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Ex-Tokyopop Editor Reflects On Company’s Growth And Following Dark Days

By Ishaan . May 29, 2011 . 1:29pm

Tim Beedle, a former employee at Tokyopop, recently shared his thoughts on what caused the company to go down.

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Tokyopop To Shut Down U.S. Publishing Division

By Ishaan . April 16, 2011 . 10:19am

The company will still maintain its European endeavours and televisions projects.

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Tokyopop Announce Butterfly, Clean-Freak And Crimson Snow For March Release

By Ishaan . February 26, 2011 . 12:29pm

Tokyopop announce a round of new releases for March.

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Tokyopop’s Senior Editor On Why Series Go On Hiatus

By Ishaan . February 26, 2011 . 10:28am

Senior Editor at Tokyopop, Lillian Diaz-Przybyl, talks about why series go on hiatus or end up being cancelled.

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Tokyopop: Manga Novels A “Really Tough Sell In The U.S.”

By Ishaan . February 5, 2011 . 12:00pm

In an ongoing feature that addresses queries from their fans, Tokyopop recently touched upon the subject of publishing manga novels in the U.S.

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Tokyopop To Publish Lives In February

By Ishaan . January 29, 2011 . 10:29am

Tokyopop are set to publish a two-volume manga series by the co-author of the Battle Royale manga, Masayuki Taguchi.

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Tokyopop To Consider Rescuing Certain CMX Licenses

By Ishaan . October 30, 2010 . 3:02pm

Tokyopop are hoping they can find something from defunct publisher CMX’s licenses, that will fit into their portfolio.

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Digital Growing, Print Manga Sales Down 20% In 2010…Again

By Ishaan . October 16, 2010 . 4:35pm

Pop-culture news and analysis site, ICv2, presented part of their annual comic market report at the New York Comic-Con last weekend.

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Tokyopop’s CEO On Piracy, Digital Distribution And Entering The Games Market

By Ishaan . August 28, 2010 . 5:03pm

We recently caught up with Tokyopop CEO, Stuart Levy, to learn more about the company’s plans to enter the games space, and, of course, his thoughts on digital distribution.

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Scanlation Site One Manga Removing All Content

By Ishaan . July 24, 2010 . 10:25am

Scanlation site, One Manga, has announced it will be removing all content from its pages, in the face of increasing disapproval toward scanlation from manga publishers.

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Tokyopop Team With Zinio For Digital Distribution

By Ishaan . July 3, 2010 . 2:22pm

A single regular volume of manga will set you back $5.99. Larger volumes, such as the Gravitation collection — a two-volume omnibus edition — are priced at $7.99.

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Japanese And American Publishers Team Up To Combat Scanlations

By Ishaan . June 12, 2010 . 9:45am

The coalition believe that their battle isn’t necessarily with scanlators, but with “scanlation aggregators.”

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Tokyopop’s Stuart Levy: “We’re A Lifestyle And Media Brand”

By Ishaan . May 15, 2010 . 11:25am

Tokyopop founder says his company’s profile goes beyond that of a publisher.

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Tokyopop’s Stuart Levy On Mobile Digital Publishing

By Ishaan . April 3, 2010 . 3:30pm

Coming out of the economic downturn, Tokyopop COO Stuart Levy believes that mobile digitization is an important avenue of growth for the book industry as a whole, citing the example of Apple’s iPad.

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Wishing For An Otaku Media Conglomerate

By Ishaan . October 4, 2009 . 2:45pm

As fans of Japanese games, we’ve seen our fair share of similar localization changes, too. Take, for instance, the redesign of the Star Ocean 4 user-interface, or even the original Revelations: Persona on PS1 as a more extreme example.

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How Sunsoft’s WiiWare Manga Reader Adds English Subtitles

By Spencer . January 20, 2009 . 9:17am

Sunsoft’s Digital Manga reader went live on WiiWare and like we mentioned previously it has English text. However, the English text doesn’t appear in Princess Ai’s speech bubbles, it’s shown in subtitles. You can turn on English subtitles in the option menu to read Tokyopop’s version of Princess Ai. Not a perfect solution, but kudos […]

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