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The Ultimate Guide to the Ultimate Manga – The Berserk Official Guidebook – Is Coming!

Kitaro Miura’s epic Berserk saga – one of the most popular and longest-running seinen series ever published in North America – is getting a 200-page volume dedicated to providing a roadmap to the sprawling Berserk universe.

If it’s in the manga or anime series, it will be covered in The Berserk Official Guidebook – on digital/in stores and comic shops on March 18, 2018.

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VIZ Media Releasing High School Girl Coming Of Age Manga Sweet Blue Flowers!

Ninety-nine percent of coming of age stories are about boys.

VIZ Media’s Sweet Blue Flowers, by Takao Shimura, upends that trope – dealing with the coming of age story of two high school girls who meet again at the beginning of high school after having been best friends in kindergarten.

Sweet Blue Flowers will be published in print and digital editions under the VIZ Signature imprint – and rated T+ for Older Teens. It will be in stores on September 19th.

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VIZ Media Releases Death Note All-In-One Edition!

Death Note All-In-One Edition – Photo courtesy of VIZ Media.

VIZ Media is releasing an omnibus-style collection of the classic manga Death Note.

Death Note All-In-One Edition includes the complete Death Note saga – the battle of wits between Light Yagami and the mysterious prodigy detective L – plus an epilogue that has  never been published in English.

The Death Note All-In-One Edition is in stores now.

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Vampire Knight Memories Leads VIZ Media’s Digital August Releases!

VIZ Media launches its digital edition of Vampire Knight: Memories Vol. 1 this month, while Tokyo Ghoul (Vol. 14) and Maid-Sama (Vol. 9) conclude their runs.

Notable new additions to VIZ’s digital library include (but are not limited to) Assassination Classroom (Vol. 17), Food Wars (Vol. 19) and One Piece (Vol. 83), while My Hero Academia: Vigilantes is now available through the Weekly Shonen Jump app.

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VIZ Media Scores Four Manga Titles At Comic-Con 2017!

VIZ Media added four titles to its roster of quality manga series at San Diego Comic-Con 2017: supernatural series Black Torch, paranormal adventure Demon Slayer: Kimetso No Yaiba, romantic comedy Kaguya-Sama: Love is War and post-alien invasion series Dead Dead Demons Dededede Destruction.

VIZ has obtained both print and digital North america rights for the first three titles and print rights for the last.

Dead Dead Demons Dededede Destruction Vol. 1 will be released in spring 2018.

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SDCC 2017: Dark Horse Acquires Digital Rights to Manga Classic Berzerk!

Leading into San Diego Comic-Con 2017, Dark Horse celebrates the release of Berserk Vol. 38 by announcing that it has acquired the digital rights to the entire series.

Digitial editions of Berserk Volumes 1–38 are now available to purchase on Digital.Darkhorse.com, Apple’s iBookstore, Amazon Kindle, Kobo, Barnes & Noble’s NOOK, Comixology, and Google Play.

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VIZ Media Acquires Fullmetal Alchemist, Fire Punch and More at Anime Expo 2017!

VIZ Media has acquired some top shelf material from its weekend at Anime Expo 2017.

Announced titles include a hardcover collector’s edition of Fullmetal Alchemist; Sisyphean, a new science fiction novel for the Haikasoru imprint and Fire Punch, a dystopian thriller that will be launched under the VIZ Signature imprint – plus two titles (a volume of haiku and an activity book) inspired by the global hit mobile game Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector. and the ‘gender-swapping shojo manga series’ Kenka Bancho Otome: Girl Beats Boys.

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VIZ Media Brings Food Wars Writer To Anime Expo 2017!

Yuto Tskudo, creator of culinary manga series Food Wars!, will make his North American debut at Anime Expo 2017 – courtesy of VIZ Media.

He will take part in two panels – the Weekly Shonen Jump Official Panel and the Food Wars! panel – as well as sitting for four autograph sessions.

VIZ will also have sale on the bundled first two volumes of Food Wars! and copies of Food Wars Vol. 19 available before street date.

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Goodnight Punpun, Manga in Theory and Practice Highlight VIZ Media’s June Digital Releases!

Hirhiko Araki’s Manga in Theory and Practice leads VIZ Media’s June digital releases – a guide to creating mangas from the creator of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure.

Other new titles include: After Hours, Golden Kamuy and The Emperor and I – along with new up^dates at Weekly Shonen Jump.

Also for the month of June – a Spotlight Sale on the work of Inio Asano (Goodnight Punpun, Solanin, What a Wonderful World – $2 off per volume beginning June 13th), and new chapters of titles like Assassination Classroom, Bloody Mary, Seraph of the End and more.

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Battle Angel Alita Is Back In New Translation!

Long out of print, Yukito Kishiro’s classic manga series Battle Angel Alita is available today for the first time in nearly a decade, with a stunning new translation of the first three volumes available exclusively as a digital release from Kodansha Comics via comiXology Originals. Deluxe hardcover editions will follow in the Fall.

The iconic manga series is currently being produced for film by James Cameron.

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VIZ Media Releasing Manga In Theory and Practice By Creator of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure!

The best books about creating comics come from Will Eisner and Scott McCloud – both supreme in the art of sequential storytelling – so it makes sense that if you want to learn the ins and outs of manga, you should probably refer to a highly regarded creator of manga.

As it happens, Hirohiko Araki – creator of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure has written such a volume: Manga In Theory and Practice: The Craft of Manga.

It will be released in North America by VIZ Media – the North American distributor of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, and will be in stores on June 6th.

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