This is Banned Books Week, and Erica Friedman celebrates with a look at some anime and manga about armed librarians fighting for justice at Okazu.
ComiXology or Kindle? ANN’s Brian Ruh samples several different flavors of digital manga.
David Welsh counts up all the seinen manga he can find that begin with the letter K at The Manga Curmudgeon.
News from Japan: ANN posts the latest Japanese comics rankings and notes that every volume of Kimi ni Todoke made the top 100 list this week, possibly pushed by the opening of the live-action movie based on the series.
Reviews: At The Hooded Utilitarian, Noah Berlatsky finds Moto Hagio’s short story A Drunken Dream to be less coherent, but more interesting, than the other stories he has reviewed from the anthology of the same name. Melinda Beasi and Michelle Smith discuss some recent releases in their latest Off the Shelf feature at Manga Bookshelf. Other reviews of note: