Placement Validates How Well Integrated Manga And Anime Ninja Character Has Become In Popular Culture
San Francisco, CA, December 4, 2008 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced that NARUTO has been named by Yahoo! as the Number 7 most-searched term in 2008, as reported by the Yahoo! 2008 Year In Review Top 10 Search list. The list, which is available at YearInReview.yahoo.com, provides insights about popular culture and what Yahoo! searchers cared about most throughout 2008. The spunky ninja-in-training NARUTO appears on the list beside future President Barack Obama, fan favorites American Idol and the WWE and celebrities and personalities such as Miley Cyrus, Angelina Jolie and Lindsay Lohan.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Comic book publishing studio eigoMANGA (http://www.eigomanga.com), has announced the upcoming release of a special graphic novel publication — Sakura Pakk Versus Rumble Pak Graphic Novel — for the first time features a combination of shonen (male-oriented) and shojo (female-oriented) stories from Sakura Pakk (http://www.SakuraPakk.com) and Rumble Pak (http://www.RumblePak.com).
Videos, Contests, Guests and Much More
Anaheim, California (November 28, 2008) ‹ With the huge success of the 2008 convention, Anime Expo® blazes into the future as it launches its most visually stimulating and user-friendly site to date! More information can be found on the website www.anime-expo.org.
Online Media Distribution Leader to Premiere Newest Publications for Men and Women
San Francisco, CA (November 25, 2008) Comic book publishing studio eigoMANGA (www.eigomanga.com), today announces a partnership with online media distribution leader and leading web portal for asian video content Crunchyroll. eigoMANGA will provide their newest publications "Rumble Pak" and "Sakura Pakk" to Crunchyroll's 4 million membered online community. More information can be found at www.crunchyroll.com.
New Releases Offer A Variety Of Intriguing Fantasy/Action Adventure Tales As Well As New Shojo Titles With A Twist From Internationally Acclaimed Creators
San Francisco, CA, NOVEMBER 21, 2008 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced several eagerly awaited new manga series scheduled for release throughout the Fourth Quarter of 2008.
Episodes Of Two Of The Hottest Animated Series To Sweep North America Are Now Available For Download-To-Own From Leading Entertainment, Gaming And Social Networking Outlet
San Francisco, CA, November 11, 2008 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced the availability of the hit animated action series BLEACH and DEATH NOTE (both Uncut and English dubbed) on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment console from Microsoft. Fans in the U.S. will now have the ability to watch these episodes on a Download-To-Own (DTO) basis through Xbox LIVE for 160 Microsoft Points per episode.
The artists Chie Kutsuwada, Ryuta Osada, Mustashrik Mahbub from Julius Caesar, As you like it and Othello will be signing & sketching for people who come along.
We'll also have a small competition prize to win some artwork, and we'll be holding a portfolio review for any budding artists that come down and would like some feedback on their work.
Manga Shakespeare is a series of graphic novel adaptations of William Shakespeare using manga visuals from UK-based artists.
Unique Edition Features 11 Full-Color Posters Inspired By Smash Hit Animated And Manga Series And Features 2 Original Creations Made Exclusively For This Release
San Francisco, CA, November 10, 2008 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced the upcoming release of a special BLEACH Posterzine, which features 11 massive full-color posters inspired by the smash hit manga and animated series (rated 'T' for Teens) created by Tite Kubo.
Statistics Made Fun with First Title in New Educational Manga Guide Series
San Francisco, CA, October 30, 2008 - Can learning statistics really be fun? It can be when the teacher is a cartoon character.
In The Manga Guide to Statistics (No Starch Press, November 2008, 224 pp, ISBN 9781593271893), the first release in the landmark Manga Guide series from No Starch Press, readers learn real statistics with real manga. Tough concepts like probability, coefficients of correlation, hypothesis testing, and tests of independence come alive with this entertaining yet educational Japanese-style cartoon guide. By combining an engaging story with instructional content, readers master each concept quickly as they learn alongside the story's main characters, Rui and Mr. Yamamoto.
MECHADEMIA 5: Fanthropologies
In recent years, interest in fan communities and fan activities has exploded, and the term otaku has become global currency. Terms like "fan" and "otaku" have been mobilized for a wide range or reasons in a wide variety of discourses, from gender studies to inquiries about technology and sociality. We think that the exploration of fan activities and otaku phenomena is crucial to understanding the contemporary world of transnational image and information flows, as well as the transnational formation of concepts and discourses.