people: Hiroaki Samura

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2017


'Blade Of The Immortal': But That's The Way I Like It, Baby, I Don't Want To Live Forever
With the first of the three-in-one reissues of Hiroaki Samura's epic fantasy about a nigh-unkillable assassin, there's never been a better time to rediscover one of manga's high points
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Anime Roundup: January 21, 2017
Tezuka's 'Metropolis' comes to BD, but beware; Amazon's anime ambitions; 'your name.' shatters records; Hiroaki Samura's next story; and 'In This Corner Of The World' wins top movie honors
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2016


'Die Wergelder': A Taste Of Blood Money
After his samurai body-horror epic 'Blade of the Immortal', Hiroaki Samura now gives us a Nikkatsu-style, pulp-inflected action fable
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2015


Let's Film This: 'Blade of the Immortal'
In which we ponder a live-action adaptation (in Japan, that is) of Hiroaki Samura's long-running classic manga -- a project that could be both cheap and relatively feasible
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