At The Eastern Edge, Gottsu-Iiyan presents part 2 of his translation of a joint interview with Takehiko Inoue and Eiichiro Oda, accompanied by illustrations from the latest chapter of Vagabond, which makes for a very sweet package.
David Brothers has an interesting piece examining the theme of hate in Naoki Urasawa’s Pluto.
A Feminist Otaku looks at rivalry between the female characters in Skip Beat!
Blogging about blogging: Osmosis Online turns the tables and interviews Melinda Beasi about her life as a manga blogger.
Reviews: Kate Dacy posts short takes on recent volumes of Children of the Sea, Raiders, and Twin Spica at The Manga Critic.
Snow Wildsmith on vol. 1 of Afterschool Charisma (ICv2)
Julie on vols. 1 and 2 of Chi’s Sweet Home (Manga Maniac Cafe)
Zack Davisson on Disappearance Diary (Japan Reviewed)
Todd Douglass on vol. 3 of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (Anime Maki)
Billy Aguiar on vol. 1 of Neko Ramen (Prospero’s Manga)
Sean Gaffney on vol. 54 of One Piece (A Case Suitable for Treatment)
Leroy Douresseaux on vol. 1 of Otodama: Voices from the Dead (The Comic Book Bin)
Clive Owen on Robotech: Prelude to the Shadow Chronicles (Animanga Nation)