Viz Schedules Digital Premieres for "Tokyo Ghoul" and New Rescue Manga

"Girls Bravo," "Ratman" and more rescheduled

Viz has announced that Sui Ishida's Tokyo Ghoul manga will make its highly anticipated English debut on March 17th on digital platforms that include their Vizmanga.com site and apps, as well as eBook formats including Nook, Kindle, Kobo, comiXology, iBooks and GooglePlay stores. It's joined by digital premieres and rescue licenses of Spell of Desire, Calling You, Girls Bavo, Ratman and Someday's Dreamers: Spellbound.


New March Digital Manga Series Debuts:

SPELL OF DESIRE, Vol. 1 · Rated ‘M’ for Mature Readers ·
DIGITAL MSRP: $6.99 (U.S. / CAN) · Available March 3rd!
In this paranormal drama by Tomu Ohmi (creator of MIDNIGHT SECRETARY), Kaoruko Mochizuki runs an herb shop in a small seaside town. One day, a mysterious man dressed in black named Kaname Hibiki enters her shop and reveals that Kaoruko is actually a witch. And what’s more, Kaoruko needs Kaname to help control her awakening power!

CALLING YOU (Single Volume) · Rated ‘T’ for Teens ·
DIGITAL MSRP: $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) · Available March 10th!
In these preternatural tales, a girl creates a cell phone in her imagination, with which she can communicate with others...A young boy discovers his new friend has the power to heal others-and learns about true friendship and sacrifice...And the restorative power of love confronts the tragedy and horror of a deadly train accident.

TOKYO GHOUL, Vol. 1 · Rated ‘T+’ for Older Teens · Digital First
DIGITAL MSRP: $8.99 (U.S. / CAN) · Available March 17th
Ghouls live among us, the same as normal people in every way – except their craving for human flesh. Ken Kaneki is an ordinary college student until a violent encounter turns him into the first half-human half-ghoul hybrid. Trapped between two worlds, he must survive Ghoul turf wars, learn more about Ghoul society and master his new powers.

GIRLS BRAVO, Vol. 1 · Rated ‘T+’ for Older Teens ·
DIGITAL MSRP: $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) · Available March 17th
Meet Yukinari Sasaki, an average high school boy who has extreme girl-phobia - and an allergic reaction when girls touch him. One day, he befriends an alien named Miharu, who comes from a planet that houses only women. Remarkably, Yukinari is able to touch Miharu without breaking into a sweat. Accompanied by Miharu, he returns to his own world: but shortly thereafter, other girls follow them...and his life turns into one big mess!

RATMAN, Vol. 1 · Rated ‘T+’ for Older Teens ·
DIGITAL MSRP: $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) · Available March 24th!
Shuto Katsuragi is a superhero otaku. Only problem is, he's too short and always getting teased for his height...especially when he tries to emulate his favorite superhero! To make matters worse, Shuto suddenly gets abducted and tricked into participating in some rather sketchy and super-villainous experiments! What's a shrimp to do when his dreams come true in ways he never expected?

SOMEDAY’S DREAMERS: SPELLBOUND, (2-Volume Series) ·
Rated ‘T’ for Teens · DIGITAL MSRP: $4.99 each (U.S. / CAN) ·
Vol. 1 Available March 24th; Vol. 2 available March 31st!
Eighteen-year-old Nami is a magic user with a keen interest in helping everyone...but herself. Ryutaro is the new boy in school--he's rough around the edges and has a mysterious past, but beneath his rugged exterior is a gentle soul. When these two meet, they leave each other spellbound! It's new love in the world of Someday's Dreamers.

 


VIZ Media’s Digital Manga Starter Bundle Promotion continues through March 31st on VIZManga.com as well as comiXology.

Classic JUMP Bundle II · Promo MSRP $9.99
Bundle includes:
· DR. SLUMP, Vol. 1
· DRAGON BALL, Vol. 1
· KNIGHTS OF THE ZODIAC, Vol. 1
· ROSARIO + VAMPIRE, Vol. 1
· YU-GI-OH!, Vol. 1

VIZ Media Mature Starter Bundle · Promo MSRP $20.00 (*Only available via VIZManga.com)
· BIOMEGA, Vol. 1
· BLACK LAGOON, Vol. 1
· DOGS, Vol. 1
· IKIGAMI, Vol. 1
· NANA, Vol. 1

VIZ Signature Starter Bundle · Promo MSRP $20.00
· BOKURANO: OURS, Vol. 1
· CHILDREN OF THE SEA, Vol. 1
· I’LL GIVE IT MY ALL TOMORROW, Vol. 1
· OISHINBO, Vol. 1
· SATURN APARTMENTS, Vol. 1

VIZ Media March Manga Series Bundles
· BIOMEGA, Vols. 1-6; $12.00
· CROSS MANAGE, Vols. 1-5; $10.00
· NANA, Vols. 1-10; $20.00
· Claymore, Vols. 1-10; $20.00

Additional digital manga content for March includes updates to 18 other continuing series. Included in this month’s update are exciting new volumes for popular continuing titles such as FOOD WARS! (Vol. 5), NARUTO (Vol. 69), ONE-PUNCH MAN (Vol. 6), SGT. FROG (Vol. 6), TERRA FORMARS (Vol. 5) and many more

 

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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