Infatuation station

Brad Rice lists this week’s new releases at Japanator.

Avalon’s Willow is puzzled by the manga trope of love at first sight. Be sure to read the comments as well. (Via When Fangirls Attack)

News from Japan: ANN has the comics rankings from Oricon and Tohan. And Sankaku Complex (NSFW) has the top ten manly manga as deterimined by Oricon.

Reviews: Erica Friedman demonstrates the use of yuri goggles in her review of vol. 6 of Gakuen Alice at Okazu.

Michelle Smith on vols. 1 and 2 of 13th Boy (Soliloquy in Blue)
Lissa Pattillo on vol. 2 of breath (Kuriousity)
Julie on vol. 1 of Croquis Pop (Manga Maniac Cafe)
Kinukitty on I Shall Never Return (The Hooded Utilitarian)
Johanna Draper Carlson on The Manga Guide to Molecular Biology (Comics Worth Reading)
David Welsh on Oishinbo: Vegetables (Precocious Curmudgeon)
Carlo Santos on vol. 5 of Pluto (ANN)

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