Naoki Urusawa

Sneeze: Naoki Urusawas Short Stories are Wistful Goofy Fun

Sneeze: Naoki Urusawa's Short Stories are Wistful, Goofy Fun

And minor Urusawa is still fun.[caption id="attachment_1299190" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Sneeze" by Naoki Urusawa, cover art from Viz Media.[/caption]Urusawa is a sort of Alan Moore-esque manga creator best known for long-running series like Pineapple Army, Yawara!, and the latter deconstructionist epics Pluto, which reimagined an old Astro Boy story into a Science Fiction saga about war[...]

Mujirushi: The Sign of Dreams is Naoki Urusawas Oddball Heist Comedy

Mujirushi: The Sign of Dreams is Naoki Urusawa's Oddball Heist Comedy

Mujirushi: The Sign of Dreams is another unusual manga by Naoki Urusawa It's a satire about dreamers and con men, an art heist caper, a Magical Realist tale about romantic yearning, art lovers, and second chances with some political commentary thrown in It's like a stew cooked from lots of leftover ingredients and spices.[caption id="attachment_1271679"[...]

Viz Media releases December 2020 Titles

Viz Media releases December 2020 Titles

Viz Media has released their list of manga and art book titles they are releasing in December 2020. Once again, the usual favourites are here, but there are some surprises as well, like a Junji Ito Science Fiction title! Enjoy! Shonen Jump Chainsaw Man, Vol. 2 Story and Art by Tatsuki Fujimoto Now that Denji has found […]

Master Keaton Urusawas Early Hit Manga &#8211 Look It Moves by Adi Tantimedh

Master Keaton, Urusawa's Early Hit Manga – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes,So Viz Media sent me an advance copy of the first volume of Master Keaton, one of Naoki Urusawa’s hit manga series from the 1980s before he became a much bigger deal with series like Monster, 20th Century Boys and Billy Bat later.Master Keaton is an adventure series from a less complicated time[...]