Kazuma Kodaka Doujinshi Winners Announced
Date Posted: 2005/11/23

Be Beautiful selects two fans to take home a collection of comics
signed by famed author Kazuma Kodaka.

New York, NY (November 23, 2005) - Be Beautiful announced the winners of its Yaoi-Con Kazuma Kodaka Doujinshi Contest today. Throughout Yaoi-Con 2005, held this past October, Be Beautiful gave attendees a chance to win a collection of doujinshi drawn and autographed by Kazuma Kodaka -- Yaoi-Con Guest of Honor, master yaoi storyteller, and author of Be Beautiful's Kizuna: Bonds of Love.

Be Beautiful randomly selected two entries out of all those cast and has been in contact with both winners since the convention's close -- Deana Johnson, a first-time Yaoi-Con attendee who got hooked on yaoi from her sister and whose favorite book is Kizuna: Bonds of Love, and a woman who prefers to go by the name Sansei555, a yaoi fan for ten solid years, whose favorite books are Embracing Love and Kizuna: Bonds of Love and has attended every Yaoi-Con so far.

Each of the two Yaoi-Con Kazuma Kodaka Doujinshi Contest winners will soon receive a set of seven limited edition Hana to Ryu Japanese comics – a prequel to Kizuna – drawn and autographed by Kodaka-sensei along with an enamel Be Beautiful pin and personal letter of thanks from Be Beautiful's publisher.

Hana to Ryu Doujinshi by Kazuma Kodaka
(click here for high resolution version of image)

Be Beautiful is giving those who entered the contest but didn’t win an opportunity to win the eight-foot banner featuring the main characters of Be Beautiful's latest Kodaka book, Midaresomenishi, which was displayed at this year’s Yaoi-Con and is also autographed by Kodaka. To enter, visit http://www.bebeautifulmanga.com/poll/poll01.cfm before December 1.

About Be Beautiful
Be Beautiful is America's leader in the publication of yaoi manga graphic novels, aimed at college age and older female readers.  Yaoi manga are illustrated romantic graphic novels, featuring stories about love and relationships between impossibly beautiful men, written by female artists for female readers.   
Be Beautiful is an imprint of fifteen-year old Central Park Media, one of America's oldest publishers of Japanese anime and manga.

For high resolution, downloadable artwork and information, please visit Be Beautiful’s distributor’s electronic press kit at http://www.bebeautifulmanga.com/EPK/


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