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Must Have: Manga for Teens 2014 Update

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Our criteria for this list is simple: these are the titles that are solid additions to your teen collection. We’re updating the original list posted in December 2011. We went through and removed series waning in popularity and add in…

Anime Club Picks: Crunchyroll

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Librarians across the country run Japanese manga and anime clubs of all types, most frequently appealing to middle school and high school age fans.  In recent years it’s been trickier to navigate getting the appropriate licenses to show anime, but…

Tomorrowland

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Tomorrowland is the brainchild of Paul Jenkins, Titan Comics, and an actual music festival that corresponds to the one that provides the backdrop for most of the book. Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike are real-life brothers who perform together as…

Captain Midnight, vol. 1: On the Run

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When a modern Navy ship stumbles across a legendary World War II superhero named Captain Midnight, they aren’t sure how to react, especially when he escapes custody! Meanwhile, Captain Midnight wastes no time tracking down the evil immortal Nazi, Fury…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Happy Valentine’s Day, dear readers!  You know we love you all for dropping by, and what better day to show our love of comics, anime & manga. Here’s our staff highlights for this week — all the titles, creators, programs,…