An ex-illegal manga site operator sentenced to three years in jail

An ex-illegal manga site operator sentenced to three years in jail

29-year-old Romi Hoshino was found guilty of violating the copyright law and concealing criminal proceeds in breach of the law. The Fukuoka district court found Hoshino guilty. He was accused of running a pirated manga site called “Manga-Mura” and illegally publishing the popular manga “One piece” and “Kingdom”. Hoshino was arrested in Manila in July…

Best Five Anime News Websites To Get Trending News From

Best Five Anime News Websites To Get Trending News From

It’s unfortunate how little news sites there are catering to the anime community, especially considering how established the anime industry is. Aside from a small handful of websites which will be listed in this article, there really is a lack of reliable, well known anime news sites. And you are probably aware of this problem…

Kyoto Animation Announces Winter Music Festival as a Show of Appreciation to Fans

Kyoto Animation Announces Winter Music Festival as a Show of Appreciation to Fans

The Japanese animation studio, Kyoto Animation is highly well-known in the industry as well as the fan community for its quality anime films and wonderful stories. Receiving acclaimed credit for producing works such as Violet Evergarden and A Silent Voice, the studio has firmly established itself as a major powerhouse in the slice of life…

Five Notable Guinness World Record Holders from the Anime and Manga Community
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Five Notable Guinness World Record Holders from the Anime and Manga Community

Founded by Sir Hugh Beaver, Guinness World Records came into existence in 1955. It has been annually publishing world records of human achievements or any record of accomplishment. To be featured in the book is something any individual from around the world sincerely hopes for.¬† It has also bestowed many awards for the best anime…

Kentarou Miura, Creator of Best-selling Manga Berserk, Dies at 54
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Kentarou Miura, Creator of Best-selling Manga Berserk, Dies at 54

Hakusensha, the Japanese publishing company made an announcement on Thursday that the creator of the manga, Berserk, Kentarou Miura passed away on May 6 in the afternoon because of acute aortic dissection. He was of age 54. His family held a small private service for his funeral. Born on July 11, 1966 in Chiba prefecture,…

MAPPA Studio’s Ex-Animator Reveals Toxic Work Conditions

MAPPA Studio’s Ex-Animator Reveals Toxic Work Conditions

The extremely harsh working conditions of Japan’s animators is a huge common knowledge among most anime fans. Even so, this article is to remind people once again just how deep this issue is. Recently, an ex-animator of the super acclaimed anime production studio MAPPA revealed in a tweet that the staff members not only gave…

Everything You Need to Know About the Upcoming Sports Anime Re-Main!

Everything You Need to Know About the Upcoming Sports Anime Re-Main!

With many of MAPPA’s shows being popular hits, both commercially as well as well received by critics, it is one of the most distinguished anime studios. Re-Main, the latest sports anime series from renowned MAPPA studio, revolves around a story about high school water polo. Here are the details we’ve gathered about the upcoming anime…

Everything you need to know about Record of Ragnarok Anime Release Date!

Everything you need to know about Record of Ragnarok Anime Release Date!

Record of Ragnarok focuses on ancient mythology showing a war between the human civilisation and the Gods. The manga received recognition due to its brilliant storytelling and diverse complex characters. As of March 2021, the manga had sold over six million copies in circulation. It has been announced that the popular Japanese manga series would…