A-CLUB

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A-Club
A-Club HKmagazine-2ndissue.jpg
Issue #2 featuring Plawres Sanshiro
Editor Lam Caa-lei (林查理)
Categories Anime, Manga, Manhua
Frequency Biweekly
Publisher Lam Caa-lei group
First issue October 10, 1986[1]
Final issue
— Number
May 25, 2001
352[1]
Country Hong Kong
Language Traditional Chinese

A-CLUB, short for Anime-club, (Chinese: A-CLUB 動畫俱樂部) was a popular magazine in Hong Kong in the 1980s. Its main topic include Japanese anime, manga and the Japanese video game industry. It also covered some aspect of Hong Kong manhua, and eventually US comics in the later years. It ceased publications in 2001.

Operation[edit]

Prior to the internet age in the 1980s and early 1990s, the magazine was one of the main source for Japanese anime culture materials in Hong Kong. The cover usually feature the hottest topics at the time.

The founding price was HK$10 per issue, it later increased to HK$35.

In its final year the magazine was only able to sell about 3,000 copies.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Sina comics. "Sina.com." 香港著名動漫雜誌. Retrieved May 31, 2008.