Did you feel that high school tough guy Raizo "Thunder" Yamada got enough screen time in the Valvrave anime? Well, that belligerent supporting character is about to briefly be promoted to protagonist with Karega Tsuchiya's VVV manga doing a "Valvrave the Liberator - Record of the Bancho Thunder."
Based on designs by Hoshino Katsura, the story running in Jump Square 19 vol 9, on sale this week, explores Thunder's friendship with Nobu and drive to pilot the Valvrave 3/VVV-III "Hikaminari."
Some bonus Thunda designs
and Blu-ray art
The issue of Jump SQ