New Tokyopop titles; manga that sings

Kate Dacey posts this week’s new manga along with her recommendations at The Manga Critic.

David Welsh lists five comics that should be adapted into Broadway musicals.

Tokyopop staffers discussed 17 upcoming titles at their recent webinar and Deb Aoki has the 411 on all of them. Deb also previews the opening of the New People Center in San Francisco’s Japantown.

Michelle Smith finally admits that she just doesn’t get Ken Akamatsu.

Reviews: The Manga Recon team puts their heads together and comes up with another set of Manga Minis. At Kuriousity, Lissa Pattillo continues her look at the manga samplers she picked up at SDCC.

Erica Friedman on vol. 4 of Alice on Deadlines (Okazu)
Dan Polley on vol. 1 of Amefurashi the Rain Goddess (Comics Village)
Lissa Pattillo on vol. 8 of The Antique Gift Shop (Kuriousity)
Kristin Fletcher-Spear on vol. 1 of Bloody Kiss (ICv2)
Melinda Beasi on vol. 1 of Brilliant Blue (There it is, Plain as Daylight)
Kate Dacey on Case Closed, Slam Dunk, and Waq Waq (The Manga Critic)
Dave Ferraro on vol. 1 of Children of the Sea (Comics-and-More)
Connie on vol. 19 of Fullmetal Alchemist (Slightly Biased Manga)
Scott VonSchilling on Little Fluffy Gigolo Pelu (The Anime Almanac)
AstroNerdBoy on vol. 1 of Love Hina (AstroNerdBoy’s Anime and Manga Blog)
Ed Sizemore on vols. 2 and 3 of Minima! (Comics Worth Reading)
Julie on vol. 12 of Muhyo & Roji’s Bureau of Supernatural Investigation (Manga Maniac Cafe)
Connie on vol. 18 of Nana (Slightly Biased Manga)
David Goodwin on vol. 8 of Parasyte (Eastern Standard)
Sam Kusek on vol. 1 of Yokai Doctor (Manga Recon)

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