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: 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

Meet the Manga Editors: The Philosophy and Practice of Manga Editing – Notes!

Credit: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting About the Event This panel was originally presented at Anime NYC Online in November 2020. “Take a deep dive into the manga editing world with Ajani Oloye (Manga Editor/Translator), Carl Li (Editor, Yen Press), Haruko Hashimoto (Editor, Kodansha Comics), and Tania Biswas (Senior Editor, Square Enix). The panelists will discuss the philosophy and practice of manga editing and chat … Continue reading Meet the Manga Editors: The Philosophy and Practice of Manga Editing – Notes!

Recommended Watch: WonderCon@Home 2021 – The Writers Coffeehouse at WonderCon

By: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting About the Event Panel Description: Led by New York Times bestselling author Peter Clines (Threshold series), this session focuses on the business of prose writing and publishing. The Writers Coffeehouse is a bunch of writers—in this case, it’s Sarah Kuhn (Heroine Complex series), Stephen Blackmoore (@sblackmoore), Fonda Lee (FondaLee.com), and Greg van Eekhout (@gregvaneekhout)—sitting around talking about writing. No agendas, … Continue reading Recommended Watch: WonderCon@Home 2021 – The Writers Coffeehouse at WonderCon

WonderCon@Home 2021 – So You Want to be a Manga Editor? –  Notes!

(screenshot/Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi, image source: link) Credit: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting About the Event: Panel Description: Have a deep interest in all things manga and Japanese? Want to know how you can turn that passion into an amazing career? Well you won’t want to miss this wide-ranging conversation with the manga experts and editors at Kodansha US, Kodansha Japan, including Tiff Ferentini (editor, Kodansha US), … Continue reading WonderCon@Home 2021 – So You Want to be a Manga Editor? –  Notes!

Anime Expo Lite 2021 – ANIME NEWS NETWORK – Notes!

Credit: Anonymous Author​ | @TAVmedia START: 4:30 PM END: 5:15 PM (PDT) | 3 July 2021 | CHANNEL: 2 Panel Description: It’s been a hell of a year; meet the people behind Anime News Network, find out what it takes to operate the world’s largest anime and manga news website, what we’ve changed over the past year, what we’re working on now and what excites … Continue reading Anime Expo Lite 2021 – ANIME NEWS NETWORK – Notes!

Anime Expo Lite 2021 – PROJECT ANIME PRESENTS: UNDERSTANDING YOUR RIGHTS AS AN ARTIST – Notes!

(image from: https://www.dmca.com/Takedowns.aspx)  Credit: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting START: 2:00 PM END: 2:45 PM (PDT) | 3 July 2021 | CHANNEL: 3 Panel Description: Attorney/Consultant Gamal Hennessy (Creative Contract Consulting) and global pop culture expert Kuo-Yu Liang (Ku Worldwide) discuss the key things artists should know when it comes to protecting their work. Learn about the copyright registration process, what it takes to enforce copyrights, … Continue reading Anime Expo Lite 2021 – PROJECT ANIME PRESENTS: UNDERSTANDING YOUR RIGHTS AS AN ARTIST – Notes!

Comic Con 2020 Online – Recommended Watches & Why

Credit: Peggy Sue Wood | @peggyseditorial WHY NOT NOTES? Way back at the end of July, when Casea, Jenna, and I were reviewing panels and preparing notes, we quickly found that some panels were better watched then written out. While we can, and often do, attempt to pull out information from panels that we find most interesting or relevant to you all in the readership, … Continue reading Comic Con 2020 Online – Recommended Watches & Why

Resources for Manga Studies

(Image Source)  An essential part of collegiate studies is the idea of presentation and publication – offshoots, primarily, of paper submission. As such, it may be hard to find appropriate resources for one’s paper on manga in the US or find the right place to submit once your professor has had a look (if you’ve even written one on the subject). In other cases, some … Continue reading Resources for Manga Studies