Sunday, August 21, 2011

August edition of the "related articles in the media"

Here's the batch of articles to show up in the media from August, regarding anime, manga and related stuff.

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Japan Times

'Ultra Seven' TV mask stolen

'Cosplay' performers put new spin on old picture play

Venture to push 'anime' in LA


Daily Yomiuri

Maid cafes go beyond otaku culture

Can fansites help industry's digital survival?

Set in 1963, 'Kokuriko-zaka' recalls precious memories

Pop culture expos deserve more attention here

Cultivating the habit of fandom

'Lupin III''s versatile art world


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Metropolis

Paid advertisement interviewing Jamil, an American that is the singer for the opening song for Fairytail.
American Boy Makes Good


Asahi

Animax to air early works of Hayao Miyazaki on Aug. 6

Tokyo Anime Center draws 'otaku' from around the world

E-book of latest 'Suzumiya Haruhi' due out July 21

Nana Mizuki's new single 'Junketsu Paradox' coming out on Aug. 3

Yokohama offers "Kokurikozaka Kara" guided tours

World Beyblade championship set for Toronto in March

Exploring former home of manga heroes a snap with maps

Tokyo International Anime Festival 2011 set for Sept. 29-30

"Gundam" director Mizushima to take helm of "Un-Go" series

Fans can learn all about how Hello Kitty got her start

'Akiba Tokyo' anime song event headed for Hong Kong debut

"Kokurikozaka Kara"

E-book of latest 'Suzumiya Haruhi' due out July 21

Osamu Tezuka's manga available in English via iPad

Figurine makers shine at Wonder Festival 2011 hobby event

Samuel L. Jackson to produce 'Afro Samurai' adaptation

Manga legend, A-bomb survivor continues anti-nuke activities

'Toaru Hikushi e no Tsuioku' to hit cinemas Oct. 1

Foreign Ministry accepting entries for 5th International Manga Award

Toei opened official YouTube channel to promote tokusatsu TV shows, movies

Hatsune Miku designer to release new anime

Nerima Ward accepting short animated works

Evangelion official portal app released for Android phones

Manga patterns in Saitama rice fields attract visitors

Tochigi high school girls No. 1 in manga contest

Parts of 18-meter Gundam to return to Odaiba

Transformer robots change with the times

Mysterious newcomer Eir Aoi handpicked for ending theme for new anime series "Fate/Zero"

VIZ Media, Autodesk form Art for Hope project to help disaster-stricken Japan

San Francisco to host J-Pop Summit Festival this month

Japan cuddles up to its demons

'Idol Master,' game maker Hino nominated for CEDEC Awards

Japanese manga author finds her destiny in U.S.

Sono's 'Himizu' a contender at Venice Film Festival

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