Titles in this Frankfurt-bound Rights Roundup include work originally published in New Zealand, Taiwan, South Korea, the United States, France, and Norway.
The new Random House Worlds ‘pop-comics’ imprint Inklore is acquiring manga, manhwa, manhua, and more for a 2024 launch.
Seoul International Book Fair opens with a 180-person delegation from Guest of Honor Sharjah and a visit from first lady Kim Keon-hee.
The two great pillars of the International Publishers Association were on the IPA president’s mind as she spoke at Seoul’s book fair.
Ashleigh Gardner’s departure after a decade at Wattpad underlines the trajectory of the platform’s evolution since 2013.
The new app from Webtoon and Wattpad associates is being pitched as a service that can serialize publishers’ backlisted titles.
Talking of ‘massive global fan communities,’ the leadership of Wattpad Webtoon Studios fine tunes its executive roster.
Sharjah Book Authority adds another guest-of-honor turn to its lineup, at the Seoul International Book Fair in November 2023.
The co-founder and CEO of Wattpad hands off to Jeanne Lam in a ‘final curtain call’ he says is not ‘The End.’
With a goal of deeper penetration in the Japanese market, South Korea’s Naver/Webtoon subsidiary Line buys Ebook Initiative Japan.