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Found Families, Frightening Demons: Should You Read 'Karneval'?
What happens when a young thief winds up rescuing a boy from certain doom at the hands of a demon out to eat him? Apparently, it's the start of one of several beautiful friendships in Touya Mikanagi's Karneval, a fantasy manga series with a wide cast of characters and gorgeous art that see…
Yen Press Debuts On Comixology With 'Yotsuba&!' And More
Now that we're several years into digital comics being a going concern, the usual response to hearing that a publisher has joined up with Comixology tends to be something along the lines of, "Wait, they weren't on there already?" This week, though, we got one that's definite…
Grab The Sword In Your Soul In 'The Boy And The Beast'
The Boy And The Beast is the latest film from Mamoru Hosoda, Hayao Miyazaki's heir apparent. It's a poignant fable about growing up and parenthood, as well as a stunning, fun adventure film. Screen & Page looks at the appeal of the movie, and its adaptation as a manga by Renji Asai.
Screen & Page: Save The Day With 'Big Hero 6'
Screen & Page usually looks at great anime that has made the transition to the manga page, but this week we're making another exception, this time for a North American animation that also made the jump to manga, Big Hero 6.

Big Hero 6 is not an anime, and the presence of Japanese character…
New Comic Book Releases For June 8 2016
The question most often asked of the ComicsAlliance staff is a variation of, “Which comic books should I be reading?” or, “I’m new to comics, what’s a good place to start?” The Wednesday deluge of new comic books, graphic novels and collected editions can be…
One Hell Of A Butler: Should You Be Reading 'Black Butler'?
If you ever go to an anime and manga convention, you might notice a lot of people in formalwear. Specifically, you might notice somebody dressed up in Victorian finery with an eyepatch and someone else in black tails, black hair and red eyes. No, you didn't accidentally wander into some sort of…
Screen & Page: Puppy-Kids & Hard Choices In 'Wolf Children'
Most anime is adapted from manga, often produced by the manga publisher to raise awareness and selling it overseas. But what about the anime shows or film that go the other way, adapted from the screen to the page? How do those works hold up, and what changes or stays the same? That’s what Sc…

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