The Putrajaya Arts Festival has organized a manga competition in Malasia called The Original Manga Competition. The deadline is March 15th and the grand prize winner will receive RM5,000 and one year subscription from Komik Factory.

Source: Vrempire Lair

The Star of Malaysia talks to SelfMadeHero publisher and director Emma Hayley, who talks about SelfMadeHero's Manga Shakespeare series that was launched in March 2007.

Also, the San Francisco Examiner has published a feature on Seiji Horibuchi, founder of Viz Media.

Source: MangaBlog

Columbia Pictures has announced that it will bring Death Note to Malaysia, the movie will be released nationwide on November 9th.

Source: The Star