April 2009 Issue Covers Visual Arts And Techniques Taught By Leading Manga Creators Well As Fashion, Crafts And More
San Francisco, CA, March 11, 2009 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced an exciting issue for its annual Art Issue of SHOJO BEAT magazine, expected to hit newsstands nationwide on March 17th. In addition to the next installments of the currently serialized shojo manga series CRIMSON HERO, HONEY AND CLOVER, HONEY HUNT, HARUKA: BEYOND THE STREAM OF TIME, SAND CHRONICLES and VAMPIRE KNIGHT, this special issue will allow readers to explore the latest trends in Japanese kawaii artwork, evaluate the approaches of top shojo manga creators and more!
Save Money, Save Time, Register Online Pre-Registration Special Offered Till March 15
Anaheim, California (March 4, 2009) ‹ Anime Expo® 2009 announces that online pre-registration for attendees, industry members and press representatives will be made available at noon on Wednesday; March 4, 2009. More information can be found on the website www.anime-expo.org.
Top Fan Submissions from U.S. and UK To Be Incorporated Into Future Peggle Installment; Prizes Include Trips to Seattle, Retail Spending Sprees, iPhones, Xbox 360s and More
SEATTLE, Washington and DUBLIN, Ireland – March 3, 2009 — PopCap Games, the leading developer and publisher of casual games, today announced a first-of-its kind Peggle™ Art Contest, with the top submissions being immortalized in a future installment of the cult classic casual video game. The contest, which opens today and runs through June 3, 2009, is one element of Peggle Fever, a months-long celebration of all things Peggle. Peggle Fever will include other contests and sweepstakes while celebrating the arrival of new adaptations of Peggle for Nintendo DS (arriving today in the U.S.), Apple's iPhone, Microsoft's Xbox 360 and XBLA service, and more.
Las Vegas, NV, February 24, 2009 – Yaoi Press invites fans to join their new affiliate program at Everythingyaoi.com.
Yaoi Press began a new affiliate program for their Everythingyaoi.com store. Fans can earn commissions on referral sales, create their own stores based on Everythingyaoi.com's catalogue of over 1,000 items, and recruit other affiliates to generate a continuous passive income. Affiliates earn $2 for each sale they refer to Everythingyaoi.com. When they recruit new affiliates they are paid 5% based on the new affiliate's income.
Bleed your heart out post-valentine's day! Lunar Legend Tsukihime vol 6, Dark Edge vol. 10, and Divine Melody vol. 1, AVAILABLE NOW!!!
SAN JOSE, CA– February 2009 - DrMaster has just announced the publication of Lunar Legend Tsukihime volume 6 by TYPE-MOON & sasakishonen, Dark Edge volume 10 by Yu Aikawa, and a new fantasy shojo series by I-Huan, Divine Melody volume 1.
Viz will be publishing Rumiko Takahashi's newest series:
"One Out of a Hundred" centers around John Malloy's personal series of mixed-media works that explore drug side effects as a metaphor for consumer and media-driven culture's long-term effects on the human spirit. The originals for each piece include pen & ink, oil paint, and other media, and will be exhibited along with large-format, limited edition signed prints of the series. Limited edition prints of Malloy's comics "Queasy" [Image Comics], "Channel One", and rock-interview comics for the award-winning Lemon Magazine will also be on display, in addition to illustrations for the band Minus The Bear, I Heart Comix, and other magazines and publications.
Leading Publishing Sales Indicator Summarizes Last Year's Top Selling Titles And Features Multiple VIZ Media Titles Occupying 15 Of The Top 20 Spots
San Francisco, CA, February 4, 2009 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced that hit manga (graphic novel) properties including NARUTO, DEATH NOTE, BLEACH and VAMPIRE KNIGHT dominated 15 of the Top 20 spots on the recently released list of Top 20 Graphic Novels for 2008. Nielsen BookScan, one of the publishing industry's leading sales indicators, publishes the list annually.
First-Of-Its-Kind Imprint Launches This Summer To Publish The Best In Contemporary Japanese Science Fiction Novels
San Francisco, CA, January 27, 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 called Haikasoru, which will publish an array of contemporary Japanese science fiction (SF) and fantasy stories for English-speaking audiences. This is the first time an imprint with a dedicated focus on Japanese SF has launched in North America.