VIZ Media has announced a parternship with the prominent global talent and literary agency, United Talent Agency (UTA), to develop a diverse range of live-action programming based on titles from VIZ Media’s catalog of manga and anime properties. More after the jump.
In addition to their anime news regarding Hunter x Hunter's English dub cast and streaming plans for JoJo's Bizarre Adventure and TerraFormars, at this weekend's C2E2, Viz Media announced plans for art books Yoshitaka Amano Illustrations along with The Art of Castle in the Sky. More after the jump.
If you purchased Sailor Moon R Season 2 Set 2 and have had issues with audio syncing when viewing your precious Sailor Moon discs, you're entitled to a replacement courtesy of Viz Media. Hit the jump for more info!
Viz Media's Shojo Beat label has announced a pair of manga to close out 2015 and start 2016. Bloody Maryby Akaza Samamiya is scheduled for December. That's followed by Honey So Sweet by Amu Meguro in January. More after the jump.
Viz Media has announced that following its introduction to their digital Shonen Jump mazine, My Hero Academia, the break out hit by Kohei Horikoshi, the creator of Barrage (also published by VIZ Media) will launch in North America in August in print and also digitally across all territories serviced by VIZManga.com and the VIZ MANGA App. The title also will be available internationally from select VIZ Media content partners’ proprietary digital platforms.
Viz has announced the new titles joining their digital manga library this month. Along with the first volume of new shoujo Meteor Prince and the complete collection of Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama's Jaco the Galactic Patrolman, rescue titles include CLAMP's Shirahime-Syo and Duklyon, as well as sci-fi The Third.
Viz Media updated its Viz Manga store with a bunch of new digital first releases, including the digital release of Kagami Yoshimizu's four-panel manga Lucky☆Star. The first volume of the comedy series joins a digital exclusive release of One and Yusuke Murata's One-Punch Man vol. 4 and others. Read on for more.
At Anime Expo, Viz's Shojo Beat label announced that they will release the Vampire Knight: Life digital-only chapter in December. Meca Tanaka's two volume 2013 Meteor Prince, about an unlucky girl who meets a naked guy who falls to earth, will be released starting in January, and Aya Shouoto's 2013 ongoing supernatural reverse-harem The Demon Prince of Momochi House, will be released next summer.
Viz has announced that they will begin offering their manga on the digital, cloud based comiXology platform using its right-to-left "Manga Fixed Format." The publisher's manga is also offered on their own platform, Nook, iBookstore, Kindle and Google Play. Meanwhile Dark Horse has begun offering CLAMP titles on their digital platform starting with Clover and Card Captor Sakura. More after the jump.
This week, Viz introduces Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki's ecchi cooking manga Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma to North America digitally through their app, Vizmanga.com, Nook, Kindle, Kobo, iBooks and GooglePlay stores. This is set to be followed next week by rescue licenses Chibi Vampire and D.N Angel. Get the details after the jump.
Looks like Honey Blood and Kiss of the Rose Princess aren't Viz Media's only shoujo plans being announced this week.. Magical realms, time travel and gorgeous gothic vampires as it announces the acquisition by its Shojo Beat imprint of new releases for Black Bird, Vampire Knight and a brand new series, Yukarism, that are scheduled to debut during the Fall of 2014. More after the jump.
VIZ Media announced plans to expand their Studio Ghibli Library imprint expansion with two books in the fourth quarter of the year. A Princess Mononoke art book re-release will be joined Hayao Miyazaki's early, 1980 watercolor version of the story. More after the jump.