VIZ MEDIA Marks Its 30th Anniversary; New Website Launches

VIZ Media Marks Its 30th Anniversary; New Website Launches

VIZ MEDIA CELEBRATES 30TH ANNIVERSARY

 

Leading Entertainment Company Looks Ahead To Forging New Paths In Global Pop Culture And Multimedia Content Development

 

San Francisco, CA, May 4, 2016 VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the premier publisher, distributor and licensor of Japanese and global content in North America, proudly announces its 30th Anniversary. To celebrate, VIZ Media will soon detail exciting activities for fans to commemorate 30 years of telling stories that resonate with audiences the world over.

 

Founded in San Francisco in July 1986, VIZ Media is dedicated to bringing the finest in manga, anime and global entertainment to English-speaking audiences around the world. The company’s success reflects the massive and enduring popularity the genres enjoy among fans of all ages. VIZ Media has the largest library of any English publisher, and is focused on diversifying its award-winning catalog with licensed properties outside of the manga and anime sphere, as well as developing its own original content.

 

“VIZ Media has been at the forefront of the manga and anime industry for 30 years,” says Ken Sasaki, President and CEO, VIZ Media. “Throughout its history, the company has pioneered new paths to bring the best in popular entertainment to as wide an audience as possible. We look forward to continuing our ceaseless commitment to developing high quality, unique content for fans across the globe.”

 

To complement the 30th anniversary milestone, an all-new official website has been launched at www.VIZ.com. Completely refreshed in partnership with design studio, Mule Design, the interactive web destination offers increased functionality, seamless interoperability and a host of easy-to-use new content features that are accessible across all platforms, including mobile devices and tablets.

 

“The website delivers a whole new level of user interaction and direct fan engagement for the online anime and manga communities,” adds Ken Sasaki.

 

For more information on titles available from VIZ Media, please visit www.VIZ.com.

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