Interactive Entertainment Software Licensing Agreement signed by Planetwide Media and TOKYOPOP

Los Angeles, CA -- November 21, 2006 - Planetwide Media, a pioneer in interactive personalized media software, and TOKYOPOP, the leader of the Global Manga Revolution, announced today the upcoming release of TOKYOPOP Manga Creator(tm) self-publishing software and TOKYOPOP packs of digital content.

TOKYOPOP and Planetwide Media have signed a joint licensing agreement to create, market and sell the TOKYOPOP Manga Creator and TOKYOPOP Packs online through, and at selected retailers worldwide. TOKYOPOP Manga Creator(tm) software will provide manga and anime fans the opportunity to create, share and interact with TOKYOPOP characters, backgrounds, logos, icons and screen shots, while creating their very own TOKYOPOP manga.

The TOKYOPOP Manga Creator(tm) is an innovative, interactive self-publishing media platform that enables manga and anime fans to freely use their creative imagination and officially licensed TOKYOPOP digital content to create personalized manga, anime and comic books. Fans will now have the ability to post their personalized TOKYOPOP manga to a blog or social network, email their creations to friends or print out their works in manga format.

"TOKYOPOP is a dynamic entertainment publishing company with their own popular intellectual properties and vast collection of powerful world renowned brands. Extending our original Comic Book Creator personalized media self-publishing software into the manga market is a natural fit," said Planetwide Media President, Kevin Donovan. "Our personalized media platform is designed to handle user generated content with ease and our Drag 'n Drop Comics technology will allow fans of manga and anime to bring their creative publishing dreams to reality."

"TOKYOPOP is thrilled to be partnering with Planetwide Media in launching the TOKYOPOP Manga Creator(tm) software. Planetwide has been embracing User Generated Content throughout the development of their original Comic Book Creator(tm) self-publishing software," added Marco Pavia, TOKYOPOP's Director of Marketing. "TOKYOPOP Manga Creator(tm) makes our dynamic IP even more accessible to our current fans and a new user base. Through this innovative digital media product, we see the future of manga and manga creation reaching even higher ground and coming to life in a new form of interactive entertainment."

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TOKYOPOP is hailed as a leading youth-oriented entertainment brand and an innovator of manga creation, with a revolutionary artistic vision that transcends countless platforms. From the introduction of the first-ever extensive manga publishing program in North America, to the development of its manga-originated intellectual properties into film, television and digital entertainment, TOKYOPOP has changed the way teens experience pop culture. The company's global reach has expanded to Europe and Asia, with recent office openings in the UK and Germany and partnerships in Australia and China, in addition to its original Los Angeles and Tokyo operations. With millions of fans logging onto the new social networking site, reading its books, and watching its DVDs and television programs, TOKYOPOP's award-winning catalogue of licensed and original properties has made the company a visionary in an ever-growing teen entertainment marketplace. Visit for additional information.

About Planetwide Media
Planetwide Media, (A division of Planetwide Games, Inc.) provides a unique and patent pending, interactive, self-publishing personalized media platform for a wide audience of emerging consumers in the digital media space. The company provides web enabled tools, software applications and video games that provide personal interactivity. The company's signature product, Comic Book Creator(tm) is a best of breed digital media platform that embraces User Generated Content (UGC) and enables users to blend their creations into their social networks, their blogs and across the web. Comic Book Creator is an easy to use platform that provides the consumer with a richly enhanced interactive digital experience. Planetwide Media is currently licensing the Comic Book Creator technology and partnering with world-class entertainment, video game, sports, music and lifestyle brands worldwide.

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