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VIZ MEDIA announces the return of RANMA 1/2

VIZ MEDIA announces the return of RANMA 1/2

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, has announced the return of one of the genre’s most celebrated manga and anime properties – RANMA ½.   RANMA ½ is a renowned martial arts action-adventure manga (graphic novel) series created by Rumiko Takahashi. The manga series was a staple of the VIZ Media catalog for over 14 years and remains one of the company’s longest-running titles and one of the longest-running […]

Comic Con Guide – For Metal Heads – 2013 Edition

Comic Con Guide – For Metal Heads – 2013 Edition

Each year, Metal Life Magazine covers the San Diego Comic Con bringing you the news and events that will be of interest to fans of heavy metal music. Our focus will be on horror, sci-fi, fantasy, metal related stuff, pop culture of interest and more. Booths/Exhibitors 13 Flames Empire (H 02) “Zombie Jesus” and “Champions of hell” comics, “Zombiefeast” DVDs, metal CDs, and more. 7.62 Design (Booth: 5606) 7.62 Design is Veteran Owned and Operated since 1997 and offers kick […]

JAPAN FILM FESTIVAL of SAN FRANCISCO LAUNCHES JULY 27

JAPAN FILM FESTIVAL of SAN FRANCISCO LAUNCHES JULY 27

The Japan Film Festival of San Francisco, the first fully-dedicated annual Japanese film celebration for the S.F. Bay Area, will launch in just a couple of weeks at NEW PEOPLE Cinema, San Francisco’s famed pop culture movie theatre located inside of the NEW PEOPLE J-Pop entertainment complex in the heart of the city’s Japantown.   Kicking off on Saturday, July 27th, in conjunction with the 2013 J-POP Summit Festival, and running thru Sunday, August 4th, the Japan Film Festival of […]

eigoMANGA Heads To Anime Expo 2013

eigoMANGA Heads To Anime Expo 2013

San Francisco based comic book publisher, eigoMANGA announces its participation at Anime Expo 2013 which is held on July 4 – July 7, 2013 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.   ‘Vanguard Princess’ Arcade Gaming:   eigoMANGA is inviting attendees to play the game, ‘Vanguard Princess’ at Digital Manga’s (Akadot) booth located at #442.   ‘Vanguard Princess’ is a 2D fighting game that features an all-female cast each with their own unique fighting style. The game […]

CBLDF & Dark Horse Release Definitive MANGA Guide

CBLDF & Dark Horse Release Definitive MANGA Guide

This summer, Dark Horse is proud to publish CBLDF Presents Manga: Introduction, Challenges, and Best Practices, an authoritative yet accessible handbook designed to help librarians, educators, and parents navigate the vast and popular field of manga. Prepared by the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the freedom to read, CBLDF Presents Manga provides what you really need to know about manga from those who really know it! The book will premiere at the ALA Annual […]

eigoMANGA Announces Its FanimeCon 2013 Plans

eigoMANGA Announces Its FanimeCon 2013 Plans

(San Francisco, San Jose) – May 15, 2013: San Francisco based comic book publisher, eigoMANGA unveils the company’s event schedule for FanimeCon 2013 which is held on May 24-27, 2013 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California. ‘Vanguard Princess’ Arcade Gaming:   eigoMANGA is inviting attendees to play the acclaimed fighting game, ‘Vanguard Princess’ at FanimeCon’s Gaming Hall.   ‘Vanguard Princess’ is a 2D fighting game that features an all-female cast each with their own unique fighting […]

Neon Alley partners with Sentai to premiere HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DEAD 4/19

Neon Alley partners with Sentai to premiere HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DEAD 4/19

Get ready for some undead thrills tomorrow night when HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DEAD premieres on Neon Alley! Neon Alley has partnered with Sentai Filmworks to the unleash flesh-eating zombies, rounding out the new season of hot debuts for North America’s 24/7 anime channel for the PS3 and Xbox 360! VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, partners with Sentai Filmworks to unleash a frightening new world of the […]

Appleseed XIII Complete Series Limited Edition on Blu-ray June 4

Appleseed XIII Complete Series Limited Edition on Blu-ray June 4

In the wake of destruction from a worldwide non-nuclear war, the city of Olympus has become the control center of the world. As humanity adopts biological enhancements in attempts to achieve perfection, a terrorist organization uprises to prevent what could be the eventual extinction of the human race. Two former LAPD SWAT members join a special mech-piloting, military force to take down the leader of the terrorist organization.   Click HERE to Order Format: Limited Edition, Subtitled, Widescreen, Digital Sound […]

NURA: RISE OF THE YOKAI CLAN anime series to be released on DVD and Blu-ray

NURA: RISE OF THE YOKAI CLAN anime series to be released on DVD and Blu-ray

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, gives anime fans a new dose of supernatural anime action as it announces the upcoming DVD and Blu-ray release of NURA: RISE OF THE YOKAI CLAN on April 2nd. The fantasy adventure series about a young man who is part human and part supernatural demon is rated TV-14 and will carry a DVD MSRP of $44.82 U.S. / $43.24 CAN and a Blu-ray […]

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