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The Walking Dead: Tokyopop May Publish Hetalia vol 3

Since closing down their North American manga publishing operations back in May, it seems that Tokyopop’s manga aspirations are doing anything but resting in peace. The Tokyopop Facebook page is still active and recent news that they may still publish Hetalia volume 3 has brought mixed reactions. The plan calls for a limited retail print […]

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JManga Launches With Digital Titles New To US

Anime News Network reported that the JManga web site had launched with a lineup of titles that included manga never seen in print in the United States. These new titles include Macross Frontier. It was the Macross Frontier part that piqued my interest primarily. JManga is a web portal where manga can be purchased and […]

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TokyoPop Manga Licenses Fly Away Home

Anime News Network has reported that TokyoPop’s manga licenses will revert to their owners when the publisher shuts down at the end of May. There is no word on the status of TokyoPop original English language (OEL) works. This is rather disappointing. I had held out some hope up until now that perhaps TokyoPop could […]

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Tokyopop Closing North American Publishing Division

The Anime News Network has confirmed that Tokyopop will close its publishing operation on May 31. Love them or hate them, this is big blow for American manga fans.¬†Tokyopop was one of the oldest manga publishers in the US and did much to popularize manga here. They will be missed. The fate of their digital […]

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TokyoPop Manga May Be Coming to iPad, Kindle, and Nook Soon

Recent tweets from TokyoPop indicate that the company is in the process of bringing its manga library to the iPad and other eBook readers soon. When asked on Twitter about creating an iPad manga app like competing publisher Viz already has, TokyoPop responded that one was coming soon. And indicated in response to other questions […]

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