Recommended Watch: ONE PIECE Official YouTube Channel

By: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting If you haven’t checked it out yet—now is the time to catch up on the ONE PIECE RED live streams that have been happening over the last few days. There were some big announcements, live music, and a lot more in the last few days. You can watch recordings of the stream on the official ONE PIECE YouTube channel. … Continue reading Recommended Watch: ONE PIECE Official YouTube Channel

How To Break Into The Manga/Light Novel Industry – Notes!

4:30 PM – 5:20 PM (PDT) | Anime Expo 2022 | Friday 1 July 2022 Panel Description: Ever wonder what it takes to work on manga or light novels? Not sure what skills you need in order to go pro? Join us in a cross-publisher roundtable where actual hiring managers… Credit: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting Panelists: Jan Cash, J-Novel Club; Kristi Fernandez, J-Novel Club; … Continue reading How To Break Into The Manga/Light Novel Industry – Notes!

Recommended Watch: Anime’s Hidden Four-Act Story Structure (kishoutenketsu)

I’ve been learning more about Japanese narrative forms lately. This idea was something introduced to me by a professor, and I’ve been looking into it a lot more as I write a paper on the difference between Japanese manga heroes and American comic heroes (which is hard to summarize, but let’s leave it at that for now). The kishoutenketsu is a narrative form that actually … Continue reading Recommended Watch: Anime’s Hidden Four-Act Story Structure (kishoutenketsu)

Recommended Watch: WhytManga

By: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting With almost 500k followers on YouTube, many of you reading this are likely already fans of, or followers of, Whyt Manga on YouTube. However, if you haven’t heard of WhytManga (full name: Odunze Whyte Oguguo) yet, then let this be a brief introduction to this amazing creator! My first encounter with WhytManga on YouTube was about six months ago. … Continue reading Recommended Watch: WhytManga

Cultural Differences: Japanese Manga & American Comics

Speaker: Peggy Wood | @pswediting About This Presentation: This is a brief introduction to the basic differences between manga and comics from a cultural standpoint. There is, of course, a lot more to this subject and I would encourage anyone interested to look more into this as my discussion here is only a brief look at the depth of differences between manga and comics. Article … Continue reading Cultural Differences: Japanese Manga & American Comics

Recommended Reads for Using Comics In The Classroom

By: Peggy Sue Wood | @peggyseditorial​ / @pswediting I’ve been thinking a lot about comics in education lately. Partially because, as I’m writing this in March to prepare for my April/May hiatus, I’ve been preparing to present on the subject in a classroom and at a convention, but also because we’ve done several recommended watches on the subject here at The Anime View.  I’m really … Continue reading Recommended Reads for Using Comics In The Classroom

“Not Just a Princess:” Women in Animation (Recommended Watch)

By: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting​ It’s Women’s History Month (March for those that don’t know), and I have recently found myself in a lengthy discussion about women in animation and comics. Some of the discussion was industry based, and some was more geared towards depictions of women in comics, some favorites too, as well as prevalent resources we were looking at in regards to … Continue reading “Not Just a Princess:” Women in Animation (Recommended Watch)

Recommended Watch: “Show Me History: How To Create A Successful Nonfiction Graphic Series”

By: Casea Smith | @coffewithkrow  We have recommended many panels that explain the benefits of graphic novels being used as an educational tool for children. This panel seems like it will be just the same, however, I feel that it has an interesting perspective as it comes from the creators themselves. They explain the process of taking books worthy of research and condensing it into … Continue reading Recommended Watch: “Show Me History: How To Create A Successful Nonfiction Graphic Series”

Other Forms of Adaptation – “The Boat” by Nam Le (Recommend Watch/Read)

Source: https://medium.com/dst-3880w-spring-2019-section-2/formal-analysis-of-the-boat-5ba222b8f0bf By: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting LINK: http://www.sbs.com.au/theboat/  In one of the classes I’ve taken for part of my animation certification program, we were asked to look at different forms of adapting stories to visual mediums. Comics are an obvious example, as are games and movies. The point is, there are several ways to adapt to a graphic medium.  One thing I like about … Continue reading Other Forms of Adaptation – “The Boat” by Nam Le (Recommend Watch/Read)