Monthly Archives: October 2013

NYCC Manga License Announcements

Lots of good manga license announcements were made at Comic-Con in New York over the past two days.  For a full listing of the announcements please go of Anime News Network: Vertical: Announcement 1/ Announcement 2Kodansha USA: Announcement 1/ Announcement 2/ Announcement 3VizYen Press This blog posting will only cover licensing announcements that matter to Crimson Flower Readers. Vertical: “Attack

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Manga Review: Voice Over! Seiyu Academy

Title: Voice Over! Seiyu AcademyArtist/Author: Maki MinamiPublisher: Viz (Shoujo Beat)ISBN:  9781421559704 Purchase: Amazon / Barnes & Noble (Also Available Digitally) Initial Impressions:I approached this skeptically because I’m tired of reading “I wanna become an idol” manga. I only picked it up because Holanio and Sora from Tumblr seemed to be really excited about it.  The first chapter was lackluster, but

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What I Read Last Week: "Dictatorial Grimoire" Volume 1

Title: Dictatorial Gimoire — CinderellaMangaka: Ayumi KanouISBN:  978-1-937867-93-5Purchase:  Amazon/ Barnes & Noble Initial Impressions —Oh, I remember this from Comic Gene. I was looking into making this an OS project, until I started to translate it and got bored within the first 10 pages. Maybe in English, since I don’t have to fight the Japanese, it’ll be better.  The artwork

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