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INTERVIEW: Frederik L. Schodt on How You Can Submit to the Japan International Manga Award

INTERVIEW: Frederik L. Schodt on How You Can Submit to the Japan International Manga Award INTERVIEW: Frederik L. Schodt on How You Can Submit to the Japan International Manga Award

INTERVIEW: Frederik L. Schodt on How You Can Submit to the Japan International Manga Award

Frederik L. Schodt is an author and translator who once worked with Osamu Tezuka and who published the groundbreaking book Manga! Manga! Right now he’s helping out the Japan International Manga Award and getting ready to do a special event with Matt Alt on manga’s …Read more  »

INTERVIEW: How Chalk Art Manga Offers a New Step-by-Step Guide for Expression

INTERVIEW: How Chalk Art Manga Offers a New Step-by-Step Guide for Expression INTERVIEW: How Chalk Art Manga Offers a New Step-by-Step Guide for Expression

INTERVIEW: How Chalk Art Manga Offers a New Step-by-Step Guide for Expression

Disclosure: Author Danica Davidson is a regular contributor to Otaku USA.  This week marks the launch of Chalk Art Manga: A Step-by-Step Guide, the latest how-to collaboration between writer Danica Davidson and professional mangaka Rena Saiya. The pair have pulled from their experience with the …Read more  »

INTERVIEW: Alissa Sallah on Her New Comic Weeaboo, Fandom Backlash, and Growing Up on Anime

INTERVIEW: Alissa Sallah on Her New Comic Weeaboo, Fandom Backlash, and Growing Up on Anime INTERVIEW: Alissa Sallah on Her New Comic Weeaboo, Fandom Backlash, and Growing Up on Anime

INTERVIEW: Alissa Sallah on Her New Comic Weeaboo, Fandom Backlash, and Growing Up on Anime

Alissa Sallah is a writer and artist with comics, illustration, and animation to her name, and her latest release is Weeaboo, available on November 17 from Oni Press. Equal parts heartfelt and humorous, the comic’s narrative covers everything from cosplay to identity, and Alissa was nice …Read more  »