Upon the release of Ranma 1/2 on Bluray, Mike takes a stroll through the world of Rumiko Takahashi.
News "Manga to Anime: From Astro Boy to Spirited Away" at the Smithsonian
posted on 2007-03-30 12:38 EDT
Matsuhisa Ishikawa, CEO of Production I.G and Monkey Punch (Kazuhiko Katou), the creator of Lupin III, will be two of the participants in an all-day series of lectures and discussions on the interaction of manga and culture throughout the world at the Freer Gallery of Art (Washington, DC) on April 21. They will be joined by Ryuhei Kitamura, who directed the live-action adaptation of the Azumi manga, and Hiroshi Koizumi, president of Lotus, Inc. , a leading Japanese content development company. Source: Smithsonian Resident Associates