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Making a Mangaka: #6 Clamp

Are four heads better than one?? With roots in fan-made fiction, Clamp have lit up the world of manga with a u […]

Making a Mangaka: #5 Masamune Shirō

Masamune Shirō could well be labelled manga’s first international superstar. One of the first to find an eager […]

Making a Mangaka: #4 Eiichiro Oda

Eiichiro Oda was born into “Wasamon”. The Kumamoto native kicked off his career in comedic style with a brief […]

Making a Mangaka: #3 Naoko Takeuchi

Manga, particularly Shojo manga had a relatively small following around the world, only read by those in the k […]

Making a Mangaka: #2 Tsukasa Hojo

This week, I look to one of our own. Hojo sensei, one of the founders of COAMIX, has built an illustrious care […]

Making a Mangaka: #1 Junji Ito

It may not be a long road, from dental technician to the undisputed king of Japanese horror Manga, but it’s a […]

The Accidental Gaijin #9: Dumplings rather than flowers

“APRIL is the cruelest month…” once wrote British/American poet T.S. Eliot. Clearly Eliot never experienced Ap […]

The Accidental Gaijin #8: Wasamon by Royal Appointment

The long awaited Mother-in-Law visit has dawned and I’m still busy searching for entertaining activities that […]

The Accidental Gaijin #7: Anime Japan 2018 Report

  Just over a week has passed since I braved the cartoon hungry throngs of Anime Japan 2018, so I’ve had […]

The Accidental Gaijin #6: Eclectic Electric Town Part 3

With bargains in mind and flushed with enough sugar to rot the teeth of a small country, I slowly amble my way […]