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Coming Soon: New Tezuka Manga Kickstarter from Digital Manga

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Featured, News | 1 comment

Digital Manga Publishing recently announced a new Kickstarter campaign to publish over 31 volumes of manga from six series by Osamu Tezuka, including Three-Eyed One and Alabaster.

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Mini-Comics Review: Coral and the King by Mai K. Nguyen

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Featured, Reviews | 0 comments

A mini-review of Coral and the King, a mini-comic by Mai K. Nguyen, about a young woman, the forest king, and their trip to the end of the world.

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Webcomic Review – Thunderpaw: In the Ashes of Fire Mountain by Jen Lee

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Featured, Reviews | 0 comments

A quick look at Thunderpaw, an innovative, captivating animated webcomic about two dogs trying to find their way home as the world crumbles around them.

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NYCC 2014: How To Write Believable Female Characters in Comics

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 in Featured, News | 2 comments

It all started with a simple question asked at NY Comic-Con 2014: “How do you create believable female comics characters?” The responses from comics pros and fans was… fascinating to say the least.

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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 | 2 comments

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 | 1 comment

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 out in Japan this October! If you’re a long-time manga fan, you’re familiar with this horror manga series about a teen whose right hand becomes a host to an shape-shifting alien from outer space. Originally serialized in Kodansha’s Afternoon magazine from 1990-1995, Parasyte was one of the first series serialized in TokyoPop’s oddly eclectic manga anthology magazine, MixxZine. ┬áDel Rey Manga later republished the series...

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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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