Manga creator Ken Akamatsu (Love Hina, Negima!, UQ Holder!) announced on Twitter on Thursday that he is aiming to run for the House of Councillors, the upper house of Japan’s House of Representatives, as part of the Liberal Democratic Party next summer. His goal in running for Japan’s legislature is to protect freedom of expression. Election chairman Toshiaki Endo confirmed Akamatsu’s intention to run on December 9. The party is currently in the selection process.
Manga Localization Company Amimaru Allegedly Trials Machine Translation For Commercial Manga Releases
An anonymous translator has told ANN that the manga translation and lettering company Amimaru has been trialing edited machine translations for commercial manga releases, calling it an “an excuse to pay translators less than they already do and mechanize the art of translation.”
Peter Molyneux, veteran game developer behind games like Populous and the Fable series, has launched NFT gaming platform Legacy, a wildly bizarre crowd funding campaign involving a virtual recreation of London where players can purchase digital plots of land.
Melania Trump, the 45th First Lady of the United States, launches a platform for Non Fungible Tokens (NFTs) today, together with “Melania’s Vision,” a digital artwork and audiofile and the first in a series of limited edition NFTs. Part of the proceeds will go towards Mrs. Trump’s efforts to support children in the foster care system.
Visa’s head of crypto Cuy Sheffield said that investing in cryptocurrency has become a lot cooler thanks to an influx of creative types drawn in by the booming NFT sector.
Ethan Van Sciver Is Right. Federal And State Governments Fund And Incentivize Trillions Of Investments Into Woke, Left-Wing Corporations Via ESG Funds.
Cyberfrog creator Ethan Van Sciver recently contended on his popular YouTube channel ComicArtistPro Secrets that the government is funding left-wing comics and other media, causing a stir in the industry.