SAN FRANCISCO, CA - eigoMANGA's radio show Shibuya Airwaves is pleased to welcome Japanese rock musician, SUGIZO to San Francisco Japan town's Kinokuniya Bookstore on Tuesday, September 23 and his live concert at The Independent on Monday, September 22.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Comic book publishing studio eigoMANGA, announces the launch of its redesigned web site, eigoMANGA.com. With a new stylized look and feel, improved navigation for fewer clicks, better coordination with its other microsite channels, and an assortment of interactive components, eigoMANGA's revamped site promises users a memorable and engaging online experience.
The refreshed version represents the progressive direction of eigoMANGA's branding efforts to streamline its brand presentation. "It took us over two years to develop the new site," said Austin Osueke, eigoMANGA's Publisher and CEO. "We wanted to develop a fun site that fans would love to visit again and again but also provide just enough company information for retailers and businesses. But still, we were thinking about the fans first when we were putting this site together".
Five Highly Anticipated New Titles Announced Including TIME STRANGER KYOKO, SHORT-TEMPERED MELANCHOLIC, SUGAR PRINCESS, MIXED VEGETABLES And WANTED
San Francisco, CA, August 21, 2008 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced five new shojo manga (graphic novel for girls) titles set to debut throughout the Third Quarter.
Published under the company's popular Shojo Beat imprint, the new series include TIME STRANGER KYOKO, SHORT-TEMPERED MELANCHOLIC AND OTHER STORIES, SUGAR PRINCES: SKATING TO WIN, MIXED VEGETABLES and WANTED.
Rounding Out the Takehiko Inoue Releases - The Critically Acclaimed VAGABOND Published Under The VIZBIG Imprint
San Francisco, CA, August 19, 2008 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced the publication of a diverse new collection of manga (graphic novel) and art books by famed artist/creator Takehiko Inoue.
Historic Collaboration Bridges Western And Eastern Popular Comic And Graphic Novel Traditions
San Francisco, CA, August 5, 2008 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, in conjunction with Stan Lee's POW! Entertainment (PK:POWN) has announced the North American debut of the exciting Prologue Chapter of ULTIMO in the September 2008 issue of SHONEN JUMP magazine, which hits retail outlets nationwide on August 5 for $4.99. ULTIMO is the result of a historic collaboration between comics legend Stan Lee, creator of many iconic superheroes including Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, and the X-Men, and Hiroyuki Takei, the creator of the popular SHAMAN KING manga (graphic novel) series.
Eight Series Announced Including New Shojo Stories And Two New Award-Winning Titles From Creative Mastermind Naoki Urasawa
San Francisco, CA, August 4, 2008 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has provided a preview of a variety of compelling new manga titles set to debut under the VIZ SIGNATURE, VIZ MEDIA and SHOJO BEAT imprints in the first half of 2009.
Launching this summer in India, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, USA & UK, Fluid Friction Comics have announced that the first issue of their debut series DevaShard: At First Light will feature the artwork of world famous artist Simon Bisley on the cover.
Simon Bisley made his name in the comic book world with his work on 2000AD in the 1980’s and especially on the characters Slaine, the Horned God and Judge Dredd. From there he went on to work on a wide selection of the world's best known comic books, including Batman during the 1990's at which time he was specially selected to portray the Dark Knight when he was being reinvented as the darker hero we know today. Other important titles he has worked on include the Heavy Metal fantasy art magazines, X-Men and later Wolverine.
Edgy Series About Two Miscreant Boys' Adventures In A Surreal Metropolis Is The Only Japanese Manga Title To Win This Year
San Francisco, CA, August 1, 2008 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced that its manga, TEKKONKINKREET: BLACK & WHITE, by acclaimed creator Taiyo Matsumoto, won a 2008 Eisner Comic Industry Award for the Best U.S. Edition of International Material – Japan. Named for pioneering writer and comic artist Will Eisner, the awards recognize exemplary comics, graphic novels and other pop writings and are given each year as part of the annual Comic-Con International convention.
HONG KONG'S FIRST EVER INTERNATIONAL GRAPHIC NOVEL
Launching the first issue of their debut title DevaShard across America in September 2008, Hong Kong based company Fluid Friction looks set to revolutionise the comic book and graphic novel industry.
In the long history of comics and graphic novels in Hong Kong, no one has previously attempted to launch a truly international product. However, with 6 markets initially (HK, Singapore, Macau, India, USA & UK) and many more to follow, Fluid Friction looks to be the first to release its graphic novel worldwide and simultaneously in English & Chinese.
Web-based company hopes to bridge gaps between fans across the world by presenting rare goods in a humorous and amusing manner.
TOKYO, JAPAN – July 24th, 2008 – Tokyogetter.com is pleased to announce the launch of our new dedicated web-store and US office. The establishment of this new E-commerce system will deliver goods into the hands of fans the world over with maximum speed and minimal hassle, all thanks to our new stateside distribution and fulfillment center. Yes, we're back in the USA!