Happy NANA Day 2016!

NANA © 1999 by Yazawa Manga Seisakusho/SHUEISHA Inc.
NANA, Vol. 7 by Ai YAZAWA.
NANA © 1999 by Yazawa Manga Seisakusho/SHUEISHA Inc.

“I wanted to appear strong and graceful in your eyes. Like a manga heroine, who’s too perfect to be real.”

– Nana Ozaki from NANA by Ai Yazawa.

Another year, another July 7th, another NANA Day. 

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Anime Expo 2015: My Most Wanted

What were your favorite announcements from Anime Expo 2015?

Not too many people asked this year. I suspect they think I only watch K- and J-dramas these days. (Not true!) But I’ve missed writing about anime and manga, so here are the acquisitions that made me cheer out loud as I watched my social feeds and opened the press releases.

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