MMF launches, Azumanga Daioh appreciated, NYAF anticipated

The Manga Moveable Feast kicks off this week with Love Hina as the main course. Jason Green, who is hosting this month’s Feast at PLAYBACK:stl, starts us off with an introduction to Love Hina, and the archive page that collects links to all the participating articles is here.

I took a look at this week’s new manga releases at MTV Geek, and Lori Henderson has the list of this week’s all-ages comics and manga at Good Comics for Kids.

Jason Thompson features the 4-koma schoolgirl manga Azumanga Daioh in his latest House of 1000 Manga column at ANN.

Melinda Beasi writes about what the Canadian customs case means to her at the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund blog.

David Welsh reaches the letter F in his alphabet of manga favorites.

Alex Hoffman checks out Toribako House, an as-yet-unlicensed manga by Bunny Drop creator Yumi Unita.

NYCC/NYAF is coming up next week. I’ll be there, covering it for MTV Geek. Ed Sizemore posts his list of the panels he wants to see at Comics Worth Reading, and Linda Thai interviews Yen Press publishing director Kurt Hassler about his plans for the show.

News from Japan: Vampire Princess is winding up; the 22nd chapter will be the last.

Reviews: Michelle Smith and Melinda Beasi discuss some new manga in their latest Off the Shelf column at Manga Bookshelf.

Lori Henderson on vols. 3 and 4 of 7 Billion Needles (Manga Village)
Kimi-chan on The Color of the Clear Blue Sky (The Kimi-chan Experience)
Sean Gaffney on vol. 1 of Edo Nekoe Jubei Otogizoshi (A Case Suitable for Treatment)
Kate Dacey on Gandhi: A Manga Biography (The Manga Critic)
AstroNerdBoy on vol. 18 of Hayate the Combat Butler (AstroNerdBoy’s Anime and Manga Blog)
Kimi-chan on Healing Music (The Kimi-chan Experience)
Anna on vol. 6 of Library Wars (Manga Report)
Kimi-chan on Mr. Tiger and Mr. Wolf (The Kimi-chan Experience)
Queenie Chan on Mushishi (Queenie Chan)
John Rose on vol. 52 of Naruto (The Fandom Post)
Leroy Douresseaux on vol. 18 of Slam Dunk (The Comic Book Bin)
Julie Opipari on Stargazing Dog (Manga Maniac Cafe)
TSOTE on vol. 4 of Taimashin (Three Steps Over Japan)
Kristin on Temperature Rising and vol. 1 of Seven Days (Comic Attack)
Leroy Douresseaux on vol. 13 of Vampire Knight (The Comic Book Bin)

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  1. “Kimi-chan on Laughter Is Good for the Soul (The Kimi-chan Experience)”

    Actually, the title of the book reviewed is “Healing Music”; “Laughter Is Good for the Soul” is the title of the post. :)

  2. Fixed it! Thanks!

  3. Thanks for the link, Brigid! The Love Hina MMF should really get cooking this weekend.