• Found in Translation: An Interview with Jennifer McKeon

    Found in Translation: An Interview with Jennifer McKeon0

    One of the unique challenges of the manga publishing industry is that of taking a product in the Japanese language and translating it for English-speaking audiences. Translating isn’t just converting one word of vocabulary to another. A good translation starts with a firm foundation of both languages and their idiosyncrasies, and then uses strong creative

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  • Kingdom Has Great Production Values, But Little Else

    Kingdom Has Great Production Values, But Little Else0

    Kingdom Shinsuke Sato (director), Tsutomu Kuroiwa, Shinsuke Sato and Yasuhisa Hara (screenplay), Kento Yamazaki, Ryo Yoshizawa, Kanna Hashimoto, Masami Nagasawa, Kanata Hongō and Takao Osawa (cast) Sony Pictures Japan/Funimation Films April 19, 2019 (international)/2020 America In ancient China, two orphaned slaves, Li Xin and Piao, dream of becoming the world’s greatest generals. They train each

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  • Gou Tanabe’s At the Mountains of Madness May Enthrall, But Fails to Chill

    Gou Tanabe’s At the Mountains of Madness May Enthrall, But Fails to Chill0

    H. P. Lovecraft’s At the Mountains of Madness, Volume 1 Gou Tanabe (artist & writer) July 9, 2019 Dark Horse Manga Continuing the legacy that the Cthulu Mythos has left upon the literary world, Gou Tanabe adapts H. P. Lovecraft’s At the Mountains of Madness in manga form. Tanabe adapts the work from a place

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