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Jojo’s Bizarre Manga Translation: “MudaMuda” or “NoUse”?

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015 in Featured, Reviews, Uncategorized | 2 comments

Translating Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure is as challenging and unique as the manga. See what fans and manga translation pros had to say about some unusual series.

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Manga Translation Poll: Honorifics – Yes, No or Maybe?

Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 9 comments

An informal poll of manga and comics readers, regarding the use of Japanese honorifics (-chan, -san, -kun) in Japanese to English manga translation.

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How to Interview Japanese Manga Artists: Tips for Western Journalists

Posted by on Aug 9, 2015 in Featured, Manga Lists | 3 comments

See a list list of cross-cultural tips and how-to’s for interviewing manga artists and editors from Japan for Western journalists and bloggers.

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Virtual Reality Manga + Kodansha Open House at J-Pop Summit 2015

Posted by on Aug 5, 2015 in Events, Featured, News | 0 comments

Japan comes to San Francisco again on August 8-9, 2015 as the 7th J-Pop Summit...

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SDCC + AX 2015 Manga News Roundup on Publishers Weekly

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Events, Featured, News | 0 comments

My overview of manga trends and news at Anime Expo 2015 and San Diego Comic-Con International for Publishers Weekly.

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TCAF 2015 – Gengoroh Tagame Talks Gay Manga, “Bara,” BL and Scanlation

Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in Events, Featured, Interviews | 1 comment

Gay manga artist Gengoroh Tagame, Graham Kolbeins and Anne Ishii from MASSIVE and Leyla Aker from SuBLime Manga talk about gay comics in japan at TCAF 2015.

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SDCC 2015 – Best (and Worst) Manga of 2015!

Posted by on Jul 12, 2015 in Events, Featured, Manga Lists | 4 comments

See which titles got cheers and jeers at the annual Best and Worst Manga panel, as presented at San Diego Comic-Con 2015!

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Twitter Dos and Don’ts: Social Media Tips for Comics Creators

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Featured, News | 0 comments

An online conversation about the dos and don’ts of promoting comics on Twitter, featuring comics pros, fans, and press chiming in on what works and what doesn’t.

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TCAF 2015: “Creating a Girl-Friendly Manga Collection for Libraries”

Posted by on May 9, 2015 in Events, Featured, Manga Lists | 0 comments

On Friday afternoon at the Toronto Reference Library, we presented a talk...

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Manga Translation: A World of Differences and Headaches

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in Featured, News | 1 comment

Twitter thoughts and rants about Japanese to English manga translation and what it means for the Japanese manga publishing business and fans worldwide.

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