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March 23, 2006

Japanese Bookstore as Manga Haven

Here's a sample article from a wider story that gets reported intermittently -- the boost that Japanese bookstores in urban centers have received from kids' interest in manga. It's not a new thing -- older comics fans can tell you about buying untranslated manga at strange locations years and years ago -- but it seems much more well-scrubbed now.
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