Stories from 311 is a series of anthologies that see manga authors bringing stories of their own or individuals who were affected by the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami into a visual medium, manga.
As I was poking around the Internet, I came across a crowd-funding project to raise 2 million yen for the second volume of ‘Stories from 311’. It is…
I still remember what I saw on the news that day and how the it all unfolded.
It’s been 10 years since and the anthologies are a good reminder, giving a more personal insight as to how the disaster has affected residents of the area.
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I definitely learned several lessons when ebookjapan decided to flip the tables on us, the kind of people where you don’t live in Japan, don’t have a Japanese phone or isn’t familiar with ways to circumvent region-restrictions for apps – but still want to buy and read manga. Or if you like to read them for free (legally!).
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Volume 9 just released and the series’ official Twitter has posted four Twitter icons and smartphone wallpapers to celebrate!
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I realised I made a small number of guides over the years about Japanese services like manga ebooks and very recently, drama CDs!
Here’s a recap post with additions that didn’t seem worthy of a new post on its own so here we go 🙂
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Exactly where and how does one buy Japanese e-books and digital manga? A lot of Japanese publications have gone digital now so no more hefty import and shipping costs!
This post is not comprehensive and while I try to cover key points for each website listed, let me know if there’s anything else you want to know.
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