Sharp Point Press

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Sharp Point Press
Type Private
Industry publication
Genre manga, music, military
Founded Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan June 1982 (1982-06)
Founder(s) Sing Wang
Headquarters Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan
Key people Sing Wang (Chairman)
Revenue 102 million
Parent Cite Publishing Ltd
Website http://www.spp.com.tw/

Sharp Point Press (Chinese: 尖端出版) is a Taiwanese publisher of manga and music. It was founded in June 1982.

History[edit]

  • 1982 - Company established. Mainly publishes military and models related books.
  • 1985 - Started publishing annual Zodiac fortune telling handbook.
  • 1987 - Created Taiwan's first magazine on TV Games in July, started another TV Game magainze, TV Game Report in October.
  • 1990 - Started the Anime, manga, model information magazine, Magic Zone. Also officially started manga publication.
  • End of 1990 - Company is listed on the sharemarkets.
  • 1991 - Obtained Japanese manga license for Rumiko Takahashi's Urusei Yatsura
  • 1992 - Published idol photo albums of Hong Kong singers/movie stars like Leon Lai, Aaron Kwok.
  • 1993 - Started other TV games magazine like VV Kids, Game Paradise, and Seinen manga magazine Tempo.
  • 1994 - Started publishing a fashion living fortune telling magazine My Birthday.
  • 1996 - Imported the trading card game Magic: The Gathering.
  • 2001 - TOM Group brought Sharp Point Press
  • July 25, 2003 - Due to Da Ran Culture Ltd.'s bankruptcy, Sharp Point Press obtained publishing rights to Ribon's Mon Mon, which became Taiwan's best selling magazine.
  • August 12, 2007 - Sharp Point Press obtained license for Shogakukan's Ciao.

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