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Rurouni Kenshin manga restarts serialization just seven months after author’s child porn arrest

Creator of hit anime/manga franchise keeps himself out of jail and his comic in monthly magazine. The last few months have had some intense ups and downs for the Rurouni Kenshin franchise. Riding high on the success of its live-action film adaptation trilogy, fans got really excited when series creator Nobuhiro Watsuki returned to writing …

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Weekly Shonen Jump teams up with Georgia to bring us limited-edition manga-printed coffee cans

Why choose between coffee and manga when you can have both in this latest promotion celebrating 50 years of comic history? Japanese comic magazine Weekly Shonen Jump has been pumping out immensely popular titles for the past few decades, forever changing the world’s perspective on manga and anime. To celebrate its 50th year in the …

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Manga Town would like to remind everyone that they are not Manga Town, a.k.a. Manga Village

This looks like a job for the manga zoning board. For quite some time now, there has been an uproar online regarding a website called Manga Mura (Manga Village) which was accused of hosting free pages of copyrighted works. Defenders of Manga Mura claim that because they simply indexed the works and never actually possessed …

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Are shonen manga anthologies moving away from their traditional "boy-centered" content?

Almost half the titles published in a recent Shonen Magazine issue are considered “romantic comedies”, which made netizens wonder. In Japan, there are three top weekly manga anthologies intended for boys: Shonen Jump, Shonen Sunday, and Shonen Magazine. These magazines are called “shonen”, or “boy”, magazines because they have traditionally featured stories about young, typically school-age boys that center around themes …

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