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New manga to be published for the First Time in the pages of Newtype USA

New manga from mega-popular creator Yukiru Sugisaki to be published for the FIRST TIME EVER in the pages of Newtype USA!

HOUSTON, September 24, 2004—Lagoon Engine Einsatz, a new serialized manga from best-selling creator Yukiru Sugisaki (D•N•Angel, Candidate for Goddess), will appear for the first time ever in the October issue of Newtype USA!

A special collaboration between the renowned artist and the top-selling anime magazine in the English-speaking world, Lagoon Engine Einsatz marks a first for any manga—it will be published in English before being released in Japan. The new manga project will also include several full-color pages in each installment, adding some unique visual flair to the traditionally black-and-white manga pages.

An episodic adventure set in alternate worlds, Lagoon Engine Einsatz is a mystical, mysterious, action-packed tale that will unite various characters from vastly different backgrounds. Like any good story, Lagoon Engine Einsatz should appeal to all types of manga fans—as well as those new to the genre.

“I'm thrilled that Newtype USA has the opportunity to work with such a fantastic talent like Sugisaki-san to produce an incredible new manga with a uniquely global allure,” says Newtype USA editor in chief Gary Steinman. “This project is further proof of the worldwide appeal of Japanese pop culture.”

Lagoon Engine Einsatz is scheduled to run within the pages of Newtype USA throughout the next year.


Newtype USA Vol. 3, Issue 10 will be available Oct. 1, 2004.

About Newtype USA:

Newtype USA is the official English-language version of Newtype, Japan's #1 source for information about anime and manga. Newtype USA includes all of the best Japanese content translated, plus loads of original U.S. material: anime, manga, music, game, toy and model reviews, feature articles, director interviews, artist profiles, and regular columns by industry experts, tastemakers and deep-cover insiders. Newtype USA also includes free bonus gear, such as a centerfold spread, a manga (comic) special and an exclusive DVD insert. For more information, visit http://www.Newtype-usa.com.

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