Manga Jouhou Interviews Tokyopop Rising Stars of Manga Editor

From Manga Jouhou comes an interview with Hope Donovan, editor of Tokyopop's Rising Stars of Manga competition:

We asked her a ton of questions, and thankfully, instead of putting us on her spam list, she was nice enough to answer them all. The interview focused primarily on the state of the industry and what it takes to go from ambitious young writer / artist to published manga-ka.