These Amazing Korean Avengers Comics Are Finally Coming to the US

Manhwa—the South Korean term for printed comics—have long been popular, but recently more and more Western companies have been collaborating with Korean artists to bring their characters to the country. Now, thsse collaborations are starting to make their way back to the West in a comic book cultural exchange. »11/16/15 11:40am11/16/15 11:40am

In The Fox Sister, a Korean priestess hunts down the fox demon who stole her sister’s body

Thanksgiving may have put you knee-deep in family dysfunction, but at least your sister isn't a people-eating fox demon. In the webcomic The Fox Sister, a young girl witnesses the death of her entire family at the paws of a nine-tailed fox and seeks revenge on the demonic killer. The only catch? The fox is now wearing… »11/26/11 11:00am11/26/11 11:00am

The Superheroes of the Far East Are About To Get Really Good

The Busan International Film Festival in South Korea wrapped yesterday, and everyone was buzzing about two major superhero flicks hitting Asian countries this winter. The sequel to 2003's Cicak Man »10/07/08 7:20pm10/07/08 7:20pm from Malaysia will hit theaters in early December. And audiences eagerly anticipate , a Harry Potter superhero flick…

Korean Movie Explores Human Emotions From a Cyborg Perspective

Welcome to MangoBot, a biweekly column about Asian futurism by TokyoMango blogger Lisa Katayama. If you've ever questioned whether you're really an alien or a cyborg, well, you're not alone. Young-goon, the protagonist featured in acclaimed director Park Chan-wook's latest film, I'm a Cyborg But That's OK, is sent to… »3/07/08 12:00pm3/07/08 12:00pm