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The translator without talent

Bubbles / · english

"Despite having only two dozen manga translations, 80 essays, 50 reviews, one exhibition pamphlet, and zero solo- authored books to his name, Ryan Holmberg, PhD, is widely regarded as the biggest fish in the puddle-sized sea of alternative manga in the Anglosphere. Fresh off a major professional setback, in 2017 Dr. Holmberg departed for a two-year stint as a Visiting Professor at the University of Tokyo, where he would commence to document his research findings, translation troubles, and escapades with aging manga artists in a series of detailed Instagram posts @mangaberg.

book format: paperback / pages: 400