ICv2 talks to Viz founder and CEO Seiji Horibuchi about many things, but I’ll save some time and just link to the part that’s about manga.
Digital Manga just unveiled its Digital Manga Store for the iPad; up till now, Digital was putting their yaoi manga on every platform but the iPad, so this is a logical move for them.
Matt Blind lists the manga best-sellers for the week ending October 30. Sailor Moon, Yotsuba&!, Vampire Knight—go figure!
Danica Davidson takes a look at the popularity of manga artbooks, and how American publishers view them, at Publishers Weekly.
Manga collector Jade shows off her collection to The Manga Critic.
David Welsh reaches the letter I in his alphabet of manga favorites.
News from Japan: Arina Tanemura is ending her exclusive agreement with Ribon magazine and striking out on her own, although she assures readers she will finish up Sakura Hime: The Legend of Princess Sakura before she goes. Police in the Gifu area arrested a 49-year-old office worker on suspicion of uploading manga using file-sharing software; his excuse was that he wanted to raise awareness of the title.
Connie on vol. 14 of Black Jack (Slightly Biased Manga)
Lori Henderson on vol. 40 of Case Closed and vol. 18 of Slam Dunk (Manga Village)
Ash Brown on vol. 10 of Death Note (Experiments in Manga)
Connie on vol. 7 of Dengeki Daisy (Slightly Biased Manga)
Johanna Draper Carlson on vol. 1 of The Drops of God (Comics Worth Reading)
Sarah Boslaugh on Gandhi: A Manga Biography (PLAYBACK:stl)
Connie on vol. 9 of Human Club (Slightly Biased Manga)
Anna on vols. 2 and 3 of Itsuwaribito (Manga Report)
Connie on vol. 4 of Itsuwaribito (Slightly Biased Manga)
Connie on vol. 4 of Kizuna (Slightly Biased Manga)
Ed Sizemore on Mechademia 5: Fanthropologies (Comics Worth Reading)
TSOTE on vol. 1 of Murder Princess (Three Steps Over Japan)
Kristin on vol. 1 of No Longer Human (Comic Attack)
Connie on vol. 18 of Please Save My Earth (Slightly Biased Manga)
David Welsh on vol. 1 of Princess Knight (The Manga Curmudgeon)
Erica Friedman on Private Lesson (Okazu)
Connie on vol. 3 of Recipe for Gertrude (Slightly Biased Manga)
AstroNerdBoy on Spotted Flower (by Genshiken creator Shimoku Kio) (AstroNerdBoy’s Anime and Manga Blog)
Bill Sherman on Stargazing Dog (Blogcritics)
Connie on vol. 5 of Tegami Bachi (Slightly Biased Manga)
Leroy Douresseaux on Tesoro (The Comic Book Bin)
Sean Gaffney on vol. 1 of Tokyo Mew Mew (omnibus edition)