With four more months left till the second New York Comic Con, Newsarama sits down with Comic Con Director Greg Topalian to talk about what happened during last year's Comic Con, and how things will change in the upcoming NYCC.

MangaBlog points out that Dark, But Shining has posted an interview with Dark Horse's director of manga licensing, Michael Gombos.

In its latest issue, PW Comics Week interviews O'Donnell of CPM Manga, who talks about CPM's past, present, and future.

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From Newsarama's Benjamin Ong Pang Kean comes an interview with Tokyopop’s Rising Stars of Manga winner Tania del Rio, who talks about her new book about her new book Mangaka America.

From ANN comes an interview with Amy Reeder Handley, winner of Tokyopop's 4th Rising Stars of Manga contest, and author of the Fool's Gold manga.

From AoD's Jarred Pine comes an interview with Seven Seas Entertainment's Adam Arnold, who talks about Light Novels and future plans of Seven Seas.

Papo de Budega talks with Maurício and Mônica Somenzari, winner of this year's World Cosplay Summit, the world's largest cosplay competition. The Somenzari brothers were the first Brazilians to attend WCS.

Seven Seas has published an interview with its founder Jason DeAngelis, where he talks about his experience with manga and Seven Seas Entertainment.

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From Papo de Budega comes an interview with Daniel Castañeda, General Manager of Cloverway. Cloverway has released numerous blockbuster series in Latin America such as Ranma ½, Samurai Champloo, Trigun, and Love Hina among others. Castañeda found time to talk with Papo de Budega about anime titles and the company's relation with Cartoon Network, which airs a majority of their anime.