An ICv2 Release.  ICv2 has announced the release of the ICv2 Guide #59:  Anime/Manga, with coverage of first half anime sales and market shares and an overview of the early summer manga market (see “FUNimation Anime Share Nearly One Third”), the ICv2 Top 50 Manga Properties (see “ICv2 Top 50 Manga--Summer 2008”), and the ICv2 Top 25 Anime Properties (see “ICv2 Top 25 Anime--Summer 2008”) across channels for early summer, Pick Hits for November and December, reviews, and more. 


The Guide is being released to the trade by Alliance Game Distributors, Diamond Comic Distributors, GTS Distribution, Bookazine, AAA Anime, Skyline Distribution, and others.


For those interested in subscribing to the ICv2 Guide, please visit the ICv2 Online Store (click here).  Or if you are interested in ordering a single copy of the ICv2 Guide #59: Anime/Manga, please click here.  For pop culture retailers, if your distributor is on the list above, just ask for your free copy of the ICv2 Guide; or if not, e-mail Dennis Viau at our office at to request a copy (valid pop culture retailers only please).