American actress Rosa Salazar is about to break into the big time. The year-old plays Alita, a cyborg with extraordinary fighting abilities, in a new sci-fi blockbuster co-written by Titanic director James Cameron. It seems to capture a moment, underscored by news that the British Museum will be opening an exhibition dedicated to Japanese comics this year. Manga and its celluloid cousin anime are now mainstream in the West. They have left the comic-shop basement and entered the museum and the multiplex. Japanese, with its pictographic written language, is a visual culture, and comics have long had a place in the mainstream of Japanese society that leaving aside the last decade or so of wham-bang superhero adaptations they still do not have in the West.
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The Manga Moveable Feast started a month ago, when a bunch of manga bloggers who Twitter back and forth to each other all agreed to read and review the same book. Both Robin Brenner and I served on the committee and we were both wildly enthusiastic about the series. Both Eva and Robin own their own copies of the series.