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<strong>Genki</strong><br />

Anime • Manga • Cosplay<br />

<strong>Life</strong><br />

Magazine<br />

<strong>v11</strong><br />

<strong>Media</strong> <strong>Kit</strong> 2020-22


<strong>Media</strong> <strong>Kit</strong> for 2021-2023<br />

About <strong>Genki</strong> <strong>Life</strong><br />

Magazine<br />

<strong>Genki</strong><strong>Life</strong>Magazineisafree,<br />

volunteer-onlycentric,online<br />

(electronic),fan-mademagazine<br />

publishedquarterly/seasonal.The<br />

mainfocusofthemagazineis<br />

tobeaguidethatpresents<br />

independentinformation<br />

primarilyonanime,cosplay,<br />

Japaneseculture,sciencefiction,<br />

videogames,events,etc.Wetryto<br />

giveourreadersgood,entertainingand<br />

informativesubjectmaterinawelldesigned,easy-to-readandvisually<br />

appealingmagazineformat.We’re<br />

wellawarethatthereareaplethoraof<br />

sourcesoutthere.Alotclaimtobethe<br />

“numberonesource,”“animeauthority”<br />

andsoon.Wemakenoclaimslikethat.<br />

What is the mission for the magazine?<br />

Theprimarymissionforthispublicationistobemoreactiveinthe<br />

animefandomcommunity.Asweallknowinthepastfewyears,many<br />

famousandinfamousanime-genremagazineshavecomeandgone.It<br />

wasjustliketheJapanesebubbleeconomy,the“dotCOM”eraandthe<br />

morerecentrealestateburst,themarketgotsaturatedtoofastandfinally<br />

crashed…theanimeindustryingeneral.Bybeinganonlinepublication,<br />

thisisstrictlynot-for-profitinotherwords…allFREE!<br />

How is the magazine distributed?<br />

Asanonlinemagazine,itisdistributedonlineONLY.ThereisNO<br />

physicalproduct.Wehaveawebsiteaswellassocialmediawhere<strong>Genki</strong><br />

<strong>Life</strong>Magazinecanbeeasilyaccessed.Allpersons,businessesandbusinesscontactswhoplacedanadvertisementwithus,pastandpresentor<br />

havemadeinquirestothemagazinewillreceivealinkvia<br />

e-mail.Thesearetheinitialpeoplewhoarenotified.We<br />

alsorelyonthemtoshareonsocialnetworksorto“forward”thelinktoallwhocouldbeinterested:friends,family,associates,etc.<br />

games,etc.;aboutartists,musicians,producers,mangakaandsoon.We<br />

trynottoincludecurrentnewsunlessit’samajoreventthatcouldaffect<br />

fandomforthenextseasonorlater.Writtenreviewscouldbeoncurrent<br />

andpastanime,videogames,etc.<br />

Asagroupwithprettyopenviewpoints,prettymuchanythinggoes.<br />

BUT,buttherearesomesubjectmatterwewillnotacceptnortolerate.<br />

Anythingwithone’sownpoliticalview(withoutconcreterationalsupportwithquotedsources),presentingcertaingroups([exceptone’sown]<br />

sex,race,religion,sexualorientation,etc)indemeaningorstereotypical<br />

waysorsexuallyexplicitsubjectmatterwillnotbeaccepted.Allcontributionsarestrictlyvoluntary.<br />

How to Submit Your Contribution<br />

Weacceptanytypeofcommonwordprocessorfileformatforarticles.<br />

Richtextformat(RTF)isbestbecauseitkeepsbolds,italics,underlines,<br />

etc.,regardlessofplatform.Theotherformatsmaybe,becauseoffile<br />

translation.Aplaintextfileisalsogood.<br />

Anotherwayofsubmittinganarticleis…ifyou’reagraphicdesigner<br />

and/orknowhowtouseagoodprogramexceptionallywell,istocreate<br />

anddesignyourownlayout.Yourarticlecouldbeahalfpage,fullpageor<br />

anynumberpagespread(seeForGraphicDesigners).Butrememberto<br />

use“good”design.Andtrytousegoodspelling,“grammer”anduse<br />

“punk-u-A-shuns”correctly.<br />

Thelastwayofsubmittinganarticleisbysubmittingavoicerecording<br />

inMP3format.However,youmustspeakinaclear,cohesiveandconcise<br />

voicesothatthere’snoquestionofwhatyou’retryingtosayorconvey.<br />

SonotalkinglikeSnoopDogorLarrytheCableGuy,butlikeObamaor<br />

BarbaraWalters.Thetranscriptionwillalsobeeditedforgrammatical<br />

correctnessasmuchaspossible.<br />

Youcouldsendyourfilesviae-mailifit’ssmallenough.Anything<br />

largerthan50mb,pleaseinquire<br />

aboutourDropBoxaccount.<br />

What about contributing<br />

to the magazine?<br />

Wearealwayslookingforvolunteerstocontributearticles,<br />

reviews,opinions,etc.,onthevariousgenres.Thewritten<br />

articles,sincethispublicationisseasonal:shouldbeabout<br />

industrytrends;informationonupcominganime,video


What about advertisers?<br />

Wearealsoalwayslookingforcompaniesorlocalbusinesstosubmit<br />

advertisementsrelatingthetothegenreorculture.Sincethisisafree<br />

publicationwithlowcirculation,submittingadvertisementstothismagazineisFREEofcharge,butonlylimitedtoafullpage,twohalforquarterpagesoranycombination.Ifthereareremainingads,they’llbeadded<br />

dependingonavailablespace.Askaboutavailabilityof2-pagespreads.<br />

Size Specifications:<br />

AdSize Inches Picas<br />

QuarterPage 3¾x5 22p6x30p<br />

HalfPage(Margin) 7¾x5 46p6x30p<br />

HalfPage(Full)* 8½x5⅜ 51px32p3<br />

FullPage* 8½x11 51px66p<br />

2-PageSpread 17x11 102px66p<br />

Specification Guidelines<br />

Yourfilescouldcomefromanytypeofcomputer:Mac,PC,Linux,<br />

DOS,C-64,Amiga,TRS-80,VIC-20,Atari800,AppleIIc,Bahamudo,<br />

SharonApple,LCARS,HAL-9000,SkyNet,Cerebro,theMatrix,the<br />

TARDIS,DeepThoughtandsoon.Whatevercomputeryouuseand<br />

whateverprogramyoucreateyourfileswith(Xpress,InDesign,MSPublisher,AmiPro,PrintShopPro,Pages,paperandpen,etc),allimages<br />

musthaveaminimumresolutionof300dpi(scaledcloseto100%).<br />

YourlayoutprogramshouldbeabletoconvertfontstooutlinesandcreateaPDFformatfiles.Anddon’tuseawordprocessortocreateapage.<br />

Youknowwhoyourare.That’sjustwaytooghetto!Inotherwords…<br />

anyhigh-resformatwherewedon’thavetodealwithfonts,imageresolution,proprietaryfiles,etc.Weshouldbeabletoopenthemwithno<br />

problems.Theformatsweacceptare:<br />

•PDF(portabledocumentfile)withfontsasoutlinesandset<br />

tox-1a:2001minimum<br />

•EPS(encapsulatedpostscript)withfontsasoutlines<br />

•TIF(taggedimagefileformat)300dpi(LZHcompressionoptional)<br />

•JPG(JointPhotographicExpertsGroup)300dpiwithlow<br />

imagecompression<br />

For Graphic Designers<br />

Therearegraphicdesignersandtherearegraphicdesigners.Whicheveroneyouare,yoursubmissionsmustmeetthespecificationguidelines.Noproprietyfileformats.Asmentionedbefore,yourpagessizes<br />

areahalfpage,fullpageoranynumberpagespread.Thefollowingpage<br />

sizesare:<br />

PageSize Inches Picas<br />

HalfPage 8½x5½ 51px33p<br />

FullPage 8½x11(lettersize) 51px66p<br />

2-PageSpread 17x11(tabloid) 102px66p<br />

Allarticlesmusthavea⅜inch(2p3)margin.Bleedandcolor<br />

spaceoptional.<br />

Production Schedule (Tentative)<br />

Issue42Winter2021<br />

November16–December14,2020<br />

Street:December21,2020<br />

Issue43Spring2021<br />

February15–March13,2021<br />

Street:March20,2021<br />

Issue44Summer2021<br />

May11–June13,2021<br />

Street:June20,2021<br />

Issue45Autumn2021<br />

August10–September14,2021<br />

Street:September22,2021<br />

Issue46Winter2022<br />

November11–December14,2021<br />

Street:December21,2021<br />

Issue47Spring2022<br />

February15–March13,2021<br />

Street:March20,2022<br />

Issue48Summer2022<br />

February15–March13,2021<br />

Street:June21,2022

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