Jason gives away his manga, JuYoun explains Yotsuba&! changes

Lori Henderson rounds up this week’s all-ages comics and manga at Good Comics for Kids.

Jason Thompson is kicking off 365 Days of Manga, his online continuation of Manga: The Complete Guide with a review of Muhyo & Roji’s Bureau of Supernatural Investigation, and he’s giving away free manga as well!

Yen Press editor JuYoun Lee talks to Deb Aoki about Yen’s new translations of Yotsuba&!

Anime Vice has an interesting piece on the differences between U.S. superhero comics and manga.

News from Japan: ANN has the most recent Japanese comics rankings. They also report that the publisher Shueisha has apologized for a scene in the school comedy Sket Dance in which characters inhale helium.

Reviews: The Manga Recon team is On the Shojo Beat with reviews of recent releases from that Viz imprint. David Welsh rounds up other reviewers’ reactions to Sand Chronicles at Precocious Curmudgeon. Park and Barb Cooper kick off Manga Chat, in which they discuss a heap of manga in a short time, at Manga Life.

Tangognat on vol. 2 of Animal Academy and vol. 2 of Takeru (Tangognat)
Michael May on vol. 2 of Anne Freaks (Robot 6)
Melinda Beasi on vol. 2 of Detroit Metal City (There it is, Plain as Daylight)
Danielle Leigh on vols. 2 and 3 of Gestalt (Comics Should Be Good!)
Oyceter on vols. 10 and 11 of High School Debut (Sakura of DOOM)
James Fleenor on vol. 1 of KimiKiss (Anime Sentinel)
Lissa Pattillo on Legend of Zelda: Four Swords (Part One) (Kuriousity)
Julie on Love Code (Manga Maniac Cafe)
Holly van Winckel on vol. 1 of Maria Holic (Sequential Tart)
Alex Hoffman on vol. 1 of Nabari no Ou (Comics Village)
Johanna Draper Carlson on vol. 3 of Otomen (Comics Worth Reading)
Melinda Beasi on vols. 3 and 4 of St. Dragon Girl (There it is, Plain as Daylight)
Holly von Winckel on vol. 4 of St. Dragon Girl (Sequential Tart)
Wolfen Moondaughter on vol. 6 of Slam Dunk (Sequential Tart)
Joy Kim on vol. 1 of Sugar Princess: Skating to Win (Joy Kim)
Ken Haley on vol. 1 of Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee (Manga Recon)
Sheena McNeil on vol. 11 of Trinity Blood (Sequential Tart)

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  1. Hi Brigid! I just wanted to make sure to give credit where it is due. The review of St. Dragon Girl on my blog is actually by guest reviewer, Megan M. Thanks for linking to us!


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