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2007 Best Manga List - Continuing Series - About Manga
What were the best current manga series for 2007? See About.com's Manga picks for the best continuing manga series that released new volumes this year, including Naruto, Bleach, Emma and Nodame Cantabile. Awards include best continuing shojo manga series, best shonen manga series, best seinen manga, best josei manga and even the first annual Worst Excuse for Manga Award.

10 San Diego Comic-Con Survival Tips - About Manga
Attending San Diego Comic-Con is a lot of fun, but a little advance planning can make the difference between aggravation and satisfaction. See my time-tested San Diego Comic-Con survival tips and make the most out of your trip to America's biggest and best comics, sci-fi, games and collectibles show.

Interview: F.J. DeSanto - About Manga
Read an interview with producer and writer F.J. DeSanto, co-author of a new adaptation of Shotaro Ishinomori's classic manga, Cyborg 009. DeSanto explains his life-long fascination with Ishinomori's manga, his plans for the graphic novel, and a new live-action film adaptation of this perennial shonen manga sci-fi series.

Interview: F.J. DeSanto - Author of Cyborg 009
Read an interview with producer and writer F.J. DeSanto, co-author of a new adaptation of Shotaro Ishinomori's classic manga, Cyborg 009. DeSanto explains his life-long fascination with Ishinomori's manga, his plans for the graphic novel, and a new live-action film adaptation of this perennial shonen manga sci-fi series. Page 2.

Interview: Matt Alt and Hiroko Yoda - Page 3 - About Manga
Take a look at Matt Alt's final word about yokai in this interview with him and Hiroko Yoda. Page 3.

Interview: Matt Alt and Hiroko Yoda - About Manga
Read an interview with Matt Alt and Hiroko Yoda, the authors of Yokai Attack!, a field guide to Japanese yokai, monsters, spirits and demons.

Interview: Matt Alt and Hiroko Yoda - Page 2 - About Manga
Matt Alt and Hiroko Yoda talk about the spookier side of Japanese folklore in this interview. Page 2.

Making a Living in Manga: Part 3 - About Manga
Do many would-be manga artists have the skills to pay the bills? That is, are they creating publication-ready, professional quality work? Do they have the business and marketing smarts to sell themselves and their work? I posed this question to comics professionals, publishers, creators and pundits, and got some interesting responses on Twitter. See what comics creators like Adam Warren, and Jamie Lynn Lano had to say in this lively online discussion.

How Art Schools are Failing Manga Artists
Do many would-be manga artists have the skills to pay the bills? That is, are they creating publication-ready, professional quality work? Do they have the business and marketing smarts to sell themselves and their work? I posed this question to comics professionals, publishers, creators and pundits, and got some interesting responses on Twitter. See what comics creators like Adam Warren, and Jamie Lynn Lano had to say in this lively online discussion. Page 2.

Making a Living in Manga: Part 3 - About Manga
Do many would-be manga artists have the skills to pay the bills? That is, are they creating publication-ready, professional quality work? Do they have the business and marketing smarts to sell themselves and their work? I posed this question to comics professionals, publishers, creators and pundits, and got some interesting responses on Twitter. See what comics creators like Adam Warren, and Jamie Lynn Lano had to say in this lively online discussion. Page 3.

Making a Living in Manga: Part 2 - About Manga
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Making a Living in Manga: Part 2 - Does OEL Manga Try Too Hard?
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Making a Living in Manga- "Real" or "Fake" Manga: The OEL Dilemma
If it's made in America, what makes it 'manga?' Or are these labels just getting in the way of what we're really beginning to see: American comics evolving toward a hybrid, cross-cultural style? I posed this question to comics professionals, publishers, creators and pundits, and got some interesting responses on Twitter. See what comics creators like Kosen, Fred Gallagher, and Jamie Lynn Lano, and retailers/pundits/comics experts like Chris Butcher and Jason Thompson had to say in this lively online discussion. Page 3.

Doujinshi - About Manga
What is doujinshi? Essentially, it's fan-created manga or Japanese comics, but it's much more than that. Learn about the origins of Japanese fan-created comics and the otaku culture that it feeds off and thrives on doujinshi.

Q&A; with Yoshitaka Amano - About Manga
Read a Q&A session with legendary character designer, artist and illustrator Yoshitaka Amano from New York Anime Festival 2008. Find out why the artist behind Final Fantasy and Vampire Hunter D loves American superhero comics, how he straddles the worlds of fine art, video games and manga and his creative strategies that has made him one of the most successful illustrators in Japan.

Q&A; with Yoshitaka Amano - Page 2 - About Manga
Read a Q&A session with legendary character designer, artist and illustrator Yoshitaka Amano from New York Anime Festival 2008. Find out why the artist behind Final Fantasy and Vampire Hunter D loves American superhero comics, how he straddles the worlds of fine art, video games and manga and his creative strategies that has made him one of the most successful illustrators in Japan. Page 2.

Q&A; with Yoshitaka Amano - Page 3 - About Manga
Read a Q&A session with legendary character designer, artist and illustrator Yoshitaka Amano from New York Anime Festival 2008. Find out why the artist behind Final Fantasy and Vampire Hunter D loves American superhero comics, how he straddles the worlds of fine art, video games and manga and his creative strategies that has made him one of the most successful illustrators in Japan. Page 3.

ADV Manga Publisher Profile - About Manga
ADV Manga primarily publishes shonen and shojo manga titles related to ADV Films' anime DVD releases, including Azumanga Daioh. Find out more about this Houston-based purveyor of all things anime.

Interview: Adam Warren - Part 2 - About Manga
Read Part 2 of a 2-part interview with comics creator Adam Warren, the creator of Empowered and artist for the English Dirty Pair stories. To mark the arrival of Empowered Volume 7, Warren talks about his fondness for strong but flawed female characters, his unique style of drawing and writing comics, and his plans for more Empowered stories to come. Page 3.

Interview: Adam Warren - Part 2 - About Manga
Read Part 2 of a 2-part interview with comics creator Adam Warren, the creator of Empowered and artist for the English Dirty Pair stories. To mark the arrival of Empowered Volume 7, Warren talks about his fondness for strong but flawed female characters, his unique style of drawing and writing comics, and his plans for more Empowered stories to come. Page 2.

Interview: Adam Warren - Comics Creator, Empowered
Read Part 2 of a 2-part interview with comics creator Adam Warren, the creator of Empowered and artist for the English Dirty Pair stories. To mark the arrival of Empowered Volume 7, Warren talks about his fondness for strong but flawed female characters, his unique style of drawing and writing comics, and his plans for more Empowered stories to come.

2009 Readers Poll: Best New Shojo Manga - About Manga
We asked About.com Manga readers to choose their favorite new shojo manga series for 2009. See our top 10 nominees, including and see the readers' choice winner for the best new manga of 2009.

Mangastream vs. Shonen Jump Alpha - About Manga
Read comments from fans, and commentary about scanlation site Mangastream and their decision to pull their fan-translated versions of Shonen Jump manga from their website, and the arrival of Shonen Jump Alpha, VIZ Media's new digital weekly manga magazine, published near-simultaneously with Japan for North America.

Mangastream vs. Shonen Jump Alpha - Page 2 - About Manga
Read comments from fans, and commentary about scanlation site Mangastream and their decision to pull their fan-translated versions of Shonen Jump manga from their website, and the arrival of Shonen Jump Alpha, VIZ Media's new digital weekly manga magazine, published near-simultaneously with Japan for North America. Page 2.

Naruto Series Profile and Story Summary - About Manga
Why is Naruto one of the most popular shonen manga in the world? Read story summaries, character profiles and go behind the scenes and find out more about Naruto's creator, Masashi Kishimoto.

Shonen Jump (U.S.) Manga Magazine Profile - About Manga
Profile of Shonen Jump, a monthly shonen manga magazine for boys, published in the U.S. by Viz Media. Includes information about manga series featured, regular columns and its editorial direction.

Death Note Volume 1 | About.com
In Death Note Volume 1, high school student Light Yagami finds a supernatural notebook that gives him the power to kill criminals with just the stroke of a pen. Read our review and see why Deathnote is one of the most talked-about shonen manga titles in years.

Digital Manga Publishing Publisher Profile - About Manga
Read a profile of Digital Manga Publishing, a print and digital manga publishing company based in Gardena, California. Includes address, web site, editorial focus, and popular current titles.

Introduction to Original English Language Manga - About Manga
Inspired by Japanese manga but created by American, European or Canadian creators, original English language manga or OEL manga is staking its claim to its place the world of comics and mainstream publishing. About.com's manga guide introduces you to this emerging and fast-growing segment of the graphic novels world.

Lovely Complex Manga Profile and Story Summary - About Manga
Risa Koizumi is the tallest girl in her class. Atsushi Otani is the shortest boy in school. When this mismatched pair decides to help each other find dates, they're perplexed when their efforts only result in their classmates thinking that they're the couple in love. Read a description of the Love*Com (Lovely Complex) shojo manga series, including a story summary, character descriptions and learn more about its creator, Aya Nakahara.

Nura: The Rise of the Yokai Clan Anime - Nurarihyon no Mago – VIZ Anime
Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan by Hiroshi Shiibashi, from VIZ Anime. Page 8.

Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan Vol. 1 – Shonen Jump Manga - Nurarihyon no Mago by Hiroshi Shiibashi
See preview pages from the English language edition of the revamped version of Shonen Jump Magazine, published by VIZ Media. See photos, pages and manga previews including descriptions of Yura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, Psyren and Yu-Gi-Oh 5D's. Page 7.

Psyren Volume 1– by Toshiaki Iwashiro - Shonen Jump Manga from VIZ Media
See preview pages from the English language edition of the revamped January 2011 issue of Shonen Jump Magazine, published by VIZ Media. See photos, pages and manga previews including descriptions of Yura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, Psyren and Yu-Gi-Oh 5D's. Page 6.

Shonen Jump Magazine January 2011 issue - Yu-Gi-Oh Card Tips – Shonen Jump North America Edition from VIZ Media
See preview pages from the English language edition of the revamped January 2011 issue of Shonen Jump Magazine, published by VIZ Media. See photos, pages and manga previews including descriptions of Yura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, Psyren and Yu-Gi-Oh 5D's. Page 4.

Shonen Jump Magazine January 2011 issue Introduction - Shonen Jump from VIZ Media
See preview pages from the English language edition of the revamped January 2011 issue of Shonen Jump Magazine, published by VIZ Media. See photos, pages and manga previews including descriptions of Yura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, Psyren and Yu-Gi-Oh 5D's. Page 2.

Shonen Jump Magazine January 2011 issue – Shonen Jump North America Edition from VIZ Media
See preview pages from the English language edition of the revamped January 2011 issue of Shonen Jump Magazine, published by VIZ Media. See photos, pages and manga previews including descriptions of Yura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, Psyren and Yu-Gi-Oh 5D's. Page 3.

Shonen Jump Magazine January 2011 issue – Psyren by Toshiaki Iwashiro - Shonen Jump North America Edition from VIZ Media
See preview pages from the English language edition of the revamped January 2011 issue of Shonen Jump Magazine, published by VIZ Media. See photos, pages and manga previews including descriptions of Yura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, Psyren and Yu-Gi-Oh 5D's. Page 5.

Shonen Jump Magazine January 2011 issue – Yu-Gi-Oh 5Ds - Shonen Jump from VIZ Media
See preview pages from the English language edition of the revamped January 2011 issue of Shonen Jump Magazine, published by VIZ Media. See photos, pages and manga previews including descriptions of Yura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, Psyren and Yu-Gi-Oh 5D's.

Abby Denson - Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2010 - Comics creator of Dolltopia and City Sweet Tooth at TCAF 2010
Comics artist Abby Denson at Toronto Comics Arts Festival 2010. See photos of highlights from TCAF 2010 at The Toronto Reference Library, Toronto, Canada, including the crowds of fans, publishers, creative comics creators from Europe, North America and much more. Page 3.

Charles Vess - Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2010 – Charles Vess Booksigning at TCAF 2010
Charles Vess. See photos of highlights from TCAF 2010 at The Toronto Reference Library, Toronto, Canada, including the crowds of fans, publishers, creative comics creators from Europe, North America and much more. Page 2.

TCAF 2010 Poster by Daniel Clowes - Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2010 – TCAF Poster by Creator of Wilson, Eightball
Poster for the 5th Toronto Comics Arts Festival 2010 by Daniel Clowes. See photos of highlights from TCAF 2010 at The Toronto Reference Library, Toronto, Canada, including the crowds of fans, publishers, creative comics creators from Europe, North America and much more.

Sunday Crowds- Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2010 – Sunday Noon in the Toronto Reference Library at TCAF 2010
Sunday crowds at TCAF 2010. See photos of highlights from TCAF 2010 at The Toronto Reference Library, Toronto, Canada, including the crowds of fans, publishers, creative comics creators from Europe, North America and much more. Page 4.

Bleach Guitar at VIZ Media Booth - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Fire Soul ZO-3 Guitar from Bleach by Tite Kubo
Bleach Guitar featured at the VIZ Media booth at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 28.

Hideki Egami and Kit Fox - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - IKKI-Palooza Party at Balboa Park
IKKI Editor-in-Chief Hideki Egami and VIZ Media Editor Kit Fox at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 24.

Hideki Egami - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Editor-in-Chief of IKKI Manga Magazine
IKKI Editor-in-Chief Hideki Egami at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 25.

IKKI Comix at VIZ Media Booth - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Children of the Sea, Bokurano: Ours and I'll Give It My All Tomorrow
IKKI Comix featured at the VIZ Media booth at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 22.

Hideki Egami and Yuji Sato - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - IKKI-Palooza Party at Balboa Park
IKKI Editor-in-Chief Hideki Egami and Editor Yuji Sato at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 27.

Yuji Sato - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Editor of Bokurano: Ours from IKKI Manga Magazine
IKKI Editor Yuji Sato at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 26.

Takanori Asada and Hiroyuki Takei - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Manga artist and editor of Ultimo
Takanori Asada and Hiroyuki Takei show off Ultimo at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 14.

Astro Boy Cosplay - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Tetsuwan Atom Cosplay
An extra tall Astro Boy wandered the exhibit hall at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 19.

David Bowers and Maryanne Garger - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Director and Producer of Astro Boy Movie
David Bowers and Maryanne Garger at Thursday's Astro Boy movie panel at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 17.

Clone Wars Statues at the Star Wars Booth - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - San Diego Convention Center
This array of statues featuring the Clone Wars cast was featured at the Star Wars booth in the Exhibit Hall at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 32.

Dr. Strange Cosplay - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Marvel Comics Cosplay
Marvel's mystical mage Dr. Strange walked the halls at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 29.

Hideki Egami and Yuji Sato - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Editor-in-Chief of IKKI Magazine
IKKI Editor-in-Chief Hideki Egami and Editor Yuji Sato at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 23.

Kurt Hassler - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Publishing Director of Yen Press
Kurt Hassler at the Yen Press booth at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 8.

Iron Man Statues at the Marvel Comics Booth - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - San Diego Convention Center
Fans marvel at the life-sized Iron Man statues at the Marvel Comics booth in the Exhibit Hall at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 7.

Kristen Bell - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Voice of Cora in the Astro Boy Movie
Kristen Bell at Thursday's Astro Boy movie panel at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 18.

Stan Lee and Hiroyuki Takei at Shonen Jump Panel- San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Creators of Ultimo
Stan Lee and Hiroyuki Takei talk about Ultimo during the Shonen Jump panel at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 11.

Stan Lee and Hiroyuki Takei at VIZ Media Booth - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Creators of Ultimo
Stan Lee and Hiroyuki Takei sign autographs at the VIZ Media booth at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 12.

Lex Luthor Cosplay - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Super-Villain from Superman Cosplay
Dino I. as Lex Luthor at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 21.

Shin Mazinger Statue at the Toynami Booth - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - San Diego Convention Center
This large Mazinger statue was featured at the Toyami booth in the Exhibit Hall at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 31.

NaRae Lee and JuYoun Lee - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Manga artist and editor of Maximum Ride
NaRae Lee and JuYoun Lee at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 9.

Star Wars Clone Wars Statue at the Lego Booth - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - San Diego Convention Center
This life-sized Star Wars Clone Wars soldier was made entirely of Lego at the Lego booth in the Exhibit Hall at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 20.

Stan Lee with Ultimo - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Shonen Jump Magazine
Stan Lee shows off the July 2009 issue of Shonen Jump Magazine at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 13.

Hiroyuki Takei and Takanori Asada - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Manga artist and editor of Ultimo
Hiroyuki Takei and Takanori Asada answer questions at the Shonen Jump panel at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 15.

Bumblebee Transformers Statue at the Hasbro Booth - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - San Diego Convention Center
Fans pose in front of a large Bumblebee Transformer statue at the Hasbro booth in the Exhibit Hall at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 6.

Vigilante Cosplay - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Justice League Unlimited Cosplay
Jeffrey S. came dressed as cowboy hero Vigilante to San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 30.

Warhammer Cosplay - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - War Hammer Dawn of War Cosplay
David M. as a Raven Guard warrior from Warhammer: Dawn of War at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 33.

San Diego Comic-Con Banner - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - San Diego Convention Center
The famous San Diego Comic-Con logo hangs in the atrium at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events.

Death Note Cosplay - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Misa, L, Light and Ryuk from Death Note Cosplay
Patricia, Nill, Jamie, Madeline, Joanna and Erick as Misa, L, Light and Ryuk at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 4.

Left For Dead Cosplay - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Bill, Zoey and Tank from Left For Dead Cosplay
Jared, Andrea and Jason as Bill, Zoey and Tank at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 16.

Naruto Cosplay - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Hinata and Negi Hyuga from Naruto Cosplay
Hannah K. and Gemma K as Hinata and Negi Hyuuga at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 10.

Thursday Morning Crush - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - San Diego Convention Center
Eager crowds wait to enter the Exhibit Hall on Thursday morning at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 3.

Thursday Afternoon - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - San Diego Convention Center
Comic fans enter the Exhibit Hall at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 5.

X-Men Cosplay - San Diego Comic-Con International 2009 - Wolverine and Psylocke from X-Men Cosplay
Cosplay pros Brian Boling and Yaya Han as Wolverine and Psylocke at San Diego Comic-Con International 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center, California, including the crowds of fans, manga artists, cool booths, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 2.

Jason Yadao - 2009 Kawaii-Kon - Honolulu Star-Bulletin Anime Columnist Jason Yadao at Kawaii-Kon
Anime columnist Jason Yadao shows off his feature on Kawaii-Kon 2009 from the Honolulu Star Bulletin. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 23.

Super Mario Kart Cosplay - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Mario Cosplay from Super Mario Kart
Kellsie L. in Super Mario Kart cosplay at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 25.

Nabari no Ou Cosplay - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Miharu Rokujo from Nabari no Ou Cosplay
Benjamin K. as Miharu Rokujo from Nabari no Ou cosplay at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 28.

Naruto Cosplay - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Tobi Cosplay from Naruto Akatsuki Cosplay
Zachary L. as Tobi from Naruto at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 34.

Pokemon Cosplay - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Ash Ketchum from Pokemon Cosplay
Mariah C. as Ash Ketchum from Pokemon cosplay at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 35.

Pokemon Cosplay - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Mudkip from Pokemon Cosplay
A Mudkip from Pokemon cosplay talks story at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 36.

Cyborg 009 Cosplay - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Joe Shimamura Cyborg 009 Cosplay
Riki as Joe Shimamura from Cyborg 009 cosplay at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 22.

D.Gray Man Cosplay - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Millennium Earl D.Gray Man Cosplay
Talia G. as Millennium Earl from D.Gray Man cosplay at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 27.

D.Gray Man Cosplay - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Lenalee Lee and Allen Walker D.Gray Man Cosplay
Lance M. as Allen Walker and Leslie A. as Lenalee Lee from D.Gray Man cosplay at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 12.

Dance - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - April 10 - 12, 2009 at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, HI
There were lots of spontaneous acts of Hare Hare Yukai dancing at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 16.

The Emeralds - 2009 Kawaii-Kon –J-Rock Band The Emeralds Live at Kawaii-Kon
Osuke, Akio and Kazuya from the The Emeralds rock out at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 30.

The Emeralds - 2009 Kawaii-Kon –Kazuya from J-Rock Band The Emeralds Live at Kawaii-Kon
Kazuya from the The Emeralds rocks out at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 31.

The Emeralds - 2009 Kawaii-Kon – Kazuya and Osuke from J-Rock Band The Emeralds
Kazuya and Osuke from J-Rock band The Emeralds at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 29.

Final Fantasy Cosplay - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Final Fantasy Cosplay Group
A large group of Final Fantasy cosplayers at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 11.

Gordon Rider Cosplay - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Jon J. Murakami and Gordon Chan as Gordon Rider
Jon J. Murakami and Gordon Chan as Gordon Rider cosplay at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 21.

Gurren Lagann Cosplay - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Simon Cosplay from Gurren Lagann
Gurren Lagann cosplay at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 10.

Hawaii Convention Center - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Interior of Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, HI
Interior shot of Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, the home of Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 8.

Artists Alley at Kawaii-Kon 2009 - April 10 - 12, 2009 at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, HI - Haruhi Suzumiya Cosplay
Megan Y. draws a picture at Artists Alley at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 13.

Vocaloid Hatsune Miku Cosplay - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Hatsune Miku Cosplay
Saera C. in Hakune Miku / Vocaloid cosplay at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 19.

Higurashi: When They Cry Cosplay - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Rena Ryuugu from Higurashi Cosplay
Ashley A. in Higurashi: When They Cry cosplay at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 26.

Meine Liebe Cosplay - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Gin'yuu Mokushiroku Meine Liebe Cosplay
Meine Liebe cosplay at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 14.

Naruto Cosplay - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Rock Lee and Naruto Cosplay
Darnell G. as Rock Lee, Austin G. as Naruto and Joe L. as a Konoha Village ninja at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events.

Ouran High School Host Club Cosplay - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Ouran High School Host Club Cosplay Group
A large Ouran High School Host Club cosplay group at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 7.

Transformers Cosplay - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Bumblebee Cosplay
Optimus Prime and Bumblebee Transformers cosplay at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 18.

Transformers Cosplay - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Optimus Prime and Bumblebee Cosplay
Optimus Prime and Bumblebee Transformers cosplay at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 17.

Vic Mignogna and Full Metal Alchemist Cosplay - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Vic Mignogna and Edward and Alphonse Elric Cosplay
Voice actor Vic Mignogna hugs an Edward Elric cosplayer at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 15.

Vic Mignogna - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Anime Voice Actor Vic Mignogna at Kawaii-Kon Opening Ceremonies
Voice actor Vic Mignogna greeted fans at the opening ceremonies at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 6.

Artists Alley Banner - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - April 10 - 12, 2009 at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, HI
Fans try their hand at drawing on a banner at Artists Alley at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 32.

Shinji Aramaki - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Anime Director Shinji Aramaki at Kawaii-Kon Opening Ceremonies
Anime director Shinji Aramaki offering his greetings to fans at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 4.

Shinji Aramaki - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Anime Director Shinji Aramaki and His Mospeda Drawing
Anime director Shinji Aramaki demonstrating mecha drawing at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 24.

Bleach Cosplay - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Orihime Inoue, Shuhei Hisagi and Byakuya Kuchiki Cosplay
Orihime Inoue, Shuhei Hisagi and Byakuya Kuchiki from Bleach cosplay at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 20.

Bleach Cosplay - Kawaii-Kon 2009 -Soi Fon, Yoruichi Shihoin and Kisuke Urahara Cosplay
Soi Fon, Yoruichi Shihōin, Keisuke Urahara from Bleach cosplay at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 9.

Hawaii Convention Center - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Exterior of Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, HI
Exterior shot of Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, the home of Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 3.

Hawaii Convention Center - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Interior of Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, HI
Exterior shot of Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, the home of Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 33.

Hawaii Convention Center - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Exterior of Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, HI
Exterior shot of Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, the home of Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 2.

Laura Bailey - Kawaii-Kon 2009 - Anime Voice Actress Laura Bailey at Kawaii-Kon Opening Ceremonies
Voice actor Laura Bailey described her encounters with sharks to fans at Kawaii-Kon 2009. See photos of highlights from 2009 Kawaii-Kon at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 5.

Godzilla Cosplay - WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Godzilla cosplay at WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, California, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 26.

I Heart Guts - WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Wendy Bryan shows off her latest

Sakura of America and Manga Start - WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Ian Christian of Manga Start teaches kids how to draw. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, CA, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 19.

Saturday Night at WonderCon - WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Fans depart Moscone Center after Day 2 of WonderCon. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, CA, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 28.

Oni Press at WonderCon - WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Oni Press booth at WonderCon. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, CA, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 23.

Predator Cosplay - WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Predator cosplay at WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, California, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 27.

R2-D2 Robots at WonderCon - WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
R2-D2 Robots from the RG Builders Group roam the Moscone Center lobby. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, CA, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 21.

Marshall Mashumaro by 64 Colors at WonderCon - WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
The many moods of Marshall Mashumaro, the marshmallow boy. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, CA, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 24.

Krypto the Super Dog - WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Even four-legged fans got into the superhero spirit at WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, CA, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 20.

Battlestar Galactica Cylon Cosplay - WonderCon '09 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Battlestar Galactica cosplay at WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, California, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 8.

Clowns vs. Ninjas Movie - WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
The cast, writer and producer of Clowns vs. Ninjas, a short independent film. WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, CA, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 13.

Saturday Collectors Shopping - WonderCon '09 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Comics collectors browse for those elusive back issues at WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, CA, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 7.

DC Comics Giveaways - WonderCon '09 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Fans clamor for Watchmen and Wonder Woman freebies from DC Comics at WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, CA, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 3.

G.I. Joe COBRA Cosplay - WonderCon '09 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
G.I. Joe cosplay at WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, California, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 25.

Gama Go - WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Gama Go crew shows off their latest designs. WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, CA, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 16.

Graphic Novels Panel - WonderCon '09 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Graphic novel creators David Petersen, Wendy Pini, Alex Robinson and Stan Sakai at WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, CA, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 6.

Gurren Lagann Cosplay - WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Gurren Lagann cosplay at WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, California, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events.

Haruhi Suzumiya Cosplay - WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Haruhi Suzumiya cosplay at WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, California, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 15.

Hello Kitty Cosplay - WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Hello Kitty cosplay at WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, California, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 17.

Jason Thompson and Ed Chavez - WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Manga editors Jason Thompson and Ed Chavez talk about yaoi manga and more at Saturday's Otaku USA panel. WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, CA, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 22.

Jill Thompson at Dark Horse - WonderCon '09 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Artist Jill Thompson chats with a fan at the Dark Horse booth at WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, CA, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 5.

Katamari Damacy Cosplay - WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Katamari Damacy cosplay at WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, California, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 4.

Mark Hamill Autographing - WonderCon '09 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Actor Mark Hamill signs a photo of himself as Luke Skywalker from Star Wars at WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, CA, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 10.

Saturday Morning - WonderCon '09 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Crowds of fans file into the Moscone Center on Saturday morning to catch WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, CA, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 2.

Saturday Afternoon - WonderCon '09 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Cosplayers hang out near the exhibit hall entrance at WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, CA, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 14.

Boba Fett, Jango Fett Cosplay - WonderCon '09 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Star Wars cosplay at WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, California, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 11.

Chun-Li Street Fighter Cosplay - WonderCon '09 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
Street Fighter cosplay at WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, California, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 12.

Annette Roman at VIZ - WonderCon '09 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco
VIZ Media editor Annette Roman shows off Happy Happy Clover, a title she edited for VIZ Kids at WonderCon 2009. See photos of highlights from WonderCon 2009 at Moscone Center South, San Francisco, CA, including the crowds of fans, comics, toys, games, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 9.

2008 New York Anime Festival - Oh My Goddess Cosplay - Skuld and Belldandy Cosplay
Cassandra R. as Skuld. as Nami and Tiffany I. as Belldandy from Oh My Goddess! See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 16.

2008 New York Anime Festival – Claymore
The cast for the English dub of Funimation's release of Claymore sign autographs at New York Anime Festival 2008. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 18.

2008 New York Anime Festival - Michael Gombos - The State of the Manga Industry Panel
Michael Gombos, Dark Horse's Director of Asian Licensing speaks at Sunday's State oft the Manga Industry panel at New York Anime Festival 2008. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 20.

2008 New York Anime Festival - Gurren Lagann Cosplay
Jack C. as Simon, Krystal C. as Darry Aday, Marissa R. as Rossiu Aday, Jason B. as Gimmy Aday, Susie K. as Leeron Litner, Savannah C. as Nia Teppelin and Janine K. as Boota from Gurren Lagann. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 13.

2008 New York Anime Festival - Kurt Hassler - The State of the Manga Industry Panel
Kurt Hassler, Co-Publishing Director of Yen Press speaks at Sunday's State oft the Manga Industry panel at New York Anime Festival 2008. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 21.

2008 New York Anime Festival - Javits Center Sign
A sign in front of Jacob Javits Center welcomes fans to New York Anime Festival 2008. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 26.

2008 New York Anime Festival - Michael Gombos, Kurt Hassler and Ali Kokmen - The State of the Manga Industry Panel
Michael Gombos from Dark Horse, Kurt Hassler from Yen Press and Ali Kokmen from Del Rey Manga discuss

2008 New York Anime Festival - Masaharu Morimoto
Masaharu Morimoto of Iron Chef America and Morimoto restaurants fame answers questions from fans at New York Anime Festival 2008. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 22.

2008 New York Anime Festival - Naruto Cosplay - Asuma, Kiba and Kakashi Cosplay
Bradley B. as Asuma Sarutobi, Alex S. as Kiba Inuzuka and Sasha M. as Kakashi Hatake from Naruto. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 6.

2008 New York Anime Festival - Naruto Cosplay - Jirobo and Kabuto Cosplay
Matthew H. as Jirobo and Sergio S. as Kabuto from Naruto. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 3.

2008 New York Anime Festival - One Piece Cosplay - Nami and Luffy Cosplay
Catrina D. as Nami and Meghan M. as Monkey D. Luffy from One Piece. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 12.

2008 New York Anime Festival - Reborn Cosplay - Lambo Cosplay
Patricia Z. and Molly W. as Lambo, the cow suit-clad assassin from Reborn! See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 2.

2008 New York Anime Festival – Rie Tanaka
Anime voice actress Rie Tanaka answers questions from fans at New York Anime Festival 2008. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 25.

2008 New York Anime Festival - Tokyo Mew Mew Cosplay - Pudding, Ichigo and Berry Cosplay
Heather R. as Pudding, Brigid A. as Ichigo and Sarah R. as Berry from Tokyo Mew Mew. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events.

2008 New York Anime Festival - Trinity Blood Cosplay - Ion Fortuna Cosplay
Jennifer H. as Ion Fortuna from Trinity Blood. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 8.

2008 New York Anime Festival – happyfunsmile kossan
Kossan, the shanshin player for happyfunsmile enjoys the fun at New York Anime Festival 2008. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 15.

2008 New York Anime Festival – happyfunsmile
New York based Japanese pop band happyfunsmile rocks the party at New York Anime Festival 2008. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 14.

2008 New York Anime Festival - 3 Sweet Lolitas
Karyn G., Chrystine T. and Haruka T. in sweet Lolita fashions at New York Anime Festival 2008. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 17.

2008 New York Anime Festival - Hideyuki Kikuchi and Yoshitaka Amano
Yoshitaka Amano and Hideyuki Kikuchi at New York Anime Festival 2008. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 9.

2008 New York Anime Festival - Yoshitaka Amano and Kevin Leahy
Yoshitaka Amano and Kevin Leahy at New York Anime Festival 2008. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 10.

2008 New York Anime Festival - Angelic Pretty
Courtney W. from Long Island, NY rocks her Angelic Pretty frock. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 5.

2008 New York Anime Festival - Friday Crowd
Friday was the busiest day of NYAF '08 as a mix of anime, manga and Lolita fashion fans came to experience this annual event. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 4.

2008 New York Anime Festival - Saturday Crowd
Saturday was the busiest day of NYAF '08 as a mix of anime, manga and Lolita fashion fans came to experience this annual event. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 7.

2008 New York Anime Festival - Yen Press Panel Giveaway
Yen Press panel at NYAF 2008, with Kurt Hassler, Rich Johnson, JuYoun Lee and Tania Biswas. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 24.

2008 New York Anime Festival - Yen Press Panel
Yen Press panel at NYAF 2008, with Kurt Hassler, Rich Johnson, JuYoun Lee and Tania Biswas. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 23.

2008 New York Anime Festival - Yoshitaka Amano
Yoshitaka Amano at New York Anime Festival 2008. See photos of highlights from 2008 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Page 11.

Me and the Devil Blues by Akira Hiramoto
Me and the Devil Blues by Akira Hiramoto. Page 13.

Fairy Tail Volume 1 by Hiro Mashima
Fairy Tail Volume 1 by Hiro Mashima, published by Del Rey Manga. Page 8.

Faust Volume 1 by Del Rey Manga / Kodansha - Del Rey Manga
Faust Volume 1 by Del Rey Manga / Kodansha, a literary manga magazine published by Del Rey Manga. Page 14.

Hamachi from Yokaiden by Nina Matsumoto
Sketch of Hamachi, the lead character of Yokaiden by Nina Matsumoto. Page 18.

Hamachi from Yokaiden by Nina Matsumoto
Sketch of Hamachi, from Yokaiden by Nina Matsumoto. Page 19.

Kamichama Karin-Chu Volume 1 by Koge Donbo - Del Rey Manga
Kamichama Karin-Chu Volume 1 by Koge Donbo, a shojo manga fantasy adventure series published by Del Rey Manga. Page 12.

Kasumi by Monkey Square - Surt Lim and Hirofumi Sugimoto - Del Rey Manga
Kasumi by Monkey Square - Surt Lim and Hirofumi Sugimoto, an OEL manga shojo series published by Del Rey Manga. Page 15.

Mao-chan Volume 1 by Ken Akamatsu and RAN - Del Rey Manga
Mao-chan Volume 1 by Ken Akamatsu and RAN, a manga fantasy adventure series published by Del Rey Manga. Page 16.

The Reformed Volume 1 by Christopher Hart and Anzu
The Reformed Volume 1 by Christopher Hart and Anzu, published by Del Rey Manga. Page 9.

Toto! The Wonderful Adventure Volume 1 by Yuko Osada - Del Rey Manga
Toto! The Wonderful Adventure Volume 1 by Yuko Osada, a shonen manga fantasy adventure series published by Del Rey Manga. Page 10.

Yokaiden Volume 1 by Nina Matsumoto - Del Rey Manga
Yokaiden Volume 1 by Nina Matsumoto, an OEL manga series published by Del Rey Manga. Page 17.

Yozakura Quartet Volume 1 by Suzuhito Yasuda
Yozakura Quartet Volume 1 by Suzuhito Yasuda, published by Del Rey Manga. Page 7.

Haridama: Magical Cram School by Atsushi Suzumi - Del Rey Manga
Haridama: Magical Cram School by Atsushi Suzumi, a fantasy shonen manga series published by Del Rey Manga. Page 11.

Aventura Volume 1 by Shin Midorikawa
Aventura Volume 1 by Shin Midorikawa, published by Del Rey Manga. Page 3.

Jigoku Shojo (Hell Girl) Volume 1 by Miyuki Etoo
Jigoku Shojo (Hell Girl) Volume 1 by Miyuki Etoo, published by Kodansha. Page 5.

Minima Volume 1 by Machiko Sakurai
Minima Volume 1 by Machiko Sakurai, published by Del Rey Manga. Page 6.

Psycho Busters Volume 1 by Akinari Nao and Yuya Aoki
Psycho Busters Volume 1 by Akinari Nao and Yuya Aoki, published by Del Rey Manga

Pumpkin Scissors Volume 1 by Ryotaro Iwanaga
Pumpkin Scissors Volume 1 by Ryotaro Iwanaga, published by Del Rey Manga. Page 4.

The Yagyu Ninja Scrolls Volume 1 by Masaki Segawa and Futaro Yamada
The Yagyu Ninja Scrolls Volume 1 by Masaki Segawa and Futaro Yamada, published by Del Rey Manga. Page 2.

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Meet the writers and artists behind your favorite manga titles. Read our recent interviews with top creators and go behind the scenes to find out what inspires them and discover other titles by your favorite creators.

Manga Publishers - U.S. and Japan Manga Publishing Companies
Learn more about manga publishers in the U.S., Japan and Asia, find out their addresses, web sites, editorial focus and best-selling titles.

Doubleday Books, Manga Reviews and Ratings
From The Manga Bible and more, read reviews and ratings of popular manga graphic novels and books published by Doubleday.

Josei Manga Reviews - Ratings and Reviews of Recent Josei Manga Graphic Novels
Read reviews of the most romantic and fascinating josei manga or graphic novels for women. From office romances, historical fiction, sexually explicit short stories, family dramas and slice of life comedy, see how these josei manga releases stack up against other grown-up graphic novels for ladies.

Kodomo Manga Reviews - Ratings and Reviews of Recent Kodomo Manga Graphic Novels
Read reviews of the most fun and charming kodomo manga or graphic novels for kids. From fantasy adventures to sports manga, video game-inspired stories and light-hearted fantasies, see how these kodomo manga releases stack up against other grown-up graphic novels for children.

Last Gasp Manga Reviews and Ratings
From Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms to Pure Trance and more, read reviews and ratings of popular manga graphic novels published by Last Gasp.

Pantheon Books Reviews and Ratings - Graphic Novels and Art Books
From Bat-Manga to award-winning graphic novels, read reviews and ratings of art books and graphic novels published by Pantheon Books.

Udon Entertainment Manga Reviews and Ratings
Read reviews and ratings of manga and graphic novels published by Udon Entertainment, a leading publisher of manga, manhwa, magazines and art books, including Apple, Street Fighter and Udon Kids manga.

Vertical Manga Reviews and Ratings
From Buddha to To Terra and more, read reviews and ratings of popular manga graphic novels published by Vertical.

Yaoi Manga Reviews - Ratings and Reviews of Recent Boys Love Manga Graphic Novels
Read reviews of the hottest and sexiest yaoi manga or graphic novels for women about men in love with men. From fantasy adventures to grown-up romances, see how these yaoi and BL manga releases stack up against other grown-up graphic novels for fans of boys love stories.

Yen Press Manga Reviews and Ratings
Read reviews and ratings of manga and graphic novels published by Yen Press, a division of Hachette Publications and a leading publisher of manga, manhwa, and original English language (OEL) manga, including With The Light, Black God and Zombie Loan.

Zondervan_Graphic_Novels_Reviews_and_Ratings
Read reviews and ratings of popular manga and graphic novels published by Zondervan Graphic Novels.

NETComics Manga and Manhwa Reviews and Ratings
Read reviews and ratings of popular Korean manhwa and Japanese manga titles published by NETComics.

Top Shelf Manga Reviews and Ratings
Read reviews and ratings of popular manga and graphic novel titles published by Top Shelf Productions.

Abrams ComicArts Book Reviews and Ratings
From books about Osamu Tezuka and manga and comics artists and history, read reviews and ratings of popular art books from Abrams ComicArts.

ADV Manga Reviews - Reviews of Recently Released Manga from ADV Manga
Read reviews of the latest and most popular manga releases from Houston-based ADV Manga, including Yotsuba&!, Gunslinger Girl and Azumanga Daioh.

Manga and Anime Art Exhibits Reviews and Preview Galleries - Museum and Art Gallery Reviews
Read reviews of art exhibits featuring manga, or artwork inspired by manga and anime, including museums, art galleries and installations.

Aurora Publishing Manga Reviews and Ratings
From Walkin' Butterfly to Flock of Angels and more, read reviews and ratings of popular manga graphic novels published by Aurora Publishing.

Bandai Entertainment Manga Reviews and Ratings
From Code Geass to Ghost Slayers Ayashi and more, read reviews and ratings of popular manga graphic novels based on anime from Bandai Entertainment.

Manga Book Reviews - Reviews of Books About Manga, How to Draw Manga and Art Books
See recent reviews of books and magazines about manga, how to draw manga, cosplay and otaku culture. Book topics include the history of manga, art books, travel guides, commentary and how-to books.

Reviews of Broccoli Books Manga
Which Broccoli Books titles are worth a look? See our ratings and reviews of the latest manga releases from this U.S. and Japan-based anime / game / manga company.

CMX Manga Reviews and Ratings
From DC Comics comes CMX Manga, a leading publisher of Japanese and original English language (OEL) manga titles. Read reviews of their latest and most popular shojo and shonen manga releases, including Emma, Swan and Megatokyo.

Del Rey Manga Reviews and Ratings
From Air Gear to Tsubasa and more, read reviews and ratings of popular manga graphic novels published by Del Rey Manga.

Drawn and Quarterly Manga Reviews and Ratings
Read reviews and ratings of manga and graphic novels published by Drawn and Quarterly, a leading publisher of graphic novels, comics and manga, including A Drifting Life, Red-Colored Elegy and Box Man.

Fanfare / Ponent Mon Manga Reviews
Spanish publisher Ponent Mon and UK publisher Fanfare UK team up to present nouvelle manga, global manga and artistically innovative gekiga (graphic novels) from Japanese and European creators. See ratings and reviews of the latest titles.

Go! Comi Manga Reviews and Ratings
From Hikkatsu to Cantarella and more, read reviews and ratings of popular manga graphic novels published by Go! Comi.

Manga Movie Reviews - Reviews of Movies and TV Shows Inspired by Manga
Read reviews of the latest and greatest live action and animated movies and TV shows inspired by manga. From Lone Wolf and Cub and Battle Royale to Nana and Speed Racer, manga has been the inspiration for numerous movies and TV shows.

VIZ Media Manga Reviews and Ratings
From Bleach to Nana and more, read reviews and ratings of popular manga titles published by VIZ Media.

Stone Bridge Press Book Reviews and Ratings
From the Astro Boy Essays to its books on Asian arts and culture, see reviews of Stone Bridge Press' books, essays and art books.

Aventura Manga by Shin Midorikawa - Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
A young boy enters a school for witches and wizards, and tries to tap into his dormant magical abilities. Read reviews, learn about the characters of Aventura and see artwork from this fantasy shonen manga series from Del Rey Manga.

Dark Horse Manga Reviews and Ratings
From Lone Wolf and Cub to Oh My Goddess! and more, read reviews and ratings of popular manga graphic novels published by Dark Horse.

Digital Manga Publishing Reviews and Ratings
From Antique Bakery to Speed Racer and more, read reviews and ratings of popular manga graphic novels published by Digital Manga Publishing.

Dramacon Manga by Svetlana Chmakova - Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read story summaries, character bios, reviews for Dramacon, a shojo manga series from TokyoPop. See artwork and learn more about manga creator, Svetlana Chmakova. Christie is an aspiring manga writer. Her friend Bethany is an aspiring manga artist. Dramacon follows the pair as they find success, setbacks, laughter and love at an anime convention.

Eyeshield 21 by Riichiro Inagaki and Yusuke Murata - Reviews, Fan Sites, Artwork
In Eyeshield 21, Sena is a puny 10th grader who discovers that his speed and agility makes him a perfect running back for the Deimon Devil Bats football team. Read a description of this sports shonen manga series from VIZ Media / Shueisha including a story summary, character descriptions and learn more about its creators, Riichiro Inagaki and Yusuke Murata.

Fairy Tail by Hiro Mashima - Manga Reviews, Profiles, News and Fan Sites
Read story summaries, character bios, reviews for Fairy Tail, a shonen manga manga series from Del Rey Manga. See artwork and learn more about manga creator Hiro Mashima. Lucy is a wannabe wizard. Natsu is a fire-wielding sorcerer with a hearty appetite and a tendency to get motion sickness. This unlikely pair join forces when they meet at the coolest wizard guild around, Fairy Tail.

Fruits Basket
Learn more about Fruits Basket, a magical shojo manga series by Natsuki Takaya, read reviews and character bios and more. Cheerful teen Tohru Honda is an orphan who finds a home with the wealthy but cursed Sohma family. Their supernatural burden? Twelve Sohmas turn into one of the twelve astrological animals of the Chinese zodiac when they're hugged by a member of the opposite sex.