Category Archives: Articles

Trading Manga for Scanlations?
October 12, 2009

Trading Manga for Scanlations?

I’ve written before about how much I enjoy manga trading.  It’s a great way to try out a series or …Read the Rest

Let The System Work
October 9, 2009

Let The System Work

I have mixed feelings about this. Dragon Ball is being reviewed for it’s content in a Maryland school district because …Read the Rest

Refining Age Ratings
October 5, 2009

Refining Age Ratings

This was brought up as a comment on twitter, but was also something I’d been thinking about.  Books rated All …Read the Rest

Why OEL Adaptations Matter
September 30, 2009

Why OEL Adaptations Matter

Back in 2008, I wrote a post about subtitles helping my younger daughter to read.  While the subtitles did help …Read the Rest

Astrono-manga
September 28, 2009

Astrono-manga

This year, 2009, has been proclaimed the International Year of Astronomy.  Four hundred years ago, Galileo Galilei first put a …Read the Rest

What's In A Name?
September 7, 2009

What's In A Name?

A short conversation came up on Twitter about whether Japanese names should be translated.  I found some of the point …Read the Rest

Why I Like Osamu Tezuka’s Manga
August 24, 2009

Why I Like Osamu Tezuka’s Manga

A few weeks ago on Twitter, there was a discussion about Osamu Tezuka’s manga and whether he deserves the title …Read the Rest

Property Taste Test
August 21, 2009

Property Taste Test

A few days ago on Twitter, @debaoki mentioned she liked Animal Academy, an all ages title from Tokyopop, and thought …Read the Rest

Manga For Sale
August 17, 2009

Manga For Sale

I’ve put my Inuyasha manga collection up on Ebay.  I need to make some space, and little extra money never …Read the Rest

Breakin’ It Down: Viz Media
August 17, 2009

Breakin’ It Down: Viz Media

Viz Media’s solicitations for October and November seemed outrageous as I went through the latest Previews.  They solicited 46 volumes …Read the Rest

Digital Review: Rin-ne Volume 1
August 14, 2009

Digital Review: Rin-ne Volume 1

RIN-NE Volume 1 By Rumiko Takahashi Publisher: Viz Media Age Rating: Teen Genre: Supernatural/Comedy Price: $9.99/Free online Rating: Ever since …Read the Rest

I Just Don't Get It
July 31, 2009

I Just Don't Get It

I’ve been going on a lot about the Twilight/Fanboy debate, mainly because it really irks me.  But the reason for …Read the Rest

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