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Shaenon K. Garrity
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The Compleat OMF 
31st-Jan-2008 05:11 pm
Just for reference, here's a permalinkable list of all the Overlooked Manga Festival entries. Thanks for reading, everyone!

(Note: Some Overlooked Manga scans are mildly NSFW. Exercise caution when viewing manga which may contain nipples or swears. Keep out of reach of children. The Overlooked Manga Festival is not for everyone. If eyeballs continue to bleed, consult your doctor immediately.)

Overlooked Manga Festivities:
Please Save My Earth
From Eroica with Love
Even a Monkey Can Draw Manga
Dr. Slump
Your and My Secret
Wild Act
Knights of the Zodiac
The Drifting Classroom
OMF Special Event: Manga Editors Recommend Manga, Part 1
OMF Special Event: Manga Editors Recommend Manga, Part 2
OMF Special Event: Manga Editors Recommend Manga, Part 3
OMF Special Event: Great Moments in Manga Baking
Shout Out Loud
Warren Buffett: An Illustrated Biography of the World's Most Successful Investor
Sexy Voice and Robo
OMF Special Event: 2006 Overlooked Manga Update
The Four Immigrants Manga
Gerard and Jacques
Ode To Kirihito
Bringing Home the Sushi
Banana Fish
Skip Beat
OMF Special Event: The Greatest Manga Magazine in American History
Cyborg 009
Anywhere But Here
To Terra
Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms
Doing Time
The Walking Man
Sugar Sugar Rune
Japan as Viewed by 17 Creators
Mariko Parade
Golgo 13
Ricca 'tte Kanji!?
Pure Trance
OMF Special Event: My Legacy
OMF Special Event: An All-Star Tribute to Carl Gustav Horn
Guest OMF by Jason Thompson: 888
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
Tekkon Kinkreet
Yakitate! Japan
Flower of Life
OMF Special Event: Top Ten Lines from the Excel Saga manga
What's Michael?
OMF Special Event: Jason Thompson Presents the Top Ten Best Worst Manga, Part One
OMF Special Event: Jason Thompson Presents the Top Ten Best Worst Manga, Part Two
Comics Underground Japan
Slam Dunk
Moon Child
Chikyu Misaki
Bambi and Her Pink Gun
Ten Awesome Long-Out-of-Print Viz Manga, Part One
Ten Awesome Long-Out-of-Print Viz Manga, Part Two
The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service
OMF Special Event: Reader OMFs, Part One
OMF Special Event: Reader OMFs, Part Two
Guest OMF by Abby L.: Firefighter! Daigo of Fire Company M
OMF Special Event: The Parade of Manga Presidents
1st-Feb-2008 01:42 am (UTC)
Whoa, I just had a "eek" moment clicking one of the links that I hadn't looked at before.
Would it be possible to add a "Not Safe for Work" or NSFW warning to the ones with the more, shall we say, naughty pictures?
9th-Oct-2008 02:31 pm (UTC)
I'm posting some humor that is NSFW (Not safe for work) in the More Pawprints. Very funny to me at this moment and thought I would share.
1st-Feb-2008 01:49 am (UTC)
Whoa, Klaus seems to be channeling Eroica over there.
3rd-Feb-2008 09:22 pm (UTC)
This is obviously Lawrence of the S.I.S., Eroica's flamboyant answer to James Bond, disguised as Klaus.
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1st-Feb-2008 04:07 pm (UTC)
Ditto. I've really enjoyed both reading about the mangas and why you find them totally awesome.
1st-Feb-2008 03:49 pm (UTC)
Any chance you would consider putting together one of those Amazon lists of all this stuff? Maybe you could get referral fees from all your hard work. I've bought quite a bit of manga off your recommendations!
9th-Feb-2008 05:01 am (UTC)
I've been following this series of reviews for a little while now, but I'm afraid I've been remiss in commenting on them! Anyways, just wanted to say that this series of reviews has been terrifically entertaining, and you've definitely made me check out some fantastic series.

(Thank you especially for introducing me to Eroica, which is pure, undiluted 70s joy. :D)
9th-Oct-2008 02:28 pm (UTC)
Now, I haven't read Illuminated, but I've been working on a review of The Impressionist for a while now, and I can't seem to get past how blatant Mr.
9th-Oct-2008 03:03 pm (UTC)
You mean because they'd invented sound. [laughter] I went to film school and shot on 16mm film and we edited on splicers and tape.
2nd-Nov-2008 04:54 am (UTC)
I figure this is as good a place as any...

Shaenon, I was rereading "Here is Greenwood" for the *cough*teenth time and one name caught my eye. I had no idea you were part of the effort to bring my favorite little shojo manga to the U.S. Thank you a thousand times over for the great job you did. :-)
2nd-Nov-2008 06:42 am (UTC)

Aw, thanks! I loved editing Greenwood. It's one of my favorite manga I've worked on. I cried when I got to the end.
2nd-Nov-2008 03:05 pm (UTC)
I can understand that. The boys just pull you into their world. :-)
31st-Aug-2009 12:05 pm (UTC)
Actually i was looking for article on diwali festival in livejournal & found your blog in the list. Its really good one specially linking you did is very nice one :)
21st-Jan-2010 01:34 am (UTC)
thank you thank you thank you!
I happened upon this while looking up an old favorite, cyborg 009, and now I'm hooked! I started reading some entries of manga that I already know of and wow... you're writing is right on point! I really like the small tidbits of trivia and personal thoughts.
I've bookmarked this page and I'll surely return to read every entry<3
10th-Sep-2010 12:36 pm (UTC)
Love the posts you wrote for old shoujo mangas! What do you think Rose of Versailles? That's one kick-ass blast from the past.
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