Posted by Milton Griepp on March 18, 2019 @ 6:21 pm CT
At one time, there was a sharp divide between U.S. companies primarily focused on localizing Japanese content and those also publishing manga-style works by creators from other countries (see the VIZ-Tokyopop differences of the aughts). With VIZ now crossing that line, the company is indicating that it is embracing rather than distancing itself from new works by non-Japanese creators influenced by manga.
The company is beginning portfolio reviews at events, and will begin accepting online submissions later this year, according to the announcement.
Week of April 23, 2019
April 21, 2019
It looks like the studios home entertainment divisions took Easter/Passover off this year since there are few releases of interest save for the spunky horror suspense film Escape Room, Karyn Kusama’s neo-noir Destroyer, and the ninth season of Shameless.
Manga News Round-Up
April 20, 2019
It’s springtime in the anime and manga world, as the con season heats up (this weekend it’s Anime Boston) and announcements start rolling out.