July: Skip-Beat (every 2 months)
September: Beauty Pop (every 3 months), Cain Saga (every 3 months), La Corda d'Oro (every 2 months), Tail of the Moon (every 2 months), Manga Artist Academy (which will feature tips on creating manga with Yuu Watase)
November: Punch! (every 2 months) , Be With You (a Shojo Beat fiction hard cover)
January: Vampire Knight (every 2 months)
March: Gentleman's Alliance
The panel also mentioned that they now have a myspace page and they are looking for friends:
At Otakon, their guest of honor will be Nana Kitade, and she will be judging the Goth-Loli contest at that convention. Viz will also be at San Diego Comicon and their guest of honor there will be Matsuri Hino. To guarantee a Hino autograph at that convention and for a chance to win a lunch date with Hino, go to the Shojo Beat website:
In response to a question about live action films related to Shojo Beat manga titles, the panel mentioned that Viz has newly established a Viz Pictures division, which will be soon releasing Train Man: Densha Otoko.
This report was submitted by Sakura Q. Eries on July 2, 2006.