Posts Tagged ‘Manga’

So Many Lums

Posted by on February 3rd, 2010 at 6:52 PM

This is fun.  Each volume of the newest edition of Rumiko Takahashi’s classic slapstick romantic comedy Urusei Yatsura includes a pinup by a different manga artist.  Here are thumbnails of all 31 illustrations, each depicting bikini-clad alien demon girl Lum:

Kinukitty Reviews Very Bad Yaoi

Posted by on February 3rd, 2010 at 9:44 AM

Kinukitty on Kairi Shimotsuki’s Madness

Neither New Nor Manga — Discuss

Posted by on February 2nd, 2010 at 9:14 AM

I review The Mammoth Book of Best New Manga at the Hooded Utilitarian.

Adam Stephanides Reads All of xxxHolic So You Don’t Have To

Posted by on January 31st, 2010 at 3:56 PM

Suat Destroys Evening Calm, Mangles Cherry Blossoms

Posted by on January 27th, 2010 at 4:09 AM

Suat reviews Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms. He doesn’t like it.

Kinukitty on Sense and Sexuality

Posted by on January 26th, 2010 at 12:21 PM

Kinukitty reviews the yaoi manga Sense and Sexuality.

Breaking News: Manga Critics Not Nice!

Posted by on January 25th, 2010 at 12:23 PM

Suat claimed in last weeks xxxholic roundtable that manga critics are too nice. One manga critic disabuses him.

That’s going to leave a mark.

Kate Dacey on xxxHolic

Posted by on January 21st, 2010 at 12:24 PM

Kate Dacey argues that xxxholic works as goofy metacommentary.

Also, Vom Marlowe apologizes for not having a roundtable on the whole bloody thing.

xxxPorn

Posted by on January 20th, 2010 at 7:01 PM

That’s crossover porn, the subject of my contribution to our ongoing xxxholic roundtable.

Fight at the xxxHolic roundtable!

Posted by on January 20th, 2010 at 10:54 AM

Over at the Hooded Utilitarian, Suat upbraids his fellow Utilitarians for not disliking xxxholic with sufficient enthusiasm. He also provides a nice gallery of ukiyo-e prints. Finally, Richard Cook weighs in with another of the lukewarm condemnations that Suat finds

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