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Tokyopop (styled TOKYOPOP; formerly known as Mixx Entertainment), a subsidiary of Pop Media Holdings, is an American distributor, licensor and publisher of anime, manga, manhwa, and Western manga-style works. The German publishing division produces German translations of licensed Japanese properties and original English-language manga, as well as original German-language manga. Tokyopop's US publishing division publishes works in English. Tokyopop has its US headquarters near Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California. Its parent company's offices are in Tokyo, Japan and its sister company's office is in Hamburg, Germany.

On April 15, 2011, Publishers Weekly reported that Tokyopop would be shutting down on May 31, 2011;[1] the German branch of the company would continue to publish for the international market. Company president Stu Levy posted a farewell letter on the American Tokyopop website; however, this site was redirected to the Tokyopop Facebook page beginning in May 2011. Their website re-launched on December 10, 2012.


  1. Publishers Weekly - Manga Pioneer Tokyopop Shuts Down U.S. Publishing By Heidi MacDonald | Apr 15, 2011

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