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San Jose, CA – October, 2006 DrMaster Publications Inc. and DGN
Productions Inc. have just signed internationally acclaimed video game
designer Yasushi Suzuki (aka – D-Suzuki) for an action-packed and
completely original manga publication titled – Purgatory Kabuki.

“While many U.S. manga publishers license previously published works or
scramble to find American artists with a ‘manga-like’ artistic style
OEL manga, DGN Productions has turned toward Japan and strategically
signed Yasushi Suzuki.” states Marketing Director and Project Lead -
Shawn Sander. “Suzuki-san is an accredited conceptual designer,
animator and graphic artist who is incredibly well known for his work
Japanese and American video games.”

Purgatory Kabuki Synopsis:
Purgatory Kabuki is a non-stop samurai action story set in the
underworld or afterlife. For reasons unknown, former samurai –
Imanotsurugi is obsessed with leaving the afterlife. To die in battle
a samurai's greatest honor. Yet, now Imanotsurugi must claim 1000
from the fallen warriors who share residence in the dark underworld. By
these and these means alone, this highly skilled blades master will be
allowed admittance back into the living world. But to what end? Upon
what stone purpose does he sharpen his edge? His only enlightenment
comes by way of a violently powerful but utterly adorable guide named –

Demons, Oni, magical denizens, supernatural ninja clans and more are
with a smorgasbord of blades and stylish action. The result is
beautifully illustrated chaos sublime!

“We are so very proud to bring a work with such intensity and is so
completely original. Suzuki-san is one of Japan's most innovative
creative talents. We are truly honored! His enthusiasm, keen eye and
flare for action planning is sure to astound you, as it has us. The
story borrows heavily from various Japanese legends and
mixed bag of action, suspense, intrigue and classic ukiyoe style art!

”Yasushi Suzuki is a world renowned video game conceptual designer and
animator. His work on IKARUGA (Sega), Sin & Punishment (Nintnendo),
Radiant Silver Gun (Sega), and so many other games, mainly under the
gaming development giant TREASURE GAMES, has earned him a following few
other conceptual designers can match.

Please reference for sample images, about the
author and further plot synopsis.

Purgatory Kabuki #1 ships 2007 TBA. Each chapter will feature color
black/white pages. Visit for more detailed

About DGN Productions International:
DGN Productions (Digital Graphic Novel Productions) is a newly formed
production company and studio made up of industry veterans within the
comics and video game industries. Through strategic licensing of key
comic book titles and the use of recognized industry professionals
within the fields of animation and video game development, DGN Pro.
Intl. is dedicated to producing cutting-edge video games, comics and
animated features adapted from some the biggest and brightest Hong
Japanese and Korean comic book properties. DGN Productions Intl. was
founded June 2004 and is based in Fremont California.

About Drmaster Publications Inc.
DrMaster Publications Inc. (
While competitors choose to publish from merely Japan or the U.S.,
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Each of our books is like a glimpse into a new realm as seen through
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Please click here for a list of our current and upcoming titles. And
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