Category Archives: Manga

VIZ Media Sets Release Date for New Volume of The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition!

VIZ Media has been re-releasing the 10-volume Legend of Zelda manga series in a new line of deluxe, omnibus 2-in-1 editions that feature new covers and color illustrations by creator Akira Himekawa.

The next volume in the series – The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition – The Minish Cap/Phantom Hourglass – is set to be in stores on May 9th.

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Dragon Ball Keeps On Rollin’ – Viz Media Launches Dragon Ball Super!

It would never do for Goku and his friends to get bored (peace is not exactly an adventure). Fortunately (for him – not everyone else), things are about to get interesting again.

Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama’s sequel series, Dragon Ball Super – with art by Toyotarou – will be launched on May 2nd both in print and digital.

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Boruto, Yuh-Gi-Oh! Lead VIZ Media’s April Manga Releases!

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, Yuh-go-oh! Arc-V, The Water Dragon’s Bride, the digital exclusive élDLIVE and a new Tokyo Ghoul are VIZ Media’s big premieres for April.

All volumes of Shonen Jump series will be on sale for only $4.99 per volume until April 10th.

Weekly Shonen Jump magazine presents free chapters of several titles (including Astro Lost in Space, My Academia, Rurouni Kenshin and more).

New volumes of 18 ongoing VIZ series – including Assassination Classroom, Black Clover, Haikyu!!, The Demon Prince of Momochi House, and more – are also April releases.

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VIZ Media Releases Deluxe Revolutionary Girl Manga Box Set!

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.

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First Cosplay Talent Agency Opens In Los Angeles!

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.

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VIZ Sets Panels and Signings and Announces Guests for Anime Boston 2017

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).

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VIZ Media Releases Pokémon the Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel In Manga & Home Video!

One of the greatest battles in Pokémon history is being released as both manga and home video: Pokémon The Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel.

In the latest adventure, Ash meets the Mythical Pokémon, Volcanion, when it crashes down from the sky, creating a cloud of dust – and a mysterious force binds the two of them together.

The manga version of Pokémon The Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel is in stores now; the DVD will be available on March 21st.

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V Vol. 1 Launches with Rare Trading Card Bonus!

VIZ Media is launching a new Yu-Gi-Oh! manga in North America – Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V.

In Arc-V action duels have become a global sensation, but what is the dark secret behind them that threatens to destroy the world?

Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V Vol. 1 is rated T for Teens and the first printing will include a rare trading card. Vol. 1 will be in stores on April 4th.

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Music And Teenage Angst Collide In Anonymous Noise!

Anonymous Noise Vol. 1 – Ryoko Fukuyama – Cover art courtesy of Shojo Beat/VIZ Media

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.

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VIZ Media Premieres Special Boruto: Naruto The Movie English Dub at Katsucon 2017!

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.

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New Issues of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, Haikyu! Lead February Releases from VIZ Media!

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 3: Stardust Crusaders, Haikyu!: Vol. 8, and The Children Nowadays Vol. 2 are among the new digital manga releases from VIZ Media this month.

All volumes of shojo manga series So Cute It Hurts will be on sale for $4.99 each until February 13th.

If you’re looking for something new, there are free chapters of a number of ongoing series, like Boruto, Haikyu!, Seraph of the End and more. For details, read on.

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