Julie looks at some animal manga she’d like to see licensed at Manga Maniac Cafe.
Here’s an interesting inside look at the business: Dan Copulsky interviews manga letterer and retoucher Sabrina Heep at Question Riot.
Simon Jones speculates on the possibility of Sailor Moon returning to print sometime in the fairly distant future.
At Comics Worth Reading, you could win six volumes of One Piece. Post a comment to enter! Get your creative juices flowing for The Yaoi Review’s funny dialogue contest, and you might win some free yaoi.News from Japan: Asumi Hara will draw a shoujo manga about the life of actress and singer Shoko Nakagawa for Nakayoshi magazine. And ANN has the latest comics rankings from Oricon.
Reviews: Carlo Santos subjects another stack of review copies to his quick and witty commentary in his latest Right Turn Only!! column. David Welsh jumps into the water in the middle of a story arc and still finds lots to like about vols. 29, 30, and 31 of One Piece at Manga Curmudgeon. Park Cooper posts some short takes on recent manga at Manga Life. Other reviews that are worthy of note:
Michelle Smith on vol. 1 of Alice in the Country of Hearts (Soliloquy in Blue)
Tangognat on All My Darling Daughters (Tangognat)
Sheena McNeil on vol. 8 of Black Lagoon (Sequential Tart)
Rob on vol. 1 of Bride of the Water God (Panel Patter)
Susan S. on Color (Manga Jouhou)
Karen Maeda on vol. 1 of Crown of Love (Sequential Tart)
Zack Davisson on vol. 1 of Deadman Wonderland (Manga Life)
Todd Douglass on vol. 6 of Fate/Stay Night (Anime Maki)
Carlo Santos on vol. 22 of Fullmetal Alchemist (ANN)
Lissa Pattillo on Jack and the Princess (Kuriousity)
Leroy Douresseaux on vol. 3 of Kimi ni Todoke (The Comic Book Bin)
Danielle Leigh on vol. 3 of Kimi ni Todoke (Comics Should Be Good!)
Lorena Nava Ruggero on vol. 4 of Kitchen Princess (i heart manga)
Sakura Eries on Kitchen Princess: Search for the Angel Cake (light novel) (Mania.com)
Sean Gaffney on vol. 6 of The Magic Touch (A Case Suitable for Treatment)
Johanna Draper Carlson on vol. 2 of The Moon and The Sandals (Comics Worth Reading)
Amanda Tarbet on vol. 47 of Naruto (Sequential Tart)
Greg McElhatton on vols. 1 and 2 of Nightschool (Read About Comics)
Karen Maeda on vol. 18 of Sgt. Frog (Sequential Tart)
Erica Friedman on Shokitan (Okazu)
Wolfen Moondaughter on vol. 8 of Slam Dunk (Sequential Tart)
Scott VonSchilling on vol. 1 of Stolen Hearts (The Anime Almanac)