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

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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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VIZ Media Launching Death Note and Bakuman Creators’ Dark Fantasy Manga Platinum End!

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Being saved from a miserable high school life by an angel should be a wonderful thing. Unfortunately for Mirai, that places him in a battle with twelve other chosen humans to become the planet’s new god – and if he doesn’t win, well, things will probably get much, much worse.

Miaria is the protagonist of Death Note and Bakuman creators Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata new series, Platinum End. Vol.1 of Platinum End will be in stores on October 4th. For more, read on.

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Classic Anime Series Death Note Gets Classic Blu-Ray Editions!

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Death Note – the supernatural thriller about a high school genius who finds a notebook that kills anyone whose name he writes in it – is coming to blu-ray for the first time, in two editions.

Death Note: The Omega Edition Blu-ray Limited Edition includes the complete 37-episode series with five language options along with two feature films (available in three languages) and hours of additional extras! This definitive set also comes with a 64-page booklet, which features the original manga pilot story that inspired the series packaged inside an exclusive chipboard box.

Death Note: Blu-ray Standard Edition includes the complete series and three hours of bonus content.

Both sets will be in stores on March 1st. Follow the jump for full details.

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School Judgment: Gakkyu Hotei – Elementary School Court!

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Tenbin Elementary is not your average school. When students have a quarrel, they go to court – bypassing teachers altogether. Instead, both sides of the quarrel are argued by some of the finest lawyers in the country – and they’re all elementary school students!

VIZ Media’s unique new manga series School Judgment: Gakkyu Hotei was created by writer Nobuaki Enoki (Rikuou) and artist Takeshi Obata (Hikaru No Go, Death Note) and first appeared in Weekly Shonen Jump. School Judgment: Gakkyu Hotei will be available – in print and digital – on February 2nd. For more, follow the jump.

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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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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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