Shaenon takes a tour of two works by legendary mangaka Natsume Ono.
News Manga Cafe + 34 Days + 16 Yen = Bad Idea
posted on 2006-04-12 15:21 EDT
Kiyoshi Ikeda, 37, was arrested for fraud today after staying at a manga cafe in Gifu for over a month. The cafe handed him over to police after asking him to pay a bill and discovering he was carrying only 16 yen. He allegedly failed to pay about 150,000 yen (US$1266 approx.) in fees. After ordering a grilled beef dinner on March 10, he reportedly survived on only coffee and toast every morning.
Anime Programming in the US
Making a Living in Manga in Japan with Felipe Smith
Lost in Translation
Mike wonders aloud which anime would be a good fit for the prestigious Criterion Collection.