An ICv2 Release.  ICv2 has announced the release of ICv2 Insider’s Guide #66, which was released to the trade by Alliance Game Distributors, Diamond Comic Distributors, AAA Anime, Skyline Distribution, and is also available directly from ICv2.  According to the new ICv2 Insider's Guide, the long decline in anime sales appears to be slowing. 


The issue includes ICv2’s report on anime sales trends in 2008 and Q1 2009, our report on Anime on American TV, news and notes from all our product categories, Pick Hits for manga and anime titles in the coming months, reviews, and our bestseller charts. 


For more on the contents of this issue, along with links to all the bestseller lists, see “Anime Market Decline Slowing.”


For those interested in subscribing to the ICv2 Insider’s Guide, please visit the ICv2 Online Store (click here).  Or if you are interested in ordering a single copy of the ICv2 Insider’s Guide #66, please click here.  For retailers, if your distributor is on the list above, just ask for your free copy of the Guide; or if not, e-mail Dennis Viau at our office at to request a complimentary copy.