VIZ Media has announced for new anime and manga releases for October – Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Set 3 (Blu-ray & DVD); The World of RWBY: The Official Companion; The Drifting Classroom: Perfect Edition, and An Incurable Case of Love.
VIZ Media announces the release of Fullmetal Alchemist: The Complete Four-Panel Comics on March 12th.
Fullmetal Alchemist: The Complete Four-Panel Comics is a collection of bonus comics and never-before-seen strips
by creator Hiromu Arakawa. Details follow.
VIZ Media is adding seven titles to its growing library with the release of six new acquisitions and one giant collection this fall – including Cats of the Louvre (above left) and The Way of the Househusband (above right).
Other titles included are: No Longer Human, Levius, Levius/Est, No Guns Life and the complete 21-volume Assassination Classroom box set. Details follow.
Junji Ito, master of manga horror will make his first North American appearance at The Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2019.
Ito-sensei will debut his new horror short story collection Smashed: Junji Ito Story Collection at the festival – and will take part in a number of events.
The Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2019 runs the weekend of May 11-12. Details follow.
VIZ Media Has acquired the publishing rights for Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball: A Visual History (original Japanese cover above) – which will be published under VIZ Media’s Shonen Jump imprint and is slated for release in the fall of 2019.
VIZ Media has announced a new development for the company’s flagship imprint, Shonen Jump, and digital manga magazine, Weekly Shonen Jump.
Beginning today, the current Weekly Shonen Jump magazine lineup of 13 series will be available to readers for free.
Weekly Shonen Jump published its final digital magazine issue on December 10th and has launched the Shonen Jump digital vault membership. Details follow.
In Kakurio: Bed & Breakfast for Spirits, Aoi Tsubaki inherited her grandfather’s ability to see spirits – and his massive debt to them! Now she’s been kidnapped and taken to Kakuriyo, the spirit world, to make good on his bill.
Neither of the payment options thrills her.
Kakurio: Bed & Breakfast for Spirits will available in stores and digitally on January 1st.
As Abara: Complete Deluxe Edition opens, a vast city lies under the shadow of colossal, ancient tombs, the identity of their builders lost to time. In the streets of the city something is preying on the inhabitants, something that moves faster than the human eye can see and leaves unimaginable horror in its wake. Tsutomu Nihei’s dazzling, harrowing dystopian thriller is presented here in a single-volume hardcover edition featuring full-color pages and foldout illustrations. The volume also includes the early short story, Digimortal.
From Tsutomu Nihei (Biomega, Blame!), Abara: Complete Deluxe Edition will be in stores on December 18th.
Do you know a fan of anime and/or manga?
VIZ Media has a selection of potential gifts for that fan – like the Tokyo Ghoul Boxed Set – collecting the entire run of the series.
In Taishi Tsutsui’s We Never Learn, Nariyuki Yuiga comes from an impoverished family, so he’s eager to secure a full scholarship to college before he graduates high school. His principal agrees, with one stipulation—he must tutor the two smartest girls at school and make sure they get into their target colleges.
Released on VIZ Media’s Shonen Jump imprint, We Never Learn will be in stores on December 4th.
Halloween ComicFest will be celebrated this year on Saturday, October 27th at scores of comic shops and retailers.
This year, VIZ Media will support Halloween ComicFest with two free samplers – the title stories from Frankenstein: Junju Ito Story Collection and an excerpt from the Splatoon manga.