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Frozen 2 Manga is a Fans Personal Adaptation of the Movie

Frozen 2 Manga is a Fan's Personal Adaptation of the Movie

It's normal to expect all sorts of tie-ins to Frozen 2: kid's picturebooks, novelisations for young readers, and when a Disney movie is hugely popular in Japan, it gets a manga adaptation as well. What you don't expect is that veteran mangaka Arina Tanemura makes it feel like a personal project. Is there any child […]

More Diamond Comics Delays To Comic Shops This Week

More Diamond Comics Delays To Comic Shops This Week

There have been a lot of delays to comic book deliveries of late, with current weather issues hitting all manner of aspects of the industry. Both Diamond Comic Distributors and Lunar Distribution have faced delays to comic book stores and we now have the latest. Last week, Bleeding Cool reported that "Diamond Comic Distributor's Olive […]

Viz Medias Top 5 Manga Gift Recommendations for Valentines Day

Viz Media's Top 5 Manga Gift Recommendations for Valentine's Day

It's Valentine's Day, and what better comics to celebrate with than manga from Viz Media! Let's face it, no comics in the world do romance better than manga. Every other romance comic in the last 20 years has been heavily influenced by manga. To celebrate, Viz Media has sent along with their 5 latest recommendations […]

Dr. STONE: Shonen Jump Announces Spinoff With Special Promotion

Dr. STONE: Shonen Jump Announces Spinoff With Special Promotion

Dr. STONE is one of the most out-there manga and anime series around right now. It takes place hundreds of years from now, after everyone in the world had been turned to rocks in a mysterious apocalyptic event. High school Science, prodigy Senku, is one of the first to revive. He sets out to rebuild […]

Diamond Discounts Free Comic Book Day 2020 Comics To Retailers

Diamond Discounts Free Comic Book Day 2020 Comics To Retailers

Free Comic Book Day was a bit of a damp squib in 2020. When FCBD was cancelled, the books had already been printed, and when it was rearranged for a month-long promotion, it didn't have the impact the original would have done, with many stores operating social distancing or being closed entirely. As a result, […]

The Kings Beast Vol. 1: Intriguing Start to a Romantic Fantasy Saga

The King's Beast Vol. 1: Intriguing Start to a Romantic Fantasy Saga

Popular mangaka Rei Toma's new series The King's Beast Vol. 1 hits the ground running with a tale of palace intrigue, assassination, class warfare, secret identities, romance, and revenge. Set in the same fantasy world as her previous bestselling manga Dawn of the Arcana, The King's Beast is a darker, more intense tale. Set in […]

Viz Discounts Rei Tomas Manga Series Ahead of Her New Series

Viz Discounts Rei Toma's Manga Series Ahead of Her New Series

New York Times bestselling creator Rei Toma has a new manga series, The King's Beast, launching in English this week. Her publisher Viz Media just announced that they are offering a digital sale of her previous, hugely popular series, The Water Dragon's Bride and The Dawn of the Arcana, on their official Twitter feed. Water […]

The Kings Beast: Viz Media Launches Sequel to Dawn of the Arcana

The King's Beast: Viz Media Launches Sequel to Dawn of the Arcana

Viz Media announced the launch of The King's Beast, the sequel to the New York Times Bestselling manga fantasy series Dawn of the Arcana. The fantasy world of Dawn of the Arcana returns in The King's Beast on February 2nd. Dawn of the Arcana introduced a world of fantasy, romance, and palace intrigue: "Princess Nakaba of […]

Moriarty the Patriot Vol. 2: Enter A Rebooted Sherlock Holmes

Moriarty the Patriot Vol. 2: Enter A Rebooted Sherlock Holmes!

You knew this was coming: Moriarty the Patriot introduced its version of Sherlock Holmes in the series in the second volume of the collected series from Viz Media. And this rebooted version of Holmes is hilarious in the way that only manga and Japanese fan culture can be. Hell, they put him right on the […]

Viz Media Releases List of March 2021 Manga Titles

Viz Media Releases List of March 2021 Manga Titles

It's the New Year, and Viz Media has released their titles for March 2021 in advance. All the big series are here along with some new titles. Shonen Jump My Hero Academia: Team-Up Missions, Vol. 1 Story and Art by Yoko Akiyama Original Concept by Kohei Horikoshi Midoriya is excited for his first team-up mission […]

The Top 101 Most-Read Stories On Bleeding Cool In 2020

The Top 101 Most-Read Stories On Bleeding Cool In 2020

Here are the 101 most-read stories on Bleeding Cool of the year. The numbers don't lie. Our May scoop that DC comic book series Lucifer was cancelled mid-run and would conclude as an original graphic novel is now coming to fruition and will be published in February 2021. The full list runs below; the numbers […]

Remina: Junji Itos Horror is a Whole Planet

Remina: Junji Ito's Horror is a Whole Planet!

Remina is one of Junji Ito's latest horror manga stories, and it's utterly nuts. In a good way. A horror story should be utterly insane, nightmarish, and irrational. Ito understands this better than most storytellers. He might have taken a few years off horror to draw a manga about his cat, but he's come back […]

Jujutsu Kaisen 0: Viz Media Announces Prequel to Hit Manga and Anime

Jujutsu Kaisen 0: Viz Media Announces Prequel to Hit Manga and Anime

Viz Media announced the publication of Jujutsu Kaisen 0, a one-shot prequel to the hit series Jujutsu Kaisen. The manga has sold over 10 million copies worldwide and is currently enjoying an anime adaptation. The prequel will be by Gege Akutami and released on January 5th, 2021. Jujutsu Kaisen 0 is the supernatural story that […]

Naruto One Piece Bleach: Manga Light Novel Spinoff Round-up

Naruto, One Piece, Bleach: Manga Light Novel Spinoff Round-up

You shouldn't be surprised that Naruto, One Piece, and Bleach have light novel spinoffs. They're not prose adaptations of the manga or anime stories, but brand-new, original stories. In Japan, popular manga series become full-on multimedia franchise factories, and apart from anime, toys, and merchandise, prose spinoffs are also commonplace. It makes sense. Fans can't […]

Revolutionary Girl Utena: After the Revolution is for Fans Only

Revolutionary Girl Utena: After the Revolution is for Fans Only

Revolutionary Girl Utena: After the Revolution is a partial sequel to the groundbreaking 80s manga and anime series Revolutionary Girl Utena. Unfortunately, unless you've followed the original series, you'll probably feel lost at sea with After the Revolution. The original series was a groundbreaking LGBTQ fantasy epic where themes and meanings were expressed as symbols […]

Sneeze: Naoki Urusawas Short Stories are Wistful Goofy Fun

Sneeze: Naoki Urusawa's Short Stories are Wistful, Goofy Fun

Sneeze is a collection of Noaki Urusawa's recent short stories. They're ditties, trifles, little bites of whimsy, and oddness that reveal his preoccupations and obsessions. As the title suggests, they're sneezes of his personality. And minor Urusawa is still fun. Urusawa is a sort of Alan Moore-esque manga creator best known for long-running series like […]

Viz Media Unveils February 2021 Solicitation Titles

Viz Media Unveils February 2021 Solicitation Titles

Viz Media officially released their list of manga titles coming out in February 2021. Shonen Jump JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Part 4–Diamond Is Unbreakable, Vol. 8 Story and Art by Hirohiko Araki What kind of weirdo lives on a transmission tower?! An all-new enemy Stand attempts to trap, outwit and eliminate Josuke Higashikata and Okuyasu Nijimura, […]

One Piece: Viz Media Celebrates 1000th Chapter with Free Chapters

One Piece: Viz Media Celebrates 1,000th Chapter with Free Chapters

One Piece is approaching a very special and impressive milestone —1,000 chapters of the manga! After more than 20 years of continuous weekly serialization, the manga will hit its 1,000th chapter very soon. Of course, Viz Media is going to celebrate this historic occasion! Eiichiro Oda premiered his goofy pirate adventure manga back in 1997. It […]

Venus in the Blind Spot: Junji Ito has Fun With his Horror Influences

Venus in the Blind Spot: Junji Ito has Fun With his Horror Influences

Venus in the Blind Spot is the latest collection of short stories by horror manga master Junji Ito. Viz Media gave him the deluxe treatment with a gorgeous hardcover collection that includes colour pages. There's no commentary on the stories, but the selection is actually a tour of Ito's mind as they reveal his influences […]

Chainsaw Man: Violent Gory Darkly Funny Manga Lives Up to its Title

Chainsaw Man: Violent, Gory, Darkly Funny Manga Lives Up to its Title

Chainsaw Man is a violent, crazy, gory, surreal manga about a man who becomes chainsaws to kill demons, as you do. Denji is one of society's lost people. Practically homeless, he earns his keep by hunting and killing devils with help from his cute chainsaw demon pet Pochita. When he's betrayed by his Yakuza boss, […]