Thanks to the great Asian Drill Pop photo blog of things good, quirky and naughty for this nifty mag centerfold of Reiko Oshida, whom I’m sure you all fell in love with in this post. Damn she’s cute! Another recent … Continued
Great art by prolific shinobi manga magnate Mitsuteru Yokoyama. Someone throw my a translation, will ya… apart from the headline kanji for ‘ninja’, what are the subheads and copy here?
If only this were MY stuff… A collection of Kagemaru of Iga merch from a Yokoyama art book.
…there was The Last Ninja. Michael Beck, perhaps known best as Swan from The Warriors, was hot on the heels of action masterpieces Warlords of the 21st Century and Megaforce when he made the ahead-of-its-time TV pilot about a lone … Continued
Here’s the all-time heavy-weight champeen of politically incorrect – hell outright racist and offensive – 80’s ninja toys: “None Chuck” from CrayArt / Mel Appel’s Weird Ball line. These 5″ vinyl statuettes were a throwback to Marx’s Nutty-Mads from the … Continued
WHY do I say this – check out the ordering page on Threadless. Artist Marco Angeles did something very clever with the red ink placement on this design…
Via Grub Street: She’ll kill you with sword, 800-degree soup, or cuteness…
Via Robert Grunzanki – cover from the 1988 ninjutsu book Shononki, possibly the only female cover from the 80’s craze books. That mission gear is pink or purple, as she’s actually a tour guide / theme park character from the … Continued
I highly recommend browsing the cover collections and article reprints hosted by Robert C. Gruzanski on a memorial site to his father, renowned knife thrower and author of Ninja Weapons: Chain and Shuriken, Charles Vincent Gruzanski. Charles Gruzanski trained with a who’s … Continued
New Kamui “live action” trailer released today! I put live action in quotes because it’s going to take A LOT of CGI to pull-off the “Island of Sugaru” shark hunter stoyline they’ve adapted… Concerned but optimistic. Big digital-heavy ninja property … Continued