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Posted by ICv2 on February 24, 2020 @ 2:40 am CT
"Manga grew strongly in 2019, and we’re excited to participate in the continued growth of this important category with this editorial event" ICv2 Publisher Milton Griepp said in a statement accompanying the announcement. "Our annual tradition of focusing on manga with a special week of editorial content is a proud accomplishment of ICv2, and we’re proud to continue that tradition with our 2020 event, tracking the latest trends and helping retailers find new ways to sell this crucial category. Manga Week allows us to explore issues around this changing market in depth, and we want to thank our sponsors, VIZ Media, Square Enix, and Tokyopop, for their support."
Here's the full linked list of Manga Week articles:
To Japan and Back: Manga Based on American (and British) Pop Culture
Neil Gaiman Blurbs Steve Alpert's 'Sharing the House with the Never-Ending Man'
ICv2 Interview: Square Enix Publishing Director Leyla Aker
Netflix Invites CLAMP, Other Japanese Creators to Develop Originals
Review: 'Hi Score Girl' Vol. 1 GN (Manga)
VIZ Manga Sales Up Over 40% in Comic Stores in 2019, Top Titles, Coming in 2020
Tokyopop Launches 'LOVE x LOVE' Romance Imprint
Behind the Scenes of LOVE x LOVE
Top 10 Manga Franchises - Fall 2019
Isekai Manga: Zapped into Another World
Seven Seas Announces Nine New Manga Titles for Fall 2020
Watch ICv2 every day during Manga Week for more on what's happening in this critical segment of the graphic novel market.
Yen Licenses Include Sexy Sci-Fi, Deadly Romance, and a Goblin Slayer Spinoff
October 13, 2020
The virtual version of New York Comic Con, the New York Comic Con Metaverse, took place last weekend, and the manga news includes nine new manga licenses for Yen Press and one for Vertical Comics.
Incoming Wave Features First Appearance of 'Super Saiyan Goku'
October 7, 2020
Funko, Inc. will release new Dragon Ball Z Pop! Vinyl figures into retail stores in November.
Direct Sale Set To Raise Money for Extra Life Charity
October 19, 2020
Wizards of the Coast has revealed Secret Lair: Extra Life 2020 , a card set for Magic: The Gathering that will be sold to raise money for Extra Life, for direct sale on November 6-9.
Also Features Stylized Variant Covers Per Each Issue
October 19, 2020
Dark Horse Comics announced Crimson Flower #1 , written by New York Times -bestselling creator Matt Kindt, which will release into retail stores on January 20.