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    Thursday, July 21, 2016
    - UDON 2016 | 12:30pm - 1:30pm
    UDON is celebrating another groundbreaking year of publishing the best of video games, anime, and manga from Japan and around the world. Come meet the artists and editors as they discuss this year's breakout hits and announce upcoming titles, including some big surprises you will definitely want to be the first to hear about! Plus: attendees will have a chance to win some of UDON's hottest new releases!
    Friday, July 22, 2016
    - Manga Publishing Pros Industry Roundtable | 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    After a few years of fading fortunes, manga publishing is catching its second wind. More manga and light novels are hitting the shelves in bookstores and comic shops, and more titles than ever are available in digital formats the same day/date as in Japan. So have things truly turned around for Japanese comics in North America? Get a taste of what's hot, what's not, and what's next for manga in North America and Japan from top publishing pros, including Kurt Hassler (publisher and managing director, Yen Press), Michael Gombos (director of international publishing and licensing, Dark Horse Comics), Ben Applegate (associate director, publisher services, Penguin Random House), Erik Ko (chief of operations, Udon Entertainment), and possibly a surprise guest or two! Moderated by Deb Aoki (Publishers Weekly, Anime News Network).
    Saturday, July 23, 2016
    - Kodansha Comics Presents the Attack on Titan Anthology | 11:30am - 12:30pm
    Meet Rafael Albuquerque (American Vampire, Blue Beetle), Jody Houser (Orphan Black), Rhianna Pratchett (Mirror's Edge), and most of the talent behind the Attack on Titan Anthology, the ambitious collaboration between the biggest manga hit of the decade and an all-star roster of comics creators, including Scott Snyder, Gail Simone, Phil Jimenez, Michael Avon Oeming, Faith Erin Hicks, and others. New art from the anthology will be revealed, along with a look at new comics from one of America's biggest manga publishers, and lots of free books and exclusive promo items.
    - Spotlight on Tsutomu Nihei | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    With more than 20 years of experience Japanese comicker Tsutomu Nihei has radically changed the perspective of manga globally. With his unique artistic designs and expansive worlds seen in works such as Biomega and Knights of Sidonia, he has redefined Japanese science fiction. To honor the rerelease of his groundbreaking work Blame! Nihei will sit down with his publishers Vertical and Kodansha for an interview, followed by a Q&A session with his many international fans.
    - TOKYOPOP Relaunch | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Visit the legendary manga publisher and media brand TOKYOPOP as they discuss their new titles and latest company updates. Featuring founder Stu Levy and the team.

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    Re: Kodansha Comics / Tokyopop / UDON / ... '16 panels

    Udon Ent. to Release Street Fighter Novel, Dragon's Crown Manga
    posted on 2016-07-21 16:23 EDT

    Company also announces 3 more Manga Classics releases, 5 more artbooks

    Udon Entertainment announced at its panel at Comic Con International in San Diego on Thursday that it will release Street Fighter The Novel, Atlus and yuztan's Dragon's Crown manga, and the The Count of Monte Cristo, The Jungle Book, and The Stories of Edgar Allan Poe Manga Classics. The company also announced five new artbook releases.

    Street Fighter The Novel will be Udon Entertainment's first novel release. Takashi Yano (Naruto: Itachi's Story, Naruto: Shikamaru's Story) wrote the original novel, which PHP published in Japan. The novel features illustrations by Eyeshield 21 and One-Punch Man illustrator Yuusuke Murata.


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      Re: Kodansha Comics / Tokyopop / UDON / ... '16 panels

      #SDCC2016 News fr. @KodanshaUSA - new & uncut edition of Ghost in the Shell - R-to-L, original JP sound effects
      - Deluxe re-release of the original Ghost in the Shell series: volumes 1, 1.5, and 2.
      - Definitive edition under supervision of creater Masamune Shirow
      - In time for the major film adaptation from Paramount Pictures!
      - In the original right-to-left Japanese reading format with unaltered Japanese sound effects for the first time
      - Coming 2017


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        Tokyopop founder Stu Levy announced at the "Tokyopop Relaunch" panel at Comic Con International in San Diego on Saturday that Tokyopop will release a new two-part manga adaptation of Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast film starring Emma Watson. The film will debut in the United States on March 17.

        Tokyopop will also release the first volume of Yumi Tsukirino's Disney Stitch! manga on August 10, and it will also release Jun Asuga's Disney Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas manga on October 5.


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