In this episode, Kevin Hamric shares his insights on why manga has become so popular in the U.S. He also gives some insight on how these Japanese publications are made available to an English audience.
**Who You will Hear**
Guest: Kevin Hamric (Vice President of Publishing Sales at VIZ Media)
Co-host: Luna Tang (Cloud Service Delivery Manager at Klopotek)
Co-host: Dwayne Parris (Senior Consultant at Klopotek)
In the episode of this month, we are joined by Kevin Hamric, Vice President of Publishing Sales at VIZ Media, and this time, our conversation revolves around the publishing and marketing of manga and anime.
Kevin starts with sharing his insights on why manga, as a unique form of comics originating from Japan, has become so popular in the U.S.He then introduces to us how these Japanese publications are made available to an English audience, takes us through how these mangas from Japan have sold in the U.S. in recent years, and concludes by sharing some anecdotes about manga fans, manga community, and manga creators.
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