An ICv2 Release.  ICv2 has announced the release of the ICv2 Guide #62: Manga/Anime, with coverage of sales of manga and anime through the end of November as well as an examination of manga and anime releases in March and April of 2009 complete with ICv2 "Pick Hits" for each category.  For an overview of the editorial content of the new Guide see “Projected Manga Releases Down in 2009.”  For the Top 25 Manga Properties during the September through November period see “ICv2 Guide: Top 25 Manga Properties Fall 2008.”  For the Top 10 Anime properties, see “ICv2 Guide: Top 10 Anime Properties Fall 2008.”

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 #62: Manga/Anime, 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).