The Fantagraphics Books North American release of Takako Shimura's Wandering Son has been critically well received, earning a 2012 nomination for the prestigious comic industry Eisner Award and The Young Adult Library Services Association's Great Graphic Novels for Teens listing. Apparently, it hasn't been doing as well commercially as scholar/translator Matt Thorn explained when asked about plans for the series following the June 2015 release of the eighth English hardcover.
The new issue of Monthly Comic Beam is set to reveal that Takako Shimura's Hourou Musuko Wandering Son manga will end in the magazine's August issue, on sale July 12th. More after the jump.
Japan's MPTE awards were announced recently. Several anime- and manga-related projects got awards! The winners after the jump.
When Shimura Takako isn’t making the seinen manga known as Wandering Son, she’s prone to posting all manner of doodles and sketches on her Twitter account. While some of them are a bit spicy for CrunchyNews, here’s one we’re happy to share with you: a picture of the South Park gang done up in manga style. View the full size sketch after the jump!
Toronto Comic Arts Festival, scheduled to be held May 7th and 8th at the Toronto Reference Library announced that the event will be presenting the North American debut of Takako Shimura's manga series Wandering Son, scheduled to be published by Fantagraphics on July 5th.