Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has welcomed VIZ Media, publisher, distributor and licensor of Japanese and global content in North America, as the organization’s newest corporate member. VIZ Media additionally supports CBLDF by this week co-releasing the Manga Book Club Handbook, a resource designed to help libraries and retailers unite their communities over manga. Digital copies of the handbook are available.
At their San Diego Comic-Con panel, Viz announced that they they have teamed with Tubi TV to stream their anime on the platform to viewers in North America, including Canada. Additionally, they announced plans to release book tied to the RWBY animated series soon. More after the jump.
If you're just now jumping on the Hunter x Hunter train and want to own the episodes you've seen on Cartoon Network's Toonami block, you're in luck. Hit the jump for more!
Do you love Pokémon? Do you love cooking? Why not combine the two with The Pokémon Cookbook? Viz Media has announced that it is going to bring a delicious official Pokémon cookbook to North America for Poké-fans to hungrily devour. Hit the jump for more!
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.