First U.S. Shojo Publisher
September 5, 2001
The key to the development of a market for Viz's shojo titles is the mostly shojo Animerica Extra anthology magazine which has more than doubled its circulation during the past year.
Consolidated into Games Division
August 29, 2001
Hasbro has announced that it will be consolidating Wizards of the Coast, formerly a semi-independent division, into its games division.
Akira, DBZ CCG, Farscape Big Winners
August 22, 2001
The big players seemed to dominate this month, with multiple products associated with the strongest properties taking many of the top slots.
Also Pilot Candidate
August 17, 2001
Jerry Chu, Producer, Marketing at Bandai Entertainment, confirmed to ICv2 that Bandai will release Cowboy Bebop , The Complete Sessions DVD collection on November 20.
Basic Info about Pioneer Entertainment, Inc. (USA)
August 4, 2001
Company profile for Pioneer Entertainment, Inc. (USA), one of the leading manufacturers of popular Japanese anime videos.
First Expansion in Q4
July 29, 2001
Wizards of the Coast, the world's leading manufacturer of collectible card games, has announced plans for the release of its Harry Potter trading card game, which will debut in August.
July 24, 2001
The retailer sales numbers that ICv2 has collected for June continue to display the trends that we have seen over the past six months.
Bloodthirsty Card Game to Bow in Late 2001
June 26, 2001
Initially the game will have about 230-250 cards with four different theme decks (55 cards each) for each of the competing forces: Orks, Marines, Chaos, and Eldar. Decks will be packed 12 per display.
Cross-Category Effort Hopes To Avoid Past Mistakes
June 25, 2001
The Game Industry Forum and the Comic Book Industry Alliance, two popular Internet discussion forums for the members of their respective trades are sponsoring an effort to create an organization that would include both comic and game retailers.
Sales Continue To Heat Up
June 18, 2001
The 'Comics' and 'Toy' categories got very competitive in May with the successful debut of Marvel's revamped X-Men titles and the release of new Simpsons and Tomb Raider toys.