Wednesday, January 17

A manga on English eccentricities in US of A

It's New Year's Day and the Yamada family, dressed in kimono, gather around the table for a feast, and to review English phrases they learned the previous year, like "take a breather" or "playing hooky."

Like many Japanese families that relocate to the U.S., the Yamadas are intent on nailing down American slang. But unlike other families, the Yamadas happen to be fictional.

Rest of article is here.

This is article on manga which talks about a Japanese family experience in USA especially concerning about local dialects and customs which can be humourous.

Japanese free weekly manga serials

Japanese manga industry is vibrant and strong plus highly competitive. I was wondering how this publication business model gonna work. Thru advertising?

My favourite so far is Dengeki Daioh which featured Tsukihime and Gunslinger Girl.

The article.