Manga Treatment For Toyota Mirai In Japan

Manga Treatment for Toyota Mirai in JapanChalk another one up to the Japanese and their unique way of pitching their cars. This time, it's in the form of the age-old cartoon style of 'manga,' and Green Car Reports was sharp enough to spot an example from last year. The Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle is front and center in Motorfan: New Model Special Edition issue 502, which came out last January.

Kids' Manga Reading Time Linked With Other Forms Of Reading: Survey

Kids' manga reading time linked with other forms of reading: surveyChildren who read books also read more manga, suggests a reading survey conducted on students around the nation.
The 61st survey on schoolchildren's reading habits was jointly conducted on 121 public schools this June by the Mainichi Shimbun and the School Library Association (SLA). Students from fourth grade in elementary school to the final year of high school were surveyed, and responses were received from 12,196 students.

'fujiko House' Recreating Atmosphere Of Manga Artist's Childhood

'Fujiko house' recreating atmosphere of manga artist's childhoodOld friends and fans of Fujiko F. Fujio are reproducing his home and recreating the atmosphere of the time the legendary manga artist spent his childhood there.
The volunteers bought a private home in the Jozukamachi district of Takaoka that was built on the site of where the “Doraemon” co-creator lived between the ages of 5 and 15. On Sept. 19, they established the Fujiko F. Fujio Furusato Kai (Fujiko F. Fujio hometown association) to oversee the project.

'ita-beya' Anime, Manga Rooms A Hit With Abroad Vacationers

'Ita-beya' anime, manga rooms a hit with abroad vacationers Vacationers from abroad can now spend the night encompassed by their most loved anime and manga characters for that genuine "otaku" (nerd) society experience.
A guesthouse for outsiders in Tokyo's Sumida Ward is making a buzz for its rooms completely brightened with anime, manga and computer game themed settings.