Tag: manga

The Manga Guide to Statistics

Print Reviews

Like statistics AND steamy Japanese art? This guide from Shin Takahashi and Trend-pro Co. may be a little bit light on the hot-and-heavy, but Carl F Gauze finds space for it on his bookshelf.

Death Note (Desu Nōto)

Screen Reviews

The first of two live-action films based on the manga/anime/videogame, Death Note, is now available on DVD. It ain’t no Sin City, says Phil Bailey.

Ping Pong

Screen Reviews

Tokyoite Heather Lorusso , no stranger to a game or two of ping pong herself, falls for Fumihiko Sori’s film adaptation of this popular manga series. What I want to know is, how does it stack up against Balls of Fury?

jlist.com

Screen Reviews

Where can you buy fine Japanese merchandise without paying hefty import fees? Phil Bailey takes a look at jlist.com, a site with a wide variety of unusual merchandise for the Japanophile.

Essence

Print Reviews

Best known for his work on the anime Serial Experiments: Lain, Yoshitoshi ABe gets a beautiful showcase for his art in the new book, Essence. Phil Bailey takes a close look at the manga masterpiece.

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