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My Week in Manga: November 9-November 15, 2015

My News and Reviews Last week was the first week of the temporary adjustment in my posting schedule at Experiments in Manga. I’ve got a lot going on right now and not enough time to do everything that I need to or would like. Hopefully I’ll have some good news to share soon, though! (I […]

Manga the Week of 11/18

SEAN: Next week sees the release of Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun from Yen Press. And some other books, I guess. ASH: Woo! SEAN: We’ll start with the 2nd omnibus of Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service from Dark Horse, which if you haven’t read the series yet, and aren’t already getting Nozaki-kun, is well worth your time. ASH: […]

My Week in Manga: November 2-November 8, 2015

My News and Reviews Keeping this short and sweet because boy do I have a lot of stuff going on right now! Last week at Experiments in manga the Barakamon manga giveaway winner was announced. The post also includes a list of manga with prominent countryside settings for anyone interested in exploring some of what […]

Manga the Week of 11/11

SEAN: Good news! Every week in November has an absurd amount of manga coming out – except next week! Bad news – the Manga Bookshelf team is going to be finding pick of the week very hard, I suspect. Kodansha has a spinoff of Fairy Tail called Fairy Girls, which, as you may have guessed, […]

My Week in Manga: October 26-November 1, 2015

My News and Reviews A few different things were posted at Experiments in Manga last week. The most recent manga giveaway is currently underway, for one, and here’s still time to enter for a chance to win Barakamon, Volume 1 by Satsuki Yoshino. Last week I reviewed Vinland Saga, Omnibus 6 by Makoto Yukimura. The […]

Manga the Week of 11/4

SEAN: I’ve gone on lately about how much manga is coming out lately, but November is really going to try a wallet’s soul. Let’s start with a huge first week, mostly from Viz. Kodansha debuts a new series, Livingstone, that ran in the seinen magazine Morning. The artist is better known for Deadman Wonderland. It’s […]

Manga Giveaway: Barakamon Giveaway

October has been a busy month at work for me, so I’m glad to see it wrapping up, but even better is the fact that it means it’s time for another manga giveaway here at Experiments in Manga! This month you’ll all have the chance to win a copy of Satsuki Yoshino’s Barakamon, Volume 1 […]

My Week in Manga: October 19-October 25, 2015

My News and Reviews I posted a couple of different things at Experiments in Manga last week in addition to the usual My Week in Manga feature. Having recently read and enjoyed Yukito Ayatsuji’s debut novel The Decagon House Murders, I made a point to finally get around to reading and reviewing his first novel […]

Random Musings: A Moment of Respite in Kohske’s Gangsta

Gangsta is an ongoing manga series created by Kohske that began serialization in Japan in 2011. The collected volumes of the manga are being published in English by Viz Media under its Signature imprint. So far, I have been loving the series. Although the manga features a large and diverse cast of characters, the story […]

Manga the Week of 10/28

SEAN: Bad news. There’s 31 titles shipping next week. Good news: I’m not getting too many of them, so it’s not crippling for me. What’s happening next week, anyway? I haven’t seen an 801 Media title in forever, but Amazon lists Magical Warriors: Chocolat & Pudding as coming out next week. Which sounds like a […]

My Week in Manga: October 12-October 18, 2015

My News and Reviews It was a two-review week at Experiments in Manga last week. First off, I reviewed the third and final volume of Hide and Seek by Yaya Sakuragi, which I enjoyed immensely. In general, I tend to like Sakuragi’s boys’ love manga, but I think that Hide and Seek has probably become […]

Manga the Week of 10/21

SEAN: Even though this is the quietest week of a big month… it’s still fairly big. Dark Horse has a third volume of Oreimo: Kuroneko, for those who wanted a better ending than the canonical one, i.e. everyone. Kodansha has the debut of a new shoujo series, L♥DK. It’s the sort I describe as a […]

My Week in Manga: October 5-October 11, 2015

My News and Reviews Last week was a slower week at Experiments in Manga, but I am steadily coming to terms with the fact that I’m leading an increasingly busy life and that it’s okay to have slow blogging weeks. (Though I still wish I had the time to read and write more.) Anyway, last […]

Manga the Week of 10/14

SEAN: It’s the week of NYCC, so let’s keep this Manga the Week of short and sweet. Dark Horse has a 10th Lone Wolf and Cub omnibus. ASH: I really need to sit down and catch up with Lone Wolf and Cub now that it’s being released in an edition I can actually read… SEAN: […]

My Week in Manga: September 28-October 4, 2015

My News and Reviews A few different things were posted at Experiments in Manga last week. First of all, it’s time for the most recent monthly giveaway. The winner will be announced on Wednesday, so you all still have a chance to enter to win the first volume of Madoka Takadono and Utako Yukihiro’s Devils […]