Category Archives: Manga

VIZ Media To Release New My Hero Academia Title: Vigilantes!

In the world of VIZ Media’s hit manga series, My Hero Academia, superheroes are trained and licensed by law.

Not everyone can be a hero, however, and there are those who would use their powers to serve the people without legal sanction – vigilantes.

My Hero Academia: Vigilantes Volume 1 will be in stores of July 3rd.

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RWBY Official Manga Anthology: Red Like Roses Hits Stores This Month!

VIZ Media will release the first of four volumes in the RWBY Official Manga Anthology Series on May 15th.

Based on the anime series, this volume’s all-new stories show how Ruby overcomes her shortcomings to be a true hero—and what drives her to do it!

Future volumes will feature Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna and Yang Xiao Long.

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Eisner-Nominated Inio Asano’s Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction Coming In April!

In Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction, the Japan Self Defense Forces are still looking for a way to combat the looming alien threat three years after the invasion, but so far conventional weapons have no effect on the mother ship. Maybe it’s time to try something unconventional.

Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction – from Eisner-nominated Inio Asano – will be released in stores and digital under the VIZ Signature imprint on April 17th.

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VIZ Media Welcomes Deadman Wonderland Creative Team To Anime Central 2018!

VIZ Media will welcome Jinsei Kataoka and Kazuma Kondou – the creative team behind the hit Deadman Wonderland manga series – to the Midwest’s largest anime/manga convention, Anime Central 2018.

It’s the duo’s first professional North American appearance.

Anime Central (ACen) is the Midwest’s largest anime fan convention, taking place from May 18th to 20th in Rosemont, IL, at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare and the adjacent Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.

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Dark Horse Unveils Gantz Spinoff Series!

The epic science fiction/horror manga Gantz concluded its run in 2015.

Now Dark Horse Manga has unveiled details of a spinoff, Gantz G – a three-volume series set in the Gantz universe.

Gantz G follows a group of teenagers involved in a lethal bus plunge as they wake in an abandoned schoolroom where an ominous black sphere announces, ‘Your lives have ended. How you use your new lives is entirely up to me.’

Gantz G Volume One will be stores on June 13.

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VIZ Media Plans March Debut for The Young Master’s Revenge!

When Leo was a young boy, he had his pride torn to shreds by Tenma, a girl from a wealthy background who was always getting him into trouble. Now, years after his father’s successful clothing business has made him the heir to a fortune, he searches out Tenma to enact a dastardly plan – he’ll get his revenge by making her fall in love with him!

What could possibly go wrong?

The Young Master’s Revenge will be available in print or digital on March 3rd.

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The World Next Door Marks Beginning of VIZ Media, Rose City Games Partnership!

Rose City Games and VIZ Media announce a partnership to debut original, narrative-driven games.

The first title to be published by VIZ Media will be the supernatural action/adventure game, The World Next Door, developed by Rose City Games and featuring character designs by illustrator Lord Gris.

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VIZ Media To Release Four RWBY Manga Anthologies!

VIZ Media has acquired the rights to release four RWBY anthology manga beginning with Red Like Roses, which centers of Ruby Rose – to be released this summer.

A second anthology, featuring Weiss Schnee, will be released later this year.

Each of the four character-focused anthologies contain more than 15 short stories by different Japanese manga creators. Bonus messages are also included from the voice actors who play the featured characters in the animated series, along with additional notes from RWBY character designer, Ein Lee, and various anthology illustrators.

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VIZ Media Announces Release Date for Post-Apocalyptic Thriller Fire Punch!

VIZ Media has announced that its dystopian thriller, Fire Punch, will be in stores on Tuesday, January 16th. Future volumes will be released on a quarterly basis.

In Fire Punch, orphaned siblings Agni and Luna, like the Ice Witch who cursed their world, are two of the “blessed,” humans who hold special abilities. However, not all who are blessed are friendly, and after another of their kind attacks Agni and decimates the orphans’ village, Agni fights to survive, vowing revenge.

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Manga Based on Austin Produced RWBY Anime Releases This Month!

In RWBY, the world of Remnant is filled with horrific monsters bent on the destruction of humanity. Fortunately, the kingdoms of the world have risen to combat these forces by training powerful Huntsmen and Huntresses at academies around the planet. Ruby Rose, Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna and Yang Xiao Long are four such Huntresses in training.

The RWBY manga is inspired by the popular online anime-style series produced by Austin, TX-based Rooster Teeth Productions. RWBY was the first western-produced anime series to be distributed in Japan.

The single volume RWBY manga will be available in physical and digital formats on January 16th.

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