Makoto Ogino, who died of renal failure on 29th April, spent his whole life preoccupied with the wheel of karma. On the day of his very first sale, his father, an education officer responsible for censuring unsuitable books, pleaded with him not to become the sort of manga creator whose works would get denounced in […]
Back in the tail end of summer last year we began releasing the popular series Twin Star Exorcists on Blu-ray and DVD! Since then, admittedly it’s been far longer for the next volumes to arrive than originally anticipated (sorry!) but the time is nearly here for you to add the remaining parts of the series to […]
By Jonathan Clements. A fandom, writes Aaron Schwabach, “is the most powerful marketing tool a work of fiction can have.” Grow the right kind of grass-roots support, and authors can discover that works advertise themselves, that word-of-mouth becomes stronger than paid advertising. But fandoms can develop a sense of entitlement to the stories they read. […]
We know there are lot of Sword Art Online fans out waiting to be able to add the next instalment of the franchise to their collection, and today we’re happy to bring you details on what to expect from a spin-off series of the franchise, Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online! It’s the first anime […]
By Jonathan Clements. Masami Toku’s collection International Perspectives on Shojo and Shojo Manga: The Impact of Girl Culture might contain a couple of doubtful inclusions and off-the-wall tangents, but still outperforms many similar books in terms of its sheer usefulness and educational value.