Element Hunters (manga/anime/video game)

Element Hunters (エレメントハンター, Eremento Hantā, Korean: 엘리먼트 헌터; RR: Elimeonteu Heonteo) is a 2009 Japanese-Korean anime series that began airing in Japan and South Korea as a science-fiction adventure to generate more awareness in chemistry and other sciences. The series is set in the year 2029. A manga series began at the same time, and has continued even after the anime ended in 2010, and the manga still continues until August 2010. Bandai Namco has…

Dancouga – Super Beast Machine God (manga/anime/video game)

Dancouga – Super Beast Machine God (超獣機神ダンクーガ, Chōjū Kishin Dankūga) is a Super Robot anime television series produced by Ashi Productions, directed by Seiji Okuda and written by Keisuke Fujikawa. It ran on TBS for 38 episodes from 5 April 1985 to 27 December 1985. The TV anime was licensed by Central Park Media under their Software Sculptors label in 1995, and was released on subtitled…

888 (manga)

888 (Japanese: スリーエイト, Hepburn: Surii Eito), or Three Eight, is a Japanese comedy manga series written and illustrated by Noriko Kuwata. Story The newly opened Suehiro Detective Agency is composed of laid-back manager Hisago, dog-loving chief investigator Shimeki and administrator Tsukumo. With very few paying customers, the three protagonists are free to spend their time bickering with and teasing one another,…

Versus (2022 manga)

Versus (Japanese: バーサス, Hepburn: Bāsasu) is a Japanese manga series written by One, illustrated by Kyōtarō Azuma [ja], and composed by Bose. It has been serialized in Kodansha‘s shōnen manga magazine Monthly Shōnen Sirius since November 2022. Publication Written by One, illustrated by Kyōtarō Azuma [ja], and composed by Bose, Versus started in Kodansha‘s shōnen manga magazine Monthly Shōnen Sirius on November 26, 2022. Kodansha has collected its chapters into individual tankōbon volumes. The first volume was released on April 7, 2023. As of May 9,…

Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (manga/video games)

Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas – The Myth of Hades (Japanese: 聖闘士星矢セイントセイヤ The Lost Canvas 冥王神話, Hepburn: Seinto Seiya Za Rosuto Kyanbasu – Meiō Shinwa), also known as simply The Lost Canvas, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Shiori Teshirogi. It is a spin-off based on the manga series Saint Seiya, which was created, written and illustrated by Japanese author Masami Kurumada. The Lost Canvas was…

Okama Report (manga/anime)

Okama Report (Japanese: おカマ白書, Hepburn: Okama Hakusho, lit. “Gay Report”) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hideo Yamamoto. The series follows Shinya Okama, a straight college student who works at an okama bar (a cross-dressing gay bar). Okama Report was serialized in the manga magazine Weekly Young Sunday from 1989 to 1991, and was adapted into a three-part original video animation (OVA) from 1991 to 1992. Synopsis[edit] While drunk at a party, college…

Kajika (manga)

Kajika (カジカ) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Akira Toriyama. It was originally serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump in 1998, with the twelve chapters collected into a single tankōbon volume by Shueisha. Although it has not been licensed for an English-language release, Kajika has been translated and published in several European territories. Plot Kajika is the story of the title protagonist and his quest to return…

Versailles of the Dead (manga)

Versailles of the Dead (Japanese: ベルサイユオブザデッド, Hepburn: Berusaiyu obu za Deddo) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Kumiko Suekane. It was serialized in Shogakukan‘s Hibana from 2016 to 2017, and in Ura Sunday website and MangaONE app from November 2017 to November 2020. Its chapters were collected in a total of five tankōbon volumes. Plot While en route from Austria to marry Louis, Dauphin of France, the carriage of Archduchess…

Undercover Cops (manga/game)

Undercover Cops (アンダーカバーコップス, Andākabākoppusu) is an arcade-style beat ’em up video game developed and published by Irem, originally for the arcades in 1992. It is Irem’s first attempt in the modern beat ’em up genre that was founded by Kung-Fu Master. Players control “city sweepers”, a police agent-like group who fight crime by taking down thugs in New York City in the year 2043. Gameplay…

Tales of the Tendo Family (manga)

Tales of the Tendo Family (天堂家物語, Tendō-ke Monogatari) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Ken Saito. It was serialized in Hakusensha‘s shōjo manga magazine LaLa DX between August 2014 and August 2017, and was later transferred to LaLa in December 2017. Characters Ran (らん) Voiced by: Rie Takahashi (voice drama) Masato Tendo (天堂雅人, Tendō Masato) Voiced by: Kaito Ishikawa (drama CD, voice drama) Tachibana (立花) Voiced by: Shin-ichiro Miki (voice drama) Media Manga Written…

Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō (manga/anime)

Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō (Japanese: 聖闘士星矢セイントセイヤ セインティア翔, Hepburn: Seinto Seiya Seintia Shō), also known simply as Saintia Shō, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Chimaki Kuori. It is a spin-off of the manga series Saint Seiya by Masami Kurumada. Saintia Shō started its serialization in Akita Shoten‘s Champion Red magazine on August 19, 2013, concluding after 86 chapters on July 19, 2021, with sixteen tankōbon released. A 10-episode original net animation produced…

Natsu no Kumo (manga)

Natsu no Kumo: Spinning Web (ナツノクモ Spinning Web, “Summer Spider: Spinning Web”) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rokuro Shinofusa. It was serialized in Shogakukan‘s Monthly Ikki from September 2003 to March 2007, with its chapters collected in eight tankōbon volumes. Publication Natsu no Kumo is written and illustrated by Rokuro Shinofusa. It was serialized in Shogakukan‘s Monthly Ikki from September 25, 2003 to March…