After about four years of distribution with HarperCollins, the times are changing for TOKYOPOP as they have just signed a deal with Diamond Book Distributors to handle their manga and book distribution starting on July 1st of this year.
I'm a little concerned by this - Comic fans have long known that Diamond has not been kind to comics and manga that don't sell like gangbusters. While I understand that Diamond has expenses that they have to deal with, and that the OEL manga market might not be doing as well as Tokyopop would like, I can't help but feel that some of Tokyopop's less popular (but still good) titles will suffer because of this.
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