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Review – New Talent Showcase 2017 #1: Fine Collection - GeekDad (blog)

Ray: A Katana story, by Aaron Gillespie and Lynne Yoshi, opens dramatically with her critically injured and missing Soultaker. The story involves her going rogue, defying Waller's orders and threats to get her sword back, despite Waller insisting that ...

Marvel's new editor-in-chief admits he invented a Japanese persona - The Daily Dot

In the mid-2000s, he adopted a Japanese persona to write comics like Wolverine: Soultaker and Thor: Son of Asgard, most of which involved martial arts or Japanese culture in some capacity. Cebulski used the name Akira Yoshida, even giving interviews ...

Marvel's New Editor-in-Chief Caught Pretending to Be Asian to Get More Work - NextShark

C.B. Cebulski was appointed the new editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics earlier this month and he's already under fire after admitting to Bleeding Cool that he wrote under the Japanese pseudonym, Akira Yoshida, from 2004 to 2006. Yoshida was brought ...

Marvel's New Editor-in-Chief Admits to Writing Comics for Them Using a Yellowface Pseudonym - The Mary Sue

Marvel's new editor-in-chief, C.B. Cebulski, has admitted to writing a number of titles for the company under the “Japanese” pen name of Akira Yoshida in the early 2000s. Cebulski, posing as Yoshida, wrote issues of Elektra: The Hand, Wolverine ...

The 10 best movies with 0% on Rotten Tomatoes - Salon

"Soultaker," like "Gator," is a movie that belongs on this list not because of its own intrinsic quality (or lack thereof), but because it allowed something genuinely good to follow. "Mystery Science Theater 3000" brought D-movie parodies into the ...

DC Comics Cancels Suicide Squad: The Black Files — For Now - Bleeding Cool News

Trapped inside her Soultaker sword, the soul of Katana is torn between staying with her murdered husband or rejoining the world of the living. Meanwhile, Kobra's Queen, Eve, makes nefarious use of Katana's body as she infiltrates the Suicide Squad ...

The Strange Case Of Akira Yoshida, Marvel Comics And The West Wing - Bleeding Cool News

Once upon a time, Akira Yoshida was a comic book writer for Marvel who appeared to come from nowhere. For Marvel, in around 2004 and 2005, he wrote a number of mini-series Thor: Son Of Asgard, X-Men: Age Of Apocalypse, Elektra: The Hand, Wolverine ...

8 Arrowverse Heroes Who Should Join The Legends (And 7 Who Shouldn't) - CBR (blog)

Like Vixen's Tantu Totem, Katana's main weapon is the Soultaker sword, an ancient artifact passed down over generations. The Soultaker was even seen during the Legends' trip to feudal Japan. However, Katana herself (a.k.a. Tatsu Yamashiro) may be ...

Injustice 2: 8 DC Comics Characters Who NEED To Be DLC (And 8 Who Shouldn't) - CBR (blog)

Tatsu, seeking vengeance for the man who killed her family, took the Soultaker and became the warrior known as Katana. After leaving Japan, she met up with Batman and joined his Outsider's team. In the New 52 continuity, she was a member of the Birds ...

DC and Kotobukiya unveil Katana statue - The Hyped Geek

Also, taken from the Kotobukiya Facebook Page: With her beloved sword Soultaker by her side, Katana is ready to strike down her enemy. Interchangeable parts allow her eyes to be either hidden or showing behind her iconic mask. Katana is portrayed ...

DC And Kotobukiya Show Off Katana Statue - Comicbook.com

Late last year Comicbook.com published an article titled 5 Marvel Kotobukiya Bishoujo Statues We Still Want. We listed five Kotobukiya statues that we'd like to see - sadly 5 months later we've only seen one of them, an awesome Kamala Khan aka Ms ...

FEATURE: Creative Spotlight: Yasuhiro Takemoto - Crunchyroll News

The SoulTaker possessed a disorienting visual ethos wherein the colour, lighting, and framing all bared no semblance of realism. While Shinbo was all about assaulting the audience's perception of reality as a means of externalizing the characters ...

Funko Pop DC Bombshells Vinyl Figures - The Cardboard Connection

Additionally, Funko Pop DC Bombshells figures include Batgirl posed in a purple and yellow outfit, and Katana, who is wielding her infamous Soultaker sword. And, while the Joker is obviously not a female superhero, that won't stop him from making an ...

Hong Kong buyer completes deal for The Soultaker - Stuff.co.nz

Hong Kong-bound The Soultaker gained two wins and three seconds from seven starts for Ruakaka trainers Donna Logan and Chris Gibbs. The Soultaker's brief New Zealand career is over with confirmation of the 3-year-old's sale to overseas interests. His ...

Suicide Squad #3 review - Batman-News

Oh my squad, now this is a suicide mission! It's the Suicide Squad vs Zod… or as I'm referring to it, Suicide Squad #3: the issue where people fall in love with Katana. After last month's cliffhanger, I was eager to get my hands on this book! Did it ...

COMICS: It's The JUSTICE LEAGUE vs SUICIDE SQUAD This December - Comic Book Movie (satire) (press release) (blog)

A JL vs Suicide Squad miniseries kicks off this December from DC Comics. The first teaser image features Batman with Deadshot's eyepiece and Katana's Soultaker sword while Harley wields WW's lasso. Mark Julian | 9/1/2016. Filed Under: "DC Comics ...

Exclusive: Jared Leto sent Suicide Squad castmate porn and here's how her prudish parents reacted - Digital Spy

Jared Leto notoriously sent Suicide Squad co-stars condoms, dead pigs and live rats - but the weirdest 'gift' of all was saved for Karen Fukuhara. Karen mercifully kept Katana's Soultaker sword in its sheath even when Jared pawned off several X-rated ...

Katana Is The Deadliest Member Of The Suicide Squad - Comicbook.com

There's no doubt that Katana is a lethal fighter. She's an exquisite martial artist and swordswoman. And like any good hero, she has a painful and tragic backstory. How much of it will we see in the film? That hasn't been revealed, but we do know that ...

Katana is Rick Flag's Enforcer on the Suicide Squad Team - Comicbook.com

Colonel Rick Flag (played by Joel Kinnaman) is given the unenviable, dangerous assignment of being in charge of Amanda Waller's Suicide Squad. Luckily for him, Katana (played by Karen Fukuhara) — the only member of the team that volunteered — acts as ...

'Suicide Squad': Over 55 Things to Know about the Ambitious DC Film - Collider.com

Katana will have her Soultaker sword and yes, she speaks to it. They chose to shoot the outdoor Batmobile scenes knowing full well set photos and videos would leak, but they didn't want to compromise the integrity of practical effects and using real ...

For the unrelated Soul Taker film starring Joe Estevez see Soultaker .

For the unrelated Soul Taker film starring Joe Estevez see Soultaker (film).

The SoulTaker
The Soul Taker 〜魂狩〜
(Za Sōru Teikā ~Tamashii Gari~)
Genre Action, Horror, Supernatural
Anime television series
Directed by Akiyuki Shinbo
Produced by Kohei Kawase
Michiko Suzuki
Shoichi Yoshida
Written by Mayori Sekijima
Music by Kow Otani
Studio Tatsunoko Production
Licensed by Geneon Universal Entertainment
Network WOWOW
English network
Original run April 4, 2001July 4, 2001
Episodes 13
Spinoffs
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The SoulTaker (The Soul Taker 〜魂狩〜 Za Sōru Teikā ~Tamashii Gari~) is an anime series that focuses on Kyosuke Date who was killed by his mother, and afterward gained the ability to turn into a monster known as "The SoulTaker". The show was Tatsunoko's first attempt at a more adult (even by Japanese standards) series.

There is a spin-off OVA featuring Komugi, Nurse Witch Komugi. It is somewhat similar to Pretty Sammy, but shares more in common with Puni Puni Poemi.