Udon Entertainment has taken over the U.S. distribution of Robot, the color manga anthology conceived and edited by Range Murata.  The first Udon issue, Robot Volume 4, will street in December.

The first three issues of Robot were published by Digital Manga (see 'Digital Manga's New Releases').  The Udon issues will be done in collaboration with d/visual, which publishes the Italian and Chinese editions of Robot.  The Japanese publisher is Wanimagazine.

The U.S. price will be $29.95, for a 160-page, full color, 8.75' x 11.75' book.  Frequency is being moved up to quarterly; nine volumes have been published in Japan.