VIZ Media is releasing the complete Revolutionary Girl Utena manga in a deluxe, 2-volume hardcover box set.
In the series, Utena strives to be strong and noble like the childhood prince she yearns to meet again. But when she finds herself seduced into the twisted duels of Ohtori Academy, can she become the prince she’s been waiting for?
The deluxe box set features exclusive color pages and a poster. The complete Revolutionary Girl Utena Manga Box Set will be in stores on April 11th.
With all the comic and science fiction conventions – and the huge number of people who attend them decked out as their favorite characters, it was probably just a matter of time before some enterprising company would figure out a way to monetize the cosplay phenomenon.
Enter KOSPRE – a first-class cosplay artists agency that has has retained an exciting array of talented and creative cosplay artists that are available to support a wide range of exhibitors at film premieres, conventions, trade shows, corporate and cultural events, concerts and pop culture gatherings worldwide.
VIZ Media has set its panels and signings for Anime Boston 2017, which takes place from March 31st – April 2nd at the Hynes Convention Center and the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts.
VIZ Media-related convention guests include: Naokatsu Tsuda, director of the Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure anime series, Shingo Natsume, director and character designer of One-Punch Man, Toru Furuyua, the Japanese voice actor who portrayed Tuxedo Mask in the classic Sailor Moon series and many more.
Panels will include the VIZ Media Industry Panel and panels for Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, Sailor Moon and One-Punch Man – as well as set up three signings (a Sailor Moon Tuxedo Mask session; a Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure session and a One-Punch Man session).
In Anonymous Noise, singer Nino Arisugawa experiences her first heart-wrenching goodbye when her beloved childhood friend, Momo, moves away. And after Nino befriends Yuzu, a music composer, she experiences another sad parting! Both boys promised Nino that they would find her one day through her singing, so she holds on to that hope and continues to reach out with her voice.
Anonymous Noise is the creation of Ryoko Fukuyama (Nosatsu Junkie, Monochrome Shonen Shojo). Volume 1 will be in stores March 7th.
VIZ Media will give a special English dub of Boruto: Naruto The Movie its world premiere at Katsucon 2017 this weekend. Several members of the English voice cast will be appearing.
Katsucon 2017 is the company’s first anime convention of the year, so they have a couple cool panels scheduled as well – the VIZ Media Panel (celebrating several fan favorite titles); the Sailor Moon Panel (featuring key members of Sailor Moon’s English voice cast).
Katsucon 2017 takes place February 17-19, 2017 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, located in the D.C. metro area in National Harbor, MD.