News ICv2 Anime Award 2004
posted on 2005-01-13 19:08 EST
ICv2 has chosen its anime company and property of the year for 2004. ICv2 chose Bandai Entertainment as company of the year, and Inuyasha as property of the year. The ICv2 awards are unique in the industry because they are based entirely on the business impact of events on retailers. The full article, discussing why the winners were chosen and looking at "runner ups" can be found here.
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