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Love Who You Really Are: Should You Be Reading 'Horimiya'?

With Should I Be Reading… ?, ComicsAlliance hopes to offer you a guide to some of the best original ongoing comics being published today.<p>A largely …

How Manga Gets Made: An American Translator's Story

When Jenny McKeon tells people she translates Japanese <i>manga</i>, or comics, into English for a living, they’re usually puzzled that she has any job security at all.<p>“Very frequently they’re not sure why that’s still a job when Google Translate exists,” the 26-year-old Amherst, Mass. resident said. “I …

The Seven Best Short Animated Films for the Language Classroom

July 17, 2016<p>Share this<p>Animated films are ones in which individual drawings, paintings, or illustrations are photographed frame by frame. …

Amazon Studios’ Ted Hope: How to Make Better Movies

Indie film guru Ted Hope loves to talk, but went quiet after joining Amazon Studios. At the Seattle Film Festival, he let loose once more.<p>Ted Hope …

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Kimi wa Pet/Tramps Like Us Manga Gets New Live-Action TV Series After 13 Years

Series about woman who takes in homeless boy previously inspired 2003 drama, 2011 Korean film<p>Fuji TV announced on Sunday that Yayoi Ogawa's Kimi wa …

Julien Baker Believes in God

If you search for “Julien Baker” on YouTube, you will quickly find yourself in a corner of the Internet that feels as quiet and cool as a medieval cloister, where a young woman sings folk canticles alone, with her eyes closed. That Baker always sings like she is trying to bounce her voice off the …

Learning About Storytelling From Anime and Manga, Part Three: Proactive vs. Reactive Characters

Proactive characters are those who make decisions that drive the plot forward. Reactive characters are those who don’t make decisions and let the …

Do you need to be troubled to be a genius?

What can we learn from the Warhols, Gershwins and Lincolns?<p>You’d be sympathetic, I assume, if you heard of a man so psychologically troubled that he compulsively saved receipts, empty food cans, old toothbrush boxes, stamps and toenail clippings, squirrelling them away in boxes. You’d feel sad to …

Christopher Nolan: The Ultimate Guide to His Films Directing Techniques

Christopher Nolan: The Ultimate Guide to His Films and Directing Techniques<p>Nolan has built a reputation in the film industry as a grand showman and …

Why Geeks Are Leaving Facebook for Nerd-Friendly Amino App

The very first time I heard about Amino was Tuesday, when I read an article about how all the geeks are adopting this set of mobile apps to chat about anime, games, and cosplay.<p>Let me state for the record that I am a geek interested in anime, games, and cosplay—and I’m still chatting about them on …

ASICS Pays Homage To Japanese Manga

August 14, 2015 by Patrick Johnson<p>4.85 / 5 <i>10 VOTES</i><p>ASICS is getting in touch with their Japanese roots through the use of a unique Manga-inspired …

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Hong Sang-soo’s ‘Right Now, Wrong Then’ Takes Top Honors At Locarno

“Right Now, Wrong Then,” a bittersweet romantic comedy by Hong Sang-soo, has taken the coveted Golden Leopard prize at the 68th edition of the …

Manga to Movies: Why Eastern Comic Film Adaptations Thrive and Western Don't

Marvel and DC have always been large moving forces for comics, and their recent forays into expanding movie universes has helped put comics in the …

Why Are U.S. Comics Colored and Japanese Mangas Not?

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