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Tokyopop, stylized as TOKYOPOP, and formerly known as Mixx, was a distributor, licensor, and publisher of anime, manga, manhwa, and Western manga-style works. The existing German publishing division produces German translations of licensed Japanese properties and original English-language manga, as well as original German-language manga. Tokyopop's defunct US publishing division previously published works in English and Japanese. Tokyopop formerly had its US headquarters in the Variety Building in Los Angeles, California, and branches in the United Kingdom and Germany. Tokyopop products are no longer available internationally.
Tokyopop published Paradise Kiss in two separate editions before the their defunct in 2011. Several chapters of ParaKiss were also published in their magazine, Smile. Vertical, Inc now owns the license to Paradise Kiss.