Kuroko’s Basketball suspect nabbed

After a year of threatening letters and cancelled events, police arrested a suspect in the Kuroko’s Basketball case this week. The suspect, 36-year-old Hirofumi Watanabe, was nabbed while mailing some letters, and according to police, he has already confessed.

Yen Press has more Sword Art Online manga on the way.

The Manga Bookshelf bloggers discuss their Pick of the Week.

Lori Henderson discusses Inu x Boku SS along with her regular features on the Manga Dome podcast at Manga Xanadu.

News from Japan: The 20th anniversary edition of Bessatsu Margaret comes with a dust jacket featuring characters from popular shonen manga; RocketNews24 gives us a peek. The top-selling manga on Amazon Japan this holiday season is vol. 12 of Yotsuba&!, and the top-selling vol. 1 of a manga is Attack on Titan, according to the folks at Japanator.

Reviews: The Manga Bookshelf team files this week’s Bookshelf Briefs. Ash Brown brings us through a week’s worth of manga reading at Experiments in Manga.

Ash Brown on 12 Days (Experiments in Manga)
Harry Edmundson-Cornell on vol. 2 of 20th Century Boys (Sequart)
Ken H on vols. 8 and 9 of Attack on Titan (Comics Should Be Good)
Sean Gaffney on vol. 10 of Attack on Titan (A Case Suitable for Treatment)
AstroNerdBoy on vol. 32 of Fairy Tail (AstroNerdBoy’s Anime and Manga Reviews)
Sarah on vols. 1-4 of Cardcaptor Sakura (nagareboshi reviews)
Sean Gaffney on vols. 4 and 5 of Hetalia: Axis Powers (A Case Suitable for Treatment)
Leroy Douresseaux on vol. 10 of Itsuwaribito (The Comic Book Bin)
Johanna Draper Carlson on vol. 2 of Judge (Comics Worth Reading)
Lesley Aeschliman on vol. 1 of Limit (Lesley’s Musings… on Manga)
Alex Hoffman on Pink (Manga Widget)
Andrew T on Pink (The Beguiling)
Kristin on vol. 1 of Sweet Rein (Comic Attack)
Ken H on vols. 1 and 2 of Triton of the Sea (Comics Should Be Good)
Leroy Douresseaux on vol. 2 of Voice Over: Seiyu Academy (The Comic Book Bin)

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