Bento Bako Lite: Comic Fans Post Lists of Fave Works

A few months back, media website The Hooded Utilitarian put out a call to bloggers, webcomic creators, editors, and retailers (and etc.) to answer the following question: What are the ten comics works you consider your favorite...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Meteor Prince volume 1

Title: Meteor Prince Author: Meca Tanaka Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 1, $9.99 Vintage: 2013 by Hakusensha, January 2015 by Viz Genre: Romantic comedy And I’m back! This time with a new manga from Viz ...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Ultraman volume 1

Title: Ultraman Author: Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi Publisher: Viz Media (Viz Signature) Volume: Volume 1, $12.99 Vintage: 2012 by Shogakukan, August 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Science fiction, action Decades after the...
by Kristin
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Anime Fest 2013: The Con

It’s that time of year again – Con Season! And like the past two years, I returned to Anime Fest for one of the best convention experiences around. Anime Fest has been a blast ever since I first ventured to my very firs...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: 20th Century Boys vol 15

Title: Naoki Urasawa’s 20th Century Boys Author: Naoki Urasawa Publisher: Viz Media (Viz Signature) Volume: Volume 15 (of 22), $12.99 Vintage: 2003 by Shogakukan in Japan, June 21, 2011 by Viz Media Genre: Science fiction...
by Kristin
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Manga Moveable Feast: That’s A Wrap

  And so comes the end of the August 2011 Manga Moveable Feast, celebrating Fumi Yoshinaga. I want to give a huge thank you to those of you who participated this week. It’s been a real joy exploring Fumi Yoshinaga wi...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Solfége & Don’t Say Anymore, Darling

It’s a Fumi Yoshinaga double feature today, as I look at two one-shot volumes from Digital Manga Publishing (both published on the Juné imprint).  The first is a bittersweet story of a singer and his voice teacher, Solf...
by Kristin
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BBB: My Grandpa’s Stories Can’t Be This Weird!

My Grandpa’s Stories Can’t Be This Weird! Publisher: Manga Box Story and Art: Kazuhiro Urata Domu Saito is your average 5th grader. Like any 5th grader, he’s getting to that age where he has trouble falling as...
by Drew
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Bento Bako Bonus: Rin!

Title: Rin! Author: Satoru Kannagi, art by Yukine Honami Publisher: Digital Manga Publishing (Juné) Volume: Volumes 1-3 (complete), $12.95 each Vintage: 2002-2004 by Tokuma Shoten Publishing in Japan, 2006-2007 by DMP Genre: Y...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Lite: Genkaku Picasso vol. 1

Title: Genkaku Picasso Author: Usamaru  Furuya Publisher: Viz Media (Shonen Jump) Volume: Volume 1 (of 3), $9.99 Vintage: 2008 by Shueisha in Japan, November 2010 by Viz Media Genre: Drama, art, psychological What would you do...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Oresama Teacher 3, Sakura Hime 3

Title: Oresama Teacher Author: Izumi Tsubaki Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 3 (ongoing), $9.99 Vintage: 2008 by Hakusensha in Japan, July 2011 by Viz Media Genre: Comedy [Volume 2 review.] Out of food and lack...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Black Bird 13 & Kimi ni Todoke 14

Title: Black Bird Author: Kanoko Sakurakouji Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 13 (ongoing), $9.99 Vintage: 2011 by Shogakukan, March 2012 by Viz Media Genre: Romance, supernatural [Volume 12 review.] Hoki has fi...
by Kristin
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