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The UK’s leading anime, manga and Japanese popular culture magazine, NEO is packed with features and also delivers the latest news and reviews of the latest DVD, book and games releases.

NEO provides for a full spectrum of topics are every issue - from Hong Kong chop-socky movies to the latest from Japanese animation, from videogames to manga books, from the most mainstream to the most underground.

The magazine’s team of professional full-time and freelance writers maintain excellent industry relations to bring readers the most up-to-date and cutting edge news, reviews, features and previews. Neo also features a regular column from Jonathan Clements, author of the Anime Encyclopaedia.

Since its launch in 2004, NEO has become a major source for consumers to obtain exclusive news about releases and events – its pages are always full of information readers simply can’t get anywhere else. Examples include our exclusive interviews Jackie Chan at the Cannes Film Festival, and with the team behind the UK dub of Millennium Actress.

NEO has also been actively involved with promoting the anime industry in the UK, both by maintaining a presence both at retail and by its involvement in major national conventions such as the London Expo. NEO magazine also hosts its own annual industry awards.

NEO is a fully independent magazine, and is widely respected as the most authoritative voice on the subject in the UK, and constantly strives to publish a magazine that fans simply cannot be without.


Paid for app downloads include one issue of the user's choice. Free app downloads do not include a free issue unless otherwise stated. The current issue, back issues and future issues can be purchased within the app.

Subscriptions are also available within the application. When a recurring subscription is purchased the latest issue will become available to download immediately.

Available subscriptions are:

6 months: UK £12.99/ US $17.99 (6 Issues)
12 months: UK £24.99/ US $35.99 (13 Issues)

- The subscription will renew automatically unless cancelled more than 24 hours before the end of the current period. You will be charged for renewal within 24 hours of the end of the current period, for the same duration and at the current subscription rate for the product.
- You may turn off the auto-renewal of subscriptions through your Account Settings, however you are not able to cancel the current subscription during its active period.
- Payment will charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase and any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when a subscription to that publication is purchased.
- Bundles of single issues can be also be bought within the application. To use purchased credits, simply click on the issue price and select ‘use credit’. This allows you to purchase back issues at reduced prices.

Users can register for / login to a pocketmags account in-app. This will protect their issues in the case of a lost device and allow browsing of purchases on multiple platforms. Existing pocketmags users can retrieve their purchases by logging into their account.

We recommend loading the app for the first time in a wi-fi area so that all issue data is retrieved.

If your app will not load past the splash page after a first install or an update please click the settings cog, then click Settings then Refresh app data. If this also fails to work please delete and reinstall the app from the App Store.

Help and frequently asked questions be accessed in-app and on pocketmags.
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What's New

Fix for issue download problem on iOS9
New iPhone layout
Bug fixes and performance improvements

**Please note that once you update to iOS9 the Newsstand folder will turn into a standard app folder. You will now be able to move your magazine apps out of Newsstand, for example on to your homescreen.**

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