Tokyopop Announces Second Installment of Takuhai

The Manga Revolution Comes Home!

TOKYOPOP Proudly Presents...


Second FREE Quarterly Manga Magazine Arrives on Fans' Doorsteps

Los Angeles, CA (August 16, 2005) - TOKYOPOP, the #1 publisher of manga
outside of Japan, proudly presents the second 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
loads of exciting bonus material including creator interviews,
picks, a behind-the-scenes look at making manga, hot fashion, trivia,
and much more. Takuhai's previews not only focus on manga and editorial
notes from TOKYOPOP's creators, including those discovered through our
Rising Stars of Manga competition, but also showcase the hottest manga
titles from around the world.

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

Wanna do Takuhai? It's easy! Join the Manga Revolution and sign up now
for free at or visit booth D-6 at Otakon 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
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

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