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

Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 14 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

A preview of the art, music, and Japanese pop-culture fun at J-Pop Summit 2015 in San Francisco.

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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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