Broccoli Books

From animeOnline comes an in-depth report of Broccoli Books at Fanime 2007. According to the report, Broccoli Books editor Shizuki Yamashita hinted at a "potential Disgaea works in a 'new medium' that Broccoli USA has not yet done." Also included are release dates of Broccoli Books titles, and various Broccoli merchandise news.

From the Broccoli Books Blog comes a report of the first day of Fanime 2007. The report is written by staffs from Broccoli Books, and focuses on Sekihiko Inui's (Murder Princess, Comic Party) tour and impression of the event.

MangaCast posts a press release from Broccoli Books, which states that the manga Coyote Ragtime Show from ufotable (story) and tartan check (art) will be released on June 27th:

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According to a press release posted on MangaCast, Broccoli Books will be releasing Koge-Donbo's latest manga Kon Kon Kokon on June 13th, 2007.

According to Broccoli Books Blog, a Japanese TV show is planning to interview American teenage girls who are shoujo manga fans during a shooting at The Third Planet store located in Torrance. Those interested needs to email Gloria (glokat[at]earthlink[dot]net), all participants will be paid $20 gas/mileage stipend:

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After the bankruptcy of distributor Publishers Group West (PGW), former PGW client Dark Horse and Broccoli Books' have now found new distributors: Dark Horse distributions will now be handled by Diamond Book Distributors, while Broccoli Books will have its distribution handled by Perseus.

Source: ICv2

Los Angeles, CA (February 21, 2007) - Broccoli Books has announced their boys love imprint name, Boysenberry Books, and will launch it with three titles. Delivery Cupid, Pet on Duty, and Sex Friend will be released starting in summer 2007. The website for Boysenberry Books, will launch in March 2007.

"We are excited to add a new boys love imprint to Broccoli Books," says Broccoli Books publisher Kaname Tezuka. "We selected the name Boysenberry from fan entries, and the Japanese boys love publishers were equally delighted with the sweet and tangy implications of Boysenberry and how it matches the concept of boys love."

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Broccoli Books is looking for a new Freelance Translator. Also, Go! Comi is currently looking for a Director of Site Engineering.

Source: MangaBlog

topSan Jose, CA - February, 2007 DrMaster Publications Inc. and DGN Productions Inc. have officially announced the long-rumored art book: The Art of Yasushi Suzuki. The piece is nearly complete and will ship nationwide this May 2007.

This project is total fan appreciation! Graphic artist and game designer - Yasushi Suzuki has meticulously compiled a stunning cache of his own work history. The Art of Yasushi Suzuki will showcase nearly 100 images, some of which were designed specifically for this event, including art from the video games Ikaruga (Sega), and Sin & Punishment (Nintendo), plus cover art from the Japanese language version of George R.R. Martin's New York Times best selling novel series, A Song of Ice and Fire.

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Broccoli Books is proud to announce the following releases for February 2007:

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