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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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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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Viz Media Previews ‘Ranma 1/2′ Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Set 5

Viz Media Previews ‘Ranma 1/2′ Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Set 5 Viz Media has just announced the Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Set 5 of Ranma 1/2. Details are as follows: Episodes 93-115 will be featured across three discs. The Blu-ray set will feature a 32-page booklet with episode summaries for every episode. On-disc extras will include the textless opening and...
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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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‘Hello Kitty: It’s About Time’ Original Graphic Novel Now Available

‘Hello Kitty: It’s About Time’ Original Graphic Novel Now Available Viz Media has just announced a brand-new original graphic novel in the Hello Kitty series. Hello Kitty: It’s About Time is now available for readers of all ages from Viz’s Perfect Square imprint. It has a suggested retail price of $7.99 US and $9.99 CAN. Viz describes the book: Let the...
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Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie Review

Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie Review Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie Studio: Studio Pierrot Publisher: Viz Media Format: DVD (Reviewed), Blu-ray Release Date: November 25, 2014 Price: $19.98 – Available Here Overview Long running series tend to struggle with keeping themselves fresh with new material and often in the manga and anime...
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Coppelion home release now available in North America

Coppelion home release now available in North America Today Viz Media has released Coppelion on Blu-ray and DVD in North America. This release comes with all thirteen episodes of the series all featuring a brand new English dub as well as the original Japanese voice track. Coppelion will be available as a Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack that costs $69.99 U.S./$81.99...
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Sailor Moon Season 1 Set 2 to be released in less than two weeks

Sailor Moon Season 1 Set 2 to be released in less than two weeks It has been a while since Viz released the first part of Sailor Moon and almost two months since they announced when fans of the series should expect the next part to be released. Well that time is coming soon as Viz is making sure to remind fans that Sailor Moon Season 1 Set 2 will be released in North...
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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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‘Sailor Moon’ Season 1 Part 1 to be Released in Australia in April

‘Sailor Moon’ Season 1 Part 1 to be Released in Australia in April Madman Entertainment has revealed the details of their first release of the Sailor Moon series on DVD in Australia. The first collection will contain 24 episodes and will be released on DVD on April 15, 2015. The first print run will include bonus materials, which will be confirmed at a later date. Based on...
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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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The Last: Naruto The Movie US premiere locations announced

The Last: Naruto The Movie US premiere locations announced Today Viz Media and Eleven Arts have announced what theaters will be showing The Last: Naruto The Movie when it makes its debut in North America on February 20th. Tickets are now available for purchase at all of these theaters and while supplies last, anyone who attends a showing of the film will be given a...
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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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Neon Alley’s January programming detailed by Viz

Neon Alley’s January programming detailed by Viz Today Viz Media revealed their plans for Neon Alley for the rest of January. The company announced that they will continue to stream Sailor Moon Crystal which will be entering its second arc, “The Black Moon Arc” starting on January 17th. They also stated that two new subtitled and uncut...
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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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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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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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The Last: Naruto the Movie to play in select US theaters

The Last: Naruto the Movie to play in select US theaters Today Viz Media announced that they will be pairing up with Eleven Arts to start showing The Last: Naruto the Movie at select movie theathers across the United States starting on February 20th. While no exact movie theaters were announced at the moment, the company did say that the film will...
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FUNimation Acquires Streaming Rights to ‘Assassination Classroom’

FUNimation Acquires Streaming Rights to ‘Assassination Classroom’ FUNimation has just announced the streaming rights to the upcoming anime adaptation of Assassination Classroom (Ansatsu Kyoushitsu). The series will begin simulcasting with English subtitles on January 9, 2015 at 1pm ET and from episode 2 onwards every Friday at 12:20pm ET. Brain’s Base produced a...
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