Broadband Content Bits: EQAL Inks Polish Licensing Deal; Manga Minutes

This story was written by Tameka Kee.
EQAL to launch n1ckola series in Poland : Social media and digital entertainment studio EQAL is launching n1ckola, a Polish spinoff to its lonelygirl15 series. EQAL licensed the brand name, characters and related storyline to Polish media conglomerate Agora; Agora subsidiary A2 Multimedia will tackle production and casting for more than 100 episodes. The series premieres January 26 and will air between four and five times per week. Sponsors include *Microsoft*, Hasbro, Samsung and Polkomtel.'s Manga Minutes : Manga Entertainment is running a new series on its site called Manga Minutes; digital studio Bang Zoom Entertainment produced 24 episodes of the show. The two-minute long clips focus on news and reviews in the anime, manga and video game space. NY-based Manga Entertainment publishes anime titles like Ghost in the Shell and Blood: The Last Vampire; it's a subsidiary of media production and distribution company Starz Media. Release.

By Tameka Kee