801 Media

According to its latest blog post, BL imprint 801 Media is currently looking for some new reviewers:

Got a blog or website dedicated to yaoi or manga in general? 801 Media Inc. has a couple of open slots on our advanced copy mailing list.

Go here for the rules.

According to 801 Media's latest blog post, the yaoi publisher has acquired 4 new titles to be released later this year:

  • BLACK SUN by Ogasawara Uki
  • Meeting You by Tennouji Mio
  • Falling into Love by Kanzaki Takashi
  • His Arrogance by Kanzaki Takashi

Source: MangaCast

YaoiSuki reports that 801 Media has delayed its new acquisition announcement to Valentine's Day. Also mentioned is that 801 Media is having some problems with its printer:

Our printer printed the pages of both The King of Debt and The Prime Minister's Secret Diplomacy out of order...twice. So we had to print the books 3 times!!! We have some advanced copies on sale at the 801 Media Inc. store, also Akadot Retail has some copies and so does Right Stuf International.

Finally, Deux Press now has a MySpace account.

MangaCast posts a press release from 801 Media, which is celebrating its first anniversary by offering free shipping on all orders over $14 (usually the cost of one book) to all domestic addresses. The press release also contains information on 801 Media's plans at this year's Yaoi Con:

Tomo-chan and 801-chan here celebrating 801 Media Inc.'s 1st Birthday! *teehee* Time sure does fly. Just this time last year we were having our launch party at Yaoi Con. (Those were some good times.)

Summer is almost over, but the fun is just about to begin!

Los Angeles, CA, July 17, 2007 - Anime Expo is over and the ladies and gentlemen of 801 Media Inc. are happy to announce new titles for 2008.

The Prime Minister's Secret Diplomacy by Youka Nitta
January 2008
ISBN-13: 978-1-934129-15-9
Yoshinaga's genius and his gift for political maneuvering have helped him ascend to the higher spheres of the Ministry of Foreign affairs at an early age. As for Shiraishi, the prestige of his family as well as his dedication to his job has also led him to an early career in diplomacy. Yoshinaga is Shiraishi???s future brother-in-law as he is soon to be married to his sister. When the two meet in Thailand, a stunning tale of love unfolds.

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MangaCast has a list of all the recent BL licenses from June and 801 Media, based on this post from Tokudane.

ANN reports that Tokyopop has licensed the sci-fi/shoujo manga Jyu Oh Sei by Natsumi Itsuki.

From MangaCast comes the news that Dark Horse is on the verge of dropping Endo Hiroki's EDEN.

From Yaoi Suki comes a huge list of new BL licenses announced during Anime Expo from 801 Media and June Manga.

animeOnline reports that eigoManga will release a manga adaptation of Peter S. Beagle's The Last Unicorn sometime in the summer of 2008.

MangaCast posts the latest newsletter from 801 Media, which contains information on two of its newly licensed titled:

  • Sensitive Pornograph by Ashika Sakura - October
  • I'm Not Your Stepping Stone by Shiuko Kano - November

Also, Maybe I Am Your Steppin' Stone, sequal to I'm Not Your Stepping Stone, will be released in 2008.

Happy White Day from 801 Media Inc!

Los Angeles, CA, March 14, 2007- It's White Day and while the "men" of 801 Media Inc. would love to give their adoring fans chocolate and flowers, it is a bit hard considering they are two dimensional, imaginary characters. So instead, 801-chan and Tomo-chan are taking care of the "gifts" and are excited to announce the following additions to 801 Media Inc.'s line-up.

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From ICv2 comes the 2007 release schedule for DMP, June, and 801 Media:


- Let's Draw Manga: Yaoi by Botan Yamada
- Love Recipe Vol. 1 by Kirico Higashizato
- Picnic by Yugi Yamada
- Othello by Toui Hasumi
- Little Crybaby by Keiko Kinoshita
801 Media:
- Love is Like a Hurricane Vol. 1 by Tokiya Shimazaki

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