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.
Weekend Rerun Review: St. Lunatic High School Volume 1
March 28, 2009

Weekend Rerun Review: St. Lunatic High School Volume 1

St. Lunatic High School Volume 1 By Majiko! Publisher: Tokyopop Rating: Teen Genre: Horror/Comedy Price: $9.99 Rating: ISBN: 1-59816-944-7 Forced …Read the Rest

Takahashi – Unflipped and Supersized
March 22, 2009

Takahashi – Unflipped and Supersized

Viz has been a great supporter of manga in the US. They were among the first companies to bring translated …Read the Rest

Manga Drive-Bys
March 21, 2009

Manga Drive-Bys

These are just quick impressions of manga I read during the week.  I’ll come up with full reviews some day.  …Read the Rest

Shopping Alert!
March 19, 2009

Shopping Alert!

Yes the economy is bad, but tax refunds are going out (got my Fed already), so Bookcloseouts.com is ready with …Read the Rest

Ask Manga Mom: Drawing Manga Edition
March 14, 2009

Ask Manga Mom: Drawing Manga Edition

Trinity writes: How can we make a manga online? And is there any deccent free things that teaches you how …Read the Rest

Where'd that Paycheck Go?
March 12, 2009

Where'd that Paycheck Go?

I was pleasantly surprised when I got this month’s Previews catalog.  There are actually books (not just manga) that look …Read the Rest

Ask Manga Mom – Peach Fuzz Edition
March 11, 2009

Ask Manga Mom – Peach Fuzz Edition

Jay Karlson writes: First, a comment: THANK YOU for adding an “All Ages” section. My 8 year old daughter loves …Read the Rest

Digital Review: Orange Crows Volume 1
March 8, 2009

Digital Review: Orange Crows Volume 1

Orange Crows Volume 1 By: James Perry II and Ryo Kawakami Publisher: Tokyopop Age Rating: 13+ Genre: Fantasy Price: $10.99 …Read the Rest

Previews Waffling
March 4, 2009

Previews Waffling

I haven’t done this for a while, and last month’s Previews had some tough choices for me, so I thought …Read the Rest

The Pitfalls of Being a Reviewer
March 2, 2009

The Pitfalls of Being a Reviewer

Being a reviewer isn’t as easy as it sounds.  Sure, anyone can write “That manga sucks”, or “This manga totally …Read the Rest

Wonder(Con)ing
February 26, 2009

Wonder(Con)ing

An announcement arrived in my inbox today saying that Viz was going to have a booth at Wondercon this weekend …Read the Rest

Crossing Over
February 24, 2009

Crossing Over

I really enjoy Matsuri Akino’s manga.  Pet Shop of Horrors is what hooked me.  Then I checked out the other …Read the Rest

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