Bento Bako Lite: House of Five Leave volume 6 (MMF)

Title: House of Five Leaves Author: Natsume Ono Publisher: Viz Media (Sig IKKI) Volume: Volume 6 (of 8), $12.99 Vintage: 2009 by Shogakukan, March 2012 by Viz Media Genre: Historical drama [Volume 5 review.] Masanosuke’s ...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Celebrating Viz Signature (MMF)

This April, the manga blogging community is celebrating the Viz Media Viz Signature (and Sig IKKI) line. The Viz Signature line (formerly the Editor’s Choice line) features a not insignificant amount of fantastic titles, ...
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Bento Bako Bonus: No Longer Human 2 (MMF)

Title: No Longer Human Author: Usamaru Furuya Publisher: Vertical Inc. Volume: Volume 2 (of three), $10.95 Vintage: 2010 by Shinchosha Publishing Co., December 2011 by Vertical Inc. Genre: Psychological drama [Volume 1 review.]...
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Bento Bako Lite: Tesoro (MMF)

Title: Tesoro Author: Natsume Ono Publisher: Viz Media (Sig IKKI) Volume: One-shot, $12.99 Vintage: 2008 (as a collection) by Shogakukan, November 15, 2011 by Viz Media Genre: Slice-of-life, short stories [This review is part o...
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Bento Bako Weekly: not simple (MMF)

Title: not simple Author: Natsume Ono Publisher: Viz Media (Sig IKKI) Volume: One-shot, $14.99 Vintage: 2006 by Shogakukan, January 2010 by Viz Media Genre: Slice-of-life, drama [This review is part of November’s Manga Mo...
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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...
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Manga Moveable Feast: The Women of Ōoku Part 2

Welcome to the last official day of the August 2011 Manga Moveable Feast, celebrating Fumi Yoshinaga. I will do a wrap up post, so I can accommodate the stragglers, and post some final thoughts, on Monday. This is my last featu...
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Manga Moveable Feast: The Women of Ōoku Part 1

Well, this was turning into a bigger undertaking than I had imagined (and also, Friday was Debbie Reynolds’s birthday on TCM), so I’m turning this into a two-parter (though the second part should be much shorter). W...
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Manga Moveable Feast: Yoshinaga Favorites

Welcome to Day 5 of the Manga Moveable Feast celebrating Fumi Yoshinaga! Today I’m going to highlight some favorite picks. I’m completely unable to separate out favorite titles by Yoshinaga, so instead I’m goi...
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Manga Moveable Feast: Yoshinaga and Boys’ Love

Welcome to day four of the August 2011 Manga Moveable Feast celebrating the works of Fumi Yoshinaga. Today, Linda of animemiz’s scribblings is taking over the feature column for me with a look at Yoshinaga’s entries...
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Bento Bako Lite: Gerard & Jacques (MMF)

Welcome to day three of the August 2011 Manga Moveable Feast, featuring Fumi Yoshinaga! Some of my favorite works of Fumi Yoshinaga (though I believe we’ve established they are all my favorites) are her historical romance...
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Manga Moveable Feast: The Many Faces of Fumi Yoshinaga

The Many Faces of Yoshinaga Welcome to the second day of the August 2011 Fumi Yoshinaga Manga Moveable Feast! For new posts from around the web, please scroll to the bottom of the page. Or see the anchor page for a full, update...
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