Yoko Tanigaki of Digital Manga answered a few of my questions about Digital’s print hiatus at Robot 6.
At Manga Bookshelf, Matt Blind pulls together the list of the past week’s manga best-sellers.
Check out part 2 of Nancy Thistlethwaite’s interview with Ai Ore creator Mayu Shinjo at the Shojo Beat Facebook page.
Starsamaria discusses the flow of time in shoujo manga at Shojo Corner.
Melinda Beasi and Michelle Smith discuss the best of 2012 in their latest BL Bookrack column at Manga Bookshelf.
At Manga Therapy, Tony Yao discusses the significance of gold versus silver in Gin Tama.
News from Japan: A one-shot by JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure manga-ka Hirohiko Araki will appear in the February issue of the women’s magazine Spur. Saiyuki Ibun is back in Zero-Sum Ward after a 28-month hiatus due to creator Kazuya Minekura’s surgery. The Ishinomori Mangattan Museum, which honors Cyborg 009 creator Shotaro Ishinomori, reopened this past weekend after being closed since March 2011 due to earthquake damage.
Lissa Pattillo on vol. 1 of Alice in the Country of Clover: Cheshire Cat Waltz (Kuriousity)
Lesley Aeschliman on vol. 5 of Angelic Layer (Blogcritics)
Matt on vol. 6 of Animal Land (Matt Talks About Manga)
Sheena McNeil on vol. 2 of Awkward Silence (Sequential Tart)
Ash Brown on vol. 15 of Blade of the Immortal (Experiments in Manga)
Sheena McNeil on vols. 1 and 2 of Bond of Dreams, Bond of Love (Sequential Tart)
Katherine Hanson on Butterfly 69 (Yuri no Boke)
Johanna Draper Carlson on vols. 3-6 of A Devil and Her Love Song (Comics Worth Reading)
Sean Gaffney on vol. 24 of Excel Saga (A Case Suitable for Treatment)
Jocelyne Allen on Genesis (Brain Vs. Book)
Rebecca Silverman on vol. 1 of Girl Friends (ANN)
J. Caleb Mozzocco on vol. 1 of Highschool of the Dead (Every Day Is Like Wednesday)
Lissa Pattillo on vol. 9 of Loveless (Kuriousity)
Sheena McNeil on vol. 4 of March Story (Sequential Tart)
Johanna Draper Carlson on vol. 1 of Missions of Love (Comics Worth Reading)
Michael Buntag on Ninja Girl Ko! Indie Special #1-2 and vol. 15 of Video Girl Ai (NonSensical Words)
Rebecca Silverman on vols. 63-65 of One Piece (ANN)
Sean Gaffney on vol. 65 of One Piece (A Case Suitable for Treatment)
Laura on vol. 1 of Paradise Kiss (Heart of Manga)
Lesley Aeschliman on vol. 5 of Pokemon Adventures Diamond and Pearl Platinum (Blogcritics)
Angela Eastman on Pokemon The Movie: White: Victini and Zekrom (The Fandom Post)
Lori Henderson on vols. 1 and 2 of Puella Magi Madoka Magica (Manga Village)
Sheena McNeil on vol. 2 of Punch Up! (Sequential Tart)
Leroy Doureseaux on vol. 10 of Rin-ne (The Comic Book Bin)
Carlo Santos on vol. 10 of Rosario + Vampire, Season II (ANN)
Rebecca Silverman on vol. 3 of Wandering Son (ANN)