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South Korean tech companies are shaking ...

TOKYO, March 1 (Reuters) – Two South Korean tech companies are borrowing from mobile gaming to shake up – and dominate – Japan’s manga industry, a plot that has broadened the comics’ fan base to a new generation of readers . Backed by tech giants Kakao Corp (035720.KS) and Naver Corp (035420.KS), Piccoma and Line […]

‘Lupine III’ Director Introduces Classic

For writer / director Takashi Yamazaki, Lupine III: the first was an amazing opportunity, allowing him to create his own adventures for a classic manga character. Based on a series created by Monkey Punch, which dates back to 1967, the film follows a charismatic thief, as he fights with the Nazis for control of a […]