New App Features Multi-Publisher Comic Store, Library and Reader for iPhone and iPod touch, and Comes with eigoMANGA Comics.
San Francisco, CA – August 10, 2009 – eigoMANGA and Iconology Inc. is pleased to announce that eigoMANGA's comic titles are available for the iPhone via the Comics by comiXology App which is available on the iTunes Store. The Comics by comiXology App is a digital comic store, library and reader for iPhone and iPod touch featuring Original English Language (OEL) manga from eigoMANGA in addition to over 100 titles available from twenty popular comic publishers and independent comic writers.
Innovative Online Destination Pushes Boundaries Of Manga With New Content Available Each Month For Free
San Francisco, CA, JULY 15, 2009 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced the full launch of its new SIGIKKI website, which represents a bold new partnership between the company's VIZ SIGNATURE imprint and IKKI, a monthly magazine published in Japan since 2003 that has established itself as the home of some of the most innovative, bold, and compelling titles in the world of contemporary manga.
A New Imprint and Web Site Launch Rumiko Takahashi's Newest Series RIN-NE Gets Its First Volume
San Francisco, CA, July 8, 2009 - VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced the launch of a brand new imprint, SHONEN SUNDAY. Featuring the works of some of the top shonen manga creators in the world today, the Shonen Sunday magazine in Japan provides the content for this imprint. The magazine recently celebrated its 50th anniversary since its first issue arrived on newsstands in March of 1959.
Company Rolls Out Most Aggressive Manga Publishing Schedule Yet With 5 New Volumes Of High Seas Action/Adventure Saga To Debut Each Month Throughout The First Half Of 2010
San Francisco, CA, JULY 6, 2009 – As first detailed this past weekend at Anime Expo® 2009, VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, announced a significantly increased publication schedule for the hit pirate manga series – ONE PIECE – delighting fans everywhere. Beginning in January 2010 and continuing through June 2010, five new ONE PIECE manga volumes will be published each month, for a total of 30 new volumes. The new schedule will launch with volumes 24-28.
Los Angeles, Thursday, July 2, 2009
Bishoujo game localization company JAST USA today announced a new licensing partnership with Japanese multimedia entertainment producer, Nitroplus Co., Ltd., to produce English localized versions of Nitroplus game software.
JAST USA President Peter Payne announced the deal at the 2009 Anime Expo bishoujo games industry content panel along with details of the first of several Nitroplus games to be released in English, Zanma Taisei Demonbane (release title pending).
San Francisco, CA, June 22, 2009 - VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, announced the release of Daisuke Igarashi’s surreal and riveting manga series, CHILDREN OF THE SEA, releasing July 21st in North America. The manga is rated 'T+' for Older Teens and will carry an estimated MSRP of $14.99 U.S. / $17.50 CAN.
Tempe, Arizona and Tokyo, Japan-June 20,2009--"We couldn't be more honored to be a part of Manga Impact," says Heather Russell CEO of Rinkya Inc. "Those of us who have believed that Japanese animation is a true cinematic art form, cannot help but look upon this as a giant step fore ward in recognizing the art we love and believe in."
Manga Impact is a joint event between the Locarno International Film Festival and Italy’s National Cinema Museum in Turin, with the sponsorship of Swiss Life, and the contributions and collaborations of the Japan Foundation, Japan's NFC (National Film Center), Kawakita Memorial Film Institute, and Japan's leading Internet shopping service, Rinkya, Inc.
"Depending on how a person lives their last day, the ikigami can be a death sentence, or an invitation to really live."
San Francisco, CA, May 14, 2009 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, sends a chill down the spines of readers this month with the North American debut of Motoro Mase's harrowing and suspenseful manga series - IKIGAMI: THE ULTIMATE LIMIT – available now! IKIGAMI: THE ULTIMATE LIMIT is rated 'M' for Mature Audiences and carries an MSRP of $12.99 US / $15.00 CAN.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Comic book publishing company eigoMANGA (http://www.eigomanga.com), today announced a magazine subscription partnership with EBSCO. The agreement makes comic book subscription of their titles 'Rumble Pak' (http://www.rumblepak.com) and 'Sakura Pakk' (http://www.sakurapakk.com) accessible worldwide to public schools, universities, hospitals, and military institutions.
"We're very pleased to be involved with EBSCO" says eigoMANGA Publisher and CEO Austin Osueke. "EBSCO is the perfect opportunity to supply our publications to the world stage and cultivate readership to levels that I've never dreamed of."
Shigeru Kitayama and Noriyuki Jinguji to Also Join Famed Manga-Ka and Director as Industry Guests at Nation¹s Largest Anime and Manga Convention for an Exclusive First Look Premiere of the Highly Anticipated TRIGUN Film
Anaheim, California (May 11, 2009) ‹ The staff that created the TRIGUN anime, over 10 years ago, are reuniting at Anime Expo®! Anime Expo® is proud to announce Mr. Yasuhiro Nightow and Mr. Satoshi Nishimura as an official Guests of Honor of the nation's largest anime and manga convention held July 2-5, 2009 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. More information can be found on the website www.anime-expo.org.