Press Releases - April 2005
- Kazuma Kodaka Signing in NYC ()
- Tokyopop Announces Princess AI Continuation ()
- Tokyopop Invites you to Enjoy a Slice of Tokyo Mew Mew a la Mode ()
- Haré+Guu Website Launches ()
- AN Entertainment & Bang Zoon! to Coproduce Haré+Guu ()
- Nominations Close on May 4 for Crown of Anime Tournament ()
- ADV Announces May 31 Releases ()
- Manga for PSP: Seven Seas Announces 12,000 Downloads in 5 Days ()
- Tokorozawa, Japan Seeks to Host Satsuki and Mei's Home ()
- Tokyopop Receives High Profile Award Nominations ()
- ADV Announces May 24 Releases ()
- Yamato's Award Winning ATM-09-ST SCOPEDOG Debuts in America ()
- Bandai E3 First Look Descriptions ()
- NEW Year, NEW MTAC, and NEW Website ()
- Namco to Publish First 3D "Hello Kitty" Video Game ()
- Newtype USA May 2005 Issue ()
- ADV Announces May 17 Releases ()
- Captain Tylor TV Series Limited Edition Ultra Collector's Box ()
- Viz to Release 3 Howl's Moving Castle Titles ()
- Seven Seans Offers Free Downloadable Manga for Sony PSP ()
- Del Rey Celebrates One Millionth Manga in Print ()
- CPM Gears up for Battle and Mayhem ()
- Sorrent Launches Inuyasha Mobile Game ()
- RahXephone Complete Streets on May 17 ()
- International Manga and Anime Competition Winners ()
- Bandai and Manga to Release SAC Volume 6 on May 17 ()
- Elfen Lied Thrills, Motifies May 17 ()
- Anime South 2005 Guests and 2006 Dates ()
- Japan Pop Icons Puffy Ami Yumi come to Arizona ()
- eigoManga Launches Anime and Marketing Production Firm ()
- Kirby Comes Right Back At Ya With His First Full-Length Movie ()
- Anime Network and Cox Communcations Ink SVOD Deal ()
- Celebrating 5 Years of Yaoi-Con ()
- Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu Launches May 10 ()
- New Manga Releases from Viz Media ()
- Bandai Launches GundamOfficial User Forums ()
- DramaQueen Announces First Licenses ()
- CPM Shines New Light on Shadow Star Narutaru ()
- ADV Announces May 4 Releases ()
- Viz / ShoPro Merger Complete ()
- Critical Mass Announces Debts of Desire ()
- TRSI Announces Piano Volume 1 ()
- SUBWAY® Restaurants, Pokémon USA and 4Kids Entertainment team up for Pokémon® Promotion. ()
- Harmony Gold Honors United Nations' 60th Anniversary With Animated Public Service Announcement ()
- Cartoon Network and Production IG Team Up For Toonami Original Series ()
- Production I.G's Otogi Zoshi Coming Soon ()
- Issue 0 of AXA Magazine Online ()
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