​The 11 Most Bizarre Frankenstein Monsters Ever Created

Since the beginning of time, man has sought the ability to create life by means other than hot, hot sex. Those who have achieved this goal have generally been named Frankenstein, and their experiments have mostly resulted in monsters (advantage: hot, hot sex). But sometimes these creations aren't evil, they're just… » 2/10/14 11:25am 2/10/14 11:25am

Akira concept art shows how Hollywood Americanizes an anime classic

The live-action, Americanized Akira movie was cancelled, then resurrected from the dead. Unable to be killed, the monster lives on with mass collections of rejected concept art and storyboards in its wake. This latest batch of unconfirmed concept art shows how Hollywood envisioned the gaggle of telekinetic forever… » 8/29/13 9:30am 8/29/13 9:30am

First look at the most exciting new manga project of 2013

When most writers and artists are starting out, they don’t have a chance to work with some of the greatest stars of anime and manga. Wikia can — and will — change that with Masters of Animanga, a collaborative project that allows Wikia members to write stories based on characters and art created by Lone Wolf and Cub’s… » 8/08/13 11:00am 8/08/13 11:00am

9 Examples of Bizarre Obsessions in Anime and Manga

So many manga and anime series are about becoming better fighters. Whether it’s Dragonball Z, Bleach, Naruto, or whatever, they take fighting very seriously — but even more esoteric anime and manga can be guilty of obsessing over their subjects to the point of insanity. Here are nine series that take certain subjects… » 6/17/13 10:30am 6/17/13 10:30am

Massive collection of Akira concept art shows the movie that never was

Up until now, we've only seen scattered images of Hollywood's whitewashed vision for Akira. But with the movie adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's Manga dead in the water the internet has become a dumping ground of Akira concept art. Including this completely insane first look at Tetsuo's big climax. We have no idea how… » 6/13/13 8:36am 6/13/13 8:36am

Sailor Moon grows up, ditches the schoolgirl skirts for body armor

We previously dug Kevin Wada's high-fashion interpretations of the X-Men. Now check out his adult take on the Sailor Scouts, who are now sporting armor and whatnot. It's far and away more dignified than the scuttled American adaptation of the show, that's for certain. [Via Kevin Wada] » 10/17/12 10:25am 10/17/12 10:25am

Posting erotic cartoons on your neighbors' cars is not how you break…

In today's modern, hustle-and-bustle internet era, getting your comic book out there can be difficult. You must differentiate yourself from the legion of aspiring illustrators, and sometimes a rip-roaring marketing gimmick can do wonders for your career. » 9/28/12 11:00am 9/28/12 11:00am