This is not a bad thing. If you're a Sailor Moon fan, you know Usagi — at least early on in her career as a Sailor Scout — sounds like an immature girl who's on the verge of crying at any given moment. Voice actress Stephanie Sheh nails it in Viz's new English dub of the classic shojo anime.
The highly anticipated anime Coppelion premieres in Japan tomorrow, and thanks to U.S. licensor Viz Media, it'll premiere here, too! The scifi series, about three radiation-resistant high school girls who search through the irradiated ruins of Tokyo, will be simulcast on Hulu and over at VizAnime.com.
The last 25 years has seen a huge swell of interest by English-speaking audiences in manga, partly thanks to Viz Media. Now Viz is publishing translations of two prose novels, about alien invasion, time travel and power-armor smackdowns.
We've previously told you about Japanese publisher Kodansha opening a New York office and courting American comic creators, but have they arrived in America too late? What happens when the teenage audience who created the manga publishing boom in the US grows up? Journalist Kai-Ming Cha, writing about this weekend's…