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Studio Ghibli adapts the world’s first Manga into a charming 30-second short

(From Lost at e Minor) Studio Ghibli has created an animated version of The Scrolls of Frolicking Animals, which is considered the oldest work of manga in history. Manga is a broad term that refers to comic art created in Japan...
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Sherlock Holmes to be immortalised in Japanese manga series

(From The Guardian) Sherlock Holmes has had many incarnations since he was first brought to life by the pen of Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887. This summer, that most British of detectives, who has appeared as everything from a vamp...
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Japan gives Harry Potter the manga treatment

(From The Guardian)  Japan’s enduring fascination with Harry Potter has generated colossal box office receipts and book sales, and his very own theme park attraction. His creator, JK Rowling, selected a remote island in sout...
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Live-action ‘Ghost In The Shell’ gets ‘Straight Outta Compton’ scribe for rewrite

(From Geeks of Doom) Thanks to Straight Outta Compton being the sleeper hit of 2015, the cast and creative team have been able to get some high-profile gigs. Jason Mitchell and Corey Hawkins both got starring roles in Kong: Sku...
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One Piece has an official mini-van

In the past few years, Nissan has rolled out a Serena mini-van that’s covered in One Piece. You couldn’t buy it. But now in Japan, you can. Priced at 3.25 million yen (US$27,270), the car is designed after the Thous...
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