I need a job so I wanna be a mangaka writer

Dragon Ball Z, Slam Dunk, Bleach, Hajime no Ippo.  Most shonen series are based on physical activities like sports or fighting.  Surprisingly, the general shonen formula can also work well with a non-physical activity.  In Bakuman,  J.C. Staff and NHK successfully tell a shonen-style story about two aspiring manga creators.  The result is an interesting show… Continue reading I need a job so I wanna be a mangaka writer

Autumn ’10 impressions

Welcome to yet another autumn run-down! Everything is loosely ranked into a makeshift top 10 and we’ve tried to keep our impressions short and to the point, but if there’s anything you want clarified, feel free to question us (and our opinions) in the comments. We’ve missed out certain series because they are sequels to… Continue reading Autumn ’10 impressions