Genki Life Media Kit v11

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Magazine information and production schedule until summer 2022.

Genki

Anime • Manga • Cosplay

Life

Magazine

v11

Media Kit 2020-22


Media Kit for 2021-2023

About Genki Life

Magazine

GenkiLifeMagazineisafree,

volunteer-onlycentric,online

(electronic),fan-mademagazine

publishedquarterly/seasonal.The

mainfocusofthemagazineis

tobeaguidethatpresents

independentinformation

primarilyonanime,cosplay,

Japaneseculture,sciencefiction,

videogames,events,etc.Wetryto

giveourreadersgood,entertainingand

informativesubjectmaterinawelldesigned,easy-to-readandvisually

appealingmagazineformat.We’re

wellawarethatthereareaplethoraof

sourcesoutthere.Alotclaimtobethe

“numberonesource,”“animeauthority”

andsoon.Wemakenoclaimslikethat.

What is the mission for the magazine?

Theprimarymissionforthispublicationistobemoreactiveinthe

animefandomcommunity.Asweallknowinthepastfewyears,many

famousandinfamousanime-genremagazineshavecomeandgone.It

wasjustliketheJapanesebubbleeconomy,the“dotCOM”eraandthe

morerecentrealestateburst,themarketgotsaturatedtoofastandfinally

crashed…theanimeindustryingeneral.Bybeinganonlinepublication,

thisisstrictlynot-for-profitinotherwords…allFREE!

How is the magazine distributed?

Asanonlinemagazine,itisdistributedonlineONLY.ThereisNO

physicalproduct.WehaveawebsiteaswellassocialmediawhereGenki

LifeMagazinecanbeeasilyaccessed.Allpersons,businessesandbusinesscontactswhoplacedanadvertisementwithus,pastandpresentor

havemadeinquirestothemagazinewillreceivealinkvia

e-mail.Thesearetheinitialpeoplewhoarenotified.We

alsorelyonthemtoshareonsocialnetworksorto“forward”thelinktoallwhocouldbeinterested:friends,family,associates,etc.

games,etc.;aboutartists,musicians,producers,mangakaandsoon.We

trynottoincludecurrentnewsunlessit’samajoreventthatcouldaffect

fandomforthenextseasonorlater.Writtenreviewscouldbeoncurrent

andpastanime,videogames,etc.

Asagroupwithprettyopenviewpoints,prettymuchanythinggoes.

BUT,buttherearesomesubjectmatterwewillnotacceptnortolerate.

Anythingwithone’sownpoliticalview(withoutconcreterationalsupportwithquotedsources),presentingcertaingroups([exceptone’sown]

sex,race,religion,sexualorientation,etc)indemeaningorstereotypical

waysorsexuallyexplicitsubjectmatterwillnotbeaccepted.Allcontributionsarestrictlyvoluntary.

How to Submit Your Contribution

Weacceptanytypeofcommonwordprocessorfileformatforarticles.

Richtextformat(RTF)isbestbecauseitkeepsbolds,italics,underlines,

etc.,regardlessofplatform.Theotherformatsmaybe,becauseoffile

translation.Aplaintextfileisalsogood.

Anotherwayofsubmittinganarticleis…ifyou’reagraphicdesigner

and/orknowhowtouseagoodprogramexceptionallywell,istocreate

anddesignyourownlayout.Yourarticlecouldbeahalfpage,fullpageor

anynumberpagespread(seeForGraphicDesigners).Butrememberto

use“good”design.Andtrytousegoodspelling,“grammer”anduse

“punk-u-A-shuns”correctly.

Thelastwayofsubmittinganarticleisbysubmittingavoicerecording

inMP3format.However,youmustspeakinaclear,cohesiveandconcise

voicesothatthere’snoquestionofwhatyou’retryingtosayorconvey.

SonotalkinglikeSnoopDogorLarrytheCableGuy,butlikeObamaor

BarbaraWalters.Thetranscriptionwillalsobeeditedforgrammatical

correctnessasmuchaspossible.

Youcouldsendyourfilesviae-mailifit’ssmallenough.Anything

largerthan50mb,pleaseinquire

aboutourDropBoxaccount.

What about contributing

to the magazine?

Wearealwayslookingforvolunteerstocontributearticles,

reviews,opinions,etc.,onthevariousgenres.Thewritten

articles,sincethispublicationisseasonal:shouldbeabout

industrytrends;informationonupcominganime,video


What about advertisers?

Wearealsoalwayslookingforcompaniesorlocalbusinesstosubmit

advertisementsrelatingthetothegenreorculture.Sincethisisafree

publicationwithlowcirculation,submittingadvertisementstothismagazineisFREEofcharge,butonlylimitedtoafullpage,twohalforquarterpagesoranycombination.Ifthereareremainingads,they’llbeadded

dependingonavailablespace.Askaboutavailabilityof2-pagespreads.

Size Specifications:

AdSize Inches Picas

QuarterPage 3¾x5 22p6x30p

HalfPage(Margin) 7¾x5 46p6x30p

HalfPage(Full)* 8½x5⅜ 51px32p3

FullPage* 8½x11 51px66p

2-PageSpread 17x11 102px66p

Specification Guidelines

Yourfilescouldcomefromanytypeofcomputer:Mac,PC,Linux,

DOS,C-64,Amiga,TRS-80,VIC-20,Atari800,AppleIIc,Bahamudo,

SharonApple,LCARS,HAL-9000,SkyNet,Cerebro,theMatrix,the

TARDIS,DeepThoughtandsoon.Whatevercomputeryouuseand

whateverprogramyoucreateyourfileswith(Xpress,InDesign,MSPublisher,AmiPro,PrintShopPro,Pages,paperandpen,etc),allimages

musthaveaminimumresolutionof300dpi(scaledcloseto100%).

YourlayoutprogramshouldbeabletoconvertfontstooutlinesandcreateaPDFformatfiles.Anddon’tuseawordprocessortocreateapage.

Youknowwhoyourare.That’sjustwaytooghetto!Inotherwords…

anyhigh-resformatwherewedon’thavetodealwithfonts,imageresolution,proprietaryfiles,etc.Weshouldbeabletoopenthemwithno

problems.Theformatsweacceptare:

•PDF(portabledocumentfile)withfontsasoutlinesandset

tox-1a:2001minimum

•EPS(encapsulatedpostscript)withfontsasoutlines

•TIF(taggedimagefileformat)300dpi(LZHcompressionoptional)

•JPG(JointPhotographicExpertsGroup)300dpiwithlow

imagecompression

For Graphic Designers

Therearegraphicdesignersandtherearegraphicdesigners.Whicheveroneyouare,yoursubmissionsmustmeetthespecificationguidelines.Noproprietyfileformats.Asmentionedbefore,yourpagessizes

areahalfpage,fullpageoranynumberpagespread.Thefollowingpage

sizesare:

PageSize Inches Picas

HalfPage 8½x5½ 51px33p

FullPage 8½x11(lettersize) 51px66p

2-PageSpread 17x11(tabloid) 102px66p

Allarticlesmusthavea⅜inch(2p3)margin.Bleedandcolor

spaceoptional.

Production Schedule (Tentative)

Issue42Winter2021

November16–December14,2020

Street:December21,2020

Issue43Spring2021

February15–March13,2021

Street:March20,2021

Issue44Summer2021

May11–June13,2021

Street:June20,2021

Issue45Autumn2021

August10–September14,2021

Street:September22,2021

Issue46Winter2022

November11–December14,2021

Street:December21,2021

Issue47Spring2022

February15–March13,2021

Street:March20,2022

Issue48Summer2022

February15–March13,2021

Street:June21,2022

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