An ICv2 Release.  ICv2 has announced the release of the ICv2 Retailers Guide to Anime/Manga #9, which is being distributed to the trade by Diamond Comic Distributors, Alliance Game Distributors, Koen Book Distributors, FM International, AAA Anime, TMZ Distribution, and more. 


The manga side of the magazine features our 2004 market size estimate and market report, the Top 50 Manga properties based on Q4 sales, and the top manga launches for Q1 2005. 


On the anime side, we report our 2004 anime market size estimate and market report, the Top Anime Properties, anime on TV, and the top anime launches for Q1 2005. 


This great magazine is available free to retailers, simply by requesting it form  It's available for a small charge to non-retailers from the ICv2 online store (click here).


For more information on the contents of this guide, see 'Manga Market Continues Robust Growth in 2004.'