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Tokyopop to Tour U.S., Film Reality Show This Summer

posted on 2010-05-11 07:28 EDT

The North American manga publisher Tokyopop will be touring the U.S. this summer to promote the company and film a reality show called "America's Greatest Otaku," in which Tokyopop CEO Stu Levy, Associate Producer Daisuke Kinouchi, and six interns will "search America for the #1 otaku."

The tour will visit conventions, bookstores and libraries across America and interview fans competing for the title. Tokyopop had been searching for someone to be the tour's manager. Tokyopop has also launched a dedicated website for the tour.

In a Tuesday interview, Publishers Weekly magazine discussed the "America's Greatest Otaku" project with Levy.


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