JBC Publishing has announced that it will release the manga Socrates in Love - O Amor Sobrevive ao Tempo (Sekai no Chuushin de Ai wo Sakebu) by Kyoichi Katayama (story) and Kazumi Kazui (art) in Brazil. The title is based on Kyoichi Katayama's best-selling novel of the same name.

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York, Penn. - September 1, 2008 - When Ang Lee brought the world the love story between two cowboys in late 2005 it shocked many people and made others grin happily. The ones with the grins were most likely fans of a Japanese export known as yaoi. Like Brokeback Mountain, yaoi focuses on the romantic and often sexual relationship between two men, but the average reader of yaoi fiction isn't what is first expected. "98% of my readers are heterosexual women ranging in age from 18 to their late 60's," says S. A. Payne, writer of dozens of romantic yaoi style novels and publisher of the upcoming Yaoi Magazine.

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From MangaCast comes the Diamond Previews for September 2007, which provides information on new U.S. releases for November/December 2007.

Tyndale House Publishers will be releasing a series of Christian-themed manga this fall, starting with Manga Messiah in September and Manga Bible in November:

Tyndale House Publishers is pleased to release an authentic manga series starting with Manga Messiah in September 2007 as well as the Manga Bible in November 2007.

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Film Presents A Poignant And Comedic Story About Friendship And Competition Set Against Backdrop Of Table Tennis

San Francisco, CA, August 22, 2007 - VIZ Pictures, an affiliate of VIZ Media LLC that focuses on Japanese live-action film distribution, debuts its latest DVD with the release of the critically acclaimed PING PONG from director Sori Fumihiko.

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From Icarus Publishing's blog comes a preview (NSFW) of the adult manga coming out in November 2007, based on Diamond Previews for September (Shipping in November 07).

All New Manga Presents Original Side Story to Best-Selling Vampire Kisses Novels

Los Angeles, CA (August 21, 2007)???TOKYOPOP, the leader of the Global Manga Revolution and Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsChildren's Books, are pleased to announce the September 2007 release of Vampire Kisses: Blood Relatives, the first installment of a three-part manga series based on the wonderfully funny popular teen novels, Vampire Kisses.

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