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Gift Guide: Manga and Anime For Western Comics Fans
From its days as unfamiliar black-and-white single comics discovered as if by chance in Western comics shops, manga has become the biggest-selling sector of the comics industry, and an influence on dozens of creators in the North American industry.

Much like Western comics, manga is for everyone, s…
50th Anniversary 'Ultraman' Marathon Airing This Sunday
The official position of ComicsAlliance --- or at least of our senior writer --- is that no matter how much tokusatsu you have in your life, you could always use a little more. I mean, think about it. Have you ever been in a situation that couldn't have been improved if a giant hero showed up a…
New SH Figuarts Ultraman Figure Comes With A City To Destroy
Longtime ComicsAlliance readers might recall that among my many weaknesses is an inability to resist buying high-end Japanese action figures of some of my favorite heroes, particularly the Bandai/Tamashii Nations SH Figuarts Line. They're just so great, and while the figures themselves are alwa…
Buy This Book: Shimizu and Shimoguchi's 'Ultraman' Vol. 1
If you're looking to get into Ultraman, Eiji Tsubaraya's long-running, world-famous tokusatsu franchise, now seems like a pretty good time. There's Ultraman X, of course, which just became the first ever toku series to be broadcast simultaneously worldwide via Crunchyroll, but for tho…
'Ultraman X' is First Tokusatsu Show Simulcast In America
The weeks around San Diego are always pretty big for live-action superheroes, but if you were caught up in all the movie news that came out of Comic-Con, you might've missed one of the most interesting announcements of the year. On Tuesday, Ultraman X, this year's iteration of the venerabl…
Town Honors Eiji Tsuburaya With Four Ultraman Statues
My tokusatsu preferences have always leaned towards the Super Sentai and Kamen Rider franchises, but it's impossible to overstate the popularity of Ultraman. Created by Eiji Tsuburaya, the series launched in 1967 and has continued with a run of popular TV shows and movies ever since. Now, the a…
Ultraman Takes His Parents To Hawaii In Fun Tourism Videos
This past fall I had the pleasure of visiting the island of Maui, where I got to eat a bunch of shave ice, surf while shark fins visibly poked up from the waves and eat at this place that housed a giant sculpture of a sea turtle eating pizza. It was dope. Still, as always, it seems I've been bested …

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