AOI HOUSE FLASH ANIMATION INCLUDED ON NEWTYPE USA
(LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2007) – Seven Seas Entertainment
is pleased to announce the inclusion of its original flash animation, Aoi House: The Music Video, on the pack-in DVD of Newtype USA
's April 2007 issue.
Since its debut on the web, Aoi House: The Music Video has been viewed more than 260,000 times (150,000 in its first week alone), earned a spot in its first week on YouTube
.com's “Top Favorites (This Week) in Arts & Animation” list, and was awarded Newgrounds.com's “Daily 2nd Place” award in December, 2006.
The Aoi House manga is serialized on Gomanga.com each Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and appears in color each month in Newtype USA
. Two volumes of the print version of the manga have been published so far. The series was picked by IGN.com as #3 in their “Top 10 Manga of 2006,” after Death Note
and Train Man
The next book in the Aoi House saga, Aoi House in Love!, features the gang's wild adventures at the fictional anime convention Hatsu-Con and is set to hit stores this July just in time for convention season.
About Seven Seas Entertainment
Established in 2004, Seven Seas Entertainment
is devoted to producing original manga, comics, graphic novels, and youth literature, and bringing the best in Japanese licenses to North American audiences. The company's current line-up includes such original manga properties as Amazing Agent Luna , Aoi House , Destiny's Hand , Last Hope , No Man's Land , and Ravenskull ; a trio of full-color collections of the fan-favorite webcomics Chugworth Academy , Earthsong , and Inverloch ; and English language releases of such hit licenses as Kashimashi
and Boogiepop , as well as an all new Light Novel line and yuri line coming out in 2007. Seven Seas
' web site, www.gomanga.com, has become a daily stop for thousands of visitors eager to read manga online and contribute to an ever-growing forum community.