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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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40 Years! Hello Kitty Celebrates Anniversay with Hello Kitty – Hello 40!

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The irrepressible not-a-cat, Hello Kitty is celebrating her 40th anniversary tis year and in honor of that landmark, VIZ Media has released the tribute album, Hello Kitty – Hello 40 – a collection of Hello Kitty stories and art from a line-up that includes  Art Baltazar and Franco Aureliani (Tiny Titans art series), Brian Smith (Stuff of Legend), Gene Luen Yang (Boxers and Saints) and Uglydoll co-creator David Horvath. Hello Kitty – Hello 40, VIZ Media’s Perfect Square imprint, is now available.

VIZ Media will also take part in the very first Hello Kitty convention. Hello Kitty Con 2014 will take place in Los Angeles October 30th – November 2nd at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) in Downtown LA’s Little Tokyo district.

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2014 New York Comic Con Exclusives & Panels: VIZ Media!

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Earlier this week, VIZ Media announced that manga artist Takeshi Obata would be attending the 2014 New York Comic Con. Now the continent’s largest publisher of manga and anime has released its schedule of panels and a list of NYCC 2014 exclusives.

Among the exclusives are an NYCC14 Sailor Moon T-shirt coins,the Voltron: From Days Long Ago 30th Anniversary Celebration book and the Hello Kitty Hello 40 Commemorative Art book.

For the complete list of VIZ Media exclusives, appearances and panels, follow the jump.

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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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