Tokyopop Teams with Planetwide Media to Launch 2007 Tokyopop “I Luv Halloween” Manga Creator Contest

Call for Entry: MANGA fans and aspiring artists can create, capture and tell their own Halloween experiences to win cash and prizes using TOKYOPOP MANGA Creator™ software.

Los Angeles, CA -- October 2, 2007 -- TOKYOPOP, the leader of the Global MANGA Revolution, and Planetwide Media, a pioneer in interactive personalized media software, announced today the launch of 2007 TOKYOPOP “I LUV HALLOWEEN” MANGA Creator Contest. The contest based upon user generated content will officially run from October 2, 2007 through November 5, 2007. MANGA/Anime fans and artists will be able to enter by submitting a four to eight-page MANGA entry, utilizing their unique screenshots and artwork, along with a collection of Halloween-themed TOKYOPOP "I LUV Halloween" characters, backgrounds, logos and icons created by Planetwide Media's TOKYOPOP MANGA Creator software.

Participants can visit and download a free trial version of the TOKYOPOP MANGA Creator software to assemble their TOKYOPOP MANGA submission. Once the user has completed their own personalized MANGA, they can create a free account at and post their creations at,,, or other social networks to share with families and friends.

The TOKYOPOP MANGA Creator Contest “I LUV HALLOWEEN” begins at 12:00 a.m. PST on October 2, 2007 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PST on November 5, 2007. All entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. PST on November 5, 2007. Winners will be announced no later than December 15, 2007. The Overall Grand Prize winner will receive $1,000.00 in cash and a Planetwide Media software gift bundle worth a retail value of $1,120.00.

The contest is open to legal residents of the United States who are at least 13 years of age or older at time of entry. No purchase necessary. Void Wherever Prohibited By Law. Participants may enter the Contest by visiting and completing all required fields of entry on the online Contest entry form.

Submissions will also be accepted via PDF or by attaching your link via email to TOKYOPOPMANGACreatorCompetition(at) .

For complete contest rules and regulations, visit

About Planetwide Media

Planetwide Media (, a division of Planetwide Games, Inc., provides a unique and patent pending, interactive, self-publishing personalized media platform for a wide audience of emerging consumers in the digital media space. The company provides web enabled tools, software applications and video games that create personal interactivity. The company's signature product, Comic Book Creator™, is a best-of-breed digital media platform that embraces User Generated Content (UGC) and enables users to blend their creations into their social networks, their blogs and across the web. Comic Book Creator is an easy to use platform that provides the consumer with a richly enhanced interactive digital experience. Planetwide Media is currently combining the Comic Book Creator with technology through licenses with world-class entertainment, video game, sports, music and lifestyle brands worldwide. For licensing and brand partners, Comic Book Creator is a platform to extend their digital footprint into an interactive digital experience.
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