ANN reports that DMP has announced a few new acquisitions at Anime Expo 2007:

Also mentioned is that DMP plans to release a restored two-volume set of the Speed Racer manga.

Go! Comi has announced the following new licenses during today's Anime Expo:

It has also been revealed that Go! Comi's "Project X" will be something called O-Play.

Broccoli Books announced at Anime Expo 2007 that it will be releasing a new World of Disgaea artbook based on Disgaea 2.

Also confirmed is the release of the first Disgaea novel.

Source: MangaCast

Seven Seas has announced several new licenses at this year's Anime Expo:

Yuri manga:

  • First Love Sisters
  • Voiceful

New novel licenses were also announced:

  • Kage Kara Mamoru
  • Zero no Tsukaima
  • Avalon
  • The Pirate and the Princess

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MangaCast points out through the recent Diamond Previews list a new title that has appeared under Infinity Studios:

  • Kyohaku Dogs by Shaa

The manga, a side story of a light novel called Nogizaka Haruka's Secret.

According to the latest Diamond Previews for July 2007, Yuu Asami's A.I Revolution, which was previously licensed by Studio Ironcat, has been acquired by Go! Comi.

Source: AoD & MangaCast

Panini of Brazil has announced its plans to publish numerous new titles in the Brazilian market in the next months. Newly announced licenses include Bleach, Princess Princess, Count Cain, Gantz, Vampire Knight and Blood - The Last Vampire.

The manga will be released in the following order: Blood - The Last Vampire in June at Fest Comix. Bleach and Vampire Knight in July. Princess Princess in August. Count Cain in December. Gantz has not received an official release date yet.

Source: Anime Pro (via Shoujo Cafe)

Industry Leader In Anime To Have Notable Presence With More Than A Dozen Properties In Booth 4505

New York, NY, June 19, 2007 ??? VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, brings some of the hottest anime properties to the 2007 Licensing International Expo, taking place June 19-21 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. VIZ Media will be located in booth 4505.

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ANN has a list of new titles from Tokyopop for the first half of 2008:

January 8th, 2008
- Aria by Kozue Amano
- Deja vu - Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter by Byung-Jun Byun / In-Wan Youn
- Gakuen Alice by Tachibana Higuchi
- Harukaze Bitter Bop by Court Betten
- King City by Brandon Scott Graham
- The Knockout Makers by Kyouko Hashimoto
- Manga Sutra - Futari H by Katsu Aki
- Monochrome Factor by Kaili Sorano
- Short Sunzen! by Susugi Sakurai
- V.B. Rose by Banri Hidaka

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Comic Book Resources has a report of DC Comics at Wizard World Philadelphia, which has some updates on CMX's newest titles:

Titles under the CMX line within WildStorm were also announced, including the manga favorite "Gon" and webcomics sensation "Megatokyo." CMX is also debuting two new horror titles: "Presents" - the story of a girl who travels the country bestowing gifts on those she deems worthy, and "Variante" - a series about a girl who awakes one day to find a deformed arm grafted to her body which forces her to do things beyond her control.