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Reading Direction for Comics/Mangas

Western and Korean comics/mangas are usually read from left to right. In contrast, Japanese versions start on the right....

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Different names for manga?

I have recently developed a passion for mangas and read almost everything I can get my hands on. However, I noticed that...

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Frankfurt Book Fair: Trade Visitor as a Student

I am a student and would like to visit the Frankfurt Book Fair (Frankfurter Buchmesse). Now the procedure of the fair is...

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Difference between ISBN-10 and ISBN-13

Recently, I saw a book on which there were two different ISBN numbers noted. One of them had the addition ISBN-10, the other was...

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Why are there fixed book prices in Germany?

In Germany, each baker is allowed to determine the price of his bread as he wants. Each car dealer is also allowed to specify the...

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How to find a Name for a Story Character or Location

I love writing books. However, its is always hard and difficult for me to find well fitting names. Let it be the name of my...

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Serika: The Asian comics are called "manga" in Japanese. This designation (the word "manga") has been established in many parts of Europe...

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Guest: The same applies in the Netherlands. Comes as a shock after the UK. £16.99 = 22 Euro in Holland. But for writers like me that is better....

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Guest: All I had to do was to show my student ID card at the cash desk to get my trade visitor ticket. A previous registration was...

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Companiable78: Until the end of 2016, each ISBN number consists of ten digits. Especially in the English-speaking countries and in Eastern Europe, at...

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Guest: The fixed book price principle should protect small publishers and bookstores. It should retain the variety of the book market. In...

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Flying Arts: The price-fixing or price binding for books was invited to maintain books as "cultural assets" in Germany and to ensure that books are not...

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