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Animage

Animage
アニメージュ
September 1997 cover, featuring the artwork of the Studio Ghibli film, Princess Mononoke.
Editor Toshiya Matsushita (since 2005)
Former editors Hideo Ogata (founding)
Toshio Suzuki
Mikio Takeda
Susumu Arakawa
Takashi Watanabe
Toshiya Matsushita
Shūichi Ōno (2002-2005)
Categories Anime, manga, voice acting
Frequency Monthly
Circulation 65,660 (2009)[1]
First issue 26 May 1978 (July issue)
Company Tokuma Shoten
Country Japan
Based in Tokyo
Language Japanese
Website Official site

Animage (アニメージュ Animēju) is a Japanese anime and entertainment magazine which Tokuma Shoten began publishing in July 1978. Hayao Miyazaki's internationally renowned manga, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, was serialized in Animage from 1982 through 1994. Other titles serialized in Animage include Ocean Waves (1990-1995), a novel by Saeko Himuro, which was later made into a television movie by the same title.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Timeline 2
  • Anime Grand Prix 3
  • Sources 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

History

Animage was the first magazine devoted to animation and comics aimed at a general public and not professionals.[2] In 2007 the magazine started its online edition.[3]

Timeline

  • July 1978: First issue
  • January 1980: First Annual Anime Grand Prix
  • July 1982: 50th issue
  • June 1983: 5th anniversary
  • September 1986: 100th issue
  • June 1988: 10th anniversary
  • November 1990: 150th issue
  • June 1993: 15th anniversary
  • January 1995: 200th issue
  • June 1998: 20th anniversary, changed to A4 size for magazine, changed title to English Animage instead of アニメージュ
  • March 1999: 250th issue
  • June 2002: Beginning with July issue, changed title back to katakana アニメージュ
  • May 2003: 300th issue
  • June 2003: 25th anniversary
  • June 2008: 30th anniversary
  • June 2013: 35th anniversary

Anime Grand Prix

The Anime Grand Prix is the annual prize decided by the readers' votes to the anime of the year. The Anime Grand Prix started in 1979, and the first prize was announced at the issue 1980 January, generally announced at the next year's June issue every year. It’s the Animage's Anime Grand Prix Magazine Reader’s Choice too.[4]

Sources

  • Patten, Fred (2004). Watching Anime, Reading Manga: 25 Years of Essays and Reviews. Stone Bridge Press.  

References

  1. ^ "2009 Japanese Anime/Game Magazine Circulation Numbers". Anime News Network. January 19, 2010. Archived from the original on 22 January 2010. Retrieved January 19, 2010. 
  2. ^ Patten 2004, p. 142
  3. ^ "Official Animage Magazine Website Opens in Japan". Anime News Network. 8 June 2007. Retrieved 25 July 2015. 
  4. ^ Anime Grandprix

External links

  • (Japanese) Animage
  • (Japanese) Tokuma Shoten
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