Author Archives: Lori Henderson

About Lori Henderson

Lori Henderson is the writer and reviewer for the manga blog, Manga Xanadu. She also keeps a personal blog at Fangirl Xanadu, and a writing blog at Muse of Xanadu. She contributes to the Good Comics for Kids blog at School Library Journal. As the mother of two teen daughters, she needs all the escape she can get, which reading and writing about manga gives her.
Manga Drive-By: Shonen Jump April-May 2010
April 9, 2010

Manga Drive-By: Shonen Jump April-May 2010

So, I fell behind on Shonen Jump.  It’s been an eventful month or so.  But, I’m caught up now, and …Read the Rest

Digital Review: Prisoner of the Tower
April 7, 2010

Digital Review: Prisoner of the Tower

It’s the social season, and 17 year old Emma heads to London, with her family’s hope of finding a rich …Read the Rest

Jenny's Journal: Twilight: The Graphic Novel Volume 1
April 5, 2010

Jenny's Journal: Twilight: The Graphic Novel Volume 1

When Isabella Swan moves to the gloomy town of Forks and meets the mysterious, alluring Edward Cullen, her life takes …Read the Rest

This Week in Manga 3/27-4/2/10
April 4, 2010

This Week in Manga 3/27-4/2/10

Reprint-a-thon Tokyopop, after serious reduction in their catalog, has been slowly building it back up.  Part of that build up …Read the Rest

Foolin’ Around
April 1, 2010

Foolin’ Around

Playing pranks is nothing new, and April Fool’s Day, which started out as a European tradition has spread all over …Read the Rest

Japanese Journal: The Basics
March 31, 2010

Japanese Journal: The Basics

For the good part of 25 years, the thought of learning Japanese has flitted in and out of my mind.  …Read the Rest

Review: Nightschool Volume 2
March 29, 2010

Review: Nightschool Volume 2

When Alex’s sister, Sarah, vanishes and all memory and evidence of her existence is erased, Alex is determined to get …Read the Rest

This Week in Manga 3/20-3/26/10
March 28, 2010

This Week in Manga 3/20-3/26/10

Nature vs Nurture The scanlation debate continues this week.  The first salvo fired was by Kate Dacey of the Manga …Read the Rest

Manga Tech Friday: Girl Geeks Represent!
March 26, 2010

Manga Tech Friday: Girl Geeks Represent!

I’m a total girl geek.  I read comics and manga, watch sci-fi and anime, and I love technology.  One of …Read the Rest

Where the Seed Was Sown
March 24, 2010

Where the Seed Was Sown

I sometimes wonder where my obsession for collecting manga, for in many respects that is what I do, came from.  …Read the Rest

Bone to Pick
March 23, 2010

Bone to Pick

Last night, on my way home from work, I was listening to the ANNcast podcast, episode 28, the one with …Read the Rest

Wish List: Appare Jipangu!
March 22, 2010

Wish List: Appare Jipangu!

One of the fun things about writing this blog is the little surprises that pop up unexpectedly.  I stumbled onto …Read the Rest

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