VIZ Media, the premiere publisher, distributor and licensor of Japanese anime and manga in North America, is proudly marking its 30th Anniversary this summer. While details of exciting celebratory activities for fans are forthcoming, the festivities begin with an all-new official website launched at www.VIZ.com.
Founded in San Francisco in July of 1986, VIZ Media is dedicated to bringing the best in manga, anime and global entertainment to English-speaking audiences around the world. After 30 years of successfully bringing in-demand content to fans of all ages, VIZ Media now has the largest library of any English publisher, and continues to grow with a focus on diversifying its award-winning catalog with licensed properties outside the anime and manga sphere, as well as developing original content.
“VIZ Media has been at the forefront of the manga and anime industry for 30 years,” says President and CEO Ken Sasaki. “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.”
The completely refreshed VIZ.com was created in partnership with Mule Design as an interactive web destination which can offer users 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.