Dining and gambling

I’m still in transit, blogging from the Metropolitan Lounge in Union Station, Chicago, waiting to take the Lake Shore Limited to Boston. Traveling by train gave me some time to write up my review of vols. 1-6 of The Story of Saiunkoku at MTV Geek. In other news:

Khursten Santos rounds up the second day’s worth of links for the Manga Moveable Feast, which celebrates Oishinbo and food manga this month.

Digital announced a new BL license via its Twitter yesterday: Junko’s Konbini-Kun, which will be retitled Mr. Mini-Mart for the English-speaking audience.

Daniel BT takes a look at Nobuyuki Fukumoto’s gambling manga.

At Kuriousity, Lissa Pattillo opens up her swag bag and chats about her recent acquisitions.

Reviews: Carlo Santos gives his take on a batch of new releases in his latest Right Turn Only!! column at ANN.

Ken Haley on The Bible: A Japanese Manga Rendition (Sequential Ink)
Lesley Aeschliman on vol. 1 of A Devil and Her Love Song (Blogcritics)
Sweetpea616 on Lady Snowblood (Organization Anti-Social Geniuses)
Sean Gaffney on vol. 2 of Oishinbo a la Carte (A Case Suitable for Treatment)
Erica Friedman on vol. 8 of Rakuen Le Paradis (Okazu)
Lesley Aeschliman on vol. 6 of Twin Spica (Blogcritics)

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