Tokyopop Presents Takuhai at Comic-Con

The Manga Revolution Comes Home!

TOKYOPOP Proudly Presents...


FREE Quarterly Manga Magazine Arrives on Fans'
Doorsteps Mid-July

Los Angeles, CA (July 12, 2005) - TOKYOPOP, the #1
publisher of manga outside of Japan, proudly presents the first
installment of Takuhai, the all new, sizzling hot, FREE manga magazine. Delivered directly to fans' homes four times a year, Takuhai is filled with manga previews and loads of exciting bonus material including creator interviews, editorial picks, a behind-the-scenes look at making manga, hot fashion, trivia, and much more. Takuhai's previews will not only focus on manga and editorial notes from TOKYOPOP's creators, including those discovered through our Rising Stars of Manga competition, but will also showcase the hottest manga titles from around the world.

Takuhai represents all that is cool in the manga universe. Its fresh,
editorial voice will give casual and hardcore fans the exciting inside
scoop about all their favorite titles. The new manga magazine will also
provide an accessible entry into this thrilling form of entertainment
for those new to the category.

Wanna do Takuhai? It's easy! Join the Manga Revolution and sign up now for Free! at or visit booth #3529 at Comic-Con 2005, where computer terminals will be stationed to make sign-up a breeze!


As the largest English-language publisher of manga in the world,
TOKYOPOP is hailed as a leading youth-oriented entertainment brand.
TOKYOPOP's innovative product extensions include its pioneering
Cine-Manga(r) book format, which features colorful flavors of pop
culture's hottest films, television shows and music videos. The company has expanded its property reach beyond
publishing-TOKYOPOP's television series have been broadcast in the United States on Cartoon Network, Showtime and G4Media, and are released on DVD, with consumer products available at all major retail outlets. The company's global reach has recently expanded to Europe, with new offices in the UK and Germany, in addition to its Los Angeles and Tokyo operations. With nearly 28 million books in print, TOKYOPOP's award-winning catalogue of licensed and original properties features more than 200,000 pages of manga compiled
over nearly 1,000 manga volumes. Visit for additional information.

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