Why Do Comics Shops Struggle to Sell Manga?

Posted by on Jul 11, 2017 in Featured, News | 0 comments

After the discussion about how American comics are losing readers to anime and manga, the next discussion that bubbled up was about one of the main players in the comics business ecosystem in N. America: the comics shops.

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Dear American Comics: Here’s Why You’re Losing Readers to Anime and Manga

Posted by on Jul 5, 2017 in Featured, News, Uncategorized | 2 comments

What is it about anime and manga from Japan that appeals to American fans? What does anime & manga offer that American comics and movies don’t give to them? See what an array of authors, comics creators, bloggers and fans had to say about why they love to read manga and watch anime.

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Food Manga Featured on NPR’s Hidden Kitchens

Posted by on Aug 8, 2016 in Featured, Manga Lists, News | 0 comments

Food manga and comics about cooking are the focus of the latest episode of The Kitchen Sisters Hidden Kitchens podcast on NPR. Find out why food is hot in comics in Japan

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Contest: Win an Autograph Board from “I’m Sakamoto” Mangaka

Posted by on Jul 26, 2016 in Contests, News | 0 comments

BookWalker Global is promoting Nami Sano’s “Haven’t You Heard? I’m Sakamoto” with an exclusive interview and a contest to win an autograph board.

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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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