Tokyopop Announces 5 New Releases for the Holiday Season

TOKYOPOP Announces 5 New Releases for the Holiday Season

New York, NY — At New York Comic-Con today, TOKYOPOP®, a division of POP Media Holdings founded by filmmaker and entrepreneur Stu Levy, announced that they will be releasing several new manga for the upcoming holiday season both in print form and as digital eBooks.

TOKYOPOP is back with its all-ages Disney Manga line, releasing its first two titles in the series, Disney Alice in Wonderland: Special Collector's Manga and Disney • Pixar Finding Nemo: Special Collector's Manga in May and June of 2016 respectively, to re-launch its North American publishing business with this world-renowned brand. Now, TOKYOPOP prepares for the holiday season with an exciting line-up of engaging manga titles.

The perfect collector title for Halloween, this October TOKYOPOP is releasing its limited-edition rendition of Disney Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas: Special Collector's Manga. Priced at $15.99 with a one-time only hardcover printing, this legendary manga is a sure-fire hit.

Following up in November, TOKYOPOP releases the third volume in its 5-volume romance and adventure shojo manga series Disney Kilala Princess. Kilala follows Rei back to Paradiso to discover the secret behind the coup that dethroned him and the power of the tiara he guards so closely, and is taught a valuable lesson about kindness and grace from Cinderella herself.

Just in time for Christmas is the adorable stocking stuffer, Disney Stitch! (volume 2). The hijinks continue as the cute-and-fluffy alien gets up to all kinds of shenanigans with his Okinawan buddy, Yuna-chan.

Under its new TOKYOPOP Classics banner and ready for Halloween is the return of dark and twisted comedic trilogy I Luv Halloween, available in stores for the first time in five years and as an ebook trilogy. Halloween is a big deal to Finch and his buddies and when they don't get the expected candy treats, they get ready to play some nasty tricks on the local adults.

Also coming out in November is the long-awaited collection of M. Alice LeGrow's gothic OEL enigmatic thriller Bizenghast, a whopping 528 page 3-in-1 softcover $19.99 edition. After accidentally solving a supernatural riddle, ghost-seeing Dinah finds herself on a quest to free the trapped spirits of Bizenghast, MA.

Speaking about the company's rapidly-increasing North American manga line-up, founder Stu Levy stated, “TOKYOPOP's business has rapidly grown in Europe, and after our challenging hiatus in North America, we're excited to offer family-friendly titles with our Disney Manga line, and re-introduce some of our most popular previously-published titles via TOKYOPOP Classics. We very much appreciate the support of our talented creators, licensing partners, dedicated retailers and, most importantly, passionate fans”.

Please see more information about each title below:

Title: Disney Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas: Special Collector's Manga
ISBN: 978-1-4278-5671-5
eISBN: 978-1-4278-5672-2
SRP: $15.99
eSRP: $6.99
Pages: 176
Hardcover color w/ B&W interiors
Release date: October 5th 2016

Title: Disney Kilala Princess (volume 3)
ISBN: 978-1-4278-5665-4
eISBN: 978-1-4278-5666-1
SRP: $10.99
eSRP: $6.99
Pages: 176
Softcover color w/ B&W interiors
Release date: November 9th 2016

Title: Disney Stitch! (volume 2)
ISBN (print): 978-1-4278-5675-3
ISBN (eBook): 978-1-4278-5676-0
SRP: $10.99
eSRP: $6.99
Pages: 176
Softcover color w/ B&W interiors
Release date: December 7th 2016

Title: Bizenghast Special Collector's Manga (volume 1)
ISBN: 978-1-4278-5690-6
SRP: $19.99
Pages: 528
Softcover color w/ B&W interiors
Release date: November 9th 2016

About POP Media Holdings
Founded in 1997 by filmmaker and entrepreneur Stu Levy, POP Media Holdings brings Asian Pop Culture to Hollywood and beyond. Its publishing company TOKYOPOP® established the market for manga in North America, introducing the term to the English language in the process. Over its history, POP has published thousands of books, distributed anime and Asian films on home video and television, licensed merchandise to consumer goods companies, created graphic novels of major brands and led the way digitally in social media, e-commerce and user-generated content, including the mobile publishing platform POP Comics®. POP expanded internationally with offices in Europe and Japan and a network of over 160 partners in more than 50 countries and 30 languages. Its production arm has produced live-action and animated film and television content based on its extensive intellectual property library, including Priest, America's Greatest Otaku, Van Von Hunter, and a slate of projects currently in development. Visit POP at TOKYOPOP.com, TOKYOPOP.de, POPcomics.com, and subscribe to TOKYOPOP TV for original web series and shows (youtube.com/tokyopoptv).

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