Posts Tagged: manga

Japan to criminalize possession of child porn – but will exempt manga, anime, and video games

Japan remains one of the few developed countries in the world where possession of child pornography isn’t a punishable offense. That is ex...

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 3:09 pm
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Blood and schoolgirls: DeNA launches free Manga Box e-reader

Want some free manga? Japanese web giant DeNA yesterday released a new e-reader for Manga lovers, and all the content is completely free. ...

  • December 6, 2013
  • at 12:30 pm
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Isayama’s “Attack On Titan” Announced For The 3DS

Fans of the critically acclaimed Attack on Titan series will be thrilled to hear that their beloved franchise is heading to the Nintendo 3DS...

  • August 8, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Line Enters E-book Business With Line Manga

Line Corporation popular messaging app, Line, has launched Line Manga yesterday.

  • April 10, 2013
  • at 10:02 am
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Another Manga Camera App from Japan, This Time From Tokyo Otaku Mode

Readers may remember a few weeks back when we wrote about a unique Japanese camera application called Manga Camera. As you can probably tell...

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Startup Ships You Cool Japanese Toys for a Monthly Subscription

Sugo Toys Japan is a new service that allows users to buy a new toy from Japan each month. It capitalizes on the popularity of Japanese mang...

  • July 26, 2012
  • at 10:08 am
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Japanese Digital Comic Association Creates For American Market

The Japanese Digital Comic Association is reaching out to its North American fans by launching, which will serve as a digital dis...

  • August 18, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Manga Fanatics Create Manga Gaming Platform

But Sylvia Yao and Wu Di, both manga fanatics and gaming enthusiasts, decided they had to do something manga-related to fill the void that t...

  • December 27, 2010
  • at 10:57 am
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5 entrepreneurial inspirations from Japanese anime

Achieving success as an entrepreneur anywhere is a challenge, so while I could understand the appeal of targeting Silicon Valley, there are ...

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 12:58 pm
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Astro Boy Dash game for Android

Astro Boy flexes his muscles, leaps into new running game

The iconic Japanese manga character Astro Boy is turning off his rocket boots and focusing on hitting his stride in a new Android game calle...

  • August 23, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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3 Things Startups Can Learn From Reading ‘One Piece’ Manga

3 Things Startups Can Learn From Reading ‘One Piece’ Manga

These days there are so many theories of how to do a startup. There’s the Rocket Internet MBA-style, and then there’s the Lean Startup m...

  • May 30, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Tokyo Otaku Mode Launches News Page, Approaches 10 Million Facebook Likes

Japan-based Tokyo Otaku Mode turned many heads over the past year, mostly because of its enormous fan base on its Facebook page, which now t...

  • January 18, 2013
  • at 12:30 pm
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Tokyo Otaku Mode and the Facebook Strategy

There has been a lot of buzz around Japan-based Tokyo Otaku Mode recently. The startup aims to curate content (mostly photos so far) focusin...

  • October 8, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Angry Birds Feeling Love for Asia on Valentines Day

If it’s not Cupid’s arrow hitting you this Valentine’s Day, it’s likely to be one of those infamous Angry Birds! As previously repor...

  • February 14, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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Top Ten Baidu Searches in China Last Week

Here’s what the hot topics have been on Baidu search this past week: NBA Live Broadcast- The NBA Finals are underway and Chinese viewe...

  • June 13, 2011
  • at 1:00 am
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