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Posted by ICv2 on February 27, 2023 @ 2:10 am CT
"Manga sales had another record year in 2022, after a blockbuster 2021," ICv2 Publisher Milton Griepp said in a statement accompanying the announcement. "With manga as the largest graphic novel category, it’s more critical than ever for the trade to gain the insights it needs to take advantage of the huge opportunities it represents. We’re proud to continue our tradition of devoting a week to in-depth coverage of manga, and we want to thank our sponsors, VIZ Media, Yen Press, Tokyopop, and Saturday A.M. for their support."
Watch ICv2 every day during Manga Week for more on what's happening in the largest segment of the graphic novel market.
Here's the full linked list of Manga Week articles:
News and Features
ICv2 Interview: VIZ Media's Kevin Hamric on Manga Sales Trends, Supply Chains, Best Practices, More
Top Manga Franchises – Fall 2022
DC to Publish Superhero Manga
Most Efficient Comic Store Manga Properties – Full Year 2022
Manga Pick Hits - May 2023
Romance, Manga, and Monsters in Yen Press's New Manga Announcements
Dark Horse Licenses Historical Manga, 'Innocent'
ICv2 Interview: Mark DeVera of Yen Press on Best Series for Comic Shops and What Yen Does Differently
ICv2 Interview: Tokyopop's Marc Visnick and Kae Winters on Changes in the Company, Disney Manga, and Best Bets for the Direct Market
Five Upcoming Manga for Cat Lovers
Manga Up 9% Across Channels in 2022
ICv2 Interview: Frederick Jones of Saturday AM on Diverse Manga
Full Year 2022 NPD BookScan - Top 20 Manga with Actual Sales (PRO)
Full Year 2022 - Top 20 Manga Titles
'Call the Name of the Night' Vol. 1 TP (Manga)
'Insomniacs After School' Vol. 1 (Manga)
'Sunbeams in the Sky' Vol. 1 TP (Manga)
'Welcome to the Ito-verse' – Coming Soon from VIZ Media (VIZ Media)
Yen Press Presents 'Call the Name of the Night'! (Yen Press)
TOKYOPOP's LOVE x LOVE Imprint Brings Diverse Romance Manga to Fans of All Ages (TOKYOPOP)
Celebrating 10 Years of Diverse Manga with Saturday AM (Saturday AM)
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'Giant Ants' and 'Giant Crocodile'
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