A review of Tatsumi. Directed by Eric Khoo. In Japanese with English subtitles.
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On Umezu Kazuo’s The Left Hand of God, The Right Hand of the Devil. Contains images which are NSFW.
Thermae Romae, by Yamazaki Mari explores the connections between the bathing cultures of Ancient Rome and Modern Japan is an eclectic and charming way.
B&N in my area also just carries much less manga generally, with a more specific focus on the best-selling series and new releases biased towards the larger publishers.
One of the factors of why anime and manga are so popular globally – they deal with topics that can’t be addressed comfortably over the dinner table.
It comes as little surprise, then, that many of the manga on the Best Comics list are ones that outlived the market’s dramatic boom-and-bust cycle.