Posts tagged with "Tokyopop"

CLAMP’s Cardcaptor Sakura To Return In New Manga

CLAMP’s Cardcaptor Sakura To Return In New Manga
CLAMP’s Cardcaptor Sakura will return in a new short manga to tie in with its 20th anniversary since it was first published in Kodansha’s Nakayoshi. As reported on Natalie, the manga will be a one-off short rather than a new series. A 20th anniversary illustration book compiling previous artwork will also be released in Japan on 24 March (cover pictured). Nakayoshi originally ran CLAMP’s magical girl series in its pages from May... 

Battle Royale 15th Anniversary Retrospective

Battle Royale 15th Anniversary Retrospective
“Don’t forget, life is a game. So fight for survival, and find out if you’re worth it.” These are the words Kitano, the teacher, gives to his students, right before they head off to kill their fellow classmates. Some of you readers were probably still in Pampers when Battle Royale initially came out. Guess what? It’s 15 years old, and if you haven’t already seen it, we think you should. Based on Koushun Takami’s novel, the Japanese... 

Tokyopop at London MCM Expo

Tokyopop at London MCM Expo
Having closed their US publishing operations back in May, the demise of Tokyopop means that this might be the last time we’ll see them here at London MCM Expo. “Once the Tokyopop stocks gone… no, there won’t be a Tokyopop stand,” said Andrew Whelan, the company’s head of sales and marketing. “This is essentially all we’ve got left in the warehouse, give or take a couple of thousand books. Once this is gone, there will be no more... 

Manchester MCM Expo Round-Up

Manchester MCM Expo Round-Up
For the first time ever, the MCM group ventured further north up the country, past Birmingham and leaving London in the distance behind them. The idea of going to Manchester to hold an Expo event was always a risk, with no idea as to what the attendance numbers would be like and if it would be successful. Needless to say, those worries are in the past. Here at MCM Buzz we were speechless by the amount of people in attendance. The aisles were packed... 

Tokyopop Closes US Publishing Office

Tokyopop Closes US Publishing Office
Tokyopop announced that they are to close their US offices from 31st May. In an official statement they said: “We are sad to inform our loyal community of manga fans, our passionate creators of manga content, our business and retail partners, and other stakeholders who have supported us through the years that as of May 31, 2011, TOKYOPOP is closing its Los Angeles-based North American publishing operations.” The company’s president, Stu Levy,... 
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