Company Remains a Dominant Force Behind the Tremendous Popularity of Manga and Anime in North America
San Francisco, CA, June 16, 2006 - VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive manga and animation licensing and publishing companies, commemorates its 20th Anniversary on July 7th, 2006.
Harlequin Enterprises has announced that it will publish its own line of manga in the U.S. under its new Harlequin Pink Ginger Blossom imprint. Four titles, translated and packaged by Dark Horse, will be released in September: Jinxed, adapted by Akemi Maki, Never Kiss a Stranger adapted by Maya Kasumi, No Competition adapted by Yukino Hara, and A Prince Needs a Princess adapted by Reiko Kishida.
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Naruto volume 10 placed No. 42 on USA Today Top 150 list for the week ending June 11th.
Voyage to the Moon World Follows the Conclusion of the 28-Volume Manga Series Presenting Original Adventures of Vagabond Swordsman
San Francisco, CA, June 14, 2006 - VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced the conclusion to its epic RUROUNI KENSHIN manga series with the release of Volume 28 on July 5. Fans need not despair â VIZ Media has just announced the release of the first RUROUNI KENSHIN fiction novel, VOYAGE TO THE MOON WORLD, to be released October 17.
FUNimation has licensed the anime Black Cat, based on the manga by Kentaro Yabuki, which ran in Weekly Shounen Jump and is currently being published by Viz Media.
Tokyo, Japan (May 25, 2006) - In a move that further strengthens its position as a global manga leader, TOKYOPOP has partnered with Funtastic, Australia's premier supplier of children's books, toys and apparel to the mass market, to launch TOKYOPOP's manga business in the Oceanic territories. Not only does this partnership mark TOKYOPOP's presence in what is now its fourth continent, it makes TOKYOPOP the first manga company to establish a local presence in Australia and New Zealand.
A few of the more notable names in comedic film and television join forces with comicsâ best and brightest to bring you a hilarious new perspective on the world of Eric Powell's The Goon, in this new three-part, black-and-white anthology series.