[Q]tokyopop is dead!
Posted 7/19/12
so i just found out --A few weeks ago -- that tokyopop is gone which makes me sad! but more importantly whats to become of the manga they licensed? I need my deadman wonderland!! does any one know if other publishers have taken up the slack or are the manga they had just stuck in limbo.

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Posted 7/19/12
Really? I thought they were gone long ago! I used to get their titles, but then, they started going nearly 6 mos betweens vol's when they got towards the end. One of my faves was The Getbackers. they STOPPED at vol 26! It was getting good, too!
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Posted 7/19/12
If I'm not wrong they been for over a year I also been wait for some other publisher to pick up their title specially Deadman Wonderland they only release until vol. 5.
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Posted 7/19/12
They are semi-resurrecting in a team up with RightStuf.com.
Some sort of "print on demand" deal.
Get ahold of RightStuf for the particulars.
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Posted 7/19/12
Someone is a little behind..... This is like.... really old news....
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Posted 7/19/12 , edited 7/19/12
This is really old news at this point: http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2011-04-15/tokyopop-to-close-north-american-publishing-division. As to the original question, Deadman Wonderland has NOT been rescued--yet. Some other Tokyopop titles have been rescued like Loveless (by Viz) and Alice in the Country of Hearts (Yen Press) so it's possible that some other company will pick up Deadman Wonderland. Bookmark Anime News Network or some other Anime-centric news site. If and when Deadman Wonderland is rescued, it'll be announced. (I'd be shocked if someone ISN'T in the process of rescuing it personally--but until something is actually announced, all you can do is speculate).

Edit: JManga is listing the series Deadman Wonderland as "Coming Soon" ( http://www.jmanga.com/list/search/title?q=Deadman%20Wonderland ). It won't be a printed copy, but you may be able to find out what happens that way (that's assuming you're willing to read it digitally of course).
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Posted 7/20/12
I HAD NO IDEA! D;
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Posted 7/20/12
A lot of their old properties are poping up on Jmanga, I think they managed to buy up a lot of their titles so I'd keep an eye out over there
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Posted 7/20/12 , edited 7/20/12
lol, dude, where were you a year ago? That's what everyone was talking about :P

Like someone else said, other publishers have picked up a *few* titles. I think they're collab-ing with Rightstuf to do Hetalia. But yeah, I've got my favorite series that aren't popular enough to get picked up by other companies, and will probably be in perpetual limbo... They stopped printing one of my favorites 3 volumes short of the end. But they stopped back in 2007, so they were probably never planning to finish publishing it or a lot of titles anyway.

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Posted 7/21/12 , edited 7/21/12
Where have you guys been?

Tokyopop USA went under over a year ago leaving a lot of series unfinished. Fan scans are partially to blame but with a failing economy and cost of inflation it was to hard to buy books at $10 and worse harder to sell at that price. It would have eventually had to increase the price to cover the cost of materials and employees. However I think the European branch might still be operational.
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