Archive for December, 2010

Art for your wall

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

VHD Lithograph

Trust me, these Vampire Hunter D lithographs look amazing in person. Whether or not you’re a fan, this is the  ultimate piece of art. From artist Saiko Takaki, the original Japanese covers of Vampire Hunter D are beautifully reproduced on heavy textured bristol in 14″ x 19.5″ with an off-white mat. Available for $95 at Akadot, don’t miss out on this very limited print run of VHD lithographs. Keep reading for more detailed photos…


Classic shoujo title exclusive to eManga!

Monday, December 20th, 2010

Best known for her magical shoujo series, Wedding Peach, Nao Yazawa’s never before released Mizuki is finally available on


Win a Naruto goodie bag!

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

How? By helping us choose your favorite Naruto Shippuden cel designs! The ones with the most votes will move on to production, and one lucky winner will get a Naruto goodie bag worth over $50! Visit the Akadot Facebook page, be a FAN, and “like” each photo to vote. Voting ends January 3, so help us out, start “liking” now!

Our current Naruto cels are available at

DMI Titles Available on the B&N Nook and Nook Color!

Monday, December 13th, 2010

VHD Nook

We are proud to announce the launch of our manga titles on the Barnes & Noble Nook and Nook Color!

We will be starting off our manga release with Hideyuki Kikuchi’s Vampire Hunter D vol.1 in the B&N NOOKbook Store. Vampire Hunter D vol.1 will be available in two parts, each for $3.99 and is available in two editions—the Nook Edition and Nook Color Edition, formatted for each device’s own screen resolution. Read on for more details and pictures!


Hiring: Web Developers and Programmers

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Open-Source Web Designers, Developers and Programmers – DMI Wants You!

We’re looking to fill two positions immediately for developers with education and/or experience in PHP 5 & MySQL, along with strong HTML and CSS abilities. An interest in anime/manga or knowledge in app development is a plus, must also be located within the LA/Southbay area.

1) Lead Web Developer:
This position requires some experience in the field, but offers the opportunity to lead development for multiple sites under the Digital Manga banner and shape DMI’s future on the web.

2) PHP Developer/Programmer:
This position offers the chance to work on the core functions of our websites and day-to-day office operations.  A focus on back-end development is helpful.

Go to to see all of our career opportunities.

DMI Statement on Digital Manga Guild

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

The publishers that were mentioned in the article pertaining to the Digital Manga Guild, published by Publishers Weekly on 12/7/10, are incorrect. When it comes time, Digital Manga will make an official statement on the partners involved in the project based on their wishes. Unfortunately, we are unable to make any further statements at this time, other than to confirm that the information released by Publisher’s Weekly is in error.

Ready to wear some Vampire Hunter D?

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

vhd-shirtFinally in, we got the Vampire Hunter D shirts waiting for you to wear! In sizes M-XXL, these would be great for any fan. On sale now at Akadot, from $19.99-$21.99. Read on for a closer detail of the shirt.


Two more books arrive!

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

Adding to the December book bonanza, we just got two more titles in! No Touching At All by Kou Yoneda and Close the Last Door volume 2 by Yugi Yamada are finally here! Get your books first at, and No Touching At All is exclusive only to Yaoi Club.