Debuting at San Diego Comic-Con 2006
All-New Manga Created by Tessa Victoria Weyh and Blaer Ransburg, with Art by Mara Aum

When 16-year-old Tessa Victoria Weyh, diagnosed with a brain tumor, was given the opportunity to request a wish from the Make-A-Wish Foundation(r), she did not have to think very long. A lifelong fan of TOKYOPOP manga, the Detroit native's wish was to create and publish her own manga. Now, TOKYOPOP is proud to announce the release of Reign over Destiny, the all-new original manga by Tessa Victoria Weyh, Blaer Ransburg (Tessa's best friend since 7th grade), and artist Mara Aum, a recent Savannah College of Art and Design graduate. A 20-page pilot of Reign Over Destiny will debut exclusively on www.tokyopop.com July 2006.

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JULY 18, 2006 - Active Anime is a website based in Houston, Texas that is dedicated to delivering the top news, exclusive interviews and reviews of anime, manga and live action Asian releases in North America. We have a humble cadre of writers both local, national and up North in Canada to help bring you an array of information and reviews on diversified titles and various mediums (DVD, video, manga, graphic novels, and more). We are happy to announce our fourth giveaway courtesy of Digital Manga Publishing and June Manga.

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Critically Acclaimed TOKYOPOP Manga East Coast Rising Goes Mobile Fall 2006

Los Angeles – July 19, 2006 -€“ Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced the company is joining forces with TOKYOPOP, the number one manga company in the U.S., to launch a series of mobile games starting with the popular manga East Coast Rising, a rollicking tale of pirates and high seas adventure. The game is expected to be available in early Fall.

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Los Angeles, CA and Kansas City, MO (July 18, 2006) Wowmax Media! and uclick mobile announced today an exclusive mobile licensing agreement that will make the awesome power of the manga and anime hit Guilstein available for mobile phones.

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A preview of MangaCast's new annual manga award, the Yomis, as well as a podcast on the award from Jack Tse. The winners will be announced at this year's San Diego ComicCon, a list of the final nominees can be found here.

The Comics Journal interviews Del Rey's Dallas Middaugh.

Gardena, CA, May 25, 2006 -€“ As Digital Manga Publishing ‘s guest for Otakon 2006, Makoto Tateno has a special treat in store for her Southern California fans! The famed creator of Yellow and Hero Heel has decided to stop by and say "hi" at two special book signings in the LA metro area on Sunday, July 30, 2006.

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All New Original Manga Series from Eric Wight, Ghost Artist for the Hit Fox TV Series, The O.C., Reincarnates in Stores Valentine'€™s Day 2007

Comic-Con -€“ San Diego, CA (July, 2006)-€” TOKYOPOP, the leader of the global manga revolution, is proud to announce the all-new spirited manga series, My Dead Girlfriend. Created by Ross Manning award winner Eric Wight -€” developer of numerous high-profile entertainment properties for The Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros. Studios, Universal Studios, 20th Century Fox, and Cartoon Network among others -€” My Dead Girlfriend marks Wight'€™s first original series.

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ICv2 posts the top 100 graphic novel in June 06, according to estimates from Diamond U.S. and comic specialty stores.

ICE Kunion has added many titles to its FREE Comic Previews page.