A fully-decked warrior points out to his comrades in arms, who are about to be deployed from a military helicopter: “We’re soldiers, not philosophers.” That’s from Masamune Shirow’s 1983 debut,”Black Magic.” It’s the standard intro to any number of action scenes in movies, novels, and graphic novels: assorted mercenaries bantering and bonding over the noise of the chopper’s rotors. 195 more words
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The anime adaptation of Tetsuro Kasahara’s Astro Boy prequel manga, Atom the Beginning, opened its official website on Sunday. With the site’s launch came the reveal of a trailer and story intro, and confirms staff that were briefly listed on various Japanese news sites such as Anime! 323 more words
Michiyuki Kawashima, who made up one half of Boom Boom Satellites on vocals and guitar, passed away on Sunday, October 9th. He’d been living with partial paralysis after a fourth brain tumour relapse. 295 more words
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