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Interview: Kurt Hassler and JuYoun Lee on Yen On Light Novels

Posted by on Aug 30, 2014 in Featured, Interviews, News | 1 comment

Has light novels’ time in the sun arrived? Kurt Hassler and JuYoun Lee from Yen Press talk about Yen On, their new imprint dedicated to publishing these popular illustrated novels from Japan in English.

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Yen Press Bets Big on Light Novels With 4 New Titles for 2015

Posted by on Aug 30, 2014 in Featured, News | 0 comments

Encouraged by strong sales of their recent releases, Yen Press has added four additional light novels to their 2015 lineup, including The Devil is a Part-Timer! and No Game No Life.

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Coming Soon: New Anime Based on ‘Parasyte’ Manga

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Wow, very cool! A new anime adaptation of Parasyte by Hitoshi Iwaaki is coming...

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New on Publishers Weekly: Japanese Manga, Anime Firms Debut Latest Anti-piracy Project

Posted by on Aug 8, 2014 in Featured, News | 0 comments

From Publishers Weekly: My overview of the latest anti-piracy initiative from Japan, Manga Anime Guardians. Publishing pros from North America and Japan speak out.

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Manga, Anime Pros and Fans React to New Anti-Piracy Campaign from Japan

Posted by on Aug 5, 2014 in Featured, News | 0 comments

A consortium of Japanese manga publishers and anime companies recently announced Manga Anime Guardians, their new campaign to clamp down on online piracy. Here’s a round up of reactions on Twitter.

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San Diego Comic-Con 2014: Katsuya Terada Draws The Monkey King

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014 in Events, Featured | 0 comments

See a video of manga artist and illustrator Katsuya Terada drawing “The Monkey King” at San Diego Comic-Con 2014 at the Last Gasp booth.

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San Diego Comic-Con 2014: New Manga Announcements from Udon

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Featured, News | 0 comments

At San Diego Comic-Con 2014, Udon Entertainment revealed several new manga titles and anime/game art books, including the Kill La Kill manga series.

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San Diego Comic-Con 2014: Best & Worst Manga Picks!

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Featured, Manga Lists | 1 comment

A group of opinionated bloggers and retailers came together at San Diego Comic-Con 2014 to share their picks for the best and worst manga of 2014. See what they loved and loathed!

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ALA 2014: 26 Picks from the Best & Worst Manga Panel

Posted by on Jun 29, 2014 in Featured, Manga Lists | 0 comments

From ALA 2014: See what an opinionated group of librarians and bloggers chose for the best manga of 2014 (so far), plus their picks for the worst.

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Eisner Awards 2014: 9 Picks for Your Consideration

Posted by on Jun 11, 2014 in Featured, Manga Lists | 0 comments

While there weren’t a whole lot of manga nominated in this year’s Eisner Award, there were still several titles that are worthy of your votes. See my picks!

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