Winx Club Graphic Novel Series Now Available

Forget about My Little Pony. The Winx Club are some ferocious fairies that spend their time fluttering about and have to constantly deal with three witches by the name of The Trix. VIZ Media are ready to take to the Nickelodeon show one step further, giving these fluttery heroes their own graphic novel set of three. Here are the details on all that will be hitting shelves: WINX CLUB: Volume 1, Blo...

Visual Novels have Future in U.S. says Viz Media Founder

The founder of wildly popular anime and manga distributer Viz Media, Seiji Horibuchi, has recently spoken with ICv2 regarding the future of the manga industry in the Western World. Horibuchi conveys his feelings that Japanese Culture has a very bright future ahead of it in the U.S. with the challenge not lying in whether people will purchase products, but how the companies can distribute these pro...

Viz Media to bring more Anime to TV and Cinemas with T3 Networks

Viz Media have today announced a partnership with T3 Networks Inc. in which T3 will assist Viz in getting more of their anime titles onto television  and cinema screens across America. T3 Networks, “will leverage its relationships, technologies and processes to help expand upon the television distribution landscape with selected Viz Media series.” They named several series that they pl...

Tiger and Bunny Manga adaptation announced!

The hit anime series, Tiger and Bunny has recently been announced to be getting a manga adaptation. The manga will be published in Weekly Young Jump and will be illustrated by Hiroshi Ueda, known for Full Metal Panic! Sigma. Tiger and Bunny tells the tale of a world where superheroes don’t just save the day. They save the day in front of cameras for the latest reality TV hit! The series focu...

Bleach Movie 3: Fade to Black announced by Viz Media

Today at Anime Expo, Viz Media announced that they will be releasing a dubbed version of the third Bleach movie this November. This mark’s the 3rd movie in the series to be dubbed by Viz in their continued support of the Bleach series, which is without a doubt one of their best selling franchises. It is unknown whether the film will be receiving a cinema release, however it has been confirme...

Bleach the Movie 2: The Diamond Dust Rebellion Review

Bleach the Movie 2: The Diamond Dust Rebellion Tag Line: Execute Toshiro Histugaya! Produced by: Viz Media Run time: 90 minutes, Feature length film Language: English, Japanese Genre: Action, Shounen, Supernatural Available for purchase at Madman Online Store ($29.95) Overview: I went into Bleach the Movie 2, with higher expectations than I did going into the first Bleach movie. Perhaps that could...

Hatsune Miku licensed by Viz Media

It looks like the backing for Vocaloids to begin showing up more and more in the United States is growing as VIZ media announced that they have officially acquired the license rights to everything that is Hatsune Miku in North America. Unfortunately beyond announcing that they now own the rights to Hatsune Miku VIZ did not elaborate as to what this means for her fans. The press release that contai...

Hunter x Hunter Volume 2 Review

Hunter x Hunter volume 2 Author: Yoshihiro Togashi Release Schedule: 27 volumes at time of posting and on hiatus. Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: May 01, 2005 Available for Purchase at: The Book Depository Overview: The hunter exam continues in this volume and Togashi begins to peel back some layers and reveal what is underneath it all, what I found though is somewhat disturbing. There is a dar...

Reborn! Anime now streaming on Viz Anime site

After over 6 months of the English translated version of the Reborn! manga being on hiatus, Viz Media now has returned it’s support to the series by announcing a weekly streaming of the series Anime adaptation, with 5 episodes being released each Wednesday in the US, uncut and subtitled. This has come after much confusion upon whether Viz would drop the series since the hiatus began. This ca...

Bleach the Movie: Memories Of Nobody Review

  Bleach the Movie: Memories Of Nobody Tag Line: One hour to seal the fate of two worlds Produced by: Viz Media  Run time: 87 minutes, Feature length film Language: English, Japanese Genre: Action, Shounen, Supernatural Available for purchase at Madman Online Store ($29.95) Overview: That’s right folks, the fate of two worlds is on the line again, as often is the case in stories involving tw...

Hunter x Hunter Volume 1 Review

Hunter x Hunter volume 1 Author: Yoshihiro Togashi Release Schedule: 27 volumes at time of posting and on hiatus. Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: April 05, 2005 Available for Purchase at: The Book Depository Overview: I recently decided to check out Togashi’s work, after having heard people sing his praises for several years. I knew of him as the man behind Yu Yu Hakusho, a series I recal...

Vampire Knight streaming free at Viz Media

If you are having a fixing for some vampire enjoyment, but don’t feel like watching what vampires have become in Twilight, then you may want to take a look at this Anime called Vampire Knight. Now is especially the time to do it because Viz Media is streaming the anime for free at their website. At the moment of this writing there are currently only the first five episodes that are available...

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