Lissa Pattillo picks the best of this week’s new releases in her latest On the Shelf column at Otaku USA, while David Welsh finds only one new book that piques his fancy. The Manga Bookshelf bloggers reveal their picks of the week. The Manga Villagers separate the wheat from the chaff of the past week’s new releases. And Sean Gaffney, one step ahead of the rest of us as always, is looking at next week’s new releases.
Jason Green rounds up a few late entries in this month’s Love Hina Manga Moveable Feast.
ANN notes two new titles on JManga.com.
Matt Blind presents his weekly list of best-selling manga (online sales) at Manga Bookshelf. Spoiler: Sailor Moon is doing well.
David Welsh lists his favorite manga that begin with the letter G, and he invites his readers to do the same.
Hey, there’s a new volume of Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service coming out in March!
News from Japan: Three Steps Over Japan takes a good long look at Evening, another one of those seinen magazines from Kodansha that’s chock full of good manga. Suppose Sherlock Holmes was a dog… That’s the premise of Yuma Ando’s Detective Dog Sherdock, which launched in Weekly Shōnen Magazine yesterday. The 4-koma manga Kemono no Chat has come to an end. Next week will see the first issue of Shueisha’s Super Dash & Go!, a new magazine that includes both light novels and manga. And ANN has the latest Japanese comics rankings.
Leroy Douresseaux on vol. 4 of Afterschool Charisma (The Comic Book Bin)
A Library Girl on vols. 2-5 of Black Butler (A Library Girl’s Familiar Diversions)
Sebastian James Flyte Lubbers Calderone-Sixse on The Book of Human Insects (When We Were Heroes)
Kate Dacey on vol. 1 of Codename Sailor V (The Manga Critic)
Sean Gaffney on vol. 1 of The Drops of God (A Case Suitable for Treatment)
Katherine Farmar on Entangled Circumstances (Manga Village)
Erica Friedman on vol. 1 of Kill Me Baby/Baby Please Kill Me (Okazu)
A Library Girl on vols. 5 and 6 of King of Thorn (A Library Girl’s Familiar Diversions)
Leroy Douresseaux on vol. 4 of Kingyo Used Books (The Comic Book Bin)
Queenie Chan on Maison Ikkoku (Queenie Chan)
A Library Girl on vols. 32-43 of Naruto (A Library Girl’s Familiar Diversions)
Diana Dang on vol. 9 of Natsume’s Book of Friends (Stop, Drop, and Read!)
Serdar Yegulalp on vol. 1 of No Longer Human (Genji Press)
Erica Friedman on Oshioki! (Okazu)
Sean Gaffney on vol. 1 of Princess Knight (A Case Suitable for Treatment)
Danica Davidson on vol. 1 of Psyren (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Zack Davisson on solanin (Japan Reviewed)
Anna on vols. 4-6 of Twin Spica (Manga Report)
Kate Dacey on vol. 1 of X (omnibus edition) (The Manga Critic)