Technology

Avril Lavigne to provide animated 'Manga' shorts to Anime Network













MUMBAI: Inspired by the edgy, pop culture cool of manga and anime, rock singer/songwriter Avril Lavigne has used both mediums in a new business surrounding her latest CD release, The Best Damn Thing.


She not only penned her own manga but also developed animated manga shorts that will air on Anime Network mobile offerings.


Lavigne‘s new cross promotional relationship with Anime Network is part of a multimedia project developed by her management company Nettwerk and Sony BMG to extend both the reach and brand value of the popular Grammy Award nominated artist. Under the terms of the agreement, ADV Films of Japan promoted the artist‘s new 17 April CD release and Make 5 Wishes manga series across its Anime Network and Newtype USA, the premier anime and manga monthly magazine.


In exchange, Lavigne will provide ADV Films with broadcast and mobile distribution rights to the animated manga shorts. Additionally, the rock star will provide online advertising, record promotional IDs and sign copies of her manga and CD for online sweepstakes and giveaways. The deal was orchestrated by Index Global Rights, a digital media consultancy based in New York and Tokyo.

 

Both the manga series and the music videos deal with an introverted teenager, Hana, whose life is changed forever when she meets her hero Avril Lavigne and, through her, finds the courage to conquer her own personal demons. Bringing the manga series to life, music videos incorporating songs from Lavigne‘s new CD release The Best Damn Thing with animations from the manga series, are available to view and/or download at $1.99 per episode online through the website, www.make5wishes.com and Nettwerks‘ website.


The project features writing and production collaborations between Lavigne and Dr. Luke (Lady Sovereign, Pink), Rob Cavallo (Green Day, The Goo Goo Dolls), Butch Walker, and her husband Deryck Whibley of the platinum selling band Sum 41. Among the titles included in the new CD and featured in the manga-based animations are the hit song Girlfriend, Everything Back But You and I Can Do Better. New music video animations are released weekly on the Make5wishes.com website.

 
 

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/09/truecaller.jpg?itok=TzsguYab
Messaging Gets Smarter with Classification, Smart Notification and Backup Features for Truecaller Users

Truecaller introduces three new smart updates called ‘SMS Classification’, ’Smart Notification’ and ‘Messages Backup’ to its existing Messaging Inbox feature, to enhance the SMS messaging experience for all Android users.

Technology Software Applications
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/07/ms.jpg?itok=o8sdWF27
Prepare for Microsoft MCSA, MCSE certifications with actual exam dumps

To become a valuable professional candidate, you need to possess up-to-date skills and keep pace with the constantly developing world of IT.

Technology Software Applications
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/07/P%26G.jpg?itok=fWndM1I-
P&G rolls out innovative, connected products at CES 2019

Can an FMCG company go the connected product route too?. Well the Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble obviously believes that's the way to go. At a press conference today, the global major unveiled six products at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas during CES 2019.

Technology ces
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/07/ces.jpg?itok=ZuVLQRNO
Consumer Electronics Show 2019: A ringside view

CES. Billed as the world’s largest consumer electronics show which brings in about 180,000 visitors who queue up and walk miles visiting 4,000 plus exhibitors who are showing  off the latest in tech over 2.5 million square feet of exhibition space.

Technology ces
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/04/Synamedia.jpg?itok=-gsubF80
Synamedia makes CES debut, offering pay-TV providers frictionless cloud migration strategies, new revenue opportunities

Synamedia, the largest independent video software provider, will bring its newest solutions to CES® 2019, illustrating how pay-TV providers can migrate to the cloud at their own pace, and seamlessly. The company also unveiled new security software that combats the rapid rise in account sharing...

Technology ces
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/03/web.jpg?itok=BldnOoXa
Adapt My Web: making the web accessible to all

There are currently more than 600 million active websites in France.

Technology ces
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/03/jenax.jpg?itok=ETVd5Wyl
Jenax presents revolutionized ways to connect human body to iot powered by the first true flexible battery at CES 2019

Jenax, an inventor and a manufacturer of flexible and fast-charging lithium-ion rechargeable batteries, today announced that the company will present how its award-winning J.Flex

Technology ces
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/03/cte.jpg?itok=3_UZQ5Vm
Consumers Expect to be Riding Hyperloops and Owning Home Robots in 2030 According to Survey by CITE Research/Dassault Systèmes

Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) today revealed that consumers expect that cities in 2030 will be filled with technology that improves overall quality of life, delivers socially-conscious benefits and personalizes experiences.

Technology ces
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/12/18/shemaroo_0.jpg?itok=gdpHKjAk
Shemaroo Entertainment’s Bhakti App Bags the Innovative Mobile App Award

Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd., added another feather to its cap with firm’s ‘Shemaroo Bhakti App’ winning the special mention award under Innovative Mobile App category at the Drivers of Digital Summit 2018

Technology Software Applications

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories