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U.S. Manga Sales Up, Anime DVD Sales Down

Date: 2007 December 7th Friday [14:00] | Posted By: Queen Of Swords

News from the first annual New York Anime Festival this weekend: Manga sales in the U.S. are up, but sales of anime DVDs are down.
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The ICv2 Anime and Manga conference (sponsored by ICv2.com, a pop culture trade news Web site) kicked off the first annual New York Anime Festival this weekend. Their report: Manga sales in the U.S. are up, but sales of anime DVDs are down, despite increasing exposure of anime on television.

What's hurting anime DVD sales? According to a Publishers Weekly article on the ICv2 findings: Piracy and the high price of DVDs.

Source: Publishers Weekly

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