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BBW: Manga Quickies (Haikyu!, Cat Paradise, Idol Dreams)

And we’re back for some more short manga reviews! As usual, things have been busy on my end. Working at a comic book store is fun, but it’s also a lot of work, and keeping up with things other than manga. I’ve...
by Kristin
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BBW: Manga Quickies (QQ Sweeper, 7th Garden, Black Clover)

Greetings, manga fans! It’s been a while, and I’d like to offer my apologies. Between conventions, non-profit work, a new job, and freelancing, things have been really busy! To help with that, I’m experimentin...
by Kristin
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PR: One-Punch Man Anime to Premiere on Toonami

VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES THE BROADCAST PREMIERE OF ONE-PUNCH MAN ANIME SERIES ON ADULT SWIM Action Anime Series About A Superhero With A Knockout Punch, Based On Smash Hit Manga Title, Premieres On North American TV Later This M...
by Kristin
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Supporting an Industry That Doesn’t Support You [Opinion]

A Nancy Drew pitch was thrown out, even though it tested well, because it was “too female.” Agent Carter has been canceled. Supergirl was dropped by CBS (but has been picked up by CW). The writers of Iron Man 3 ...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Honey So Sweet volume 2

Title: Honey So Sweet Author: Amu Meguro Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 2, $9.99 Vintage: 2012 by Shueisha, April 2016 by Viz Media Genre: School romance [Review of volume 1] After a conversation with Onise, K...
by Kristin
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Kids Get in Free at Fan Expo Dallas

Complimentary Admission for Kids at Fan Expo Dallas Tons of Family-Friendly Attractions at June 3 – 5 Event Formerly Known as Dallas Comic Con DALLAS, May 25, 2016 – Texas’ most exciting event for kids, and those who are ...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Shuriken and Pleats volume 1

Title: Shuriken and Pleats Author: Matsuri Hino Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 1, $9.99 Vintage: 2015 by Hakusensha, March 2016 by Viz Media Genre: Drama Mikage Kirio is from a long line of skilled ninja and a...
by Kristin
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PR: UDON to release Persona 3 Manga in September

GET READY TO FACE YOUR TRUE SELF AND SURVIVE THE DARK HOUR WITH THE PERSONA 3 MANGA SERIES More action-packed, Shadow-slaying Persona goodness is coming your way later this year courtesy of UDON Entertainment Toronto, ON – ...
by Kristin
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Peter Capaldi Joins Star-Studded Line Up for Fan Expo Dallas

Doctor Who’s Peter Capaldi, Michelle Gomez, and Jenna Coleman Together for First Time Ever in North America at Fan Expo Dallas Texas’s Largest Gathering of Pop Culture Lovers Taking Over Dallas Convention Center for Three D...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun volume 1

Title: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun Author: Izumi Tsubaki (Oresama Teacher) Publisher: Yen Press Volume: Volume 1, $13.00 Vintage: 2012 by Square Enix, November 2015 by Yen Press Genre: 4-koma (four panel gag strip), comedy ...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Behind the Scenes volume 1

Title: Behind the Scenes!! Author: Bisco Hatori (Ouran High School Host Club) Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 1, $9.99 Vintage: 2015 by Hakusensha, February 2016 by Viz Media Genre: Comedy Ranmaru Kurisu thinks...
by Kristin
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Come to Dallas Comic Con Fan Days Feb 13-14 in Irving, TX

Get to the Heart of Pop Culture at Dallas Comic Con Fan Days Feb. 13-14 at Irving Convention Center DALLAS, Texas (February 1, 2016) – If you have a love for pop culture, then take your nerdy heart to a place where it can r...
by Kristin
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