Manga Reviews

Blue Flag: The Color of Youth

If you’ve ever felt uncertain about the future or struggle with defining your identity, then do yourself a favor and give Blue Flag a shot.

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Translations

[Translation] Keiko Takemiya: What Jun Taught Me

“Jun was not only to me, but to a generation that was beginning to see manga as a means of expression, an undoubtedly groundbreaking piece.”

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News

[Podcast] Hakutaku on Doom Thugs!

A few weeks ago, I was invited to be a guest on a podcast! Getting involved in podcasting is something I’ve always been interested in, but know next to nothing about, so I was really happy when Doom Thugs asked me to be on their show.

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HotMedia Scans

[Scans] Cyborg 009 Nippon Columbia Drama LP (1977)

On December 25, 1977, Nippon Columbia Co., Ltd. released a very special audio drama based on an extremely popular series: Cyborg 009.

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EventsHot

Japanese Kawaii Culture at Disney’s Epcot Center

Within the Japan pavilion, you’ll find one of Epcot’s hidden gems: the Bijutsu-kan Gallery.

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Manga History

Happy Birthday, Shotaro Ishinomori

Today would have been the legendary Shotaro Ishinomori’s 81st birthday.

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Manga Releases

December 2018 Top 3 Manga Releases

We’re finishing up 2018 with three great manga releases from Vertical Comics, Viz Media, and Seven Seas Entertainment!

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EventsHot

[Yatta-Tachi] Yusuke Nakamura and the Baltimore Japan Art Festival

Back in September, world famous Japanese illustrator Yusuke Nakamura paid a visit to the Baltimore Japan Art Festival.

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