Quantcast

Latest Manga Stories

2008-08-17 12:00:24

By GAIL COLLINS DID YOU realize the Chinese Communist Party was that much into cute? The world knows now that the adorable little girl we saw warbling "Ode to the Motherland" at the Olympics opening ceremony was not really singing. She was a Potemkin performer. Lin Miaoke, 9, was fronting for Yang Peiyi, 7, the girl with the best voice but imperfect teeth. "The child on camera should be flawless in image, internal feeling and expression," said Chen Qigang, the music director, who went...

2008-08-04 12:00:41

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- CraveOnline.com (http://www.craveonline.com/) a leading lifestyle destination for men featuring video, movies, TV, music, sports, games, cars, humor and more, announced today that it has acquired MyAnimeList (http://www.myanimelist.net/), the world's largest anime & manga social networking site with over 10,000 members signing in daily. Founded in 2006, MyAnimeList was created to give users an immediate and easy way of cataloging their anime or manga...

2008-07-29 12:01:02

Unico, Incorporated (OTCBB: UNCO), a natural resource company in the precious metals mining sector, today announced the receipt of an additional $235,000 in financing through the sale of four new convertible debentures to Moore Investment Holdings, LLC, a Nevada limited liability company. Details of the financing are included in a Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 28, 2008. The funding is being utilized to continue upgrades and improvements to the...

2008-07-25 15:00:54

Unico, Incorporated (OTCBB: UNCO), a natural resource company in the precious metals mining sector, today announced that on July 21, 2008, chairman Ray C. Brown purchased 39,768 shares of Unico common stock at a price of $0.096 per share. The purchase brings the total number of common shares that Mr. Brown owns to 72,223. Mr. Brown's purchase is reflected in a Form 4 Statement of Change in Beneficial Ownership of Securities filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 24,...

2008-07-23 18:00:49

IRVING, Texas, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. announced today that it will release financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2008, and has scheduled an investor webcast and conference call for 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, July 30, 2008. Michael Jalbert, chairman and chief executive officer, and Jana Ahlfinger Bell, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will host the call and will discuss EF Johnson Technologies, Inc.'s...

2008-07-10 09:00:56

D3Publisher (D3P) will showcase titles for gamers of all ages at this year's E3 Media & Business Summit, taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, California from July 15-17, 2008. The company's line-up includes titles based on popular entertainment brands such as VIZ Media's hit animated series NARUTO(TM), Aardman Animation's Shaun the Sheep(TM), and Cartoon Network Enterprises' Ben 10: Alien Force, as well as innovative offerings for the Nintendo DS(TM), PSP(R)...

2008-07-03 15:00:18

EdgeCast Networks, the superior, cost-effective rich media content delivery network (CDN), and AnimeNewsNetwork.com, the world's leading Japanese animation content website, publicly unveiled a new Anime video streaming service today. The content is being delivered around the world exclusively via the EdgeCast content delivery network. The service will be supported by video advertising and free for viewers. AnimeNewsNetwork.com delivers 2.3 million unique visitors with over 19 million...

2008-06-17 15:00:10

TIP OF THE DAY "I live a few miles from the gym, so instead of driving there I put on a large backpack and hop on my bike. After the gym I usually plan one errand ... Trader Joe's, the food store or CVS. I use my backpack to carry whatever I purchase. The ride home is usually pretty tiring but I think of it as a great way of burning extra calories, not gas. The plus is I lost 3 pounds without even trying." - ANDREA C., Hillsdale *** As anyone who runs air conditioning in the hot weather...

1dbda1f693eb4c0844a78b42089f4fca1
2008-03-19 09:30:00

Japan has created an unusual government post to promote animation, and named a perfect figure Wednesday to the position: a popular cartoon robot cat named Doraemon. Foreign Minister Masahiko Komura appointed the cat an "anime ambassador," handing a human-sized Doraemon doll an official certificate at an inauguration ceremony, along with dozens of "dorayaki" red bean pancakes - his favorite dessert - piled on a huge plate. Komura told the doll, with an unidentified person inside, that he hoped...

2006-07-29 20:32:33

By Linda Sieg BEIJING (Reuters) - When Jia Xiaopeng was born, the Sino-Japanese war had been over for nearly 40 years. Still, the Chinese youth thinks it's too soon for painful memories of Japan's 1937-1945 invasion and occupation of parts of his homeland to fade. "We cannot easily resolve issues relating to the war," said Jia, 23, a recent graduate of Tsinghua University in Beijing who is an avid fan of Japanese "manga" comics and has studied the Japanese language for four years....


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
Related