Tag: japan


Japan Cartoonist Award Winners Announced

20th Century Boys and 21st Century Boys by Naoki Urasawa along with Hina-chan no Nichijo by Hiroko Minami won this years top prizes.

Both authors, Urasawa and Minami, will each get $5,000 US (500,000 yen) along with a gold-leaf plate and medal to commemorate the honor.

Congrats to both authors.


Anime fan Missing in Japan

An American college student and fan of Anime is missing in Japan. The 21 year old student from Central Connecticut State University left the U.S. on April 1 and was last seen April 7 in Hokkaido, an island in northern Japan.