has licensed the 15-volume Digimon
series drawn by a Hong Kong-based artist. They expect to begin releasing it in late 2002. They've also confirmed that Nelvana
does indeed have the license to the Groove Adventure Rave
Anime, while TOKYOPOP
holds the manga license. They are also looking to expand their number of Korean, Chinese and Taiwanese comic titles.TOKYOPOP
will be release two hardcover Art of Rayearth
books by October. The books will sell for either $14,99 or $19.99.
Regarding the acquisition of older CLAMP
tiltes, such as RG Veda
and Tokyo Babylon
'S Joel Burrell stated, "Anything we can get, we will get."
Given the fees involved, the chance of for Kodomo no Omocha TV
series being licensed for US release is "unrealistic," although Tokyopop
is hoping some arrangement can be made.