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Debate: Does the “Artist Tax” Negate Pirating?
Recently, my best friend came to visit me for a week and -as is tradition whenever we see each other- we marathoned a show together. This time we settled on watching Princess Jellyfish, one of my favorite anime, despite the … Continue reading
Posted in Discussion, manga, opinion Tagged A Bride's Story, anime, artist tax, debate, industry, Kuragehime, manga, piracy, Princess Jellyfish, publishing, Saint Young Men, scanlations 12 Comments
The Perfect Manga Editing Scenario
You’ll have to forgive me for this post, it may seem a little off-balance because it’s part-rant, part-nostalgia for me. I also point fingers, but please be aware that more than one company is guilty, and most of the time … Continue reading
Posted in Discussion, manga, opinion Tagged adaptation, copy-editing, editing, lettering, manga, publishing 9 Comments
MMF: Do Manga Editors Dream of Tezuka Sheep?
It’s very common on manga blogs to talk about the series you dream of seeing printed in English. Nearly every manga blogger does it. It’s an easy feature to write up and readers seem to love getting exposed to unfamiliar … Continue reading
Posted in manga, opinion Tagged Black Jack, Buddha, manga, MW, Nanairo Inko, Ode to Kirihito, Osamu Tezuka, Princess Knight, publishing, Rainbow Parakeet, Rose of Versailles, Solanin, X 11 Comments
Discussion: How Do You Feel About Kickstarter Manga?
Well folks, despite the closure of Bandai Entertainment and the downsizing of Media Blasters, there is some good news for manga in the early weeks of 2012! Yesterday, Digital Manga Publishing announced a new Kickstarter campaign to finance the publication … Continue reading
Posted in Discussion, manga, news, opinion Tagged Barbara, Digital Manga Publishing, Kickstarter, manga, Osamu Tezuka, publishing, Swallowing the Earth 2 Comments
I Miss Tokyopop, Sort Of
This post, in its original incarnation was a stupid rant about how I can’t find more work in the manga industry right now. I thought about publishing it today and decided against it because it was just me whining. Then … Continue reading
Posted in Discussion, manga, news, opinion Tagged facebook, Hetalia, publishing, tokyopop 26 Comments
Life of a (Rookie) Editor: Learn By Doing
“Learn by doing” is the motto of my alma mater, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo. You’ve probably never heard of the place, but that’s alright. Cal Poly, as everyone calls it, is a very practical school. In fact, the … Continue reading
Posted in Discussion, manga, opinion Tagged experience, industry, internships, life of a rookie editor, manga, professionals, publishing, working in manga 3 Comments
Discussion: Manga on Free Comic Book Day
In case you didn’t know, Free Comic Book Day is this Saturday. Free Comic Book Day is one of those fun quasi-holidays that I look forward to every year just because I like comics and scoring free samples of comics I … Continue reading
Posted in comics, manga, opinion Tagged FCBD, Free Comic Book Day, James Patterson, manga, publishing, Svetlana Chmakova, Witch and Wizard, Yen Press 20 Comments