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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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Digital Comics Site ComiXology Now Offering VIZ Media Manga Titles

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

Digital comics platform ComiXology announced their new distribution deal with North American manga publisher VIZ Media, adding 500+ volumes of manga to their offerings.

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FanimeCon 2014: Photo Gallery

Posted by on May 27, 2014 in Events, Featured | 0 comments

FanimeCon 2014 in San Jose featured a lot of fabulous cosplay, including a lot of fans paying tribute to Sailor Moon, Kill La Kill and even Godzilla!

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This Weekend: Manga Events at FanimeCon 2014 in San Jose

Posted by on May 23, 2014 in Events | 0 comments

Memorial Day in San Jose means it’s time for FanimeCon 2014 ! Here’s my picks for panels geared just for manga readers.

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They’re Baaaack! VIZ Media Scores With Sailor Moon Anime

Posted by on May 22, 2014 in Featured, News | 0 comments

VIZ Media surprised and delighted fans at Anime Central by announcing the return of the original Sailor Moon anime series. See what’s in store for the Summer of Sailor Moon!

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VIDEO: “But We’re Speaking Japanese” + 4 Learn Japanese With Manga Books

Posted by on May 16, 2014 in News | 2 comments

Ken Tanaka skewers Japanese tendencies to not be able to grok why non-Japanese people can sometimes speak Japanese more fluently than a Japanese-American.

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Life as a Manga Assistant in Japan: Jamie Lynn Lano Pens New Memoir

Posted by on May 16, 2014 in Featured, News | 0 comments

Jamie Lynn Lano moved to Japan and got a job as an assistant to a top manga artist. Now she’s ready to tell her true story as “The Princess of Tennis.”

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Coming Soon: Wayward, a New Supernatural Comic Set in Tokyo

Posted by on May 15, 2014 in Featured, News | 0 comments

Get a sneak peek at Wayward, a new supernatural action series set in Tokyo, by Jim Zub and Steven Cummings from Image Comics.

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What Would Make Manga More Appealing to Comics Fans? + 24 Manga for New Readers

Posted by on May 14, 2014 in Featured, Manga Lists, News | 2 comments

What makes it hard for Western comics readers to get into manga? What would make it more appealing? See what fans had to say, plus 24 recommended titles for new readers.

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