BBB: Interview with Udon’s Stacy King, Manga Classics Editor

I have a special treat for you guys this week! UDON Entertainment, the publisher who brings us amazing video game art books and comics like Street Fighter, gave me the privilege of joining a blog tour to promote their Manga Cl...
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Bento Bako Weekly: My Love Story volume 5

Title: My Love Story Author: Kazune Kawahara (story), Aruko (art) Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 5, $9.99 Vintage: July 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Romantic comedy [Volume 4 review.] The school sports meet is ove...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Fragments of Horror

Title: Fragments of Horror Author: Junji Ito Publisher: Viz Media Volume: One-shot, $17.99 (HC) Vintage: 2014 by Asahi Shimbun, June 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Horror Eight short stories comprise this collection of horror tales. ...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Maid-sama volume 1 OB

Title: Maid-sama! Author: Hiro Fujiwara Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 1 omnibus (volumes 1-2), $14.99 Vintage: 2006-07 by Hakusensha, August 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Romantic comedy Misaki Ayuzawa attends a r...
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Bento Bako Weekly: The Demon Prince of Momochi House

Title: The Demon Prince of Momochi House Author: Aya Shouoto Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 1, $9.99 Vintage: 2013 by Kadokawa Shoten, July 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Supernatural, romance Himari Momochi’s...
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Bento Bako Weekly: The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

Title: The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Author: Shotaro Ishinomori Publisher: Viz Media (Perfect Square) Volume: One-shot (all-in-one, oversized, full color), $19.99 Vintage: 1993 by Shogakukan, May 2015 by Viz Media, or...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Master Keaton volume 3

Title: Master Keaton Author: Naoki Urasawa (original story by Hokusei Katsushika) Publisher: Viz Media (Viz Signature) Volume: Volume 3 omnibus, $19.99 Vintage:  June 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Detective, mystery [Volume 2 revi...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Master Keaton volume 2

Title: Master Keaton Author: Naoki Urasawa (original story by Hokusei Katsushika) Publisher: Viz Media (Viz Signature) Volume: Volume 2 omnibus, $19.99 Vintage:  March 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Detective, mystery [Volume 1 rev...
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Fan Expo Presents: Dallas Comic-Con 2015

On May 29-31, 2015, Fan Expo Dallas was held at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, TX. This was the second year for the event at the new location, but this year was not shared with a simultaneous convention – the ent...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Kiss of the Rose Princess volumes 2-4

Title: Kiss of the Rose Princess Author: Aya Shouoto Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volumes 2, 3, and 4, $9.99 Vintage: 2009-2010 by Kadokawa Shoten; January, March, and May 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Romantic comedy, ...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Tokyo Ghoul volume 1

Title: Tokyo Ghoul Author: Sui Ishida Publisher: Viz Media (Viz Signature) Volume: Volume 1, $12.99 Vintage: 2011 by Shueisha, June 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Action, horror Ken Kaneki loves to read, especially horror and mystery...
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Bento Bako Weekly: So Cute it Hurts volume 1

Title: So Cute it Hurts! Author: Go Ikeyamada Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 1, $9.99 Vintage: 2012 by Shogakukan, June 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Romantic comedy Twins Megumu (Mego) and Mitsuru couldn’t b...
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