Sunday, September 1, 2013

Aug. articles in the media

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

Japan Times

Otakon celebrates 20 years of anime fandom in the U.S.

‘Barefoot Gen’ pulled as anti-war images strike too close to home?


Asahi

Comic Market 84 offers blood donors special poster set

New version of "Barefoot Gen" tale comes in two languages

Full-CG 'Captain Harlock' anime to set sail at Venice film festival

Tokyo International Film Festival 2013 to promote young filmmakers

Sapporo pitching virtual pop idol 'Hatsune Miku' to advertise its charms to Thailand

Hyper Japan festival attracts record-breaking crowds in London

5th J-Pop Summit Festival in San Francisco draws record crowds

Chichibu to host 'Anohana' summer festival

Manga giant Fujiko Fujio A ends autobiography series after 44 years

Boosted by anime version, 'Attack on Titan' manga sales top 22 million

'Tamayura'-themed ramen goes on sale in Hiroshima, Internet

Manga giants use graffiti to bid adieu to publisher's building

Schools remove famed manga due to ‘brutal’ portrayal of Japanese troops

Isao Takahata's 'Kaguyahime no Monogatari' to be in theaters Nov. 23

Anime Sols crowd-funds 'Creamy Mami' English-language DVD

In latest film, Miyazaki not afraid to grapple with contradictions of war

‘Hadashi no Gen’ enjoys brisk sales after ban in Matsue school libraries

Sword masters forge a bond with 'Evangelion' anime

New 'Sailor Moon' anime to be streamed worldwide this winter

Widow of ‘Barefoot Gen’ creator says manga sends positive message

Captain Harlock joins Japanese authorities in war against piracy

'Wake Up, Girls!' anime set in quake-hit Sendai to debut in 2014

Yokohama fetes 'Macross' with full-scale VF-25 Valkyrie fighter

Manga artists recount war memories in exhibition now held in Okayama Prefecture


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