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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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Dark Horse Announces San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Programming Schedule!

Panels, signings, swag, and a coloring wall… a COLORING WALL (???)… are among the Dark Horse’s plans for Comic-Con International 2018.

Comic Con International 2018 will take place July 19th–22nd at the San Diego Convention Center, in San Diego, CA.

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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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VIZ Media Welcomes My Hero Academia Creator to Comic-Con 2018!

My Hero Academia creator Kohei Horikoshi will make his first North American professional appearance at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2018

Horikoshi will appear on two panels for VIZ Media – the official My Hero Academia panel and the Weekly Shonen Jump panel – as well as a pair of Autograph sessions.

Comic-Con International takes place July 18th–22nd at the San Diego Convention Center, in San Diego, CA.

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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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