Mixing Prose with Manga, Light Novels Attract North American Fans

Works of prose fiction with quirky fun plots and manga-style illustrations, Japanese light Novels are attracting a growing audience of fans in North America. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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