eigoMANGA is sending care packages containing anime and manga gifts for U.S. Army troops stationed at Colorado Springs, Colorado, expected to be departing to soon to Iraq. The media and publishing company is answering the call of the Army troops that formed an anime club on the base called, A.N.I.M.E. Club.
Were proud of servicing the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces in this fashion, claims Austin Osueke, ceo of eigoMANGA. Anime and manga are popular forms of entertainment for this audience. Once a group of sailors from the U.S. Navy told me that anime was a great source of distraction from the war, Osuke related.
eigoMANGA is inviting fans and supporters to contribute in the "Rumble Pak Goes To Iraq" program by donating and delivering anime or manga gifts to Eigomangas office, Website or at its upcoming live event, RUMBLE INVASION, which will be held on Oct 23, 2004, at Tower Records in San Mateo, California.
The RUMBLE INVASION is an in-store live event featuring live concerts, Japanese rock bands/performers and autograph signings from eigoMANGA artists, to celebrate the launch of RUMBLE PAK, a monthly anthology comic book series portraying original manga stories created by American artists. Tower Records is located at Hillsdale Mall, 41 W Hillsdale Blvd., ph. (650) 522-4400.
Founded in August 2000 in San Francisco, eigoMANGA (www.eigomanga.com) is an independent media and publishing company committed to developing, producing and marketing original American manga, or Japanese-influenced comic books and graphic novels. eigoMANGA's integrated media offerings include anime-themed television programming and anime-themed live events. eigoManga is located at 4610 Mission St. 4th floor, San Francisco, California, 94112, ph. (877) 880-8615.