Category Archives: Manga

The Ultimate Guide to the Ultimate Manga – The Berserk Official Guidebook – Is Coming!

Kitaro Miura’s epic Berserk saga – one of the most popular and longest-running seinen series ever published in North America – is getting a 200-page volume dedicated to providing a roadmap to the sprawling Berserk universe.

If it’s in the manga or anime series, it will be covered in The Berserk Official Guidebook – on digital/in stores and comic shops on March 18, 2018.

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Global Yaoi Manga Publisher SuBLime To Have Presence at YaoiCon 2017!

SuBLime – the leading global English-language yaoi manga publisher – will host a panel on the yaoi manga industry at YaoiCon 2017 and welcome Sakira (Pretty Men Fighting Dirty) as a Guest of Honor.

SuBLime will also feature a number of titles at significant discounts during the con.

YaoiCon takes place October 6th-8th at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, CA. SuBLime will be located in Booth #22 in the Dealer’s Hall.

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Akira Himekawa – Creator of The Legend of Zelda Manga – To Appear at New York Comic-Con 2017!

VIZ Media has announced that the creator of  the bestselling  manga, The Legend of Zelda (based on the video game) will be a Guest of Honor at New York Comic-Con 2017.

Akira Himekawa is the pen name of collaborators A. Honda and S. Nagano (pictured above). The pair will take part in two panels and several autograph sessions during the weekend.

New York Comic Con takes place October 5th – 8th at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.

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Tokyo Ghoul: RE – The Human/Ghoul Battle Continues!

The battle between ghouls and humans continues in new sequel series to Tokyo Ghoul, Tokyo Ghoul: RE.

The Commission of Counter Ghoul is the only organization fighting the Ghoul menace – their newest weapon is an experimental procedure that implants human investigators with a Ghoul’s Kagune, giving them Ghoul powers and abilities.

Tokyo Ghoul: RE Vol. 1 will be available in print and digital editions on October 17th.

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VIZ Media Releasing High School Girl Coming Of Age Manga Sweet Blue Flowers!

Ninety-nine percent of coming of age stories are about boys.

VIZ Media’s Sweet Blue Flowers, by Takao Shimura, upends that trope – dealing with the coming of age story of two high school girls who meet again at the beginning of high school after having been best friends in kindergarten.

Sweet Blue Flowers will be published in print and digital editions under the VIZ Signature imprint – and rated T+ for Older Teens. It will be in stores on September 19th.

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VIZ Media Releases Death Note All-In-One Edition!

Death Note All-In-One Edition – Photo courtesy of VIZ Media.

VIZ Media is releasing an omnibus-style collection of the classic manga Death Note.

Death Note All-In-One Edition includes the complete Death Note saga – the battle of wits between Light Yagami and the mysterious prodigy detective L – plus an epilogue that has  never been published in English.

The Death Note All-In-One Edition is in stores now.

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VIZ Media Acquires Four Titles at Otakon 2017 – Including The Art of the Secret World of Arrietty!

VIZ Media was busy at Otakon 2017 last weekend, picking up four titles to launch in 2018.

Included are The Art of The Secret World of Arietty – art and interviews by the filmmakers at Studio Ghibli; shojo series Takane & Hane – a romance between polar opposites; shojo series The Young Master’s Revenge – a conniving boy who schemes to make a troublesome girl fall in love with him, and a RWBY prequel series.

All four will be released next year, but The Art of the Secret World of Arrietty will be print only.

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Vampire Knight Memories Leads VIZ Media’s Digital August Releases!

VIZ Media launches its digital edition of Vampire Knight: Memories Vol. 1 this month, while Tokyo Ghoul (Vol. 14) and Maid-Sama (Vol. 9) conclude their runs.

Notable new additions to VIZ’s digital library include (but are not limited to) Assassination Classroom (Vol. 17), Food Wars (Vol. 19) and One Piece (Vol. 83), while My Hero Academia: Vigilantes is now available through the Weekly Shonen Jump app.

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VIZ Media Scores Four Manga Titles At Comic-Con 2017!

VIZ Media added four titles to its roster of quality manga series at San Diego Comic-Con 2017: supernatural series Black Torch, paranormal adventure Demon Slayer: Kimetso No Yaiba, romantic comedy Kaguya-Sama: Love is War and post-alien invasion series Dead Dead Demons Dededede Destruction.

VIZ has obtained both print and digital North america rights for the first three titles and print rights for the last.

Dead Dead Demons Dededede Destruction Vol. 1 will be released in spring 2018.

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SDCC 2017: Dark Horse Acquires Digital Rights to Manga Classic Berzerk!

Leading into San Diego Comic-Con 2017, Dark Horse celebrates the release of Berserk Vol. 38 by announcing that it has acquired the digital rights to the entire series.

Digitial editions of Berserk Volumes 1–38 are now available to purchase on Digital.Darkhorse.com, Apple’s iBookstore, Amazon Kindle, Kobo, Barnes & Noble’s NOOK, Comixology, and Google Play.

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VIZ Media Acquires Fullmetal Alchemist, Fire Punch and More at Anime Expo 2017!

VIZ Media has acquired some top shelf material from its weekend at Anime Expo 2017.

Announced titles include a hardcover collector’s edition of Fullmetal Alchemist; Sisyphean, a new science fiction novel for the Haikasoru imprint and Fire Punch, a dystopian thriller that will be launched under the VIZ Signature imprint – plus two titles (a volume of haiku and an activity book) inspired by the global hit mobile game Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector. and the ‘gender-swapping shojo manga series’ Kenka Bancho Otome: Girl Beats Boys.

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