(LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2008) – What do a struggling L.A. actor and a beautiful female ninja have in common? Read on to find out!
Seven Seas Entertainment is excited to debut "The Ninja Diaries," a new weekly manga series created exclusively for Metromix Los Angeles by Seven Seas Entertainment. "The Ninja Diaries" will launch on the cover of Metromix's July 23rd print issue – available for free in news boxes around Los Angeles – and it will unfold, week after week, on a full page in the back of the paper. The current week's installment + complete story archives will be housed on metromix.com, along with "Ninja Diaries" web exclusives and additional information about LA comic book shops and local comics events.
Global Online Media Distribution Giant Partners with Canada-Based Publisher to Launch Weekly Digital Manga and Comic Digest
San Francisco, CA (July 23, 2008) ‹Canada-based publisher UDON Entertainment partners with online media distribution giant, Crunchyroll, to launch a weekly digital manga and comic digest called UDON COMBO!. More information can be found at www.crunchyroll.com.
UDON COMBO! will debut worldwide in August with award-winning hit titles including 1520 and Makeshift Miracle, with many more to be announced in the weeks to come.
San Francisco, San Diego - Comic book publishing studio eigoMANGA unveils their event schedule for San Diego Comic Con 2008, which takes place on July 24-27, at the San Diego Convention in San Diego, California.
Array Of Notable Personal Appearances And Events In Booth 4113 Celebrate Dual SHONEN JUMP Anniversaries And Showcase Hit Manga Series BLEACH, REAL And SLAM DUNK
San Francisco, CA, July 16, 2008 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced an exciting agenda of personal appearances, screenings and convention exclusives for the 2008 Comic-Con International taking place July 23-27 at the Convention Center in San Diego, CA. VIZ Media will be located in Booth #4113.
Star Athlete At 2008 Comic-Con International To Promote Riveting Basketball Manga Series And Help Children Develop A Lifelong Love Of Reading
San Francisco, CA, July 14, 2008 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has teamed up with Portland Trail Blazers center Greg Oden to promote literacy. Oden will be featured in the campaign using SLAM DUNK, the exciting new basketball-themed manga (graphic novel) series to help promote the love of reading.
SAN JOSE, CA – July, 2008 – DrMaster Publications announces the impending release of Lunar Legend Tsukihime volume 6. With much anticipation, the sixth installment of the popular horror action series by Sasakishonen and TYPE-MOON will be released in February 2009. Lunar Legend Tsukihime is based on the video game by TYPE-MOON's well-known video game Tsukihime, which has also spawned an anime series.
40th Anniversary Of Japan's Weekly Shonen Jump And 5th Anniversary Of SHONEN JUMP Magazine Commemorated With Special Collector's Edition Of Top Manga Anthology's Articles And New Hardcover Presentations Of Several Most-Loved Manga Series
San Francisco, CA, July 10, 2008 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced several exciting new releases to coincide with the 40th anniversary of Weekly Shonen Jump, one of the longest-running and widely read manga (graphic novel) magazines in Japan, and the 5th anniversary of VIZ Media's domestic counterpart, SHONEN JUMP magazine, which continues to be North America's most successful comics anthology.
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Excitement Builds for Nation's Largest Anime and Manga Convention
Los Angeles, California (July 1, 2008) ‹ With a huge colorful 200 foot long banner proudly facing major L.A. freeways, a fantastic list of talent from the U.S. and Japan, 2 huge concerts, Convention favorites like the Masquerade and AX Idol, 11 major hotels in the Downtown Los Angeles area, free 24 hour shuttle services, almost 200 exhibitors (with many of the major industry players) and a state of the art registration system, Anime Expo® 2008 is looking to be, once again, the nation¹s premiere anime and manga convention of the year. Anime Expo® 2008 will be held from July 3-6, 2008 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. More informationcan be found on the website www.anime-expo.org.