Doraemon clock debuts in Odaiba to mark manga's 50th anniverary

National Nov 29, 2019

Doraemon clock debuts in Odaiba to mark manga's 50th anniverary

A marionette clock based on Doraemon, the robotic cat from one of Japan's most popular manga, was unveiled Friday in Tokyo's Odaiba waterfront district to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the character, which has since been turned into anime, movies and video games. The face ...

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 ...