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VIZ Media Announces Release Date for Terraformars on Home Video!

In the deep silence of space, the planet Mars hisses with death. On Earth, a mysterious virus is devastating the human race. To find a cure and give humanity a fighting chance of survival, a multinational team of genetically modified citizens must race to the Red Planet and uncover its secrets.

Based on the  manga series (rated ‘M’ for Mature Readers), illustrated by Kenichi Tachibana with story by Yu Sasuga, VIZ Media’s Terraformars will be released on home video on January 23rd.

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Mazinger Z: Infinity Getting Two-Night Run In America!

Years ago, Koji Kabuto defeated the evil scientist Dr. Hell by piloting the super robot, Mazinger Z. Then he stepped away and became a scientist in his own right.

Now an unexpected encounter deep under Mt. Fuji triggers an even greater threat to mankind than ever before and alters Koji’s destiny forever.

VIZ Media and Toei Animation Inc. announce the acquisition of the rights to Mazinger Z: Infinity – and a partnership with Fathom Events that will bring the film to America for two nights only.

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VIZ Media Announces Release Date for Post-Apocalyptic Thriller Fire Punch!

VIZ Media has announced that its dystopian thriller, Fire Punch, will be in stores on Tuesday, January 16th. Future volumes will be released on a quarterly basis.

In Fire Punch, orphaned siblings Agni and Luna, like the Ice Witch who cursed their world, are two of the “blessed,” humans who hold special abilities. However, not all who are blessed are friendly, and after another of their kind attacks Agni and decimates the orphans’ village, Agni fights to survive, vowing revenge.

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Manga Based on Austin Produced RWBY Anime Releases This Month!

In RWBY, the world of Remnant is filled with horrific monsters bent on the destruction of humanity. Fortunately, the kingdoms of the world have risen to combat these forces by training powerful Huntsmen and Huntresses at academies around the planet. Ruby Rose, Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna and Yang Xiao Long are four such Huntresses in training.

The RWBY manga is inspired by the popular online anime-style series produced by Austin, TX-based Rooster Teeth Productions. RWBY was the first western-produced anime series to be distributed in Japan.

The single volume RWBY manga will be available in physical and digital formats on January 16th.

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Series Debuts of Fire Punch and RWBY Lead VIZ Media’s New Years Releases!

Fire Punch and RWBY (pronounced Ruby) are two new manga series that lead VIZ Media’s digital manga releases for January.

In Fire Punch, orphaned siblings Agni and Luna, like the Ice Witch who cursed their world, are two of the “blessed,” humans who hold special abilities. However, not all who are blessed are friendly, and after another of their kind attacks Agni and decimates the orphans’ village, Agni fights to survive, vowing revenge.

RWBY is based on the hit anime series of the same name.

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Just In Time For Christmas: VIZ Announces Sailor Moon Crystal Set 3 Limited Edition!

VIZ Media has announced the date for the home media release of the Sailor Moon Crystal Set 3 Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack.

The Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack features Act 27-38 (13 Episodes, 27-39) will be in stores on December 5th.

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VIZ Media Announces Splatoon Manga Series!

Splatoon is a third-person shooter video game that centers around characters known as Inklings who can transform between humanoid and squid-like forms.

VIZ Media is launching a manga series – created by Sankichi Hinodeya, based on the video game – on December 12th.

Splatoon will be released on a quarterly basis.

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VIZ Media Presents Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season!

It’s almost time to start picking out gifts for the holiday season – and if you’re buying for a fan of anime and manga, then VIZ Media has something they’ll love.

From the One-Punch Man Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack to the beautiful Tokyo Ghoul: Illustrations art book; from the Ranma ½ OVA & Movie Collection to The Legend of Zelda – Legendary Editions; from Splatoon to Studio Ghibli art books, VIZ Media has anime and manga for all tastes.

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VIZ Media Releases Two Free Samplers for Halloween ComicFest 2017!

For year’s edition of Halloween ComicFest, VIZ Media is releasing two free samplers – one playing a bit more to the scary side of the season and one… not so much.

The scary side sampler features a first look at Junji Ito’s Shiver – an anthology of horror short stories that will be released in a deluxe hardcover edition in December.

The less than scary sampler features Pokémon Omega Ruby • Alpha Sapphire – Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald face a new crisis of epic proportions: a giant meteor hurtling toward the planet!

Both samplers will be available in comics shops on Saturday, October 28th.

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INFINI-T Force, Terra Formars Screeners Highlight VIZ Media Plans for Anime NYC 2017!

VIZ Media will host screenings of the premiere  episodes of INFINI-T Force and Terra Formars as part of the company’s plans for Anime NYC 2017.

There will also be panels for fan favorites like Sailor Moon Crystal, as well as autograph sessions and more (details below).

Anime NYC will take place November 18th-19th at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.

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Post-Apocalyptic Adventure Manga Children of the Whales Debuts in November!

In an endless sea of sand drifts the Mud Whale, a floating island city of clay and magic. In its chambers a small community clings to survival, cut off from its own history by the shadows of the past. Chakuro is the archivist for the Mud Whale, determined to leave a better record than his predecessors. But the steady pace of their isolated existence on the Mud Whale is abruptly shattered when a scouting party discovers a mysterious young girl who seems to know more about their home than they do…

VIZ Media’s post-apocalyptic adventure manga Children of the Whales will be released on November21st, under the VIZ Signature imprint.

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