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  1. Nakano Broadway

    Travel Nakano Broadway

    Nakano Broadway (中野ブロードウェイ) is a shopping centre in Nakano, Tōkyō, with three basement levels and ten above-ground levels. Opened in 1966 as a luxury shopping complex, it has turned into a popular destination for otaku products (hobbyists and enthusiasts, particularly those of anime and manga)...
  2. The 47 Ronin - A Graphic Novel

    Manga The 47 Ronin - A Graphic Novel

    In Japanese history, a graphic novel version of the most dramatic example of bushido - the samurai code. In the eighteenth century, forty-seven samurai avenged the death of their master in a plot that would take over two years to complete. After succeeding in their mission, the masterless...
  3. Showa 1953-1989: A History of Japan

    Manga Showa 1953-1989: A History of Japan

    The final volume in the Eisner-nominated history of Japan; one of NPR's Best Books of 2014 "Showa 1953 1989: A History of Japan" concludes Shigeru Mizuki's dazzling autobiographical and historical account of Showa-period Japan, a portrait both intimate and ranging of a defining epoch. The final...
  4. Showa 1944-1953: A History of Japan

    Manga Showa 1944-1953: A History of Japan

    A sweeping yet intimate portrait of the legacy of World War II in Japan "Showa 1944 1953: A History of Japan" continues the award-winning author Shigeru Mizuki's autobiographical and historical account of the Showa period in Japan. This volume recounts the events of the final years of the...
  5. Showa 1939-1944: A History of Japan

    Manga Showa 1939-1944: A History of Japan

    A master cartoonist and war vet details Japan's involvement in World War II "Showa 1939" "1944: A History of Japan" continues the award-winning author Shigeru Mizuki's autobiographical and historical account of Showa-era Japan. This volume covers the final moments of the lead-up to World War II...
  6. Showa 1926-1939: A History of Japan

    Manga Showa 1926-1939: A History of Japan

    A fascinating period in Japanese history explored by a master of manga Showa 1926–1939: A History of Japan is the first volume of Shigeru Mizuki's meticulously researched historical portrait of twentieth-century Japan. This volume deals with the period leading up to World War II, a time of high...
  7. Mistyxp

    Any Anime, Japanese tv shows, manga, or books for level N5 and N4

    I want to practice my Japanese skill since I took them in high school but I forgot most of them. I've signed up for online classes, bought books, and watch anime regularly but I haven't been able to find shows that would be at my level so I can watch them without subtitles. If you can list a...
  8. Tono Monogatari

    Manga Tono Monogatari

    The beloved mangaka adapts one of his country - and the world’s - great works of supernatural literature. Shigeru Mizuki - Japan’s grandmaster of yokai comics - adapts one of the most important works of supernatural literature into comic book form. The cultural equivalent of the Brothers...
  9. najmalidk

    Can someone translate and explain the language word/grammar?

    Or why was (Y/n) asked what she wanted to eat in one panel and body-slammed in the next? Basically, being asked what I wanted to eat and body-slammed after was what made me curious about this fanart. I could understand most of the text with my basic Japanese knowledge, except for those I...
  10. C

    Question Manga Soundeffect

    Hello guys, i'm relatively new to learning japanese. I'm currently reading the One Piece manga and in the latest chapter there was a sfx I couldn't read. Can somebody tell me what the second symbol is. Thank you VERY much. :)
  11. D

    Question Can someone translate this please?

    Hello everyone, someone could help me translate these four texts, I would really appreciate it: D Text1: あの支衛君が "人妻" なんかに手を出すわけが... Text2: だってそこに行くならまず私に手を出すはずだもん! text3: 続きは...互いに 生き残ってからだ! Text4: メテ火隕右 Thanks :D
  12. D

    Can someone help me translate this?

    Hello Guys. I ask for your help, I am translating a manga and I was able to translate almost everything but but I only have one page left, and I can not translate that part since in online translators it does not do not translate correctly, that is why I need your help. Thank you
  13. G

    Question Incomprehension's balloons in manga

    Hello everyone, I wanted to ask you something that could be beyond your knowledge, and for this I apologize in advance. I'd like to work on a thesis on how mangas in original language deform balloons to depict cases of lack of understanding. The cases examined are: - gaijin who doesn't speak a...
  14. Jae H. Cho

    Manga Art Review

    I am a new artist trying to get in the habit of posting things. I have attached my website for people online to view my drawings. They are not professional nor good yet, but I would like criticism and feedback for ways to improve my art. I also have a self-made one-shot manga. Thank you and...
  15. Kamasama

    Freelance Translators Here

    We work with Kodansha Comics on manga projects but always open to new work. Paid work. :emoji_wink:
  16. Kaigai Manga Festa And Comic Art Tokyo 2017

    Kaigai Manga Festa And Comic Art Tokyo 2017

    I got back last week after participating in both late November events, that are all about comics. This week was Tokyo Comicon, which is ironically, not about comics at all. It's about cosplay, celebrity signing, and Steve Wozniak was the featured guest, so I wasn't going to go out of my way...
  17. D

    Wanted Looking for manga art teacher (Japanese person only)

    If someone its able to teach how to draw manga please come to me I will pay you
  18. KijntheRelar

    Animation or Illustration in Japan?

    I am currently a second year student at a film school in America learning to be an animator and comic book illustrator. I'm not entirely sure what my avenue for my career after school will be but I do know I am 100% dedicated to some form of hand drawn animation, though more less digitally...
  19. Cozyiwasaki

    We are Japan Promotion Association Introducing Japanese Culture to the World!!

    Several years ago, individual volunteers have often gathered to discuss how Japanese own culture should proudly be shared with the world, and planning its presentation should comprise “the columns” of a new national strategy. However, despite the fact that communication to those overseas is...
  20. K

    Need help with my project!

    Hello everyone! I am Kate from Russia and I am doing project at school about cartoons around the world. Can you answer the following question: which Japanese cartoon character can represent Japan at a conference to tell about traditions and every day life in this country? Thank you for your help!
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