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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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Ichigo Kurosaki Is Back In Bleach Set 3!

In the popular anime series, Bleach (based on the hit manga by Tite Kubo), for as long as he can remember, Ichigo Kurosaki has been able to see ghosts. But when he meets Rukia, a Soul Reaper who battles evil spirits known as Hollows, his life is changed forever.

Now, with a newfound wealth of spiritual energy, Ichigo discovers his true calling – to protect the world of the living and the dead as a Substitute Soul Reaper.

Bleach Set 3 – containing episodes 56-83 – finds Soul Reaper fighting Soul Reaper; Yoruichi battles her former subordinate Soi Fon;  Ichigo struggles to survive his own fight with Captain Byakuya, and more.

Bleach Set 3 will be avialable on Blu-ray on October 24th.

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VIZ Media Announces Streaming of Mr. Osomatsu: Season 2!

The anime series Mr. Osomatsu is the updated take on the bestselling Manga series created in the 1960s by Fujio Akatsuka.

Built around the adventures of the mischievous Matsuno sextuplets, episodes of Mr. Osomatsu will premiere every Tuesday this fall. The first episode is currently available to stream for free on VIZ.com/Watch.

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VIZMedia Acquires Super Group Series INFINI-T FORCE!

In celebration of the 55th Anniversary of legendary Japanese anime studio Tatsunoco Productions, the studio has created INFINI-T FORCE – a super group uniting the heroes of Gatchaman, Hurricane Polimar, Casshan and Tekkaman.

VIZ Media has acquired INFINI-T FORCE for digital streaming, EST, home video and merchandise in North America, Latin America and Oceania. In addition, VIZ Media has acquired the feature-length movie, debuting in Japan in early 2018; this acquisition includes theatrical rights.

VIZ.com premieres the first two episodes of INFINI-T FORCE on Wednesday, October 4th.

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The Naruto Shippunden: The Movie – Rasengan Collection Coming In October!

VIZ Media has announced the release date for Naruto Shippunden: The Movie – Rasengan Collection.

The set collects four Naruto Shippunden movies – Naruto Shippunden: The Movie, Naruto Shippunden: The Movie – Bonds, Naruto Shippunden: The Movie – The Will of Fire and Naruto Shippunden: The Movie – The Lost Tower – and will be in stores on October 3rd. The set will be available in both Blu-ray and DVD editions.

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VIZ Media Announces New York Comic-Con 2017 Exclusives!

VIZ Media’s plans for New York Comic-Con 2017 include panels – featuring the creative team behind The Legend of Zelda mangas, exclusive pre-release merchandise and giveaways.

Pick up an autographed RWBY poster, or a set of Stardust Crusaders cards (requires posing with Jojo’s Bizarre Adventures cosplayer and a life-size Jotaro statue), or buy a pre-release copy of Tokyo Ghoul: Illustrations, or an exclusive, limited edition One-Punch Man or One Piece  figure – and that’s just for starters

New York Comic Con takes place October 5th – 8th at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.

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Akira Himekawa – Creator of The Legend of Zelda Manga – To Appear at New York Comic-Con 2017!

VIZ Media has announced that the creator of  the bestselling  manga, The Legend of Zelda (based on the video game) will be a Guest of Honor at New York Comic-Con 2017.

Akira Himekawa is the pen name of collaborators A. Honda and S. Nagano (pictured above). The pair will take part in two panels and several autograph sessions during the weekend.

New York Comic Con takes place October 5th – 8th at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.

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