Quakebook (2:46: Aftershocks: Stories from the Japan Earthquake) — a collection of personal accounts and reflections about the massive earthquake that struck Japan on March 11 — is now available as a Kindle eBook on Amazon. The entire purchase price ($9.99) goes to the Japanese Red Cross Society to assist those affected by the disaster. Highly recommended. Purchase link here.
Seiyus Kikuko Inoue (Belldandy, Ah my goddess) and Aki Toyosaki (Yui Hirasawa, K-on) auctioned off collectible items for charity, earning a combined 2,387,500 yen (approximately US$28,200) to supporting victims of March 11’s Great Eastern Japan Earthquake (Higashi Nihon Daishinsai). [full article]
On April 2, at 3:00 PM JST, T.M.Revolution’s charity program, “STAND UP! JAPAN”, will be live streamed via GyaO! and Nico Nico Live Broadcast.[full article]
Rumiko Takahashi (Ranma 1/2, Inuyasha, RIN-NE), Monkey Punch (Lupin III), Yudetamago (Kinnikuman), Makoto Raiku (Gash!/Zatch Bell) and over 50 more manga creators are holding a charity sale of donated goods to raise funds to help in the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake disaster at the Digital Manga Matsuri event in Utsunomiya on April 3rd. [full article]