British Manga on its way

<p>Alison Bone</p><p>Tokyopop will publish its first UK-sourced Manga in the summer, written by the winners of its inaugural Rising Stars of Manga UK&amp;Ireland competition.</p><p>Tokyopop picked three winners and six runners-up from over 200 entries to the competition, and will publish a compilation of the winning entries in May.</p><p>It is currently in negotiations with some of the winners over a three-book deal. Others will work with Tokyopop artists to "develop their talents" with the possibility of a book deal in the future, said UK retail sales director Dennis McGuirk.</p><p>"This i...

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