Tsutomu Nihei

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Netflix’s Blame!: A World Beyond Dystopia

It’s not uncommon for science fiction to venture into the realm of the quasi-mythological. Tales like Zardoz and The Sword of Shannara take place in distant post-apocalyptic futures in which for...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 2/23/17

The future is feeling desperately close this week. There is news of flying cars and dystopian citizen scoring. It is not surprising in our rapidly approaching dystopia (if it hasn’t already arri...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 12/30/16

It is the final week of 2016. The world is more cyberpunk than ever, and we can be sure that 2017 will bring more of the same. In these final days of the year, cyberpunk is visible in both the news an...

Journey to the Country of Dolls in Tsutomu Nihei’s Newest Manga

Tsutomu Nihei returns with his newest manga since Knights of Sidonia (Sidonia No Kishi), a one-shot manga called Country of Dolls (Ningyou no Kuni). Nihei is best known for his manga BLAME! and the we...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 7/29/16

This week in cyberpunk, advances are made in advanced technologies for human augmentation. It is no surprise that with large scale augmentation on the cusp of reality, that American citizen’s ar...

BLAME! Trailer Reaction – Save The Megastructure

Following the successes of Anime in their catalog (whether or not they are actually originals), Netflix has released a trailer for what is a beloved manga, BLAME! I will admit I have not read this ser...