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Review: Moon and Blood, volumes 1-2

Lori Henderson
Moon and Blood 1

Sayaka is a cheerful, outgoing girl, the complete opposite of the new house guest staying with her family, Kai Kuryuu. He’s handsome, aloof, and a complete mystery. But the more Sayaka tries to get closer to him, the more he pushes her away. Will she be able to reach him? More importantly, should she? Kai [...]

Review: A Devil and Her Love Song, Volume 1

Lori Henderson
a devil and her love song 1

How do you learn to like other people when you don’t even like yourself? Making new friends is hard enough without the added personal issues. But that is Maria Kawai’s dilemma. Expelled from her old school, she must start over at Totsuka High. But fitting in isn’t her strong point, as her razor sharp tongue [...]

Manga Moveable Feast: Discussion: Graphic Novel Reporter’s Core Manga for Kids List

Snow Wildsmith
litp1

Snow: One of the biggest issues librarians face is how to determine what titles are for what age ranges. There are many factors that go into decisions about age appropriateness, such as content, intended audience, theme, appeal factors, etc. The staff at Good Comics for Kids feels that the Manga Moveable Feast week—which just wrapped [...]

Manga Movable Feast: Yotsuba&! and the Question of Appeal

Robin Brenner
Yotsuba volume 1

During this week’s Manga Movable Feast, everyone’s been talking about the fact that in Japan, Yotsuba&! is published in a magazine intended for adult men.  For many reviewers, the fact that they know that the title is intended for an adult audience has led them to ask why Yotsuba&! is being considered as an appealing [...]

Manga Movable Feast: Reviewing Kids Manga Roundtable

Robin Brenner
tokyomewmew1

As we are hosting the Manga Movable Feast this month taking a look at kids manga, we all thought this was a great time to share the joys and difficulties of reviewing manga for kids.  A lot of questions come up when reviewing for kids, especially as all of us are a significant number of [...]

Manga Moveable Feast: Interview: Traci Todd, VIZ Kids

Snow Wildsmith
pdapa

As part of our participation in this month’s Manga Moveable Feast—which is focused on manga for children, specifically Yotsuba&! by Kiyohiko Azuma (published by Yen Press)—we thought we’d speak with Traci Todd, Senior Editor of VIZ Kids. Traci started at VIZ in May of 2008. Before that she was a children’s editor at Chronicle Books [...]

Manga Movable Feast: Kids’ Table Archive

Robin Brenner

From your hosts Good Manga for Kids, January 2010 (Yotsuba&! vol. 6-7) Interview: Traci Todd, VIZ Kids Manga Movable Feast: Discussion: Graphic Novel Reporter’s Core Manga for Kids List Manga Movable Feast: Kids’ Table Introduction Manga Movable Feast: Reviewing Kids Manga Roundtable Manga Movable Feast: Yotsuba&! and the Question of Appeal Watch This Space! The Manga [...]

Manga Movable Feast: Kids’ Table Introduction!

Robin Brenner

Welcome to the Manga Movable Feast: Kids’ Table! For this week, bloggers, commentators, and reviewers will be discussing Yotsuba&! by Kiyohiko Azuma from Yen Press plus one kids friendly manga title of their choice.  For more on the Mange Movable Feast, please check out the call for entries here.  Participants, please send your links to entries [...]

Watch this space: The Manga Movable Feast is here!

Robin Brenner
Yotsuba volume 1

Starting next Monday, August 29th, we will be hosting a special installment of the Manga Movable Feast zeroing in on kids manga. What is the Manga Movable Feast?  For one week, a wide assortment of reviewers, bloggers, and commentators agree to discuss one manga title.  The brain child of the first host, David Welsh over [...]