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World Trigger Volume 1 and 2 to be released in English October 7th

World Trigger Volume 1 and 2 to be released in English October 7th While Viz Media has been releasing the English chapters of World Trigger digitally through their Weekly Shonen Jump service to stay caught up with the Japanese releases, today they have announced their plans to start releasing the volumes in print as well. The company has announced that they will be...
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Love Stage Yaoi Manga Added To Viz Medias SuBLime

Love Stage Yaoi Manga Added To Viz Medias SuBLime Great news for all you yaoi fans out there, Taishi Zaou’s manga Love Stage!! has been added to the list of upcoming titles from Viz Medias’ SuBLime publishing company. Viz made the announcement during yesterday’s Yaoi-Con held in San Francisco, other boys love titles announced included Isaku...
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Third Hori-San To Miyamura-Kun OVA Planned For Next Year

Third Hori-San To Miyamura-Kun OVA Planned For Next Year The third OVA for Hori-san to Miyamura-kun (shortened to Horimiya) is planned to be released in the winter season of 2015, this announcement was made recently on the Oozlaya online store. Adapted from the four panel manga created by HERO, The series focuses on the connection between popular high school girl...
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Tokyo Ghoul Manga Finishes With 14 Volumes

Tokyo Ghoul Manga Finishes With 14 Volumes September will see the end of the supernatural mystery manga Tokyo Ghoul, the final chapter will be published in this year’s 42nd issue of Weekly Young Jump which will go on sale on the 18th. Created by mangaka Sui Ishida the series is set in Tokyo and the various “Ghouls” that go around...
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Yu Yu Hakusho Gets Reprinted And Goes Digital

Yu Yu Hakusho Gets Reprinted And Goes Digital Viz Media have brought back the classic delinquent manga Yu Yu Hakusho by reprinting all 19 volumes of the series, this was revealed in a recently added photo on the company’s official twitter page showing all the books fanned out across a table. Created by Hunter X Hunter mangaka Yoshihiro Togashi, the...
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Terra Formars Volume 2 Review

Terra Formars Volume 2 Review Terra Formars Volume 2 Author: Yu Sasuga Artist: Ken-ichi Tachibana Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: September 16, 2014 Price: $12.99 – Available Here Overview Usually when a manga is started with what can be seen as a self-contained story, it can be seen as a one-shot with the author hoping the...
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Viz’s “Jump Start” initiative to debut new Weekly Shonen Jump manga in English

Viz’s “Jump Start” initiative to debut new Weekly Shonen Jump manga in English Today Viz Media has announced that they will be implementing a new initiative into their Weekly Shonen Jump digital magazine. Starting today, they will be using their new “Jump Start” initiative to help get new series out to fans. This initiative will take the first three chapters, one chapter a...
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Triage X manga to be given an anime adaptation

Triage X manga to be given an anime adaptation Recently a Japanese website launched to reveal that Shoji Sato’s Triage X manga would be getting an anime adaptation. Many of you may be familiar with Sato’s other manga, High School of the Dead, the entirety of which has been released in North America including the anime series. While no further...
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Hunter x Hunter manga hiatus extended an extra week

Hunter x Hunter manga hiatus extended an extra week Recently the Hunter x Hunter manga has been suffering from quite a few delays. After taking a two year hiatus, Yoshihiro Togashi had returned to produce nine chapters of the manga and has since been on another hiatus due to back pain. Initially the hiatus was only meant to last for two weeks but on the week...
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Upcoming Pokémon manga box sets detailed by Viz Media

Upcoming Pokémon manga box sets detailed by Viz Media Earlier today we received word that a brand new Pokémon arcade game is in the works for Japan and now Viz Media has announced that fans of manga will be able to get themselves a large dose of Pokémon manga soon. The company has detailed three upcoming Pokémon manga box sets, two of which is set to be...
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Mysterious Girlfriend X manga to end on chapter 92

Mysterious Girlfriend X manga to end on chapter 92 Since it is one of the many manga that Crunchyroll offers in English, as well as a manga that was given an anime adaptation, many manga readers are probably familiar with Mysterious Girlfriend X, or Nazo no Kanojo X. If you are then you likely are very familiar with the fact that outside of a few very small...
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Blue Exorcist’s author’s short-stories to be released in single volume collection

Blue Exorcist’s author’s short-stories to be released in single volume collection Kazue Kato might be best known for his best selling Blue Exorcist manga series but he has also been releasing some smaller things on the side and it looks like Viz Media is putting these little shorts into one standalone volume. Today the company announced that they will be collecting these shorts into a...
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Psychometrer Put On Hiatus With Spinoff Announced

Psychometrer Put On Hiatus With Spinoff Announced The mystery action sequel Psychometrer will be going on hiatus in Kodansha‘s Young Magazine. The sequel to the shonen manga Psychometrer Eji will make an announcement in this year’s 38th issue of the magazine with no specific date on when both of the magakas will return with the series. The manga...
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Actors Announced For Live Action Prophecy Adaptation

Actors Announced For Live Action Prophecy Adaptation It has been revealed who will be in the upcoming live action adaptation of the manga Prophecy (or Yokokuhan), which is planned to screen next summer in Japan. Toma Ikuta has been cast as the Newspaper Men leader with Ryohei Suzuki, Gaku Hamada and Yoshiyoshi Arakawa playing the other three members of the...
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Yu Aida Returns With New Manga Released Today

Yu Aida Returns With New Manga Released Today It’s been two years since the award winning manga Gunslinger Girl ended, but today sees the return of the popular mangaka Yu Aida with his brand new series. The manga 1518 focuses around a high school student council, it will be published in this years 37/38th issue of Big Comic Spirits alongside five...
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Dark romance manga Black Rose Alice’s first volume now available for purchase

Dark romance manga Black Rose Alice’s first volume now available for purchase BLACK ROSE ALICE ©2008 SETONA MIZUSHIRO / AKITASHOTEN Fans of Viz Media‘s Shojo Beat label will be happy to hear that the company has released a new manga series today called Black Rose Alice with the first volume being available for purchase both in print for $9.99 in the US or $12.99 in Canada or...
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12 Beast and Servamp licensed by Seven Seas Entertainment

12 Beast and Servamp licensed by Seven Seas Entertainment Fans of Okayado’s Monster Musume, or monster girls in general, will be happy to hear that Seven Seas Entertainment has picked up the license for his other, somewhat newer manga series, 12 Beast. 12 Beast follows the story of Eita Touga, a descendent from a ninja clan that enjoys playing video games...
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Takeshi Obata to attend this year’s New York Comic Con

Takeshi Obata to attend this year’s New York Comic Con It has been revealed that Takeshi Obata, the artist behind popular manga series such as Death Note, Bakuman, and most recently All You Need Is Kill, will be attending New York Comic Con this year. At the event, which takes place on October 9- 12 at the Javits Center in New York City, Takeshi Obata will be...
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Monster: Volume 1 Perfect Edition Review

Monster: Volume 1 Perfect Edition Review Monster: Volume 1 Perfect Edition Author: Naoki Urasawa Artist: Naoki Urasawa Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: July 15, 2014 Price: $19.99 – Available Here Overview There are few manga series that can be considered classic but one that is mentioned often is Naoki Urasawa’s Monster. Originally...
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Terra Formars Volume 1 Review

Terra Formars Volume 1 Review Terra Formars Volume 1 Author: Yu Sasuga Artist: Ken-ichi Tachibana Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: July 15, 2014 Price: $12.99 – Available Here Overview Wars have been fought over land and resources and the concept of dwindling resources is brought up quite often in the world today. As such the...
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New Dragon Ball Z Film Coming in 2015

New Dragon Ball Z Film Coming in 2015 An all new Dragon Ball Z film has been announced to be in the making with Akira Toriyama once again spearheading the project. Leaked before it’s official announcement on Saturday through popular Japanese magazine V Jump, it comes as no surprise another film is in the works after the great success of...
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Final Pages Turn For Bakuto And Kyou No Kira-Kun Manga

Final Pages Turn For Bakuto And Kyou No Kira-Kun Manga Two manga series that began publication back in 2011 will be printing their last chapters in this month and the next. Koji Shinasakas’ Gambling manga Bakuto had its final chapter released today in this year’s 15th issue of Young Champion magazine and Kodanshas’ Bessatsu Friend magazine will end...
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Battle Royale: Angels’ Border Review

Battle Royale: Angels’ Border Review Battle Royale: Angels’ Border Author: Koushun Takami Artists: Mioko Ohnishi, Youhei Oguma Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: June 17, 2014 Price: $12.99 – Available Here Overview Koushun Takami’s Battle Royale is a novel that many are very familiar with due to its dark content and an extremely...
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Live Adaptation Planned For Strobe Edge Manga

Live Adaptation Planned For Strobe Edge Manga With the anime adaptation of Ao Haru Ride premiering last week mangaka Io Sakisaka should be feeling pretty happy, and now that another one of her manga has been confirmed for adaptation she and her fans will be over the moon. Strobe Edge has been green lit for a live action adaptation, the news was...
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Eric Clapton X Eva Author Collab For The Second Time

Eric Clapton X Eva Author Collab For The Second Time Unfortunately this may not be what you’re thinking; the famous musician hasn’t written a song about Evangelion, nor is he in the next rebuild movie (although both would be amazing), but he does share a connection with the mangas’ author and they have reunited once again. Yoshiyuki Sadamoto has...
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Gangsta Manga Green-Lit For Anime

Gangsta Manga Green-Lit For Anime Kohske’s manga Gangsta has recently announced plans to adapt the popular crime thriller into an anime series. News of the adaptation was included with the sixth volume of the manga which was released in Japan yesterday, it was also announced that the voice actors from the drama CD will be voicing the same...
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