September 6 - October 4, 2006

The Japan Foundation, Toronto
131 Bloor St. W., 2nd Floor of the Colonnade building

Gallery Hours:
Monday – Friday 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday 11:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Special Saturday Openings: Saturday, September 9 & 16, Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Closed: other Saturdays and Sundays

Opening Reception and Lecture by Curator Dr. Masami Toku, California State University: September 6th, 6:30 - 8:30 PM

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From ANN comes a series of interviews with various mangaka during the 2006 Comic Exhibition in Taipei:

Ryoko Fukuyama (Nosatsu Junkie)
Reiichi Hiiro (Double Call)
Makoto Raiku (Zatch Bell!)
Masashi Azaki (Ikebukuro West Gate Park)

Naruto volume 11 debuted at #21 (from #33), Fruits Basket volume 14 fell from #59 to #110, and Death Note volume 7 moved up to #114 on the USA Today Booklist for the week ending August 27.

In this week's PW Comics Week, PublishersWeekly interviews Tokyopop's CEO Stuart Levy.

ICv2 takes a look at Tokyopop's new website and the exclusive manga it offers. There is also a 2-part interview with TP's Mike Kiley about the Website exclusives:

Tokyopop's Mike Kiley on Web Exclusives, Part 1
Tokyopop's Mike Kiley on Web Exclusives, Part 2

Love Manga also has some views on the article.

Source: MangaBlog

DramaQueen has launched the official website of its new Global Boys’ Love anthology RUSH.

Source: Love Manga

Tokyopop interviews Koge Dobo, creator of Di Gi Charat, Pita-Ten and Kamichama Karin. The interview takes a look at Koge Dobo's style, career as an artist, as well as her dreams and hobbies.


CMX has launched a new column called "Ask CMX," where the complany will answer questions sent by the readers.

Source: MangaBlog