Crowdfund A Feature-Length Film By The Makers Of Red Vs Blue And More

The funny folks behind the goofball web series Red vs. Blue are trying their hands at a feature film—and it's a scifi comedy. Plus, an English version of Osamu Tezuka's space Western, a line of high-quality Greek mythology toys, and a diverse superhero anthology are all looking for a bit of crowdfunding help. »6/20/14 7:40pm6/20/14 7:40pm

8 amazing works you may not have seen from anime's greatest directors

Hayao Miyazaki. Osamu Tezuka. Hideaki Anno. You know these names, and if you don’t, you know their work (Spirited Away, Astro Boy and Evangelion, respectively). But not every awesome anime in every famous director’s oeuvre gets the same attention, so here are eight works by anime's greatest directors you probably… »7/25/13 1:00pm7/25/13 1:00pm

Crowdfund a Static Shock fan film, a classic Osamu Tezuka manga, a Nightwing hoodie, and more

Tons of goodies await generous crowdfunders this week. You can hop on board a classic children's manga by the legendary Osamu Tezuka, a gorgeous and spooky storybook by a pair of animation artists, a new comic by wonderful webcomic fantasy writer, and a hooded sweatshirt based on Nightwing's costume. Pick your… »6/24/12 2:00pm6/24/12 2:00pm

Can Clones Learn To Love? Japan's Manga God Breaks Taboos to Answer

Osamu Tezuka (1928-1989), creator of Astro Boy and over 700 manga series, is often called the God of Comics or the Disney of the East. But neither title acknowledges the mark he's left on science fiction. If you don't know who he is, then you should get to know him — now. For decades, Tezuka's works weren't… »1/11/08 12:05pm1/11/08 12:05pm