Apr 132011
2:46: Aftershocks: Stories from the Japan Earthquake

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.

Apr 122011
Seiyus Kikuko Inoue and  Aki Toyosaki Raise 2+ Million Yen for Quake Charity

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]

Mar 222011
Over 50 Manga Creators Hold Charity Sale for Earthquake/Tsunami Disaster Aid

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]