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VIZ Media Offers Free Chapters Of Popular Digital Manga Titles!

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You’ve seen manga sections in bookstores and wondered about these weird, digest-sized comics that open the wrong way and have odd art styles that aren’t like what you’ve seen in North American and European comics – weird looking books that have equally unique titles, like Naruto, Food Wars, and Bleach.

Now, VIZ Media is offering first chapters of several of their digital titles for free. If you’re one of the readers I’ve described above, here’s your chance to explore new worlds and new and different styles of storytelling.

Titles included in this online sampling include All You Need Is Kill (the manga version of the novel that became the Tom Cruise movie Edge of Tomorrow), Bleach, Food Wars, Naruto and One Piece. Follow the jump for the details.

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VIZ Media Nabs Manga Nominations For 2015 Eisner Awards!

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All You Need Is Kill, Hello Kitty, Master Keaton and One-Punch Man have earned Eisner Award nominations for VIZ Media.

All You Need Is Kill, Master Keaton Vol. 1 and One-Punch Man earned the publisher nominations for Best U.S. Edition of International Material – Asia, while Hello Kitty, Hello 40: A Celebration In Forty Stories was nominated in the Best Publication for Early Readers category.

The Eisner Awards, named for pioneering comics writer/artist Will Eisner, are the comic books/graphic novels equivalent of the Oscars® and are awarded at the annual San Diego Comic-Con International. For further details, follow the jump.

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Death Note and All You Need Is Kill Artist To Appear At 2014 New York Comic Con!

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Takeshi Obata, artist of acclaimed manga series Death Note and All You Need Is Kill (among others), has been confirmed to appear at New York Comic con for panels and a signing – as well as additional appearances around New York.

Obata will be a part of two panels – as part of VIZ Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump panel on Thursday, October 9th on Friday, October 10th for a panel for an overview of his work. On the evening of the 9th, he will make an exclusive signing appearance at Javits Center, home of the 2014 New York Comic Con.

As part of ReedPOP’s New York Super Week he waill also appear at Kinokuniya Book Store on the 10th and Barnes & Noble on Saturday October 11th. For further details follow the jump.

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Death Note Creator Takeshi Obata Appearing at New York Comic Con 2014!

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If you’ve read Death Note, Bakuman or All You Need Is Kill, then you know the talent possessed by manga artist Takeshi Obata. Obata will be appearing at New York Comic Con 2014 where he will be taking part on panels and having autograph sessions.

New York Comic Con 2014 will take place at the Javits Center October 9-12. Obata will be in attendance on October 9th and 10th. For details, follow the jump.

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All You Need Is Kill Manga Gets Simultaneous Digital Release!

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The manga adaptation of All You Need Is Kill will be released, in digital form, simultaneously with the Japanese release on Thursday, June 19th. Based on Hiroshi Sakurazaka’s popular novel, the adaptation is the work of Death Note creator Takeshi Obata. Check out the press release, after the jump, for details.

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VIZ Media Shows Range for Free Comic Book Day!

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Free comic Day is Saturday and VIZ Media shows off its range with two samplers highlighting all-ages titles Hello, Kitty and Bravest Warriors and more mature fare with All You Need Is Kill and Terra Formers.

While almost everyone has heard of Hello, Kitty, Cartoon Hangover’s Bravest Warriors and All You Need Is Kill (hello! Tom Cruise movie!), Terra Formers – a sci-fi/horror manga set on Mars is much less well-known in North America.

Check out the press release, after the jump, for details on VIZ Media’s two samplers.

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Edge of Tomorrow (All You Need Is Kill): Military SF with a Groundhog Day Twist!

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In 2009, Hiroshi Sakurazaka’s novel All You Need Is Kill was released in an English translation to almost ecstatic reviews. Now that a movie version, starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt, is about to be released, the novel has finally been released in a mass market paperback under the movie’s title – and with the movie’s poster art as the cover. It still kicks much ass!

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VIZ Media Releases Edge of Tomorrow Novelization; All You Need Is Kill Graphic Novel!

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Edge of Tomorrow has spawned a couple of new releases from VIZ Media: Edge of Tomorrow, a movie tie-in mass market reissue of the Hiroshi Sakurazaka novel on which the movie is based (originally called All You Need Is Kill), and a graphic novel adaptation of the novel, with the original title. In the novel, Keiji Kirya is thrown into battle against invading aliens and is killed almost immediately – but is reborn each morning fight and die again. Think of it as the alien invasion version of Groundhog Day – every time he comes back, he learns a bit more about how to stay alive and fight.

The movie tie-in mass market edition, from VIZ’s Haikasoru imprint, will take the movie’s poster art – featuring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt – as its cover. The All You Need Is Kill graphic novel is written by Haikasoru editor Nick Mamatas, with art by Lee Ferguson (Green Arrow). Edge of tomorrow will be in stores April 29th; All You Need Is Kill will follow on May 6th. The movie adaptation will be in theaters June 6th. For more, check out the press release after the jump.

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Shonen Weekly Celebrates 2nd Anniversary with All You Need Is Kill!

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Today, a special issue of Shonen Weekly was released with the premiere of the manga, All You Need Is Kill, to celebrate the digital magazine’s second anniversary. All You Need Is Kill is of course, the acclaimed Takeshi Obata manga that has been adapted for film as Edge of Tomorrow, starring Tom Cruise.

For details, check out the press release after the jump.

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