Press Releases - December 2015
- Symphonium inc. Reveals English Website for CHIKA*CHIKA IDOL Anime Project ()
- Anime Impulse to Hold Brand New Gaming Maid Cafe in California ()
- Aniplex of America Announces U.S. Theatrical Release of Kizumonogatari Part 1: Tekketsu ()
- AnimeJapan Releases RED / GREEN / BLUE Stage and Open Stage Programs for 2016 ()
- DLsite.com Launches 20% Reward Points Campaign ()
- MangaGamer Releases Gahkthun of the Golden Lightning ()
- Udon Entertainment Releases First Two Volumes of Steins;Gate Manga in English ()
- Wake Me Up Asuna App Now Available Internationally from Sony Music Communications Inc. ()
- Udon Entertainment Announces Release of Street Fighter V One-Shot Comic for Free Comic Book Day 2016 ()
- Super Sonico's Christmas Song Now Streaming Worldwide ()
- World-Class Engineer Julien Merceron Joins Bandai Namco Studios ()
- DLSite.com Launches Winter Doujinshi Campaign ()
- MangaGamer Releases Sakura Santa ()
- J-POP SUMMIT Will Return to Historic Fort Mason Center in San Francisco for 2016 ()
- Silent Manga Audition Announces Master Class 2016 ()
- Silent Manga Audition Begins 2016 with an Extra Round in Cooperation with Fukushima SakuraMori Project ()
- Get Your Manga Published in Shonen Jump Plus ()
- Sentai Filmworks Announces April 2016 Release Schedule ()
- Olympusat's FUNimation Channel is changing its name to TOKU ()
- Omakase and Anime Expo Offer Holiday Bundle Combining Anime Subscription Box with AX2016 Four-Day Registration ()
- Sentai Filmworks Licenses "Tonari no Seki-kun: The Master of Killing Time" ()
- World of Warships and Arpeggio of Blue Steel -Ars Nova- Join Forces ()
- Swinging Popsicle releases Mobile Phone Lyric Video ()
- VIZ Media Continues to Spread the Popularity of Naruto Across Latin America ()
- VIZ Media Announces Naruto Manga Epilogue and the Release of the Final Manga Series Box Set Edition ()
- Summon Night 5 Available on PlayStation™ Network ()
- First Digimon Celebration Comes to Pittsburgh in 2016 ()
- Bushiroad Spring Fest 2016 Returns Bigger Than Ever ()
- Seven Seas Licenses Yuri Manga NTR: Netsuzou Trap ()
- Seven Seas Licenses Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid ()
- Tsukasa Hojo's Angel Heart, Free English Version Available Online ()
- 2 Grand Prix Winners Selected for Round 4 of Silent Manga Audition ()
- MangaGamer Kicks Off Their Winter Sale ()
- Libra of the Vampire Princess Kickstarter is Now Live ()
- Arc System Works' RadioHammer Available Now ()
- VIZ Media Opens 2016 With the Launch of Shojo Manga Series Honey So Sweet ()
- Seven Seas Licenses Land of the Rising Dead: A Tokyo School Girl's Guide to Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse ()
- Seven Seas Gives Shoujo Makeover to Pride & Prejudice Novel ()
- MangaGamer Adds Two New Games ()
- Right Stuf, Inc. and Sunrise Inc. Announce Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam Part 1 for March 1, 2016 Release ()
- Seven Seas Licenses How To Build A Dungeon: Book of the Demon King ()
- Aniplex of America Acquires Sci-Fi Thriller ERASED for January 2016 ()
- VIZ Media Announces Home Media Release Of Sailor Moon R Set 2 ()
- Seven Seas Licenses Monster Girl Encyclopedia ()
- Konami's Yu-Gi Oh! Trading Card Game Clash of Rebellions Special Edition Booster Set Available December 11 ()
- Bluefin Announces Expansion of North American Retail Channel Network ()
- Arc System Works Releasing 5 Titles on Steam by Summer 2016 ()
- Nexon America Announces Early Access Program for First Assault (Ghost in the Shell Online) ()
- VIZ Media Announces the Release of The Art of Magic: The Gathering—Zendikar ()
- Aniplex of America to Sell Exclusive Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] Artwork Merchandise ()
- Seven Seas Licenses Full-Color Manga, Please Tell Me! Galko-chan ()
- exist†trace Announces New Visual and Upcoming Album ()
- Seven Seas Entertainment Licenses Magia the Ninth ()
- MediBang Paint Adds iPad Pro and Apple Pencil Support ()
- SEGA to Release Yakuza 0 in the Americas ()
- Seven Seas Licenses My Girlfriend is a T-Rex ()
- Special 2-Day Boruto: Naruto the Movie Theatrical Event On Dec. 13th & 14th ()
- Yen Press Announces the Return of Fruits Basket and the Publication of Two New Series from Natsuki Takaya ()
- Idea Factory International 2015 Press Event Announcements ()
- VIZ Media Concludes 2015 With Streaming Update ()
- VIZ Media Announces 2015 Holiday Anime Gift Guide Selections ()
- Seven Seas Licenses The Seven Princes of the Thousand Year Labyrinth Manga ()
- VIZ Media Details The First of Two Digital Manga Updates for December ()
- Street Fighter™ Unlimited #3 Covers and Variants Revealed ()
- Kinokuniya Bookstores (NY, San Francisco & Seattle) will host a Special Holiday In-Store Event feat. IA ()
- Konami Delivers Yu-Gi Oh! Trading Card Game Master of Pendulum Structure Deck ()
- Seven Seas Entertainment Licenses Holy Corpse Rising ()
- Seven Seas Entertainment Licenses My Pathetic Vampire Life Manga ()
- Seven Seas Entertainment Licenses Love in Hell: Death Life Manga ()
- Yu-Gi Oh! Championship Series in Sao Paulo Winners Announced ()
- Seven Seas Licenses Lord Marksman and Vanadis ()
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