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Lissa Pattillo takes a closer look at some new license announcements at Kuriousity.

Tom Langston looks at the popularity of yon-koma (four-panel) gag manga in the U.S. in recent years.

Chris Beveridge asks “Is ‘Alice in the Country of…’ the best manga series you’re not reading?” My own answer would be “nope,” but Chris points out that there are a lot of new volumes coming out.

News from Japan: Demon Ororon manga-ka Hakase Mizuki is launching a new series, Dracul, which will run in Ichijinsa’s Zero Sum Ward magazine starting in the September 14 issue. Gokusai will come to an end this week. Sarakiel, by Excel Saga creator Koushi Rikudou, is also winding up soon.

Reviews: Carlo Santos checks out K-ON! College, Twin Knights, and some other recent manga in his latest Right Turn Only!! column at ANN. Ash Brown takes us through a week’s worth of manga reading at Experiments in Manga.

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Anna N. on vols. 1 and 2 of Goong: The Royal Palace (Manga Report)
Johanna Draper Carlson on vol. 5 of I’ll Give It My All… Tomorrow (Comics Worth Reading)
Helen on Kitchen Princess (Narrative Investigations)
Erica Friedman on vol. 5 of Ohana Holoholo (Okazu)
Manjiorin on vol. 3 of Oreimo (Organization Anti-Social Geniuses)
Justin on Shamrock (Organization Anti-Social Geniuses)

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