The Year of Manga
July 2, 2003
Sales of manga trade paperbacks are going to pass graphic novels with American-sourced content in the U.S. this year.
$29.5 Million For Category Leader
June 23, 2003
Topps released its financial statement for the first quarter of fiscal 2004, which ended on May 31, revealing that net income had decreased 50% by some $3.5 million versus last year.
The Leading Producer Of CMGs
June 22, 2003
Topps, the trading card, collectibles, and confectionary giant, has acquired WizKids, the innovative game company that created the increasingly important collectible miniatures game category.
Upper Deck & Konami Bring Top Players To NYC
June 22, 2003
The world's top players in both the Yu-Gi-Oh! CCG and the Yu-Gi-Oh! video game will meet on August 10 at Madison Square Garden in New York City to determine the The Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championships.
DVDs Include Interview With Peter Laird
June 12, 2003
Funimation Productions will handle the sales and distribution of video products from the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle cartoon series.
Featuring Anime Properties
May 14, 2003
4Kids Entertainment announced its Game Boy Advance-TV system at the E3 show in Los Angeles this week.
Gen Con Europe Shelved
May 7, 2003
Gen Con, the nation's leading Game Convention, is set to make its Indianapolis debut this July 24-27, taking advantage of the Indianapolis Convention Center's 620,000 square feet of space...
At This Summer's Anime Cons
May 3, 2003
Animation Insider is reporting that Funimation Productions will unveil three new anime acquisitions this summer. The acquisitions will be announced at different anime conventions
Later in 03
April 8, 2003
In its announcement of year-end results, Topps announced two anime-based product lines for 2003.
For Toonami & Adult Swim Blocks
April 3, 2003
The Cartoon Network, which has been troubled with low ratings for much of its schedule, managed to score some impressive gains during the anime-dominated Toonami and Adult Swim blocks.