GEN Manga Entertainment, Inc. Announces a New Publishing Deal with Editora Abril for Brazil

Jul 26th 2012
GEN Manga is available in English, Japanese and, now, Portuguese, too!

NEW YORK, NYGen Manga Entertainment, Inc. announces a new publishing deal with Editora Abril for distribution in Brazil. Under the guidance of GEN Manga's exclusive publishing and licensing agent in Brazil, Angelotti Licensing, Portuguese language versions of GEN Manga's titles will start hitting the shelves in Brazil this summer. 


“We are thrilled to partner with Editora Abril to bring Portuguese translations of our stories to manga fans all over Brazil. We're always doing our best to get closer to our readers and deliver what they love most in the formats they enjoy,” says Robert McGuire, Editor-in-Chief of GEN Manga.

“Our worldwide publishing and licensing program is quickly expanding. It's exciting to know our wide range of popular story genres and fun characters will now be distributed directly to manga fans via Editora Abril's impressive distribution channels across Brazil,” says Jonathan Sirota, Publisher of GEN Manga.

GEN Manga is known as, “America's #1 source for original underground Japanese manga!” The stories are created by elusive doujincreators in Japan's secret underground circles and are published by nobody else in the world.

AnimeNation.com says GEN Manga is a “must-read primer of Japanese alternative, underground, and seinen drama manga for introspective and literate young adult readers.” & “GEN is a rewarding and satisfying peek into the beating heart of contemporary Japanese manga culture, revealing creative and provocative stories from grassroots Japanese artists.” (June 18th 2012)

The Editora Abril deal covers all of GEN Manga's stories to-date, including WOLF; VS. ALIENS; KAMEN; SOULS; SORAKO, ALIVE; GOOD-BYE GEIST; LET'S EAT RAMEN; ANOMAL; STONES OF POWER; ONE IS ENOUGH; and ANDROID ANGELS.

For more information about GEN Manga's expanding worldwide licensing program and current licensing opportunities, please contact Jonathan Sirota, Publisher at GEN MANGA via email – [email protected]

CORPORATE INFORMATION:

Editora Abril is Brazilian leading publishing company with 60% of market share in the magazine segment. 7 out of 10 best-seller magazines in Brazil are published by Abril including the news magazine VEJA with an average weekly circulation of 1.2 million copies. It was founded in 1950 and it is part of Abril Group, a multimedia company with several business initiatives including magazine and book distribution, out-of-home, e-commerce and pay-TV.

Angelotti Licensing is a Brazilian licensing agency with more than 40 brands in their portfolio, including GEN MANGÁ, TOEI ANIMATION, VIZ MEDIA, GIOCHI PREZIOSI, MARATHON and important local brands and personalities.

Gen Manga Entertainment, Inc. is a New York based entertainment company with worldwide publishing and licensing divisions dedicated to its continually growing family of Japanese manga characters and titles. GEN Manga's properties include over 13 separate stories and countless characters spanning all manga genres, all created by popular underground artists in Japan. GEN Manga is available to the book trade through Ingram and Diamond Comic Book Distributors. It is available through all major retail outlets, including Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com. Digitally GEN is available on Iverse's Comic+ app, Apple itunes, kindle, and nook.

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