A round up of Anime Expo 2008 news, reports, and more from around the internet, updated constantly, so you don't have to look for them.
From Yumiuri Shimbun comes an article titled "First and last manga exhibition answers important question," which looks like the "Inoue Takehiko: The Last Manga Exhibition" that will end this Sunday at the Ueno Royal Museum in Ueno, Tokyo:
Last Saturday (June 21th), the pair that would represent Brazil in the upcoming World Cosplay Summit was announced: Gabriel Niemietz and Jéssica Campos. They cosplayed as the robot Jango and Jo, the mercenary from Burst Angel.
The sci-fi love comedy anime CODE-E by Studio Deen, and the action manga Black Lagoon by Hiroe Rei, will both be adapted into light novels. The CODE-E light novel will be authored by Sakaki Ichirou (Strait Jacket light novel series) and illustrated by Ogata Kouji (Boogiepop light novels), while Black Lagoon will be authored by Urobuchi Gen (Fate/Zero light novel) and illustrated by Hiroe Rei himself.
Also, the fantasy light novel Densetsu no Yuusha no Densetsu written by Takaya Kagami and drawn by Saori Toyota will be adapted into a manga by Chouzou Hiroko and start serialization in the August issue of Dragon Age (on sale July 9th).
The following manga appeared on the USA Today Booklist Top 150 (PDF) for the week ending May 11th:
Also, Comicsnob posts the weekly online manga sales rankings:
Also available is Comicsnob's 2007 in Review for manga in Japan.