In Japan, manga cafes are innumerous. They are places where manga or anime fans can enjoy snacks and refreshments while reading or spending time together. Somehow, despite the culture’s popularity […]
What to do if you’re jealous of your fiance’s best friend—who happens to be his ex—and more.
Takashi Miike’s thrilling 2017 action fantasy is worth seeking out.
A look at cosplay from this weekend’s ACEN convention, the midwest’s largest expo of anime, manga, and Japanese pop culture.
Local illustrator/designer Monte Beauchamp has two excellent new books out for devotees of comics and pulps.
Takiji Kobayashi’s subversive novel about insurrection aboard a Japanese imperial crab fishing ship gets a film adaptation from goofy surrealist Sabu in “Kanikôsen,” screening Monday 10/19 and Tuesday 10/20 in the Chicago International Film Festival.