Lori Henderson looks at the many reasons for Tokyopop’s troubles at Manga Village.
At the Del Rey blog, Dallas Middaugh outlines his plans for tonight’s panel at AnimeNEXT, which include a discussion of Del Rey’s global manga plans but no new licenses. This sounds like a good bet for those who are thinking of sending in a submission.
Nicolas Verstappen interviews Vanyda, creator of The Building Opposite, at du9. (Interview is in French.)
Reviews: Ed Sizemore looks at vol. 18 of Negima! at Comics Worth Reading. Danielle Leigh reviews vol. 1 of Kamisama Kazoku, a new title from Go!Comi, at Comics Should Be Good. Part III of the lengthy review of Kara no Kyoukai is up at ComiPress. Greg Hackmann reviews vol. 1 of Flock of Angels, Julie Rosato reads vol. 7 of Kamui, and Matthew Alexander checks out vol. 8 of Kagetora at Anime on DVD. At the MangaCast, Ed Chavez has an audio review of vol. 1 of Honey & Clover and vol. 2 of Gunsmith Cats BURST. Connie reads vol. 10 of Sgt. Frog at Slightly Biased Manga. Oyceter reads the Chinese translation of Kaori Yuki’s Parfum Extrait 0 at Sakura of DOOM. Deb Aoki samples Love for Dessert at About.com. Lissa Pattillo reads vol. 3 of Black God at Kuri-ousity. Julie reviews vol. 1 of Makoto Tateno’s Red Angel at the Manga Maniac Cafe. David Welsh has a few notes about vol. 2 of Sand Chronicles at Precocious Curmudgeon. Ferdinand takes a look at vol. 1 of Gimmick! at Prospero’s Manga. Emily picks up another unlicensed manga, Usotsuki na Gemini, at Emily’s Random Shoujo Manga Page. Alex Woolfson reviews Constellations In My Palm at Yaoi 911.