August Newtype USA loaded with anime exclusives

11 features on all the latest shows

Plus: Free DVD with three full episodes!

HOUSTON, July 31, 2006—Newtype USA, the leading anime magazine in North America, offers yet another incredible lineup of exclusive features, awesome inserts and in-depth reviews in its August 2006 issue. With eleven eye-popping features, including Fullmetal Alchemist, My-HiME, BLEACH and Gundam SEED Destiny, Newtype USA is the perfect way to beat the heat in these dog days of summer!

Plus, with summer winding down, Newtype USA gets you ready for fall with a back-to-school special—or, in this case, five anime schools you wish you were going back to! Get an inside look at five of the coolest schools in new anime series, including Mahora Academy (Negima!) and Ninja Academy (Naruto). Or, if you're eager to hit the books, be sure to check out all 16 of this month's manga reviews to help navigate to the best choices for you!

The school theme continues with this month's extras, starting with a kooky centerfold poster starring the wacky cast of Cromartie High School, along with an Angel/Dust neo manga insert and a bonus DVD with three full anime episodes, including Negima!, Papuwa and Grenadier!

Also inside the August issue:

* Creator profile: Shouji Saeki, director of This Ugly Yet Beautiful World
* First looks at Brave Story and Shana
* Official Art of Saiunkoku Monogatari
* “I Love Anime”: a guided tour of anime hotspots in Japan
* Voice Actress Spotlight: Houko Kuwashima
* Columns from industry insiders including CLAMP and Monica Rial


Newtype USA Vol. 5, Issue 8 is available August 1, 2006.

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 the best Japanese content translated, plus loads of original U.S. material: anime, manga, music, game, and toy reviews, feature articles, director interviews, artist profiles, and regular columns by industry experts, tastemakers and deep-cover insiders. Newtype USA also includes awesome bonus gear, such as a centerfold poster, a manga (comic) insert and an exclusive bonus DVD. For more information, visit

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