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.
Review: Naruto Volume 28-29
July 15, 2009

Review: Naruto Volume 28-29

Naruto Volume 28-29 By Masashi Kishimoto Publisher: Viz Media Age Rating: Teen Genre: Action Price: $7.95 Rating: Volume 28 marks …Read the Rest

Small Screen Comic/Manga Readers
July 13, 2009

Small Screen Comic/Manga Readers

As Amazon ships its Kindle 2.0, bloggers and tech sites, just to be contradictory, have been talking a lot about …Read the Rest

This Week in Manga For 7/4-7/10/09
July 11, 2009

This Week in Manga For 7/4-7/10/09

I’m gonna try and make this a weekly feature, rounding up the stories from the week I found most interesting …Read the Rest

Are They Nuts?!
July 6, 2009

Are They Nuts?!

I’m sure everyone’s heard by now about Viz’s insane idea to catch up One Piece with the Japanese releases.  They …Read the Rest

Eagle: The 2008 Election Edition Volume 4
July 4, 2009

Eagle: The 2008 Election Edition Volume 4

Eagle: The Making of an Asian American President Volume 4 By: Kaiji Kawaguchi Publisher: Viz Media Genre: Drama/Politics Age Rating: …Read the Rest

Whatever Happened to Basara Devil Kings?
July 3, 2009

Whatever Happened to Basara Devil Kings?

It is a sad day in Xanadu.  Having only just discovered the over-the-top manli-goodness that is Sengoku Barasra, aka Basara …Read the Rest

Shojo Beat – The Final 2
July 1, 2009

Shojo Beat – The Final 2

June and July 2009 mark the end of a four year run of Shojo Beat magazine.  Not that you could …Read the Rest

Manga On Demand
June 26, 2009

Manga On Demand

With the manga market getting tighter, we as readers will start to see some of our favorite titles get longer …Read the Rest

I Hate Being Good
June 24, 2009

I Hate Being Good

When times get tough, and bank accounts become lean, that’s when you have to start slashing the non-essentials from the …Read the Rest

Review: Dragonball Evolution Junior Novel
June 20, 2009

Review: Dragonball Evolution Junior Novel

Dragonball: Evolution Junior Novel Adapted by Stacia Deutsch & Rhody Cohon Publisher: Viz Media Age Rating: All Ages (9-12) Genre: …Read the Rest

Those Wacky Dads
June 19, 2009

Those Wacky Dads

For Mother’s Day, I wrote a post (and updated it) about Moms in manga and how they can affect the …Read the Rest

More Wishful Thinking
June 17, 2009

More Wishful Thinking

The sudden loss of Shojo Beat has left a real void in my manga reading.  Even if I didn’t get …Read the Rest

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