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Blizzard launches book-publishing label

Posted on December 8, 2016 by Jason Nason

Blizzard Entertainment today announced the creation of a book-publishing label, Blizzard Publishing, dedicated to developing and releasing new Blizzard publications and reissuing out-of-print titles in the company’s Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo settings. These releases will either come directly and through ongoing global partnerships. Blizzard has plans to make several of their publishing arm’s upcoming releases available in multiple formats, including print, audiobook, and e-book. The first books published under the Blizzard Publishing label include two sets of previously released novels and manga. The books include titles under the Blizzard Legends banner, including Warcraft: The Last Guardian by Jeff Grubb, Warcraft:


VIZ Media to develop RWBY titles with Rooster Teeth

Posted on July 29, 2016 by Fionna Schweit

RWBY has been a run away success, with millions of eager Anime Fans devouring the series as fast as Rooster Teeth can make it.  RWBY still holds a record for being the first (and only) Western animated show to ever be dubbed in Japanese and distributed in Japan. The partnership Kicks Off With Publication of RWBY Manga Title In 2017, With Other Books Based On The Smash Hit Animated Series Forthcoming VIZ Media, a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, has announced a partnership with Rooster Teeth. Rooster Teeth is an Austin, TX-based


KARAKARA Now Available on Steam

Posted on June 27, 2016 by Fionna Schweit

Sekai Project, in partnership with calme, has today announced that the heartwarming visual novel, KARAKARA is now available on Steam for Windows PC. This one is one that I have been looking forward to for some time. Bishi VN’s are fairly rare. As they tend to be marketed to the much smaller gay male, and female fan bases. So this one is a pretty great find to have coming to Steam. Developed by calme, KARAKARA is a Bishoujo visual novel set in an alternate, dystopian world where the comfortable and quaint life of Leon and Lucia, two hardworking diner owners, takes


VIZ Media to parther with OverDrive to provide digital manga titles at participating libraries in the U.S. and Canada.

Posted on June 24, 2016 by Fionna Schweit

lovers of manga who were alive in the 90s and early 00’s, will remember when you could walk in to a Barns and Nobel, or a Borders, and find shelves and shelves of manga. Most of this manga was readable in store. I can remember spending long hours waiting in the stacks of those book stores wishing I had the money to take some of that manga home. Kids of today have a better option. Services like OverDrive bring digital titles to libraries across the United States and Canada, and now VIZ media has announced that they will be joining


Manga Review: Mai Ball

Posted on May 10, 2016 by Fionna Schweit

 Special guest piece by: Nikki Bronx It’s all about my… Wait, no it’s about me!?! Actually, it’s all about Mai. Specifically the cute, shy daydreamer Mai and her secret love for her best friend Kunimitsu. In the world of Mai her life revolves around Kunimitsu, school and unfortunately for Mai football. Yes this manga has a sports theme to bad poor Mai doesn’t like football. But the love of her life Kunimitsu does and that’s her problem shes trying to solve. When Mai was little Kunimitsu asked Mai to help him become a better football player. Thinking it would help her


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