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Manga Entertainment, Anchor Bay's Parent Up for Sale

posted on by Gia Manry

Entertainment industry news source Variety reports that Starz LLC is preparing to sell its subsidiary Starz Media, which includes North American licensee Manga Entertainment, distributor Anchor Bay Entertainment, and Dante's Inferno producer Film Roman. According to the report, Starz will attempt to sell the companies individually if they can't be sold as a group.

Manga Entertainment is a subsidiary of Starz Media, which is in turn a subsidiary of venture capital firm Liberty Media's Starz LLC. Manga Entertainment was formerly a subsidiary of Island Records, Palm Pictures, and then IDT Entertainment. IDT Entertainment merged with Starz Entertainment Group in 2006. Manga Entertainment has divisions for anime localization based in North America, Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. Licensed titles include Ghost in the Shell, Macross Plus, Read or Die, and Blood: The Last Vampire.

[Via Toon Zone]

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