Beginning in 2020
Posted by Milton Griepp on November 21, 2019 @ 11:48 am CT
"We know that fans continue to clamor for additional experiences hitting the cross-section of anime, manga, and cartoons," ReedPOP President Lance Fensterman said of the new deal. "We couldn’t be more excited to work with a brand as strong and dynamic as Crunchyroll."
Crunchyroll Announces New Anime Con"). The move escalates Reedpop’s competition with LeftField over the anime event space to a new level. The companies are already competing aggressively over the New York market, with LeftField launching AnimeNYC in 2017, and ReedPOP adding Anime Fest @ NYCC X Anime Expo, a separate anime event the same weekend as New York Comic Con in conjunction with Anime Expo, the following year. The two events are less than 60 days apart; LeftField just completed its third event last weekend (see "AnimeNYC Report").
Plus: New Disney GN in JY Line
July 13, 2020
Yen Press announced two new manga acquisitions and one new Disney graphic novel this week.
RILA Letter Says 'A Uniform Approach Is Essential'
July 9, 2020
The letter decries the current patchwork of rules, and notes that retailers are put in the position of confronting sometimes hostile and violent shoppers opposed to stores' mask rules.
Release Date Set for Game, Comics, Book
July 13, 2020
Dark Horse Comics has announced the comic portion of its publishing program tied to Assassin's Creed: Valhalla as Ubisoft announced release plans for the videogame.