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'Dokaben' baseball manga series concludes after 46-year run

Jun 28, 2018

'Dokaben' baseball manga series concludes after 46-year run

Popular baseball manga series "Dokaben" ended its 46-year run with a final entry published in a weekly comic magazine released Thursday. Many people in their 40s and 50s who had read the series by Shinji Mizushima as youngsters reminisced about how they learned about baseball ...

Astro Boy manga sketches fetch record price at Paris auction

May 6, 2018

Astro Boy manga sketches fetch record price at Paris auction

A rare series of sketches of Japanese manga artist Osamu Tezuka's robot character Astro Boy sold for a record €269,400 (¥35.1 million) at an auction in Paris Saturday. "It's a world record for this artist whose works are few in the market," said Eric Leroy, ...