Tsutaya, one of the largest CD/DVD rental and bookstore chain in Japan, is now holding the 1st National Manga Grand Prix, a prize contest for a new manga and story. The first-prize winner will receive 10 million yen prize money (about US$100,000), and the winning manga will get a TV anime adaptation by Earth Star Entertainment. Hit the jump for more information.
TSUTAYA, the largest DVD/BD and CD rental shop chain in Japan, announced its online anime store's sales ranking of 2012. The best selling anime disc was one of the most successful anime films of the year, K-ON! The Movie which was directed by Naoko Yamada as her directorial debut. Check the top 30 ranking after the jump.