Here’s what you may have missed at Manga Bookshelf last week, July 29th-August 4th!
After the previous week’s outpouring of CLAMP, last week belonged to Manga Bookshelf’s regular contributors and their diverse collection of topics.
From the main blog:
The Battle Robot shared our Pick of the Week and filed a new installment of Bookshelf Briefs.
On August 1st (aka “Yaoi Day”), I blogged about BL manga and privilege.
Matt Blind checked out online manga bestsellers from the weeks ending July 8th, July 15th, and July 22nd.
This month in “Magazine no Mori,” Erica Friedman talked about the “slightly eccentric” Young King Ours.
In the latest installment of “It Came from the Sinosphere,” Sara K. shared her thoughts on Jin Yong’s wuxia novel The Fox Volant of Snow Mountain.
Anna, Emily, Eva, and Nancy take on the K-drama Big in their latest edition of “Bringing the Drama.”
In last week’s “Combat Commentary,” Derek Bown gave us an overview of the fighting in One Piece.
Angela Eastman compared the novel and graphic novel versions of Darren Shan’s Cirque Du Freak in her latest “Comic Conversion” column.
And guest contributor Justin Stroman talks about Olympic gymnast Kouhei Uchimura in Manga, and the Olympic Inspiration.
From The Manga Critic:
Kate reported on Vertical’s license announcements from Otakon and VIZ’s summer manga sale, and reviewed volumes 3-5 of Dawn of the Arcana.
From A Case Suitable for Treatment:
Sean reviewed Soul Eater Not!, Vol. 1 and Jiu Jiu, Vol. 1. He also took a look at Manga the Week of 8/8, and shared some news about the upcoming Looney Tunes Platinum Collection 2.
Brigid’s linkblogging last week included Looking back at Kodansha’s first year and Happy Yaoi Day!