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Weekly Power Rankings – 1/24 – 1/30

1 by / on February 4, 2010, 8:17 pm / in Power Rankings
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Weekly Power Rankings – 1/17 – 1/23

4 by / on February 1, 2010, 7:46 am / in Power Rankings
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Ohayocon Panel Addendum

10 by / on January 31, 2010, 9:20 pm / in Conventions

History of Shonen panel attendees: Thank you so much for coming! I apologize for not having the panel timed properly so that every last series was addressed, but I’m happy I was able to cover the older series in more detail, since those tend to be less familiar to current fans. That aside, it was incredibly fun for me to […]

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Shonen Beam Panel at Ohayocon 2010

1 by / on January 25, 2010, 2:04 am / in Conventions

SB will be at Ohayocon 2010, presenting a panel entitled “History of the Shonen Magazine War” (sometimes abbreviated to “History of Shonen”). The panel synopsis: Today, shonen magazines and their hit franchises benefit from tremendous exposure and popularity among Western audiences, but the same can’t be said for those that helped create and sustain the magazines. This panel will focus […]

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Sket Dance Wins Shogakukan Award

0 by / on January 24, 2010, 3:08 am / in Articles, Jump

Sket Dance, a Weekly Shonen Jump comedy series by Shinohara Kenta, has won the 55th Shogakukan Manga Award in the Shonen category for the year 2009. Sket Dance follows the adventures of the “Sket-Dan,” a small group dedicated to helping students and staff of their school. The character traits and interplay between the group members meshes well with strong comedy […]

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Weekly Power Rankings – 1/10 – 1/16

0 by / on January 20, 2010, 11:50 pm / in Power Rankings
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