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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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VIZ Media Releases K Return of Kings On Home Media!

‘The gripping saga of an ordinary teenager that becomes embroiled in a deadly ongoing conflict between several clans continues in the exciting second season of K.’

VIZ Media’s K Return of Kings will be available as a Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack and Standard DVD Edition. Bonus features exclusive to the Blu-ray edition include clean opening and closing segments and a special Episode 13 Director’s Cut and a set of 13 full-color character art cards. 

K Return of Kings will be in stores on July 18th.

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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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The Legend of Zelda Manga Creators To Appear at NY Comic-Con 2017!

VIZ Media and ReedPOP are bringing the creative team of The Legend of Zelda manga series – Akira Himekawa, the pseudonym of A. Honda and S. Nagano, to New York Comic-Con 2017.

The pair will make their first professional appearance at New York Comic Con for a series of special events and autograph sessions.

New York Comic Con will take place October 5-8, 2017. To attend NYCC, Fans must complete a Fan Verification profile for the opportunity to purchase Tickets.

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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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