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VIZ Media Announces Wide-Ranging Plans for Anime Expo 2017!

When VIZ Media invades Anime Expo 2017, the publisher will unveil a wide range of activities, panel discussions, retail exclusives and autograph sessions featuring cherished titles like Sailor Moon Crystal, Food Wars!, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, One-Punchg Man and more.

Anime Expo 2017 takes place July 1st–4th at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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Take Sailor Moon S Part 2 Home Tomorrow!

The third season of Sailor Moon – Sailor Moon S Part 2 – continues on home video (Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack, Standard DVD) and will be in stores on June 20th.

Sailor Moon S Part 2 includes episodes 109-127 and sees Sailors Uranus and Neptune  become targets of the Witches 5 as a result of their search for three talismans.

The Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack features three Blu-ray discs, three DVDs and special features including clean opening and closing segments, a digital art gallery, English voice cast interviews and official series trailers. Fans that order SAILOR MOON S Part 2 from RightStufAnime.com will receive a special set of ten art cards while supplies last.

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VIZ Media and Wizards of the Coast Announce Fifth Magic: The Gathering Art Book!

VIZ Media and Wizards of the Coast have announced the release date for the fifth book in the series of art books taken from Magic: The Gathering – The Art of Magic: The Gathering – Ixalan.

The 240-page volume will feature dozens of full-color works by an impressive array of talented artists, including Christine Choi, Daarken and Titus Lunter, and will be complemented with additional in-depth lore by bestselling author and Magic: The Gathering Senior Game Designer James Wyatt.

Magic: The Gathering – Ixalan will be released in January, 2018.

In addition, pre-orders are now being taken for The Art of Magic: The Gathering – Amonkhet, which will be released on July 4th.

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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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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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VIZ Media To Showcase Live-Action Death Note at Licensing Expo 2017!

VIZ Media will be showcasing Netflix’s live-action Death Note film –  based on the classic Japanese manga written by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata – at Licensing Expo 2017. The film will premiere on Netflix on August 25th.

VIZ will also be highlighting some of their flagship titles, including: Death Note (anime), Naruto Shippenden, One-Punch Man (an outrageously funny superhero satire!), Hunter X Hunter, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure and Bleach.

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Splatoon Manga Coming To North America!

The manga adaptation of Splatoon – arguably the world’s most colorful third-person shooter game – is coming to North America later this year, courtesy of VIZ Media.

The game centers around characters known as Inklings, which can transform between humanoid and squid-like forms, and hide or swim through colored ink sprayed on surfaces using shooters, blasters, or chargers and slosher, or brush-based weaponry.

In the Splatoon manga series, four Inklings get caught up in a Splatoon Turf War that launches them into all-new adventures inspired by the hit Nintendo video game.

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VIZ Media To Participate At Anime Central 2017!

VIZ Media will be heading to the Midwest to deliver an exciting weekend of fun panel discussions, booth giveaways, and exclusive retail items for sale at Anime Central 2017.

The VIZ Media Official Panel will feature classic and upcoming VIZ titles while the Sailor Moon panel will celebrate the Guardians of Love & Justice with can’t-miss news and plenty of sparkle and fun.

The will be giveaways at the VIZ booth and advance copies of upcoming titles.

Anime Central 2017 will take place from May 19th to 21st in Rosemont, IL, at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare and the adjacent Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, located less than 30 minutes from downtown Chicago.

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Pokémon Advanced Complete Collection Comes Home!

Pokémon Advanced Complete Collection – forty episodes concluding one Pokémon era and starting another – is coming to home video on May 16th.

Pokémon Advanced is both the sixth season of the Pokémon animated series and the first season of Pokémon The Series: Ruby and Sapphire – in which Ash says farewell to his old friends and sets out on a journey with a new Trainer named May, and her brother Max.

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VIZ Media Supports Free Comic Book Day With Two Manga Samplers!

Saturday, May 6th is Free Comic Day and this year, VIZ Media is supporting the day with two manga samplers: The Legend of Zelda (featuring excerpts of the new The Legend of Zelda:Twilight Princess story line and The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition – Ocarina of Time); and a sampler featuring excerpts from Shoinen Jump action series Baruto: Naruto Next Generations and Dragon Ball Super.

Free Comic Book Day is an annual promotional campaign developed by the North American comic book industry to help bring new readers of all ages and interests into independent comic book stores.

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Dragon Ball Super Premieres In May!

Dragon Ball Super – which continues the action of Akira Toriyama’s famed fantasy adventure series – premieres this month from VIZ Media, along with new volumes of Anonymous Noise, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 3, Stardust Crusaders, D.Gray Man and the digital exclusive, Boys Over Flowers Season 2: Vol. 5.

Digital manga updates for May include new volumes for eight additional continuing VIZ Media series: Haikyu!! (Vol. 11), Maid-Sama! (Vol. 8), My Hero Academia (Vol. 8), My Love Story!! (Vol. 12), Nisekoi (Vol. 21), One Piece (Vol. 82), Toriko (Vol. 38), and Ultraman (Vol. 8).

Until May 8th, the complete run of My Hero Academia is on sale for $4.99 per volume.

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