Tokyopop December releases

Jul 16th 2004
IT'S A WHIRLWIND OF GIRL POWER AS TOKYOPOP INC.
UNLEASHES ITS DECEMBER RELEASES!

Four All-New Manga Include: President Dad, Mouryou
Kiden: Legend of the Nymphs, Love or Money and Neck and
Neck

Los Angeles, CA (July 15, 2004) Girls rule this
December as TokyoPop Inc. presents four new spectacular
shojo titles. America's #1 manga publisher is pleased to
introduce English-speaking fans to some of the world's
most dynamic young women taking on the challenges of
political power, schoolboy crushes, demons and mafia
bosses. From the office of the President to the
headquarters of Seoul's most dangerous don, these girls deal
with enough high school trials and battlefield
tribulations to keep readers furiously flipping pages all
winter long.

President Dad (Comedy/Drama, Volume 1 Release:
12/07/04)
Ju-Yeon Rhim's coming-of-age story, President Dad,
introduces the plight of Ami Won, a klutzy teenage girl
who thinks she's just average-except for the fact that
her father just got elected President of Korea! As Ami
discovers the potential beneath her ordinary exterior,
will she step into the role of a lifetime?

Mouryou Kiden: Legend of the Nymphs (Fantasy, Volume 1
Release: 12/07/04)
The lush art of Tamayo Akiyama, formerly of CLAMP and
creator of TOKYOPOP's Hyper Rune, graces this haunting
tale set in a land submerged in 1,000 years of fog. As
demons and nymphs battle, a fated meeting between
sworn enemies unravels a passionate story that takes
Ayaka, the daughter of a deity, on a voyage of discovery
and love.

Love or Money (Drama, Volume 1 Release: 12/07/04)
A feisty and cute 15-year-old named Yenni stars in
creator Sang-Eun Lee's (Too Young to Die, Lover Discovery
and The 13th Guy) delicious drama. Yenni is so
obsessed with money that she runs a loan-sharking business.
When her wealthy grandmother finds out, she writes
Yenni out of her will-unless she marries an honest man!

Neck and Neck (Comedy/Drama, Volume 1 Release:
12/07/04)
Sun Hee Lee's teen soap opera is like the wild
theatrics of The O.C. crossed with the power games of The
Sopranos. Dabin Choi is a girl who takes after her
father, Seoul's most powerful crime boss. Sparks fly when
she sets her sights on her hot new classmate Eugene-who
happens to be the son of Dabin's father's long-time
rival!

ABOUT TokyoPop Inc.
TokyoPop Inc. is the leading North American publisher
of manga, the fastest growing segment within the
publishing industry. With exclusive rights to hundreds of
licensed and original book, video and music properties,
the company has rapidly become a media convergence
leader. TOKYOPOP has millions of books in print and
publishes many hit manga series, including Fruits Basket,
D.N.Angel, Saiyuki, Rave Master, Initial D and Chobits.
The company pioneered Cine-Manga(tm), releasing such
titles as Finding Nemo, SpongeBob SquarePants, Lizzie
McGuire and Transformers: Armada. TOKYOPOP television
properties include Rave Master, GTO and Reign: The
Conqueror. The company has also expanded its presence as a
licensor, representing merchandising rights for Rave
Master, Initial D, Stray Sheep and others. Visit
www.TOKYOPOP.com for additional
information.

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