Ohzora Publishing

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Ohzora Publishing, Inc.
株式会社宙出版
Kabushiki gaisha
Founded January 10, 1990
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
Key people
Nobuo Kitawaki (President)
Revenue 35 billion yen[1]
Number of employees
67[1]
Subsidiaries Aurora Publishing

Ohzora Publishing, Inc. (宙出版?), also known as Ohzora Shuppan[2] is the leading josei manga publisher in Japan,[3] founded in 1990. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, it publishes Japanese manga, manga magazines and comic anthologies. The company is headed by Nobuo Kitawaki (北脇信夫?).[1] Kitawaki also ran affiliated American company Aurora Publishing, established in 2006 before it closed in 2010.[4][5][6] Aurora Publishing was the U.S. subsidiary of Ohzora.[7][8]

Magazines[edit]

  • Cool-B
  • P-mate
  • DIVAS
  • Harlequin
  • Project X
  • NextComic First

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 宙(おおぞら)出版|会社概要 (in Japanese). Ohzora Publishing. Retrieved 28 April 2010. 
  2. ^ Aoki, Deb. "Aurora Publishing Publisher Profile". About.com. Retrieved 28 April 2010. 
  3. ^ "Manga Publishers' Official Web Sites". About.com. Retrieved 2009-10-15. 
  4. ^ Yadao, Jason S. (January 27, 2008). "2 publishers join in manga mania". Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Retrieved January 10, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Company Profile". Aurora Publishing. Retrieved 28 April 2010. 
  6. ^ http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2010-04-09/netcomics-to-remove-aurora-manga-on-april-14
  7. ^ "Major Shojo Publisher Launching in June". ICv2. April 2, 2007. Retrieved January 10, 2009. 
  8. ^ "Flipped Interviews Aurora's Michael Perry". ComiPress. 2008-04-10. Retrieved 28 April 2010. 

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