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Bodyclass vcard MediaWorks, Inc. Titleclass fn org imageclass logo label1 Type data1 Kabushiki kaisha class1 category label2 Industry data2 Books, Magazines, Manga, Video games class2 category label3 Genre class3 category label4 Fate data4 merge to become ASCII Media work label5 Predecessor label6 Successor label7 found data7 October 15 1992 label8 Founder class8 agent label9 Defunct label10 Headquarters data10 Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan class10 label label11 Number of locations label12 Area serve label13 Key people class13 agent label15 Products label16 Production output label17 Services class17 category label18 Revenue label19 Operating income label20 Net income data20 3 866 000 000 as of September 27 2007 label21 AUM label22 Total assets label23 Total equity label24 Owner label25 Employees label26 Parent label27 Divisions label28 Subsidiaries data28 Toy'sworks label29 Website data29 MediaWorks. Co. Jp MediaWorks italic title MediaWorks, Inc. Was Japanese publishing company in Kadokawa Group known for their Dengeki brand Magazines and book labels. The company was merged with ASCII on April 1 2008, and became ASCII Media Works. These include such well-know magazines as Dengeki Daioh, and Dengeki G's Magazine, along with MediaWorks' main light novel publishing imprint Dengeki Bunko. They mainly cater to the Japanese male otaku crowd, covering such topics as anime, light novels, Manga, plastic modelling, and visual novels. However, MediaWorks had published three magazines target towards females Comic Sylph, Dengeki Girl's Style, and Character Parfait, but each one was a special edition version of another magazine. MediaWorks runs yearly contests for original novel and Manga submissions, such as the light Novel Dengeki Novel Prize contest. In addition to publishing print material, MediaWorks has been involved with Production of other Media. They have developed and published visual novels for popular Japanese Media franchise where many different forms of media are published for give series. Such well-know series include Kashimashi: Girl Meets Girl, Shakugan no Shana, and Strawberry Marshmallow. MediaWorks has also been involved in the production of anime television and original video animation series.

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History

In 1992, Kadokawa Shoten's president, Haruki Kadokawa was devoting himself to the movie business, and his younger brother and vice-president of the company, Tsuguhiko Kadokawa, was in charge of magazines the company publish. At the same time, Tsuguhiko was president of Kadokawa's subsidiary Kadokawa Media Office, which was in charge of publishing video game magazines like Comptiq, and manga magazines targeted towards male otaku crowd in Japan along center around Media-mix Japanese series where many different forms of media are published for give series. Citing differences in interests of business direction, Tsuguhiko resigned from Kadokawa Shoten to start MediaWorks on October 15 1992 with a large contingent of Kadokawa Shoten employees joining him. In 1993, due to the influence of Tokyo Shock Boys, known in Japan as Dengeki Network, MediaWorks launched a series of magazines under the Dengeki line. These magazines were taken from previous publications that Kadokawa Media Office had publish. New magazines were named Dengeki Super Famicom, Dengeki PC Engine, Dengeki Comic Gao!, Now-defunct Dengeki Oh, and now-defunct Dengeki Megadrive. Also in 1993, Haruki Kadokawa was arrested for cocaine smuggling and lost his presidency at Kadokawa Shoten, which was soon taken over by Tsuguhiko Kadokawa in addition to his presidency of MediaWorks; MediaWorks was later made a subsidiary of Kadokawa Shoten in 2002. MediaWorks became a member of Kadokawa Group Holdings, and after Enterbrain became member of the same group, Enterbrain's Famitsu line and MediaWorks' Dengeki line started to compete against each other, especially in terms of presenting information pertaining to bishojo games. In 2001, MediaWorks specialized in publishing light novels, manga, video games, and magazines pertaining to such media. The company was merged with ASCII on April 1 2008, and became ASCII Media Works.

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Publishing imprints

The Dengeki Novel Prize is a Literary Award handed out annually by Japanese publisher ASCII Media Works for their Dengeki Bunko Light Novel imprint. The contest has discovered many popular and successful Light novelists, like Kouhei Kadono and Yashichiro Takahashi. Originally called Dengeki Game Novel Prize, name was changed in 2003. The main Dengeki Novel Prize awards consist of the Grand Prize, Gold Prize and Silver Prize. In addition to money receive, winning novelists get their work published under Dengeki Bunko with the addition of artist for illustrated aspects of light novels. However, if the entry is Award Media Work Bunko Prize, winning novel will be published under ASCII Media Works' Media Work Bunko imprint, along with the author winning 500 000 yen. Often, name of a novel series is changed from what it was originally titled when it won Prize. There are over 4 500 submissions annually, and it is considered the largest prize for light novels. Akutagawa Prize Animax Taisho Bungei Prize, Dazai Osamu Prize, Dengeki hp Tanpenshosetsu Sho Dengeki Novel Prize, Edogawa Rampo Award, Hayakawa Award Honkaku Mystery Grand Prize, Izumi Kyoka Prize for Literature Japan Fantasy Novel Award, Kenzaburo Oe Prize Light Novel Award, Mystery Writers of Japan Award Naoki Prize Nihon SF Taisho Award Noma Award for Publishing in Africa Noma Award for Translation of Japanese Literature Noma Literary Prize Seiun Award Super Dash Novel Rookie of Year Award Tanizaki Prize Yomiuri Prize Yukio Mishima Prize

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Video games

MediaWorks has been in the business of developing and producing video games of series that have light novels or manga published by MediaWorks. These games were typically visual novels, genre of adventure games, but some have also been sound novels, which have less attribute to adventure games than normal visual novel. Video games produced port for PlayStation 2 or Nintendo DS. Earlier games like Emerald Dragon and Ojosama Express were port to PC Engine, Super Nintendo, Sega Saturn, and PlayStation. Other games, like those based on the Shakugan no Shana series, were ported to both PS2 and DS. Section of MediaWorks known as DS Dengeki Bunko produces sound novels playable on Nintendo DS based on light novels published under MediaWorks' Dengeki Bunko publishing label. These include: Allison, Baccano!, Inukami!, And Iriya no Sora, UFO no Natsu.

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