Newly merged Tapas Entertainment’s first big beat is set to take place this weekend at Seattle. Media kit including event images, AV, brand assets, endorsed quotes and more to follow
LOS ANGELES, August 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Effective August 1, 2022, digital storytelling platforms, Tapas Media, Radish Fiction and Wuxiaworld have officially merged to form Tapas Entertainment. Tapas Entertainment will serve as the parent company overseeing the development and growth of the three platforms which will continue to operate individually under the continued leadership of Tapas Founder and CEO, Chang Kim.
Chang Kim shared, “This is a real moment for all of us. For Tapas, Radish and WuxiaWorld, coming together represents an invaluable opportunity for collective growth and creativity. It’s an incredibly exciting time.”
The cross-platform merger comes weeks before the highly anticipated Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle, WA. Tapas, a brand sponsor of the convention, is expected to attend with a highly visible presence, hosting multiple panels, designer signings, portfolio reviews and giveaways.
Tapas VP of content, Michael Son: “Emerald City Comic Con is known as a creator event, so it’s only natural that this is where Tapas should be. Our creators and readers most often come to us on the platform, but events like ECCC allow us to come fans, meet them in person and provide memorable experiences and creative opportunities.”
Emerald City Comic Con is Thursday August 18 at Sunday, August 21, 2022 To hold to washington state Congress and trade center.
Tapas Media will publish a full access media kit after Emerald City Comic Con on Monday, August 21, 2022. Branded assets, images, panel excerpts and videos from the convention, among other downloadable materials, will be made available to interested members of the press.
Register HERE to receive the exclusive Emerald City Comic Con Tapas Media Kit.
ABOUT TAPAS MEDIA
Tapas Media is a leading digital publishing platform for webcomics and webman in North America. With a suite of full-service businesses, Tapas is a talent incubator, publisher, producer and distributor for independent creators and established storytellers, reaching over 10 million registered users.
ABOUT RADISH FICTION
Radish is a mobile fiction platform for serialized storytelling, providing the literary equivalent of an addictive TV drama series. Its wide variety of stories are published and read in small installments, optimized for the smartphone reader. Radish is revolutionizing the way stories are consumed and produced. Readers can access thousands of soap operas of all genres and connect directly with their favorite storytellers in live community chat rooms.
Amateur authors can publish their own original stories via user-submitted content, and Radish itself also produces Radish Originals, soap operas in a variety of genres designed specifically for its mobile platform and written by a talented team of writers, authors and The creators of Radish’s content team. Designed to be both user-friendly and author-friendly, Radish strives to bring readers the latest and greatest in entertaining and diverse serial fiction while providing authors with innovative ways to build readers and monetize their work.
For more information, visit www.radisfiction.com.
Wuxiaworld Limited Wuxiaworld Limited was founded in December 2014 by Jingping Lai, an avid fan of Chinese fantasy martial arts (or “Wuxia”) novels, to expand the popularity of Wuxia novels among English speakers. The Wuxiaworld website and app have quickly risen to prominence as the world‘s largest Chinese-to-English novel translation platform, with millions of active users. Today, Wuxiaworld publishes translations of Chinese and Korean novels by a wide variety of authors in the fantasy/science fiction genres, with landmark works such as “Coiling Dragon” (盘龙), “I Shall Seal the Heavens” (我欲封天), “Overgeared” (템빨), and more.
For more information, visit wuxiaworld.com.
Chang Kim is the Founder and CEO of Tapas Media, the next generation digital storytelling company specializing in comics and web novels. A veteran of the digital publishing industry, Kim worked at Google (Blogger.com), TNC (Korea’s leading blogging service) and oversaw content strategy for Samsung Mobile.
SOURCE Tapas Media