Why climb Mount Everest? Englishman George Herbert Leigh Mallory said in reply, 'Because it is there' in a March 1923 interview with The New York Times. On his third expedition to the mountain in June 1924, Mallory disappeared on the North-East ridge during his ascent, having been sighted only a few..
'Climbing is all I have, I climb.' Photographer Fukamachi is visiting Habu's home when the felon Mohan turns up demanding the missing Kodak but is foiled when his earlier captor shoots and wounds him. Habu admits that he took the camera from Mallory's body but that there was no film found. He releas..
Ninety years have passed since Mallory and Irvine were last seen alive only a few hundred yards from the then-unconquered summit of the world's highest mountain. The scene is finally set for Habu's challenge of the South West face of Everest in winter, solo and without oxygen. Fukamachi has accompan..
Tsuneo Hase has died in an avalanche attempting to climb K2 solo without oxygen, leaving Jouji Habu alone to face the next big challenge. Habu has disappeared in Nepal, as has the camera that may unlock Everest's mystery, so Japanese photographer Fukamachi has to search anew for the man known as 'Ve..
Did the truth about George Mallory's ascent of Everest in 1924 die with him on those unforgiving slopes? Or was the secret buried deep within a simple camera? Photographer Fukamachi seeks the truth of this 75 year-old enigma and enlists the help of fabled mountaineer Habu Joji and his journal to rec..
The roots of Astro Boy - Tank Tankuro pioneered robot manga during the pre-World War II period in Japan. First published in 1934, Tank Tankuro was one of the most famous manga characters of the era. Tankuro is said to be the first robot ever to appear in Japanese comics. He and his villain, Kuro Kab..
Conquering a third domain, working toward a democratic nation, and gaining the will of the people-the high school prodigies are on a roll, winning one victory after another! But even they aren't entirely invincible, as Tsukasa and Ringo are ordered to take three days of bed rest due to overwork. And..
Mariela is the last alchemist alive after waking from a deep sleep that lasted two hundred years. As the sole alchemist in town, she can make a killing from making and selling potions...but after two hundred years of suspended animation, all she wants to do is relax, take things easy, and live at he..
Clad in school uniforms practically breathing with life are the girls of Hoshimiya Girls' Academy, their hair long and luxurious. When a certain 'incident' rocks the academy, the hidden feelings these girls possess will be entwined in this pure girls' love story. For Ages 16 And Up (W/A/CA) Yuriko H..
Though Shibuya 009 was once the center of Shibuya, it has now turned into a nest of man-eating goldfish. Hajime Tsukiyoda and twelve other survivors walk into 009, each with their own convictions. But what awaits them inside are never-before-seen goldfish that chew straight through any expectations ..