56 GMT

The Nation

Nothing modern about manga
The Nation
This year has seen many interesting and entertaining activities celebrating the 130th anniversary |of diplomatic relations between Japan and Thailand and the exhibition that opened in Bangkok last week – “Manga Hokusai Manga: Approaching the Master's ...