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Posted by OminousCloud on October 07, 2009 @ 05:40:38 AM in Conventions
VIZ Media, LLC , and affiliate VIZ Media Europe (VME), will showcase a variety of hot anime properties at the 2009 MIPCOM show in Cannes, France, October 5-9 at the Palais Des Festivals. VIZ Media will be located in Booth A0.12.

MIPCOM is the premiere global content event for co-producing, buying, selling, financing and distributing entertainment content across all platforms. It provides the key decision-makers in the TV, film, digital and audiovisual content, production and distribution industry with the only market conference and networking forum to discover future trends and trade content rights on a global level.

VIZ Media and VIZ Media Europe are key master licensors of Japanese anime and manga content to a fast growing international audience. A diverse selection of exciting animated properties for teens and young adults will be on view, including continuations of BLEACH, BLUE DRAGON, NARUTO: Shippuden, and KILARI, as well as new series such as VAMPIRE KNIGHT and INUYASHA: THE FINAL ACT.

The properties VIZ Media and VIZ Media Europe will be highlighting at MIPCOM include:

A PENGUIN’S TROUBLES: 51+ episodes, 10 minutes each
A gag comedy about the daily life of a penguin named Kinoshita Beckham! Beckham is funny and crude. He attends schools with humans and
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Posted by OminousCloud on October 01, 2009 @ 08:18:45 AM in News Articles

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), has announced that it has acquired the domestic TV, Home Entertainment, Streaming, DTO, and Merchandising rights to the hit VAMPIRE KNIGHT animated series.

With this license VIZ Media will hold the rights to VAMPIRE KNIGHT for TV (including IPTV and VOD) and Home Video (all platforms including Blu-ray), Streaming, DTO and Merchandising (including digital Merchandise and mobile).

In additon, VIZ Media Europe (VME) has acquired the TV, Home Entertainment and Merchandising rights to the VAMPIRE KNIGHT animated series for United Kingdom. VME specializes in managing the development, marketing and distribution throughout Europe of Japanese manga (graphic novels) and animated entertainment.

VAMPIRE KNIGHT is based on the best-selling gothic-romance manga series created by Matsuri Hino. Cross Academy is attended by two groups of students: the Day Class and the Night Class. At twilight, when the students of the Day Class return to their dorm, they cross paths with the Night Class on their way to school. Yuki Cross and Zero Kiryu are the Guardians of the school, protecting the Day Class from the Academy's dark secret: the Night Class is full of vampires!

The VAMPIRE KNIGHT manga series is currently published in the US by VIZ Media and continues
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