Posts tagged with kiyohiko-azuma

Jun 10 2019

Yotsuba&!, Vol. 14, by Kiyohiko Azuma


It's been years since I read a volume of Kiyohiko Azuma's Yotsuba&!, and even longer since I've reviewed one. Part of that is due to the author's extremely intermittent publishing schedule (there was a three-year gap between his last two books), but a lot of it was because it took me a long, loooong time to adjust to the editorial changes that took place between the fifth and sixth volumes...

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Jun 10 2019

Weekly Book Giveaway: Yotsuba&!, Vol. 14, by Kiyohiko Azuma


This week's Book Giveway is the 14th volume of Kiyohiko Azuma's universally beloved Yotsuba&!. It's taken me years, but I've finally adjusted (mostly) to the new publisher and their translation style, so I think I can give this a fair shake. A full review will follow shortly, and this giveaway will run through 7/5/19...

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Apr 22 2011

I'm told this builds character.

As you all know, we here at Wordcandy love Kiyohiko Azuma's manga Yotsuba&! with the fire of a thousand suns. So imagine our chagrin when we discovered that the series' current U.S. publisher (Ye...

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Mar 29 2010

Azumanga Daioh: Omnibus, by Kiyohiko Azuma


I have mixed feelings about the recent omnibus edition of Yotsuba&!'s Kiyohiko Azuma's Azumanga Daioh. I'm all for anything that exposes this wonderful series to a wider audience, but Yen Press's...

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Dec 28 2009

And the price is so very, very right!

If you're a reader of fanfiction (fan-penned stories set in the worlds of various books/movies/TV shows/etc.), you might want to check out the Yuletide Treasure Fic Exchange, a massive fanfiction ...

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Sep 29 2009

Minor points

Before I get to the complaining, let me first state that I am sincerely delighted Yen Press has picked up the license for Yotsuba&!, which is one of our all-time favorite series. Thanks, Yen Press...

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Apr 27 2009

New Azumanga Daioh?

And it's not even my birthday!AnimeNewsNetwork is reporting that the always awesome Kiyohiko Azuma is creating new strips for the upcoming 10th anniversary edition of his Azumanga Daioh series. Th...

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Mar 18 2009

At last!

Yen Press has announced the release dates for the next three(!!!) volumes of Yotsuba&!: volume six comes out in September, volume seven in December, and volume eight in April of next year! Of cour...

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Mar 9 2009

Yotsuba&! 2009

The Yotsuba&! 2009 calendar is now available for pre-order. It is also, as usual, totally adorable. Behold:Remember, these calendars follow the Japanese school year, so they'll run from April '0...

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Feb 10 2009

Woot! (Part I)

It is a day of wondrous anime- and manga-related news, dear readers. At its New York Comic Con panel, North American publisher Yen Press announced on Saturday that it has picked up the license for...

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Mar 24 2008

ADV falls off the wagon (again)

We're hearing distressing rumors that ADV is once again in financial difficulties, which means that we'll have to wait even longer to get our hands on the sixth volume of Yotsuba&!. The original ...

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Jan 28 2008


Remember the adorable Yotsuba&! "Cardbo" doll we mentioned a few weeks ago? Well, click here to see how to turn it into this:I want one.In other Kiyohiko Azuma news, Yotsuba&! volume six is due ou...

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Dec 26 2005

Kiyohiko Azuma

Kiyohiko Azuma is the author of two highly entertaining manga titles: Azumanga Daioh and Yotsuba&!. Azuma’s books are funny and innocent, with most of the humor in the stories coming from his tal...

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Dec 21 2005

Yotsuba&! Vol. 1, by Kiyohiko Azuma


Nothing much happens in the first three volumes of Kiyohiko Azuma’s Yotsuba&!. The series features a preschool-age heroine with green hair, boundless energy, and a blissfully innocent attitude. Entire chapters are devoted to things like moving a TV, doing the laundry, or visiting a department store...

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