Planetwide Media and Tokyopop Announce Tokyopop Manga Creator

Nov 21st 2006
Make Your Own MANGA!

Planetwide Media and TOKYOPOP Announce TOKYOPOP Manga Creator(tm)

Self-Publishing Software and TOKYOPOP Digital Content Packs

Interactive Entertainment Software Licensing Agreement signed by
Planetwide Media and TOKYOPOP

Los Angeles, CA -- November 21, 2006 - Planetwide Media, a pioneer in
interactive personalized media software, and TOKYOPOP, the leader of
the
Global Manga Revolution, announced today the upcoming release of
TOKYOPOP Manga Creator(tm) self-publishing software and TOKYOPOP packs
of digital content.

TOKYOPOP and Planetwide Media have signed a joint licensing agreement
to
create, market and sell the TOKYOPOP Manga Creator and TOKYOPOP Packs
online through http://www.TOKYOPOP.com,
http://www.mycomicbookcreator.com/ and at selected retailers worldwide.
TOKYOPOP Manga Creator(tm) software will provide manga and anime fans
the opportunity to create, share and interact with TOKYOPOP characters,
backgrounds, logos, icons and screen shots, while creating their very
own TOKYOPOP manga.

The TOKYOPOP Manga Creator(tm) is an innovative, interactive
self-publishing media platform that enables manga and anime fans to
freely use their creative imagination and officially licensed TOKYOPOP
digital content to create personalized manga, anime and comic books.
Fans will now have the ability to post their personalized TOKYOPOP
manga
to a blog or social network, email their creations to friends or print
out their works in manga format.

"TOKYOPOP is a dynamic entertainment publishing company with their own
popular intellectual properties and vast collection of powerful world
renowned brands. Extending our original Comic Book Creator personalized
media self-publishing software into the manga market is a natural fit,"
said Planetwide Media President, Kevin Donovan. "Our personalized media
platform is designed to handle user generated content with ease and our
Drag 'n Drop Comics technology will allow fans of manga and anime to
bring their creative publishing dreams to reality."

"TOKYOPOP is thrilled to be partnering with Planetwide Media in
launching the TOKYOPOP Manga Creator(tm) software. Planetwide has been
embracing User Generated Content throughout the development of their
original Comic Book Creator(tm) self-publishing software," added Marco
Pavia, TOKYOPOP's Director of Marketing. "TOKYOPOP Manga Creator(tm)
makes our dynamic IP even more accessible to our current fans and a new
user base. Through this innovative digital media product, we see the
future of manga and manga creation reaching even higher ground and
coming to life in a new form of interactive entertainment."

For more information, please visit:
http://www.mycomicbookcreator.com/tokyopop/

About TOKYOPOP

TOKYOPOP is hailed as a leading youth-oriented entertainment brand and
an innovator of manga creation, with a revolutionary artistic vision
that transcends countless platforms. From the introduction of the
first-ever extensive manga publishing program in North America, to the
development of its manga-originated intellectual properties into film,
television and digital entertainment, TOKYOPOP has changed the way
teens
experience pop culture. The company's global reach has expanded to
Europe and Asia, with recent office openings in the UK and Germany and
partnerships in Australia and China, in addition to its original Los Angeles and Tokyo operations. With millions of fans logging onto the
new
social networking site, http://www.TOKYOPOP.com
reading its books, and watching its DVDs
and
television programs, TOKYOPOP's award-winning catalogue of licensed and
original properties has made the company a visionary in an ever-growing
teen entertainment marketplace. Visit http://www.TOKYOPOP.com
for additional information.

About Planetwide Media

Planetwide Media, (A division of Planetwide Games, Inc.) provides a
unique and patent pending, interactive, self-publishing personalized
media platform for a wide audience of emerging consumers in the digital
media space. The company provides web enabled tools, software
applications and video games that provide personal interactivity. The
company's signature product, Comic Book Creator(tm) is a best of breed
digital media platform that embraces User Generated Content (UGC) and
enables users to blend their creations into their social networks,
their
blogs and across the web. Comic Book Creator is an easy to use platform
that provides the consumer with a richly enhanced interactive digital
experience. Planetwide Media is currently licensing the Comic Book
Creator technology and partnering with world-class entertainment, video
game, sports, music and lifestyle brands worldwide.

Visit http://www.myplanetwide.com for more information.

Comic Book Creator TM & (c) 2006 Planetwide Games, Inc. All rights
reserved.

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