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A Children's Manga is Drawing Fire Due to Political Satire

The latest chapter of Toshihiko Fujinami’s Manga de Yomu Jinbutsu-den (A Biograph in Manga) is stirring controversy over its depiction of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The manga runs in the children’s educational magazine Shougaku 8 Nensei and paints an unflattering, but factual, picture of Abe. It begins by showing Abe’s childhood as a member of a family of politicians. Abe’s …

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Boku no Hero Academia Anime Season 3 Airs April 2018 – Otaku Tale

The latest issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump has announced that the upcoming third season of the anime adaptation of Kouhei Horikoshi’s Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia) manga will premiere in April 2018. The third season of the Boku no Hero Academia will air in April 2018 during the Spring 2018 anime season. The anime’s first and second season also ran during …

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New Sakura Visual Revealed for Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel – I .Presage Flower – Otaku Tale

The most recent monthly issue of Newtype magazine has revealed a brand new visual for ufotable’s (Fate/Zero, Kara no Kyoukai) first film in the anime trilogy adaptation of the Heaven’s Feel route in Type-Moon’s Fate/stay night visual novel, Fate/Stay Night: Heaven’s Feel – I .presage flower. The new visual features a beautiful Sakura Matou. Click on the image …

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'Rurouni Kenshin' Creator Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges

Rurouni Kenshin creator Nobuhiro Watsuki has been charged with possession of child pornography. The Tokyo Metropolitan Police said Watsuki possessed numerous DVDs of nude girls in their early teens and stored them at an office in Tokyo. They believe he has been using the office as storage as recently as October. Watsuki’s home was investigated as part …

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