MMF: VIZ Signature

The April 2012 Manga Movable Feast focused on the VIZ Signature imprint, home to such titles as Children of the Sea, GoGo Monster, House of Five Leaves, Naoki Urasawa’s Monster, Saturn Apartments, and What a Wonderful World! Below is the complete list of essays, reviews, podcasts, etc. that resulted from our weeklong discussion of the VIZ Signature imprint, as well as older reviews of VIZ Signature titles.

Call for Participation

Manga Reviews

Afterschool Charisma

All My Darling Daughters

Black Lagoon


Bokurano: Ours

Cat-Eyed Boy

Children of the Sea

Detroit Metal City

Dogs: Bullets & Carnage


Gente: The People of Ristorante Paradiso

GoGo Monster

House of Five Leaves

I’ll Give It My All… Tomorrow

Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit


Kingyo Used Books

La Quinta Camera

March Story

Naoki Urasawa’s Monster

Naoki Urasawa’s 20th Century Boys

not simple

Oishinbo A La Carte

Ooku: The Inner Chambers

Pluto: Urasawa x Tezuka


Ristorante Paradiso

Saturn Apartments


Tenjo Tenge


  • Tesoro, Anna (Manga Report, 4/29/12)
  • Tesoro, Kristin Bomba (Comic Attack!, 11/16/11)
  • Tesoro, Angela Eastman (Suite 101, 12/13/11)
  • Tesoro, Terry Hong (Book Dragon, 1/22/12)


What a Wonderful World!

Thematic Essays, Roundtables, and Podcasts