Japanese Manga

  • Film

Review: 'Thermae Romae'


All roads lead to a bathtub in this cheekily entertaining manga adaptation, a time-travel fantasy in which a Roman architect from 128 AD saves the empire by tapping into Nipponese ablution habits.


  • Biz

Onyx boards Aja's 'Cobra'


Paris-based Onyx Films has boarded Alexandre Aja's "Cobra: The Space Pirate," a live-action film based on the cult Japanese manga, teaming with Studio 37, the film arm of European telco giant Orange.