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Cover image for CHOUJIN X GN VOL 01
Founded in 1986, Viz Media is an American manga publisher, anime distributor and entertainment company based in San Francisco, California and is the second-largest manga publisher in the USA And in February, they will be launching Sui Ishida's Choujin X and also putting out a Free Comic Book Day edition in May Viz Media also[...]
I'm The Grim Reaper, Jumps From Webtoon To Viz Media Graphic Novels
Graveweaver's YA graphic novel series, I'm The Grim Reaper, based on the Webtoon comic book of the same name, has sold the first four books to Julia Patrick at VIZ Media I'm The Grim Reaper is the story of a girl named Scarlet who dies and makes a Faustian bargain to become a grim reaper[...]
VIZ LLC OCT22 Solicitations
And now the manga is getting an English language adaptation and collection from Viz Media in their December 2022 solicits and solicitations. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ RAINBOW DAYS GN VOL 01 VIZ LLC OCT222114 (W) Minami Mizuno These four friends couldn't be more[...]
Junji Ito Forced to Watch Creepy Ads in Effort to Scare Him
We're still waiting for the new anime adaptation of his classic Lovecraftian horror series Uzumaki (translation: "Spiral") to hit this year, and he is the reigning Master of Body Horror since David Cronenberg has been less prolific in the last decade. Panel from "Uzumaki" by Junji Ito, Viz Media So his US publisher Viz Media decides to[...]
Cover image for MY HERO ACADEMIA BOX SET VOLS 1-20 (MAR228024)
In October, Viz Media is publishing a box set with the first twenty volumes of Kouhei Horikoshi's My Hero Academia at a discount rate including a full-colour double-sided poster and an exclusive 48-page booklet featuring the never-before-seen-in-the-US bonus illustrations and author commentary printed on volume 1-20's book covers in Japan As well as everything else[...]
Goodbye, Eri: One of the Best, Most Unexpected Graphic Novels of 2022
It's not a sequel or spinoff of Chainsaw Man but a standalone story, and it's one of the best graphic novels of the year. "Goodbye, Eri," Viz Media Goodbye, Eri is mainly seen from the point of view of high schooler Yuta like a found footage movie His ailing mother asks him to film her every moment[...]
Cover image for DEATH NOTE SHORT STORIES GN
Death Note Short Stories from Tsugumi Ohba kick off in Viz Media's May 2022 solicits and solicitations through Diamond Comic Distributors in May 2022 Here's a look at the new collection, and everything else Viz has for the month. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 100%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /*[...]
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Manga Adaptation Nears its End
The manga's creators, the writer and artist team that has fused into a single hivemind pseudonymously named Akira Himekawa, tweeted they have submitted a draft of the final chapter before starting work on it. "The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess" manga cover, Viz Media https://twitter.com/AkiraHimekawa/status/1471446675470548994?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw The finale will most likely be adapting the last moments of the game,[...]
Cover image for FCBD 2022 KAIJU NO 8 & SAKAMOTO DAYS
Viz Media spotlights Naoya Matsumoto's Kaiju No 8, and Yuto Suzuki's Sakamoto Days in their Free Comic Book Day offering for May 2022, accompanied by all their other March 2022 solicits and solicitations below. FCBD 2022 KAIJU NO 8 & SAKAMOTO DAYS VIZ LLC JAN220011 (W) Naoya Matsumoto, Yuto Suzuki (A) Naoya Matsumoto, Yuto Suzuki Kaiju No 8: Kafka wants[...]
Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War: Anime Final Arc Premieres Oct. 2022
He is also a supremely gifted and accomplished storyteller, and it is a great honor for VIZ Media to acquire this final arc in his legendary catalogue Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War, for fans everywhere,"  said Brad Woods, Chief Marketing Officer VIZ Media "Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War: Anime Final Arc" ©Tite Kubo/Shueisha, TV TOKYO, dentsu, Pierrot or[...]
Yu-Gi-Oh! creator Kazuki Takahashi Launches Spider-Man/Iron Man Manga
Viz Media has announced the news that Yu-Gi-Oh! creator Kazuki Takahashi is working on a new manga for the publisher – and for Marvel Comics, Secret Reverse is a new manga featuring Marvel characters Spider-Man and Iron Man as they "travel to Japan to battle an evil gaming magnate and his deadly new technology" Secret[...]
Viz Media Releases List of December 2021 Manga and Book Titles
Viz Media has released their complete list of manga and books being published in December, all up for pre-order. Shonen Jump Cover art courtesy of Viz Media Akira Toriyama's Manga Theater Story and Art by Akira Toriyama From Akira Toriyama, the legendary manga creator of Dragon Ball comes this special collection of short stories spanning the first few decades of[...]
Viz Media and Rooster Teeth Release The Art of gen:LOCK in October
Viz Media and Rooster Teeth announced The Art of gen:LOCK from New York Times bestselling author Daniel Wallace will be released on October 12th ahead of the show's Season 2 Premiere Originating in 2016, the book will unravel the many layers of creative decisions in the development of characters, technology, weapons, and environments Fans will[...]
Viz Media Announces November 2021 Titles
Viz Media announced their complete list of November 2021 titles, all up for pre-order. Shonen Jump Cover art courtesy of Viz Media One Piece Pirate Recipes Story and Art by Eiichiro Oda You can't become King of the Pirates on an empty stomach!  Monkey D Luffy has defeated dozens of rivals, and that kind of success takes a whole lot[...]
Sensor is Junji Ito’s Most Ambitious Cosmic Horror Tale Yet
Sensor is the latest horror manga by Junji Ito and one of his best, a sprawling, meandering serialized story that unites many of his usual themes to create a saga of cosmic horror and existential dread. "Sensor" by Junji Ito cover art courtesy of Viz Media It's a very Junji Ito plot: A young woman arrives at[...]
Mao: Rumiko Takahashi Plays it Straight and Spooky This Time
1" cover art courtesy of Viz Media. High schooler Nanoka, she of the tragic backstory where she miraculously survived a car accident that killed her parents, stumbles on a portal that takes her back in time to 1920s Japan where she encounters dangerous Yokai and a wandering exorcist-warrior named Mao and his little Yokai sidekick They[...]
Steve Aoki’s DIM MAK and Viz Media Launch More Bleach Apparel
Steve Aoki's fashion and record label, DIM MAK, has teamed up with VIZ Media to release the official "DIM MAK x BLEACH" collaboration – a limited edition line-up of anime-inspired tees and hoodies featuring original art from the iconic series Bleach, released on Friday, September 10th Based on the epic Japanese manga series by Tite[...]
Marvel Meow: Marvel and Viz Media's Cat Manga Debuts in October
What's better than a cat manga? Why, a cat manga set in the Marvel universe, of course! Ever since Disney bought up Marvel, it has been devouring media and genres like Galactus on its way to conquering all of Pop Culture until the world thinks Marvel is all Pop Culture. "Marvel Meow" cover courtesy of Viz[...]
Star Wars: The High Republic: Edge of Balance Manga Out This Week
1" cover art courtesy of Viz Media Star Wars: The High Republic: Edge of Balance Vol 1 Story by Shima Shinya & Justina Ireland Art by Mizuki Sakakibara "The galaxy of manga has been seen before in Star Wars adaptations, but in Star Wars: High Republic: Edge of Balance, fans can experience a brand new original saga following Jedi[...]
Mao: Viz Media Premieres New Rumiko Takahashi Manga Series!
1" by Rumiko Takahashi, cover courtesy of Viz Media. It's the Taisho Era, and Japan's roaring 20s are here! Modern-day schoolgirl Nanoka stumbles into a world of Japan's beginning modernism with Western clothing styles and European cafes Something dreadful about this world lies as beautiful women transform into spider demons, shikigami disguised as little boys, and[...]
Animal Crossing: New Horizons: Viz Media to Launch Manga Tie-In
Now, Viz Media is launching its first official graphic novel in Animal Crossing: New Horizons—Deserted Island Diary Tom Nook and other fan favorites are introduced through the medium of manga, bringing the same charm and quirks you know and love from the video game that gave you a reason to live in 2020! "Animal Crossing: New[...]
Naruto Forms Champion’s First Anime-Based Apparel Collection
The saga of a young ninja who seeks recognition from his peers and dreams of becoming the Hokage today inspires millions of people across generations on a daily basis. Champion's apparel line, Image Provided by Viz Media Now Champion Athleticwear has partnered with Naruto to bring a unique capsule to market celebrating the story's most well-known characters[...]
Cruella the Manga: Black White and Red: Viz Publishes Prequel to Movie
The movie could become a camp classic, or at the very least, a cult. "Cruella the Manga" cover courtesy of Viz Media. We all love to love a villain Villains get to be sassy, they get to be dismissive, and they get to push past the boundaries of polite society that we dare not ourselves[...]
Mashle: Magic and Muscles Vol. 1: What if Superman Went to Hogwarts?
1" cover, Viz Media Set in a magical kingdom where everyone goes to the magical school, young Mashle was raised in secrecy because he is one of the few children born without any magical powers He has a unique power, though: superstrength, the likes of which no one in the kingdom has ever seen before When[...]
Viz Media Releases Full List of October 2021 Manga Titles
Viz Media has released their massive list of October 2021 titles, including Shonen manga, Shoujo manga, Seinan manga and artbooks Once again, there's something here for everyone. Shonen Jump Courtesy of Viz Media Burn the Witch, Vol 1   Story and Art by Tite Kubo Behind the world you think you know lies a land of magic and  fairy tales—but[...]
Viz Media Releases September 2021 Manga Titles
Viz Media has released their full list of manga titles coming out in September Once again, it's a full range of Shonen, Shoujo and mature, or Seinan titles, so  there's something for everyone. Shonen Jump Courtesy of Viz Media Mashle: Magic and Muscles, Vol 2 Story and Art By Hajime Komoto       In the midst of a battle with[...]
Dim Mak x Inuyasha: Steve Aoki and Viz Launch Apparel Line
Steve Aoki's fashion brand, Dim Mak Collection, has joined forces with VIZ Media to release the officially licensed "Dim Mak x Inuyasha" collaboration – a collection of anime-inspired apparel celebrating the artistry and epic storytelling of one of Japan's best-known and award-winning manga artists, Rumiko Takahashi. Dim Mak x Inuyasha collection Credit: VIZ Media, Dim Mak Dim Mak x[...]
Anime Expo Lite 2021: Registration Open, Benefits Hate is A Virus
This year's programming will feature streamed content from additional industry partners such as Bushiroad, Bandai Namco Arts, Crunchyroll, Right Stuf Anime, VIZ Media and more soon to be announced! Additional content, programming details and participating brands will be announced in the coming weeks. "2021 is an important year of transition, of possibilities, of community, and of[...]
Viz Media Releases July 2021 Solicitations
Viz Media has released their complete list of titles coming out in July 2021, this time they're including their Blu-Ray and DVD titles. Viz Originals "Devil's Candy" cover, Viz Media Devil's Candy, Vol 1 By REM and Bikkuri At Hemlock Heart Academy, science wiz Kazu Decker shows off his skills by creating a humanoid girl named Pandora[...]
Kirby Manga Mania: Viz Media to Publish First English Edition of Manga
At last, Viz Media will be publishing the English translation of his manga series for the first time with Kirby Manga Mania on June 8th. Credit: Viz Media Today Kirby is one of the most iconic and recognized videogame characters ever made With a legacy spanning three decades, the video game franchise has sold tens of millions[...]