The rumors are true - TOKYOPOP has just relaunched its website!

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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 July 2006.

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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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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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Controversy over Tokyopop's first U.K. RSOM competition. Dojo Dynasty by Patrick Warren is being accused of plagiarising Lore by Daniel Cross.

Tokyopop licenses:

- "Wild Adapter" by Kazuya Minekura
- "Gakuen Heaven" by You Higuri
- "Soul Rescue" by Kanno Aya
- "Kilala Princess" by Nao Kodaka
- “'Nosats' Junkie" by Fukuyama Ryouko
- "More of Somedays Dreamer" by Yamada Norie & Yoshizuki Kumichi
- "Sex Pistols" (tentative title) by Kotobuki Tarako
From ADV:
- "Tactics" by Sakura Kinoshita
- "Peace Maker Kurogane" by Nanae Chrono
- "Aqua" by Kozue Amano

Pop Fiction Line:
- "Scrapped Princess"
- "Kino no Tabi"
- "Chain Mail"
- "Calling You"
- "Gravitation 2 "

Los Angeles, CA (June 27, 2006) - In line with its expansion into a fully integrated media entertainment company focused on the "manga lifestyle," TOKYOPOP, the leader of the global manga revolution, joins forces with Digital Rights Agency (DRA), the leading worldwide digital music distributor, to launch the highly anticipated record label, TOKYOPOP Music.

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Los Angeles, CA (June 21, 2006) - The Los Angeles Public Library and TOKYOPOP, the #1 publisher of global manga, proudly announce the all-new "Manga Madness Summer Reading Club," a first-of-its-kind collaboration designed to encourage teens to read.

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Tokyo, Japan (May 25, 2006) - In a move that further strengthens its position as a global manga leader, TOKYOPOP has partnered with Funtastic, Australia's premier supplier of children's books, toys and apparel to the mass market, to launch TOKYOPOP's manga business in the Oceanic territories. Not only does this partnership mark TOKYOPOP's presence in what is now its fourth continent, it makes TOKYOPOP the first manga company to establish a local presence in Australia and New Zealand.

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