Sweatdrop Studios Releases 'Rising Stars of Manga' Podcast

Sep 11th 2007
This month's Sweatdrop podcast is a special event, as each of the four presenters were previously winners of Tokyopop's "Rising Stars of Manga" competition. They talk about how they prepared and planned their comics, and what they went through whilst producing them. They also offer tips and advise for anyone that is entering Rising Stars of Manga or any other short manga competitions. Sweatdrop Studios have been releasing podcasts for a while now, with three previous episodes covering UK events, San Diego Comic Con, and various Sweatdrop Studios members, as well as interviewing UK manga industry personalities such as Helen McCarthy.

Sonia Leong's "Fatal Connection" won 2nd place in "Rising Stars of Manga: UK & Ireland 1".
Emma Vieceli's "Between the Lines" was a runner up in "Rising Stars of Manga: UK & Ireland 1".
Selina Dean's "Poison" won 2nd place in "Rising Stars of Manga: UK & Ireland 2".
Morag Lewis' "The Homecoming" was a runner up in "Rising Stars of Manga: UK & Ireland 2".
Joanna Zhou's "Happily Ever After" was a runner up in "Rising Stars of Manga: UK & Ireland 2".
Hannah Saunders' "Beyond" won 3rd place in "Rising Stars of Manga: UK & Ireland 2".

For Direct MP3 Download:
http://www.sweatdrop.com/podcast/sweatdrop-podcast-04.mp3
(14.6MB, 64 minutes long)

For RSS Subscription:
http://www.sweatdrop.com/podcast/rss.xml

For iTunes Subscription:
itpc://www.sweatdrop.com/podcast/iTunes.xml

To listen to the Podcasts in your browser:
http://odeo.com/channel/449203/view

More information at the Sweatdrop website:
http://www.sweatdrop.com/forum/showthread.php?t=8890

About Sweatdrop Studios:
Sweatdrop Studios is a group of over twenty UK-based manga artists which has been operating for more than five years. Sweatdrop has published a number of anthologies such as "Cold Sweat and Tears", "Blue is for Boys" and Pink is for Girls", as well as original titles such as Looking for the Sun (Morag Lewis) and Fantastic Cat (Selina Dean). Sweatdrop members Emma Vieceli and Sonia Leong also recently released "Hamlet" and "Romeo and Juliet" respectively with 'Self Made Hero', as well as working on original titles with Sweatdrop.
Visit www.sweatdrop.com for further information.

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