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The first ever manga is now a video game

The Choju-jinbutsu-giga is an ancient set of picture scrolls drawn around the 12th or 13th century Japan, also known as the Kamakura period (when first Shogun took over the country). The images of frolicking animals are considered by schol...

 
 
 
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Fire Emblem Fates manga on hold, possibly dead

In case you haven't heard, a Fire Emblem Fates manga was in the works -- anything that gets Fire Emblem into the hands of more people is a good thing in my book. Sadly, like several other video game themed pieces of literature lately, it mi...

 
 
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There's a manga character in Mario Maker

Oh, hey, would you look at this video. It's Chitoge Kirisaki from the rom-com manga (and also anime) Nisekoi as a playable character in Super Mario Maker. To unlock her costume, just clear the level "Nisekoi: Chitoge & Kosaki" or "Nisek...

 
 
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Now that's a video game screenshot!

You don't need to know the first thing about One Piece to enjoy this screenshot from Burning Blood, Spike Chunsoft's upcoming fighter for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PS Vita. A colorful robot fighting a dashing dinosaur? This scene is stra...

 
 
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Obscure Video Games: Zettai Zetsumei Dangerous Jiisan DS

For some reason, when I first heard the name Grandpa Danger, my mind immediately went to "stranger danger," a phrase parents teach their children in order to avoid pedophiles. Thankfully, Grandpa doesn't touch any youngsters in his 2007 min...

 
 
 
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Nude, nippleless boy in the official Splatoon manga

A recent issue of CoroCoro Comic -- a popular monthly manga magazine in Japan -- included an official Splatoon manga. The manga serves as an introduction into the world of Splatoon and its multiplayer mode Turf Wars. Besides some goggles an...

 
 
 
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Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax coming to PS3, Vita

Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax is coming west this summer, Sega just announced. The crossover project celebrates the 20th anniversary of Dengeki Bunko, pitting characters from Sword Art Online, Spice & Wolf, and other se...

 
 
 
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Roaches beware: Terra Formars title headed for 3DS

According to the latest issue of Weekly Young Jump, a Terra Formars game is headed for 3DS, for lots of maximum roach-killing action. It's like a can of Raid, but for your Nintendo handheld. The game, tentatively titled Terra Formars: Akaki...

 
 
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Square Enix is suing SNK Playmore over manga copyright

SNK Playmore recently filed criminal charges against Square Enix, citing copyright infringement. The alleged violation stems from Square Enix's use of SNK characters in the manga High Score Girl. In retaliation, Square Enix today filed...

 
 
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In honor of Canada Day, a video about Akira.

Today is Canada day. And since "Canada" sounds kind of, sort of like "Kaneda," the hero of Otomo Katsuhiro's groundbreaking cyberpunk manga-turned-anime Akira, that's reason enough for me to put on my favorite red jacket and talk about one ...

 
 
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One Piece Unlimited World Red coming to North America

I hope you didn't miss the first footage of One Piece Unlimited World Red earlier this year. This adventure RPG looks fantastic on any platform, but it's somehow even more impressive on the 3DS. I continue to be impressed by the things my ...

 
 
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The Resident Evil 6 prequel manga is getting localized

Viz Media is bringing over the Resident Evil 6 prequel manga, titled Biohazard: Marhawa Desire. Weighing in at five volumes, the first will drop in November. It'll deal with the C-virus before it became a global incident, and you'll get to ...

 
 
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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle comes West

You asked for it! Namco Bandai confirmed at a pre-Tokyo Game Show press event yesterday that manga-based fighter JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle will be coming West. It'll come exclusively to PS3 some time in 2014, presumably...

 
 
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I recommend World War Blue, the console wars manga

WHAT!? Manga!? On my Destructoid homepage!? What is this, Japanator!? Checking the shelves at Barnes & Noble this weekend, I happened upon a manga I had never heard called World War Blue. It caught my interest, so I flipped it over to r...

 
 
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Check out Nipple Lights in One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2

Strap on your Log Pose, because the crew of the Thousand Sunny is heading for the New World! After their inaugural voyage last year on the PS3, the Strawhat Pirates are coming back with new skills, new allies and new enemies...

 
 
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Namco Bandai announces Project Versus J

The latest issue of Weekly Shonen Jump has hit shelves in Japan, and in it readers have found the announcement of a new game from Namco Bandai called Project Versus J.  We know next to nothing about the title other than their goal of m...

 
 
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TGS: Hands on with the Reader app for PS Vita

We got our hands on a Vita running the newly announced manga/comic reading Reader software today at TGS.  The first thing I noticed is how great manga looks on the Vita's OLED screen. Colors seem to pop right off the screen and into yo...

 
 
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TGS: Reader for Vita lets you read and buy manga, comics

At Sony's pre-TGS press conference today, a new reader and store for manga and comics for the PlayStation Vita was unveiled.  SCEJ president Hiroshi Kawano showed off reading app Reader, which looked colorful and absolutely beautiful w...

 
 
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Grandpa Danger for 3DS looks absolutely ludicrous

The less you know about Grandpa Danger going in, the better. Just look at these screenshots and try to comprehend the utter chaos unfolding on screen. This latest installment of the series -- yes, it's a series and has been for years -- is ...

 
 
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Gon Chomp Chomp Adventure reminds me of Tomba

It's a little known fact that the best dinosaur ever is Gon. Fans of Tekken may remember his amazing cameo in Tekken 3 (featured above), but most people don't know that he's actually the star of his own manga. While he already got his own S...

 
 
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Mega Man Megamix artist now has a deviantART account

I don't know how many of you will care about this bit of news, but it involves one of my favorite manga artists, Hitoshi Ariga, and I'd like to try and share some of my joy with all of you. Ariga has served as a graphic designer for various...

 
 




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