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Master Keaton Volume 1 Review

Master Keaton Volume 1 Review Master Keaton Volume 1 Authors: Hokusei Katsushika, Takashi Nagasaki Artist: Naoki Urasawa Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: December 16, 2014 Price: $19.99 – Available Here Overview Naoki Urasawa has created a number of award winning manga series such as Monster and 20th Century Boys, but he has...
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Kodansha Comics Makes Eight Announcements

Kodansha Comics Makes Eight Announcements Kodansha Comics made eight announcements yesterday. Check out the list to see what translated manga they will be releasing in the US next. Attack on Titan Colossal Edition by Hajime Isayama – $49.99 USD omnibus containing volumes 6-10 to be released in September. The Science of Attack on Titan...
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Terra Formars Volume 4 Review

Terra Formars Volume 4 Review Terra Formars Volume 4 Author: Yu Sasuga Artist: Ken-ichi Tachibana Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: January 20, 2015 Price: $12.99 – Available Here Overview A virus originating from the Bugs 2 expedition to Mars with a one hundred percent mortality rate has started to sweep throughout the planet...
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Yu-Gi-Oh! manga to be re-released in 3-in-1 omnibus form

Yu-Gi-Oh! manga to be re-released in 3-in-1 omnibus form With the original Yu-Gi-Oh! manga being thirty eight volumes in length, it is quite an expensive challenge to try and collect every volume, especially since some may be hard to find now. As such, Viz Media has announced that they are now planning on re-releasing the entire Yu-Gi-Oh! manga series in a 3-in-1...
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Vertical Licenses ‘Tokyo ESP’ Manga

Vertical Licenses ‘Tokyo ESP’ Manga Vertical has just revealed that they have acquired the North American rights to Hajime Segawa’s manga series Tokyo ESP. Two-in-one omnibus volumes are currently planned to begin release starting in Autumn. Vertical has not provided exact details about the release however online retailer Amazon.com...
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Jaco the Galactic Patrolman Review

Jaco the Galactic Patrolman Review Jaco the Galactic Patrolman Author: Akira Toriyama Artist: Akira Toriyama Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: January 6, 2015 Price: $9.99 - Available Here Overview Akira Toriyama is a name that almost every anime and manga fan knows. With his manga Dragon Ball he managed to create a series that to this...
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Deadman Wonderland Volume 6 Review

Deadman Wonderland Volume 6 Review Deadman Wonderland Volume 6 Author: Jinsei Kataoka, Kazuma Kondou Artist: Jinsei Kataoka, Kazuma Kondou Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: December 9, 2014 Price: $9.99 - Available Here Overview In the past it used to be when an anime ended, the story for most fans would end at the same time as the Western...
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Yen Press Makes First Announcements for 2015

Yen Press Makes First Announcements for 2015 Yen Press has just made a bunch of new announcements to kick of the new year. Below is a list of manga and light-novel acquisitions that will be sure to make many fans happy. Durarara!! (light novel) by Ryohgo Narita and Suzuhito Yasuda Rust Blast (manga) by Yana Toboso Puella Magi Homura Tamura (manga)...
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Assassination Classroom Volume 1 Review

Assassination Classroom Volume 1 Review Assassination Classroom Volume 1 Author: Yusei Matsui Artist: Yusei Matsui Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: December 2, 2014 Price: $9.99 - Available Here Overview Managing to grace the pages of Weekly Shōnen Jump is an amazing feat for a mangaka and Yusei Matsui has managed to write a series that is...
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Golden Time, Riddle Story of Devil, Mushoku Tensei, and Merman in my Tub manga licensed by Seven Seas

Golden Time, Riddle Story of Devil, Mushoku Tensei, and Merman in my Tub manga licensed by Seven Seas Today Seven Seas Entertainment took to Twitter to announce that they are kicking off 2015 with a number of manga license announcements. They have announced the licensing of the Akuma no Riddle: Riddle Story of Devil, Golden Time, Merman in My Tub, and Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation manga...
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Clannad subtitled opening video released as Kickstarter enters final stretch

Clannad subtitled opening video released as Kickstarter enters final stretch With the Clannad Kickstarter set to end in 38 hours from the time of this writing, Sekai Project has released the opening video for the visual novel with English subtitles as a way to kick off the final stretch followed by releasing VisualArt’s/Key’s answers to questions asked of them by...
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Short romance manga Meteor Prince debuts in North America today

Short romance manga Meteor Prince debuts in North America today Shojo Beat fans who are looking for something new and short will be happy to hear that Viz Media has released the first volume of Meteor Prince in North America where you can purchase it physically for $9.99 or digitally through either Viz’s website or through numerous other digital...
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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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