Work, graduations, graduations, work… I’ll have a bigger, juicier post soon, but for the moment, here are a few highlights from today’s news and commentary.
Yen Press has announced two new titles: Y Square, by German manga artist Judith Park, and the manga versions of the Kids WB show World of Quest.
Is laughter the best medicine? David Welsh reviews three allegedly funny manga, Strawberry 100%, Gin Tama, and My Heavenly Hockey Club, in this week’s Flipped column.
ComiPress writer Isaac Alexander lists all the English-language anime and manga magazines he can find, with some info on each. And Hesei Democracy reviews the newest addition, Otaku USA, which officially debuts today.
Reviews: At Okazu, Erica Friedman reviews vol. 5 of Hana no Asuka-gumi. At the Mangamaniaccafe, Julie checks out vol. 6 of Skip Beat, vol. 3 of Peach Girl: Sae’s Story, and vol. 3 of Inu Baka: Crazy for Dogs. At Comics Worth Reading, Rob Vollmar gives thumbs up to vol. 1 of Phoenix, by Osamu Tezuka. The Manga Life crowd has been busy: Dan Polley reviews vol. 4 of The Empty Empire and vol. 9 of Nodame Cantabile, and Javier Lugo reviews InuYasha Profiles, vol. 2 of Dragon Drive, and vols. 1-4 of R.O.D. Read or Dream.