Category Archives: Manga

VIZ Media Slates Snow White With the Red Hair for Summer 2019!

Shirayuki is an herbalist with bright red hair. Snow White With the Red Hair is story of her journey to becoming the court herbalist for a brave young prince.

VIZ Media has acquired the shojo manga series with an eye to publishing its first issue Summer 2019.

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Manga Classic Berserk Earns Deluxe Edition from Dark Horse!

Kentaro Miura’s Berserk has outraged, horrified, and delighted readers since 1989, and now the champion of adult fantasy manga is presented in a handsome embossed hardcover edition amassing the first three Berserk volumes in Kentaro Miura’s preferred 7” x 10” format, with further volumes to come to present the entire series in deluxe matching bookshelf collections.

Berserk Deluxe Edition Volume 1 HC goes on sale on February 27th.

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VIZ Media Sets Tokyo Ghoul Complete Box Set Release for October!

Ken Kaneki is an ordinary college student until a violent encounter turns him into the first half-human, half-Ghoul hybrid. Trapped between two worlds, he must survive Ghoul turf wars, learn more about Ghoul society and master his new powers.

Ken Kaneki’s story – Tokyo Ghoul Complete Box Set –  will be in stores on October 16th.

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Manga Adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein Will Live In October!

Junji Ito meets Mary Shelley! The master of horror manga bends all his skill into bringing the anguished and solitary monster—and the fouler beast who created him—to life.

Also included are six tales of Oshikiri—a high school student who lives in a decaying mansion connected to a haunted parallel world.

Frankenstein: Junito Story Collection will be released on October 16th by VIZ Media.

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VIZ Media Sets October Launch for Battle Royale Series Juni Taisen: Zodiac War!

Juni Taisen: Zodiac War depicts the exploits of 12 supernatural fighters embroiled in a tense fight to the death and is based on the hit Japanese light novel by the prolific multi-genre author NISIOISIN. The novel was also adapted into an anime of the same name.

Every 12 years, 12 fighters take the form of the Chinese zodiac and engage in a battle royale. With their strength and mysterious powers, they fight to the death and the sole survivor is granted the ultimate prize – any wish.

The manga series will launch on October 2nd in print and digital. New issues will be released quarterly.

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Popular Demand Bring’s VIZ Media’s Shojo Manga Ao Haru Ride To America!

In Io Sakisaka’s Ao Haru Ride, Futaba Yoshioka thought all boys were loud and obnoxious until she met Kou Tanaka in junior high. But as soon as she realized she really liked him, he had already moved away because of family issues. Now, in high school, Kou has reappeared, but is he still the same boy she fell in love with?

Ao Haru Ride Vol. 1 will be stores on October 2nd, with subsequent volumes released bimonthly.

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Naoki Urasawa’s Acclaimed Series 20th Century Boys Gets Perfect Edition!

Naoki Urasawa’s 20th Century Boys – about a group of boys trying to save the world from destruction – is getting a deluxe perfect edition.

One of Urasawa’s three classic manga – along with serial killer thriller Monster and Pluto: Urasawa x Tezuka (a reimagining of Osamu Tezuka’s Astro Boy, co-authored by Takashi Nagasaki) – 20th Century Boys is considered to one of the best (and best loved) sci-fi adventure manga.

20th Century Boys: The Perfect Edition Vol. 1 will be in stores on September 18th. Future volumes will be released quarterly.

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VIZ MEDIA LAUNCHES THE COMING-OF-AGE LGBT MANGA THAT BLUE SKY FEELING!

In That Blue Sky Feeling, outgoing high school student Noshiro finds himself drawn to Sanada, the school outcast, who is rumored to be gay. Rather than deter Noshiro, the rumor makes him even more determined to get close to Sanada, setting in motion a surprising tale of first love.

VIZ Media launches That Blue Sky Feeling – story by Okuda; art by Coma Hashii – digitally and in print on August 14th.

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Comic-Con 2018: VIZ Media Sets New Titles for Early 2019!

At Comic-Con 2018, VIZ Media announced a schedule of releases for 2019: prose short story collection, My Hero Academia: School Briefs;  a new, trim edition for Rumiko Takahashi’s manga series Urusei Yatsura; a collection of humorous four-panel Fullmetal Alchemist comics; and two Nausicaa books: The Art of Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind and Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Picture Book.

Details follow below.

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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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