Madman Means Tokyopop

Jul 22nd 2007

MADMAN MEANS TOKYOPOP

Madman Entertainment now distributing Tokyopop manga!

MELBOURNE, Monday, 23 July 2007 — Madman Entertainment, in conjunction with Funtastic Publishing, have officially secured the distribution license for one of the world's biggest names in manga comics – Tokyopop.

The Tokyopop catalogue includes a huge range of official Japanese-English translated titles, original English language (OEL) and even movie and video game licensed titles, including: Gundam Seed Astray, Gravitation, Saiyuki, Princess Ai, Peach Fuzz, The Dreaming, Warcraft, Kingdom Hearts and many, many more!

Upcoming Tokyopop catalogue highlights also include Return to Labyrinth, based on the classic Jim Henson film, and the official Manga spin-off of the world's most popular sci-fi series, Star Trek: The Manga.

Dean Prenc, Madman Anime & Manga Brand Manager said — “The popularity of Manga is on the rise like never before. We're thrilled to be working with Tokyopop and in conjunction with them, we're massively expanding the range we offer to local readers. We've got something for everyone, whether they're long-time fans, or just getting started.”

Madman also continues to expand their own range of Madman Manga in 2007, with a huge slate of upcoming releases, including: Love Hina, Hellsing, Trigun, World Embryo (from the creator of Chrono Crusade) and the long-awaited Neon Genesis Evangelion: Volume 10.

Check out the full range online now at madman.com.au/manga. You can even “try before you buy” with our all-new online Manga Reader – showcasing 10-page sneak previews from a huge range of titles!

Log on, check out the previews and get excited – Tokyopop's in town!
FOR MORE INFO -- http://www.madman.com.au/manga

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