Super exciting news, animanga fans! Takashi Okazaki (Afro Samurai) decided to treat the dedicated writers of Collaborative Writing Project: Red Bat to a little something: a fresh new image for the story! Check it out below.
If you remember the character description, you'll recognize this person as The Girl! The Girl, as described in the original outline, is "a human and a pro BMX rider, and beat-boxer. While working as a pro-rider for Red Bat, she also participates in Vanarchist activities." Was The Girl how you imagined her to look like? Either way, we're thankful Takashi Okazaki was kind enough to take some time to make this!Read more >
Wikia and the Masters of Animanga are headed to New York Comic Con! Can't make it this year? Don't sweat it. Just leave a comment with your questions for the Masters!
We're hosting TWO panels with the anime and manga legends who inspired our recent Masters of Animanga collaborative writing projects: Kazuo Koike (Crying Freeman, Lone Wolf and Cub), Takashi Okazaki (Afro Samurai), Shin-ichi Hiromoto (Hells Angels), Hiro Ikegami (Space Battleship Yamato 2199), and Masao Maruyama (Trigun, Ninja Scroll, Studio Madhouse).
We'll be talking to them about their legendary careers, industry experience, tips for aspiring artists, future projects, their involvement with the Masters of Animanga collaborative writing project, and more!
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Wikia is proud to announce "The Masters of Animanga: A Wikia Collaborative Writing Project," an EXCLUSIVE collaboration with genre legends and YOU.
You'll create stories based on fully rendered illustrations and character outlines EXCLUSIVELY provided to the Wikia community by manga and anime legends Kazuo Koike, Yoshitaka Amano, Takashi Okazaki and Shin-ichi Hiromoto! Hiroaki Ikegami, along with famed Japanese film producer Masao Maruyama, will oversee the project in an executive producer capacity.
In addition to helping create memorable stories, to kick off the project, the Masters of Animanga will offer tips and guidance from their collective careers in a series of videos on Wikia.com leading up to the project's launch on September 3. Che…
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AMAZING NEWS, ANIMANGA FANS!!! Wikia has the exclusive opportunity to host "The Masters of Animanga: A Wikia Collaborative Writing Project"! This cool project will feature fully rendered illustrations and brief character descriptions EXCLUSIVELY curated by manga and anime legends Kazuo Koike, Yoshitaka Amano, Takashi Okazaki and Shin-ichi Hiromoto for the Wikia community! Hiroaki Ikegami, along with famed Japanese film producer Masao Maruyama, will oversee the project in an executive producer capacity!
How amazing does that sound?!? The project will be hosted on this community since it is Wikia’s anime and manga hub, and it will begin Tuesday, September 3 and close Friday, September 27. Users will be invited to Wikia to contribute to the Ma…
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Exciting news, anime fans! Wikia staff is headed to the J-Pop Summit in San Francisco this week to celebrate J-Pop and to attend the 2013 San Francisco Japan Film Festival, the first full-fledged Japanese film festival to be held in Northern California and the Bay Area! Among some of the great films premiering at the festival, staff members will be going to see HUNTER X HUNTER: Phantom Rouge and Naruto Shippuden: The Lost Tower!
We'll be tweeting from @WikiaAnime and @ja_wikiaanime (for our Japanese speaking users) and updating this blog with pictures and stories from our trip, but what are some of the things YOU want to see? If it's cosplay, posters, or anything else, let us know! Also, if you're a fan of Hunter x Hunter or Naruto, let us know w…Read more >