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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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Tokyo Ghoul: RE – The Human/Ghoul Battle Continues!

The battle between ghouls and humans continues in new sequel series to Tokyo Ghoul, Tokyo Ghoul: RE.

The Commission of Counter Ghoul is the only organization fighting the Ghoul menace – their newest weapon is an experimental procedure that implants human investigators with a Ghoul’s Kagune, giving them Ghoul powers and abilities.

Tokyo Ghoul: RE Vol. 1 will be available in print and digital editions on October 17th.

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What Pumpkin Games Launches Hiveswap Video Game!

What Pumpkin Games has launched it debut game, Hiveswap – set in the same universe as the immensely popular Homestruck web comic, it is a love letter to ‘90s adventure video games.

One of the top crowd-funded game titles on Kickstarter, HIVESWAP is available now through Steam and the Humble Store for PC and Mac platforms.

Complementing the launch of Hiveswap, WPG and Homestuck, Inc. (Homestuck) also announce a strategic partnership with VIZ Media to develop a comprehensive array of additional entertainment content and licensed merchandise based on the Homestruck universe.

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VIZ Media Releasing High School Girl Coming Of Age Manga Sweet Blue Flowers!

Ninety-nine percent of coming of age stories are about boys.

VIZ Media’s Sweet Blue Flowers, by Takao Shimura, upends that trope – dealing with the coming of age story of two high school girls who meet again at the beginning of high school after having been best friends in kindergarten.

Sweet Blue Flowers will be published in print and digital editions under the VIZ Signature imprint – and rated T+ for Older Teens. It will be in stores on September 19th.

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Ranma ½ OVA & Movie Collection Coming To Home Video!

 

VIZ Media has announced the home media release date for the Ranma ½ OVA & Movie Collection.

The complete collection of three Ranma ½ feature films and eleven OVAs based on the iconic anime series will be in stores on September 19th .

The three-disc Blu-ray set will come with a 24-page full-color booklet, upcoming OVA previews, and clean opening and ending segments. The set will also be available on DVD – minus the booklet.

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

Death Note All-In-One Edition – Photo courtesy of VIZ Media.

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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Unique Relationship Propels A Small Charred Face!

A gentle vampire named Bamboo saves the life of a small boy named Kyo and a unique friendship is born in Kazuki Sakuraba’s novel A Small Charred Face (translated by Jocelyne Allen).

A Small Charred Face is the next release from VIZ Media’s Haiksoru imprint – bringing the best of Japanese science fiction and fantasy to North America. It will be in stores on September 19th.

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