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Review: A Devil and Her Love Song, Volume 1

Lori Henderson
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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 [...]

Vertical licensing news

Katherine Dacey
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At this weekend’s MangaNEXT convention, Vertical, Inc. announced that it would be adding two new manga to its 2012 line-up. The first is The Limit, a shojo drama about a group of girls whose lives are turned upside down by a terrifying event on a school trip. Creator Keiko Suenobu is no stranger to dark [...]

Links: Girls rule!

Katherine Dacey
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Shojo manga made an especially strong showing on this week’s New York Times Manga Best Seller list, with volumes of Black Bird, Codename: Sailor V, Princess Knight, and Sailor Moon all posting robust numbers. Looking at the Times’ other lists, the fourth volume of Kazu Kibushi’s Amulet series continues to sell briskly, as does the [...]

Kodansha to publish new edition of Sailor Moon

Katherine Dacey
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Everything old is new again — at least when it comes to shojo manga, that is! On March 4th, VIZ Media announced that it would be re-issuing X (also known as X/1999), an epic, eighteen-volume series by CLAMP that’s been out of print for years. Not to be outdone, Dark Horse followed VIZ’s announcement with [...]