Sunday, November 11, 2012

Oct.-Nov. edition of the "related articles in the media"

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

Japan Times

'Anime' director accused of death threat released

'Anime' on the rise Down Under

Manga artists back Tohoku with signature heroes project

Late 'Astro Boy' creator Osamu Tezuka's unpublished early manga found in Tokyo bookstore

Daily Yomiuri

Vocaloid software makes it easier to get started in music industry

Translating manga across cultures

Exporting manga expertise helps find new, fertile ground

Author's gutsy move reveals truth about manga industry


Tokusatsu special-effects exhibition draws hero crowds

Akihabara map shows roots of 'Electric Town' still thriving

First Kyoto CMEX draws 23,800 visitors; Anime Fair Kansai attracts 7,978

Kana Hanazawa gets main role in 'Psycho-Pass' series

Manga-themed Kyoto tram runs through ancient capital

Classic graphic novel beloved by manga greats gets reprinted

Anime industry association releases annual report on business trends in Japan

Men's fashion shops at Lumine promote 'Evangelion 3.0'

From tofu to cellphones, Gundam gimmicks help to sell products to adults

Robots take over Osamu Tezuka Museum for classic manga exhibit

Walt Disney anniversary marked by special 'osechi' meal set

Tokyo Anime Awards now accepting entries for 2013 competition

Tokyo international filmfest announces lineup

'One Piece' store opens in Tokyo's Shibuya

World trailer for 'Berserk' trilogy begins streaming

Live-action 'Rurouni Kenshin' wows Busan film festival

Tomy gets multi-year global license for Pokemon toys

'009 Re: Cyborg' world premiere held in quake-hit Ishinomaki

Grandson of famed novelist Soseki calls manga 'world history'

International Animation Day marked across Japan

Spain's Sitges festival honors director Hosoda for third time

Kita-Kyushu museum to host 'Lupin' exhibition to celebrate 40th anniversary

Bandai to release 'One Piece Film Z' figurines in November

Real-life high school in 'K-On!' anime to be designated cultural asset

Four Japanese anime features nominated for APSA award

Record 3,503 submissions for 16th Japan Media Arts Festival

Within glass cases, the current essence of Akihabara

U.S. online firm offers downloads of 'Cyborg 009,' Ishinomori titles

Anime Expo drew record-breaking crowd of 130,000 for four-day event

Anime maestro Gisaburo Sugii returns to the spotlight in Europe

Leiji Matsumoto honored as chevalier for contributions to arts

'Ultraman' creator to mark 50 years as leading sci-fi studio

'Space Battleship Yamato 2199'-themed train runs in Kyoto Prefecture

Pub chain offers discounts to promote new Evangelion film

'009 Re: Cyborg' box office smash

Live-action 'Rurouni Kenshin' to make U.S. premiere at LA EigaFest

Manga-inspired plates add another dimension to food

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