Weird web comic turned equally weird anime Pop Team Epic is keeping the weirdness flowing by looking for a pair of part-time workers who will perform the role of “human-powered copy-pasters” for a one-day gig in December of 2017. The job will pay a 50,000 yen (about $440 US) per... Read more
  Halloween may be over this year, but that hasn’t stopped Pop Team Epic, an upcoming TV anime based on the anarchic web comic by Bkub Okawa, from engaging in a little costumed madness with a new key visual. The new key visual features short girl Popuko and tall girl... Read more
  Although a “miscommunication” with King Records may have postponed the release of the TV anime adaptation of Bkub Okawa’s cult-hit web comic, Pop Team Epic, from October of 2017 to January of 2018, the production is still gathering steam and now the full staff list has been released. The... Read more
Infamous Manga Artist Bkub Okawa Redesigns Garbage "Gintama" Cast
It looked like a slightly late April Fool’s joke, but provided to be real. Bkub Okawa, the self-proclaimed crappy manga artist behind gag strips like Pop Team Epic, is designing Gintama merchandise. Gin-chan, Shin-chan, Kagaru and the rest have never look as “oshanti”/stylish as they have in this irreverent set of mini-mascots and acrylic... Read more
No Fooling: "Pop Team Epic" Becomes An Anime in October of 2017
April Fools’ Day is officially over in Japan, and that means it’s time to get down to some serious business, such as the official announcement of an anime adaptation based on Bkub Okawa’s cult web comic, Pop Team Epic.     Initially teased as an adaptation of Hoshiiro Girldrop, Pop... Read more
Is A "Hoshiiro Girldrop" Anime Adaptation Coming in October of 2017?
You have to hand it to Bkub Okawa: when he commits to a joke, he commits hard. An anime adaptation has been announced for Hoshiiro Girldrop, a romantic comedy web manga series by Okawa ostensibly about a high school boy finding out that he’s engaged to the leader of a... Read more
Absurd Web Comic "Pop Team Epic" Teases Serious Announcement
  Bkub Okawa’s absurd four panel web comic Pop Team Epic may be a cult hit, but it’s hardly ever a serious matter, so when the most recent entry teases a “serious announcement” coming soon, fans take notice.     The most recent entry is viewable at Takeshobo’s Manga Life Win... Read more
Bkub Okawa Lends a Hand to Sumire Uesaka’s New Variety TV Program
Self-proclaimed “japanese kuso manga boy” Bkub Okawa is lending his unique artistic expertise to a brand new variety television show that will be hosted by voice actress Sumire Uesaka which is coming to Tokyo MX and BS11 in April of 2017.     The series is entitled Uesaka Sumire no... Read more
Bkub Okawa Courts the Female Audience with "Neo Naon Universe"
Prolific and bizarre 4-panel cartoonist and self-proclaimed “japanese kuso manga boy” Bkub Okawa (Pop Team Epic, Hyper Ultra Girlish) is exploring new boundaries of the manga medium with a new yonkoma manga published in Shodensha’s Feel Young josei manga magazine, a publication aimed at adult women.     The new series, entitled... Read more