Manga creator Leiji Matsumoto recovering after collapsing in Italy

National Nov 16, 2019

Manga creator Leiji Matsumoto recovering after collapsing in Italy

Legendary Japanese manga creator Leiji Matsumoto, known for "Galaxy Express 999" and many other works, collapsed Friday in Turin, Italy, but his condition has stabilized, a source close to him said Saturday. Suspected of having a stroke, Matsumoto, 81, underwent a computed tomography scan of ...

National / Crime & Legal Sep 17, 2019

Four Japanese publishers sue U.S. 'pirate' manga websites

Four Japanese publishers have filed a damages lawsuit with a court in New York against several U.S.-hosted websites that allow visitors to view manga, alleging "massive" copyright infringement. The publishers say that the websites, which offer content in Japanese, are successors of the now-shuttered pirate ...