Parties: Oni Press is throwing the Official Emerald City Comicon Kickoff Party, featuring an open air photo booth, drinks and music from DJ Andy Khouri (our stylin' Senior Editor) at the Metropolitan Ballroom on the 3rd floor of the Sheraton Seattle Hotel on March 27 at 8 p.m. Come party with us! [Oni]

 

Controversy: Funding for the College of Charleston’s summer reading program has been cut following legislative objection to Fun Home by Alison Bechdel. [The Post and Courier]

 

Anime: After three years (and some controversy) the Toriko anime is concluding. [Crunchyroll]

 

Toei

Tokusatsu: The new costume design from the upcoming Kikaider Reboot movie will look at little something like this. [ANN]

Movies: Marvel Studios has four directors in mind for its Doctor Strange movie. Who do you think should helm the Sorcerer Supreme's cinematic resurgence? [ScreenCrush]

 

Food: Manga apparently has the power to teach children how to eat healthy, at least according to a study in Japan. Luffy and Goku must not have been a part of the study... [ANN]