Ken Kaneki is an ordinary college student until a violent encounter turns him into the first half-human, half-Ghoul hybrid. Trapped between two worlds, he must survive Ghoul turf wars, learn more about Ghoul society and master his new powers.
Ken Kaneki’s story – Tokyo Ghoul Complete Box Set – will be in stores on October 16th.
Juni Taisen: Zodiac War depicts the exploits of 12 supernatural fighters embroiled in a tense fight to the death and is based on the hit Japanese light novel by the prolific multi-genre author NISIOISIN. The novel was also adapted into an anime of the same name.
Every 12 years, 12 fighters take the form of the Chinese zodiac and engage in a battle royale. With their strength and mysterious powers, they fight to the death and the sole survivor is granted the ultimate prize – any wish.
The manga series will launch on October 2nd in print and digital. New issues will be released quarterly.
In Io Sakisaka’s Ao Haru Ride, Futaba Yoshioka thought all boys were loud and obnoxious until she met Kou Tanaka in junior high. But as soon as she realized she really liked him, he had already moved away because of family issues. Now, in high school, Kou has reappeared, but is he still the same boy she fell in love with?
Ao Haru Ride Vol. 1 will be stores on October 2nd, with subsequent volumes released bimonthly.
Naoki Urasawa’s 20th Century Boys – about a group of boys trying to save the world from destruction – is getting a deluxe perfect edition.
One of Urasawa’s three classic manga – along with serial killer thriller Monster and Pluto: Urasawa x Tezuka (a reimagining of Osamu Tezuka’s Astro Boy, co-authored by Takashi Nagasaki) – 20th Century Boys is considered to one of the best (and best loved) sci-fi adventure manga.
20th Century Boys: The Perfect Edition Vol. 1 will be in stores on September 18th. Future volumes will be released quarterly.
In That Blue Sky Feeling, outgoing high school student Noshiro finds himself drawn to Sanada, the school outcast, who is rumored to be gay. Rather than deter Noshiro, the rumor makes him even more determined to get close to Sanada, setting in motion a surprising tale of first love.
VIZ Media launches That Blue Sky Feeling – story by Okuda; art by Coma Hashii – digitally and in print on August 14th.
At Comic-Con 2018, VIZ Media announced a schedule of releases for 2019: prose short story collection, My Hero Academia: School Briefs; a new, trim edition for Rumiko Takahashi’s manga series Urusei Yatsura; a collection of humorous four-panel Fullmetal Alchemist comics; and two Nausicaa books: The Art of Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind and Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Picture Book.