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Holy Mangariffic Animania!

March 2, 2009

Look What We’ve got at the Fairmount St. Library now:  Otaku USA Magazine!

Otaku USA

If you’re an Anime/Manga fan then you’re in for a treat.  You can now check out one of the hottest magazines around from the Fairmount St. Library.  And if it’s not on the shelf when you go looking, you can always place a reserve on it and we’ll notify you when it comes in.  Pretty simple.  Pretty cool.  Want to know more about Otaku USA?  Check out the following details pulled from their website:

Otaku USA Magazine
Otaku USA is a thick, full-color magazine featuring comprehensive yet ultra-creative coverage of manga, anime, videogames and Japanese pop culture written from an American point of view. Published by Sovereign Media, the people who launched SCI FI, the official magazine of the Sci Fi channel, Otaku USA calls on Sovereign’s knowledge of the passionate nich media marrketplace. Each issue of Otaku USA will be filled with coverage of the hottest new Manga, Anime releases, computer and board games, along with all the latest pop culture trnds and happenings right now in Japan.

Otaku USA also publishes 32 pages of the hottest manga previews and sample chapters from the top publishers, plus a full color, 2-sided oversize poster. Plus, every issue comes with an online entry code allowing you to access 2-3 full-length anime episodes, plus anime and game trailers, game demos, previews, and more! Each issue is over 150 pages, oversized at 9″ x 10 7/8″, glossy, big, brash, and colorful!

Because Otaku USA is an independant US magazine, not a licensed product owned by those with an vested interest in a particular line of comics, anime, manga, games or movies, it presents the American with objective coverage. Otaku USA has the freedom to publish what’s hot in America regardless of the publisher or producer.

Web Otaku
WEB OTAKU USA (http://www.webotakuusa.com) is the online component of Otaku USA magazine, and is the perfect compliment to the magazine.

WEB OTAKU provides in-depth coverage by expanding on stories in the magazine, along with daily updates of what’s hot in Japanese pop culture, additional manga chapters, game coverage, interviews with artists and writers too extensive to fit in print pages, writing contests, drawing contests, web-only reviews and tips, reader forums and an online community program, bringing an immediacy to the market that has never before been seen.

Otaku USA is a true hybrid, an entity larger than any one medium.

furry gloves***Also, DPL’s Anime Club is tomorrow night at the Fairmount St. Library starting at 5:30.  Last month we made furry gloves.  This time around it’s ears and tails!  Don’t miss it.

-Christie