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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Manga Releases

November 2018 Top 3 Manga Releases

Days are getting shorter, nights are getting longer, and boy is it getting colder! With winter fast approaching and the holidays right around the corner, November is the perfect month to get cozy with some good books. Here are my top three manga picks for this month!

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Manga History

Ero Guro Nansensu in Manga [NSFW]

Chances are high that you’ve stumbled upon some sort of ero guro in your time on the internet. Ero guro nonsense (or ero guro nansensu) spans a wide variety of Japanese media, from theater and manga to film and music.

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Manga Releases

October 2018 Top 3 Manga Releases

It’s October, my favorite month of the year! Aside from celebrating my birthday, I always look forward to all the Halloween goodness that comes around this season. Let’s take a look at all the manga treats coming out this month!

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Manga Releases

September 2018 Top 5 Manga Releases

Summer may be over, but don’t get upset! Whether you’re headed back to school or starting to tackle those Q3 reports (like me), take a break in your busy schedule with one of these new manga releases.

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Translations

Translation Theory: Gankutsuou [Spoilers]

The nuances of Japanese cannot always be translated directly into English (and by not always, I mean most of the time). Did key details in Gankutsuou get lost in translation?

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Editorial

A Few Thoughts on A Silent Voice [Spoilers]

It’s been a long time since a contemporary manga has affected me quite like A Silent Voice.

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BiographiesHot

The Ethereal Worlds of Keiko Takemiya

A member of the Year 24 Group, Keiko Takemiya is an award-winning shojo and shonen manga artist. She is considered a pioneer in the shonen-ai genre and is credited with being the first artist to include a male-male kiss in a shojo manga.

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