A vampire with a death wish; a girl who can communicate with spirits and a thief who’s a master of disguise head up the debut digital releases from VIZ Media for the first half of December.
The vampire is ‘Bloody’ Mary from the manga of the same name (now available); the girl who sees and communicates with spirits is Nobara Fukami of Crown of Thorns (December 8th), and the thief is Akira ’20 Faces’ Ijyuin of The Man of Many Faces (December 15th).
New volumes in ongoing series include the latest chapters of Assassin Classroom, Cheeky Angel, Deadman Wonderland and more.
VIZ Media is also featuring a number of digital bundles including 19 volumes of Yuyu Hakusho, throughout the month. Follow the jump for further details.
VIZ MEDIA DETAILS THE FIRST OF TWO DIGITAL MANGA UPDATES FOR DECEMBER
Notable New Digital Manga Series Debuts For First-Half Of December Include BLOODY MARY, CROWN OF THORNS And THE MAN OF MANY FACES; Special Holiday Flash Sale Offers Savings On Select Series For A Limited Time!
VIZ Media completes the year with a sizeable final digital manga (graphic novel) update for 2015. Details have been provided on a wide selection of new digital manga titles scheduled for release during the first-half of the month. A second announcement will be forthcoming mid-month detailing the remainder of the new digital releases for December.
New series launches include the shojo vampire series, BLOODY MARY, and the digital debut of Yoko Kamio’s supernatural series, CROWN OF THORNS, about a girl that can see and communicate with spirits. Also set to launch during the first-half of December is THE MAN OF MANY FACES, by the famed manga creative team of CLAMP.
Manga fans are invited to take advantage of a special Holiday Flash Sale that offers $2.00 off on select VIZ Media titles for a limited time throughout December on VIZManga.com, the VIZ Manga App and all affiliated partner platforms.
Readers also can take advantage of the first-half of December’s selection of Digital Manga Starter Bundles that offer the opportunity to dive into multiple collected volumes from a wide collection of acclaimed series at special savings over buying the volumes individually. Bundles are available to readers for a limited time exclusively from VIZManga.com and ComiXology.
For a series of limited 2-day periods throughout the first half of December, VIZ Media kicks off a manga Holiday “Flash Sale” that will offer $2 off select titles across all of its major imprints. “Flash Sale” titles are available at VIZManga.com and via the VIZ Manga app, and readers are invited to check the site each week to see which favorite titles will be marked down from the following imprints:
Shonen Jump & Shonen Jump Advanced
VIZ Media & VIZ Select
BLOODY MARY Vol. 1 · Rated ‘T’ for Teens ·
DIGITAL MSRP: $6.99 (U.S. / CAN) · Available Now!
“Bloody” Mary, a vampire with a death wish, has spent the past 400 years chasing down a modern-day exorcist named Maria who is thought to have inherited “The Blood of Maria” and is the only one who can kill Mary. To Mary’s dismay, Maria doesn’t know how to kill vampires. Desperate to die, Mary agrees to become Maria’s bodyguard until Maria can find a way to kill him.
CROWN OF THORNS Vol. 1 · Rated ‘T’ for Teens ·
DIGITAL MSRP: $6.99 (U.S. / CAN) · Available December 8th!
Nobara Fukami has always been able to see things other people can’t, and it’s made her a total outcast. She doesn’t care that that everyone in high school thinks she’s a weird loser, but even Nobara considers it creepy when one of her phantoms starts to talk to her!
THE MAN OF MANY FACES Vol. 1 · Rated ‘A’ for All Ages ·
DIGITAL MSRP: $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) · Available December 15th!
“Please Come, 20 Faces!” Discover the adventures of Akira Ijyuin, the infamous thief of the CLAMP school and member of the CLAMP School Detectives.
The Following Digital Manga Bundles Are Available throughout the entire month of December:
- YUYU HAKUSHO Vols. 1-10 $20.00
- YUYU HAKUSHO Vols. 1-19 $38.00
- BOYS OVER FLOWERS Vols. 1-10 $25.00
- BOYS OVER FLOWERS Vols. 1-20 $40.00
- BOYS OVER FLOWERS Vols. 1-36 + JEWELRY BOX Vol. 37 $74.00
Manga Bundles Available From Dec. 7th-13th
- CHIBI VAMPIRE Vols.1-14 + CHIBI VAMPIRE AIRMAIL Vol. 1 $30.00
- DENGEKI DAISY Vols. 1-10 $30.00
- LIBRARY WARS Vols. 1-10 $30.00
- RED RIVER Vols. 1-14 $42.00
- VOICE OVER! Vols. 1-12 $36.00
Manga Bundles Available From Dec. 14th-20th
- BIOMEGA Vols.1-6 $24.00
- NANA Vols. 1-10 $20.00
- TERRA FORMARS Vols. 1-5 $25.00
Additional digital manga updates for the first-half of December also include new volumes for more than 13 other continuing VIZ Media series. Notable releases include not-to-be-missed volumes for ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM (Vol. 7), CHEEKY ANGEL (Vol. 15), DEADMAN WONDERLAND (Vol. 12), KOMOMO CONFISERIE (Vol. 2), MAGI (Vol. 15) and SO CUTE IT HURTS (Vol. 4), as well as the series finale for TOKYO BOYS AND GIRLS (Vol. 5).
The free VIZ Manga App continues to be the top application for reading digital manga and features a massive library of the most popular series in the world. Through the innovative VIZ Manga digital platform registered users are able to use one account to view their purchased manga across more devices than ever. New series and volumes are added every Tuesday. Fans can also find these titles and more for the NOOK, Kindle Fire, and Kobo eReaders, as well as in the ComiXology, iBooks and Google Play Stores.
Most manga volumes are available for purchase and download in the U.S. and Canada within the VIZ Manga application starting from only $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) each. Readers can also explore free Chapter 1 previews of every series. For more information, please visit VIZManga.com or www.VIZ.com/apps.