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Jaco The Galactic Patrolman manga to be released in early January 2015

Jaco The Galactic Patrolman manga to be released in early January 2015 Earlier this year Viz Media announced that they had acquired the license to release Jaco The Galactic Patrolman in North America and now they have announced when fans of the legendary Akira Toriyama can expect the first and only volume of his latest manga to be released in English. Viz is planning on...
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Sgt. Frog, Hands Off!, and Mikansei No. 1 licensed for digital release by Viz Media

Sgt. Frog, Hands Off!, and Mikansei No. 1 licensed for digital release by Viz Media Today Viz Media detailed their plans for the rest of the month of December which includes a 70% off all digital manga promotion which will last until January 15, 2015 but what may come as bigger news to some is that they have acquired the digital rights to three manga series that were abandoned once TokyoPop...
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Master Keaton Volume 1 to be released on December 16th

Master Keaton Volume 1 to be released on December 16th If you happen to be a fan of Naoki Urasawa‘s other manga works, such as 20th Century Boys and Monster, then you will be delighted to hear that Viz Media is planning on bringing over a series never before released in English that Urasawa also created. This series happens to take place in a tense...
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Kodansha Comics to Release Your Lie in April Manga in English

Kodansha Comics to Release Your Lie in April Manga in English Kodansha Comics has just announced that it will be releasing the first volume of the Your Lie in April (Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso / April is Your Lie) manga in English in Spring 2015. Naoshi Arakawa’s manga is currently being adapated into a 22 episode anime series. The anime has been licensed by...
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Hideo Yamamotos’ New Manga Debuts In Print And Online

Hideo Yamamotos’ New Manga Debuts In Print And Online The special 2015 double issue of Big Comic Spirits went on sale in Japan recently and within its pages was the debut of a new manga series created by the author of Ichi the Killer, Hideo Yamamoto. The mangakas’ new title, Hikari Man, features a high school boy as the protagonist who loves to play...
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Junji Ito’s Fragments of Horror manga licensed by Viz Media

Junji Ito’s Fragments of Horror manga licensed by Viz Media Today Viz Media had a surprising announcement to make when they revealed that they have acquired the rights to Junji Ito‘s “Fragments of Horror” manga. While this may not be the well known title, it may be due to the fact that it is a short story collection that contains numerous horror...
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Assassination Classroom Volume 1 now available in North America

Assassination Classroom Volume 1 now available in North America This week Viz Media has begun releasing their latest manga, Assassination Classroom in North America. The first volume is now available for purchase through retailers for $9.99 while the digital version can be purchased through Viz’s various digital store fronts for $6.99. Assassination Classroom is...
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All You Need Is Kill Manga Omnibus Review

All You Need Is Kill Manga Omnibus Review All You Need Is Kill Author: Hiroshi Sakurazaka Artist: Takeshi Obata Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: November 4, 2014 Price: $14.99 - Available Here Overview Rarely does a Japanese light novel get as much attention as All You Need is Kill has been given. Not only has the novel been given a manga...
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Kingdom Hearts Mini Manga Released

Kingdom Hearts Mini Manga Released Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX is set for release on December 4th in Australia so Square Enix and Square and artist Shiro Amano have created a small virtual manga that helps retell the events of all the games that were featured in Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX. The aim of the manga is to clue players in on the...
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Twin Star Exorcists manga licensed by Viz Media

Twin Star Exorcists manga licensed by Viz Media Viz Media has announced that they have acquired the license for the manga Twin Star Exorcists, also known as Sousei no Onmyouji. The series first debuted back in November 2013 in the monthly magazine Jump Square. Created by Yoshiaki Sukeno, who also wrote the Binbou-gami Ga! manga which was later adapted...
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Naruto Box Set 2 and Bleach Box Set 2 revealed by Viz

Naruto Box Set 2 and Bleach Box Set 2 revealed by Viz Today Viz Media has announced new manga box sets for two of the longest running series that they own, though one of them just so happened to wrap up a few weeks ago. In July 2015 Viz is planning on releasing the Bleach Manga Box Set 2 and Naruto Manga Box Set 2. The Bleach box set, priced at $214.99, will...
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Frieza Returns in Dragon Ball Movie 2015

Frieza Returns in Dragon Ball Movie 2015 A while back we reported on the existence of a follow up film to last years Dragon Ball movie revival Battle of Gods. Now after many months we finally get some details on this new film as well as a poster and a few other images depicting some new characters. The film has the Japanese title of Dragon Ball Z:...
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Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire Volume 1 Review

Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire Volume 1 Review Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire Volume 1 Author: Naoki Serizawa Artist: Naoki Serizawa Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: November 18, 2014 Price: $12.99 – Available Here Overview The Resident Evil franchise has spawned six numbered titles and numerous spin-offs, HD remakes, and movies since it was...
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Possible Rin-ne anime adaptation to be announced soon

Possible Rin-ne anime adaptation to be announced soon Rumiko Takahashi is the author behind many long running anime series including Urusei Yatsura, Ranma ½, and most recently InuYasha and now it seems that she will be able to add another anime adaptation to her repertoire. This week’s issue of Shōnen Sunday has revealed that a “super important...
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Terra Formars Volume 3 Review

Terra Formars Volume 3 Review Terra Formars Volume 3 Author: Yu Sasuga Artist: Ken-ichi Tachibana Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: November 18, 2014 Price: $12.99 – Available Here Overview With the resources of Earth becoming a problem, humanity began preparing Mars as a suitable replacement. However after terraforming the...
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Voltron 30th Anniversary Celebration book to be released next week

Voltron 30th Anniversary Celebration book to be released next week While I may be a bit too young to remember the start of Voltron thirty years ago, I do have some fond memories of catching reruns of the series as a child and for fans really nostalgic for the series, Viz Media has something that may interest you. Over the weekend the company announced that they will be...
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Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire Volume 1 to be released mid-November

Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire Volume 1 to be released mid-November You may remember that earlier this year Viz Media announced the license acquisition for a number of series. One of these happened to be the prequel to Capcom’s Resident Evil 6 called Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire and now the company is preparing to release the first volume in English. The first...
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Drops Of God Mangakas Start New Series

Drops Of God Mangakas Start New Series After spending the past decade trying to find and identify the perfect wine it seems that mangakas Tadashi Agi and Shu Okimoto are now working on ways to steal the divine drink, their new series Kaito Levain or Phantom Thief Levain is set to be published in the next issue of Kodanshas Morning...
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Countdown Timer And Timeline Website For Naruto’s Final Chapters

Countdown Timer And Timeline Website For Naruto’s Final Chapters With the final five chapters of Naruto being published in Weekly Shonen Jump fans can now take a stroll down the manga’s memory lane with the official countdown website. The home page displays the amount of time left before Masashi Kishimoto’s popular series ends publication, to the exact second, the...
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Tokyo Ghoul:re manga revealed; may feature time skip

Tokyo Ghoul:re manga revealed; may feature time skip It looks like fans of the Tokyo Ghoul manga series will have more of it to look forward to. After the controversial ending of the series, Sui Ishida is now working on Tokyo Ghoul:re, a manga that will be published in Weekly Young Jump. It is currently unknown whether or not this manga series will serve as a...
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Tokyo Ghoul and So Cute it Hurts! manga licenses acquired by Viz

Tokyo Ghoul and So Cute it Hurts! manga licenses acquired by Viz Today Viz Media kicked off their New York Comic Con panel by revealing that they have acquired the licenses to the Tokyo Ghoul and So Cute it Hurts!! manga series. According to the prices and the listings of the slides, Tokyo Ghoul may be part of Viz’s signature label as it will cost $12.99 a volume...
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World Trigger Volume 1 Review

World Trigger Volume 1 Review World Trigger Volume 1 Author: Daisuke Ashihara Artist: Daisuke Ashihara Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: October 7, 2014 Price: $9.99 – Available Here Overview Attempting to kick off a new manga series is a difficult endeavor. Not only do authors need to introduce the world to the audience, they...
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Naruto manga to end in five chapters

Naruto manga to end in five chapters For the past couple of years, the Naruto manga has been reaching a crescendo and in recent months it seemed like the story would finally be coming to an end. Although the latest events in the manga pointed towards an impending conclusion, the drawn out nature of the series led fans to believe that the...
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Non Non Biyori manga licensed by Seven Seas Entertainment

Non Non Biyori manga licensed by Seven Seas Entertainment Today Seven Seas Entertainment kicked off what they are saying will be a week full of announcements by revealing that they have acquired the license for Atto’s Non Non Biyori manga series. Seven Seas is planning on releasing the first volume of Non Non Biyori in English in June 2015. Non Non Biyori...
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Viz Media reveals NYCC exclusive retail anime, manga, and merchandise

Viz Media reveals NYCC exclusive retail anime, manga, and merchandise Yesterday we talked about the various events and panels that Viz Media will be holding during New York Comic-Con on October 9th through the 12th and today the company has announced what type of convention exclusive and collectable items will be sold at Viz’s media both, including some series that will...
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Viz outlines New York Comic-Con 2014 plans and events

Viz outlines New York Comic-Con 2014 plans and events With the 2014 New York Comic-Con set for October 9th through the 12th, Viz Media has announced their plans for the event and these plans happen to contain quite a few events. On top of these events, Viz will also be at booth #1944 where they will be selling various products including pre-orders for some of...
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