The Astro Boy Essays is reviewed in the November 15th issue of Library Journal. Reviewer Steve Raiteri writes:
This engaging book will be of wide interest to fans and pop-culture students; recommended for all collections.
Also, back in July, LJ ran a feature titled "Anime's Brave New World." It presented annotated listings of six Stone Bridge titles considered essential print resources: The Anime Encyclopedia, Anime Explosion!, The Anime Companion, The Anime Companion 2, Anime Essentials, and Watching Anime, Reading Manga. The feature is now online!