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Jan 07 2018

Hiroyuki Takei to appear on “Nosy’s Inspiring Atelier” TV Show

On Saturday January 13th,  at 7:30am, Hiroyuki Takei will have a short segment on the Japanese kids TV show “ノージーのひらめき工房” (“Nosy’s Inspiring Atelier”) being broadcast on the NHK Educational TV channel. This is a show targeted toward children in the 4-5 years old and focuses on the world around them and being creative. This specific …

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Jan 01 2018

2018 News Headline Predictions!

For the last two years (2016 & 2017) I’ve started the year by making some predictions on what will happen within the upcoming year. So far my predictions haven’t panned out but that’s not going to stop me from trying! Before we get into 2018’s predictions, let’s see how I did with 2017: New Shaman …

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Aug 27 2017

Worldwide Anime/Manga License Status

With Hiroyuki Takei being a published manga-ka for now over 20 years, many of his manga series and the Shaman King anime have been licensed around the world. Keeping track of all of these countries and languages isn’t any easy task, but we’ve created two tables which should make it easier to see. The columns …

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Aug 08 2017

5 Things You May Have Missed From The “Great Connection”

On Monday, Hiroyuki Takei had a very brief appearance on the Japanese TV show “Great Connection.” His segment was only a little over a minute long and briefly showed off his office and displaying the full image he drew for the show. The image features 2 of the hosts of the show; which he posted …

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Jul 28 2017

Shaman King’s Anna Featured on Cover of “Train Vert” August Issue

In the upcoming August issue of Train Vert Hiroyuki Takei has drawn Anna from Shaman King for the cover. Similar to the April issue previously this year, it should also include a special interview with the mangaka about tourist and sightseeing destinations available by train within Japan. Based on Anna being on the cover and …

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Jan 01 2017

2017 News Headline Predictions!

Last year I had a post for the 2016 News Headline Predictions…. Let’s see how I did! New Shaman King Toys/Figures via a cross-promotion campaign – Didn’t happen Jumbor concludes… in light novel form – Didn’t happen Hiroyuki Takei creates new Gundam manga series – Didn’t happen Oops, struck out! None of those happened! Well, …

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Jul 16 2016

Wonder Festival Summer 2016 Preview

On July 24th, 2016 will begin the Summer 2016 edition of Wonder Festival (ワンダーフェスティバル). This is also know as Wonderfest, Wonfes( ワンフェス). This is a special convention that is based around promoting and selling of figures, typically from anime, manga, and comic series. The event is split between the official figure manufacturers promoting their upcoming figures to be …

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Jan 09 2016

2016 News Headline Predictions!

As 2016 has just started I thought it would be fun to take a couple minutes to make some bold predictions on what news headlines could happen this year coming from Hiroyuki Takei! So all of these are just a guess on what could happen. Maybe we’ll get lucky and the exact thing or something similar …

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Nov 23 2015

Viz Media Fall 2015 Survey!

Viz’s Survey Link! Viz Media, the English publishers for the Shaman King and Ultimo manga series have just launched their Fall 2015 survey. This survey is targeted towards anime/manga fans who attend anime conventions (specifically in the US). However at the end, there is a free text field for recommendations for Viz’s print media (manga!) …

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Aug 30 2015

Shaman King Fan Event in Taiwan on 9/6

If you are living in Taiwan, the 13th “Shaman King Manmi” will be taking place on September 6th, 2015. The pre-registration period has ended has ended for the event. You can pay the same price at the door as well. The fee at the door is 300yuan, which includes a booklet and refreshments for the attendees. …

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