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Live-Action ‘Death Note’ TV Drama Coming in July

Live-Action ‘Death Note’ TV Drama Coming in July The latest issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shounen Jump magazine, which is to be released in stores in Japan on Monday, is announcing that a live-action adaptation of Tsugumi Ohba’s popular supernatural thriller manga series Death Note will begin airing in July. The announcement is to be made in...
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Viz Media Reveals a New ‘Pokémon’ Manga Title and Box-Sets

Viz Media Reveals a New ‘Pokémon’ Manga Title and Box-Sets Viz Media has just announced more Pokémon manga releases to be published under their Perfect Square imprint. Pokémon Black and White manga box-set volume 3 will be released in September 2015 with a suggested retail price of $25.99 USD / $29.99 CAN. It will come with a mini-poster and volumes 15-20 of...
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Random House Books Australia’s Manga Releases of April 15, 2015

Random House Books Australia’s Manga Releases of April 15, 2015 Many manga fans in Australia import their manga from the US, and some even import manga from Japan. Sure, Madman Entertainment release dozens of manga volumes a month in Australia, but how many of you are aware that Random House Books Australia also releases several manga volumes a month? Well, here is the...
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The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Manga to be Released in May

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Manga to be Released in May Back at the start of the year Viz Media announced that they would be releasing the long out of print The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past manga sometime this year and recently the company announced exactly when fans can expect it to be released. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past will be released on...
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Gyo 2-in-1 Deluxe Edition Review

Gyo 2-in-1 Deluxe Edition Review Gyo 2-in-1 Deluxe Edition Author: Junji Ito Artist: Junji Ito Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: April 21, 2015 Price: $22.99 – Available Here Overview Creating a horror manga has to be an incredibly difficult task. While some series can manage to get by with a slow paced story filled with haunting...
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Terra Formars Volume 5 Review

Terra Formars Volume 5 Review Terra Formars Volume 5 Author: Yu Sasuga Artist: Ken-ichi Tachibana Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: March 17, 2015 Price: $12.99 – Available Here Overview With Annex I crash landing on Mars and the crew members forced to split into six different squads, things have only grown worse for the...
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Yo-Kai Watch Manga Licensed by Viz Media

Yo-Kai Watch Manga Licensed by Viz Media Recently Nintendo and Level-5 announced that Nintendo would be releasing Yo-Kai Watch in the West sometime in the future and now Viz Media is also getting in on the action. The company has announced that they have licensed the Yo-kai Watch manga series and will begin releasing the series in North America...
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Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire Volume 3 Review

Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire Volume 3 Review Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire Volume 3 Author: Naoki Serizawa Artist: Naoki Serizawa Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: March 17, 2015 Price: $12.99 – Available Here Overview Marhawa Academy has long been seen as the most prestigious school in Asia and under the tutelage of Mother Gracia and her...
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The Rising of the Shield Hero Light Novel and Manga Licensed by One Peace Books

The Rising of the Shield Hero Light Novel and Manga Licensed by One Peace Books After finding listings on both Amazon and Barnes & Noble, we reached out to One Peace Books for confirmation that they have indeed licensed The Rising of the Shield Hero light novel (also known as Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari) for release in the West. They have licensed not only Angeko Yusagi’s...
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Madman to Screen ‘Parasyte: Part 1′ in Australian Cinemas for One Day Only

Madman to Screen ‘Parasyte: Part 1′ in Australian Cinemas for One Day Only Madman Entertainment has just announced that they will be screening Toho’s film Parasyte: Part 1 in Australian cinemas for one day only on April 26, 2015. Madman provided a synopsis for the film: PARASYTE: PART 1 tells the story of Shinichi Izumi, an ordinary high school student who is attacked by...
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A Certain Scientific Accelerator Manga Licensed by Seven Seas

A Certain Scientific Accelerator Manga Licensed by Seven Seas Fans of A Certain Magical Index will be happy to hear that another manga spin-off has been licensed for English release. While it is not the manga adaptation of the core storyline, it is the license for the A Certain Scientific Accelerator manga. Seven Seas Entertainment is the company that acquired the...
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Deluxe Edition of Junji Ito’s Gyo to be Released on April 21st

Deluxe Edition of Junji Ito’s Gyo to be Released on April 21st Late last year Viz Media announced that they had acquired the license for Junji Ito’s Fragments of Horror and would be releasing it sometime this summer and now the company has announced that they will also be releasing a special “Deluxe Edition” of Junji Ito‘s Gyo horror manga. The...
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Monster Musume Anime Announced for July

Monster Musume Anime Announced for July Fans, including myself, have been waiting and it looks like the time for monster girls to debut on the air waves will be coming this summer. The seventh volume of OKAYADO’s Monster Musume manga has revealed that an anime adaptation has been green-lit and will debut sometime in July though currently no...
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Assassination Classroom Volume 2 Review

Assassination Classroom Volume 2 Review Assassination Classroom Volume 2 Author: Yusei Matsui Artist: Yusei Matsui Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: February 3, 2015 Price: $9.99 - Available Here Overview Despite the large amount of manga series that take place in a school setting, very few series actually take the time to create a story...
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Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire Volume 2 Review

Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire Volume 2 Review Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire Volume 2 Author: Naoki Serizawa Artist: Naoki Serizawa Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: January 20, 2015 Price: $12.99 – Available Here Overview Although there have been novel adaptations written based on the Resident Evil games and even some original stories in...
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Jitsu wa Watashi Wa and The Testament of Sister New Devil Manga Acquired by Seven Seas

Jitsu wa Watashi Wa and The Testament of Sister New Devil Manga Acquired by Seven Seas Earlier this week Seven Seas Entertainment was teasing an announcement concerning some new licenses and a few days ago they delivered. The company has announced that they have acquired the license for Kashiwa Miyako’s The Testament of Sister New Devil, also known as Shinmai Maō no Testament, as well...
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Viz Media Acquires ‘My Hero Academia’ Manga Publishing Rights

Viz Media Acquires ‘My Hero Academia’ Manga Publishing Rights Viz Media recently announced their acquisition of the publishing rights to the new Shounen Jump manga series My Hero Academia. The first volume of Kohei Horikoshi’s popular action series will be released in North America in August, and will carry a rating of “T” for Teens. The series...
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Viz Media Acquires New ‘Ultraman’ Manga

Viz Media Acquires New ‘Ultraman’ Manga Viz Media has just announced their acquisition of the Ultraman manga series. Inspired by the 1966-1967 Japanese sci-fi superhero TV series, this 2011 manga adaptation is updated with new elements to appeal to a new generation of fans. This adaptation was created by Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi...
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Vertical Acquires Three New Titles

Vertical Acquires Three New Titles Vertical announced three new releases at the recent KatsuCon, including a light novel release and two manga releases. First up is an omnibus edition of the Seraph of the End light novels. The first omnibus is planned to be released in December 2015. So far 7 volumes have been released of the manga version...
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VIZ Media to Publish New Shoujo Manga Series

VIZ Media to Publish New Shoujo Manga Series VIZ Media has announced the acquisition of two new shojo manga series for their already impressive catalog. The new series are Idol Dreams by Arina Tanemura and QQ Sweeper by Kyousuke Motomi. VIZ plans on releasing the titles in their Shojo Beat magazine, in print, and digitally on the VIZManga online...
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Boys Over Flowers Sequel to have Simultaneous Release

Boys Over Flowers Sequel to have Simultaneous Release VIZ Media has announced that the upcoming sequel to Boys Over Flowers will release simultaneously in English as the Japanese release. Shueisha is releasing Boys Over Flowers 2 on the Jump+ digital manga platform as a bi-weekly digital serialization starting on February 15th. VIZ will be releasing the...
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Madman Reveals Manga Releases for April 10, 2015

Madman Reveals Manga Releases for April 10, 2015 Madman has just revealed their manga release list for April 10, 2015. Here it is in its entirety: Assassination Classroom volume 2 Black Rose Alice volume 3 Bleach volume 63 Claymore volume 26 D.Gray-Man (3-in-1 omnibus) volume 6 Dawn of the Arcana volumes 2-3 Deadman Wonderland volume 7 Dragon Ball...
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Pokémon: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction Manga and DVD release scheduled

Pokémon: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction Manga and DVD release scheduled If you’ve been waiting for the next Pokémon movie to be released in English then you are in luck. Viz Media has announced that they plan on releasing the English DVD version of Pokémon: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction on February 17th in North America. If you prefer reading the story, then the...
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My Hero Academia to be published in Viz’s Weekly Shonen Jump starting next week

My Hero Academia to be published in Viz’s Weekly Shonen Jump starting next week The latest issue of Viz’s Weekly Shonen Jump digital magazine has announced that they will begin releasing chapters of the breakout manga hit of 2014, My Hero Academia (Boku no Hero Academia), in English starting with next week’s issue. Viz Media also announced that they will begin running the...
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The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past manga to be re-released after 20 years

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past manga to be re-released after 20 years If you were a fan of Nintendo Power back in the early ’90s you may remember that a Legend of Zelda comic book was included in some issues of the magazine. Drawn by Shotaro Ishinomori, these chapters were eventually collected into a single volume manga release back in 1993 but since that initial...
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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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