Viz Looks Ahead

Reid, Calvin
December 2004
Publishers Weekly;12/20/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 51, p24
Trade Publication
Features U.S. manga publisher Viz LLC and its plans for 2005. Manga titles published by Viz in the U.S.; Plan of Viz to expand its business into art books, character profile books and ani-manga; Experimentation of Viz with original manga creators; Work of Viz in educating its market.


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