EigoMANGA Produces Japanese Music Radio Show for Satellite Radio

Jul 18th 2007
EIGOMANGA PRODUCES JAPANESE MUSIC RADIO SHOW FOR SATELLITE RADIO

San Francisco, CA - ( July 18, 2007) Shibuya Airwaves is coming to Satellite radio exclusively for UPop 29 on WorldSpace and XM. The weekly hour-long music show created by EigoMANGA "Shibuya Airwaves" has been a staple to terrestrial radio listeners in San Francisco. The weekly program created specifically for Satellite radio subscribers listening to UPop 29 will feature a mix of Japanese pop and rock music currently leading the Oricon music charts. In addition, the Shibuya Airwaves radio show will offer regular commentary on the latest trends in Japanese pop culture and other topics. The show will highlight bands touring the United States and interview special guests including musicians as well as take on-line and phone requests from listeners around the world. The show will debut August 4, 2007 on the world's first international pop music channel, UPop 29 broadcast to over 130 countries on the WorldSpace Satellite Radio Network and in North America, on XM Satellite Radio or via AOL on-line and DirecTV channel 824 for XM subscribers.

"I'm quite enthusiastic about Shibuya Airwaves becoming a beacon for fans who appreciate Japanese music," said Oscar Gutierrez, creator and host (under the name "Bhodee") of Shibuya Airwaves. "Let's see what else we can come up with in the near future.”

"Since its inception in 2000, UPop has embraced and featured a wide variety of Asian Pop music from J-Pop and Rock (Japanese Pop) to C-Pop (China Pop) to K- Pop and Rock (Korean Pop) through specialty programming, weekly programs, and as part of our daily format,” said Ted Kelly, WorldSpace Satellite Radio's Program Director for UPop 29 and Vice President of Global Content Promotions and Events. “Shibuya Airwaves and their anime publications are great vehicles to let people know that UPop is home to J-Pop all around the world!" Kelly continued.
Shibuya Airwaves currently airs on KYOU Radio AM 1550 KYCY in San Francisco, California and has become one of KYOU Radio's top programs. Shibuya Airways has extended it brand into producing live concert events and television programming aimed at promoting Japanese music. These events and programs will now promote the weekly WorldSpace/XM and Shibuya Airwaves program on "The Pop Heard 'Round the World - UPop 29."

Shibuya Airwaves will broadcast live across WorldSpace's UPop 29 and in the U.S. on XM 29 on Saturday nights beginning at 9:00pm Pacific Time.

About EigoMANGA LLC
Founded in August 2000, EigoMANGA LLC. is an independent media and publishing company committed to developing and marketing original American "manga," or Japanese-influenced comic books and graphic novels. EigoMANGA LLC's integrated media offerings include anime-themed television programming and anime-themed live events.
http://www.EigoMANGA.com.

About UPop
UPop 29 is a Satellite radio channel programmed by Ted Kelly for Washington, DC based WorldSpace Satellite Radio. It is heard through Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Western Europe on WorldSpace's AfriStarTM and AsiaStarTM satellites, and in North America on XM Satellite Radio, AOL on-line and DirecTV channel 824 in North America. The channel features hit music from around the globe including hits from Europe, Japan, Africa, America and Latin America. Since 2000, UPop is know for being one of the first places in America and many times globally to debut, interview and support many of Europe and Asia's biggest pop stars and their music.

About WORLDSPACE® Satellite Radio
Based in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, WorldSpace, Inc. (NASDAQ: WRSP) is the world's only global media and entertainment company positioned to offer a Satellite radio experience to consumers in more than 130 countries with five billion people, driving 300 million cars. WORLDSPACE® delivers the latest tunes, trends and information from around the world and around the corner. WORLDSPACE subscribers benefit from a unique combination of local programming, original WORLDSPACE content and content from leading brands around the globe including the BBC, CNN International, Virgin Radio UK, and RFI.

WORLDSPACE's satellites cover two-thirds of the earth's population with six beams. Each beam is capable of delivering up to 80 channels of high quality digital audio and multimedia programming directly to WORLDSPACE Satellite Radios anytime and virtually anywhere in its coverage areas. WORLDSPACE is a pioneer of Satellite-based digital radio services (DARS) and was instrumental in the development of the technology infrastructure used today by XM Satellite Radio. For more information, visit http://www.WORLDSPACE.com.

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