Viz Plans Deluxe Hardcover Release of Junji Ito's "Tomie" Manga

Stardust Crusaders, Platinum End, and One Piece box set 3 also detailed

Viz Media made a few manga announcements at its Anime Boston panel this weekend, starting with a deluxe hardcover edition of Junji Ito's classic frightfest Tomie. Tomie: The Complete Deluxe Edition, which will be in the style of Viz's previous Ito releases of Uzumaki and Gyo, will be available this winter.

 

Other announcements include the print debut of Platinum End, from Death Note team Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, due out this fall. Viz will also continue its deluxe hardcover releases of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure with Part III: Stardust Crusaders this fall, which is also when the third One Piece box set, containing volumes 47-40, arrives. 

 

Full descriptions from the press release:

 

ONE PIECE BOX SET 3  

Rated ‘T’ for Teens • Debuts Fall 2016 

The third ONE PIECE Manga Box Set contains the arcs Thriller Bark, Sabaody, Impel Down, Paramount War, and New World, which make up vols. 47-70 of the epic pirate series. This new set offers a significant savings over buying the volumes individually, along with an exclusive premium 48-page mini-comic and double-sided color poster.

  

PLATINUM END, VOL. 1 

Rated ‘M’ for Mature Readers Debuts Fall 2016 

Digital Chapters Available Now For $0.99

Dive into the brand new series by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, the legendary manga duo that created DEATH NOTE. As his classmates celebrate their middle school graduation, troubled Mirai is mired in darkness. But his battle is just beginning when he receives some salvation from above in the form of an angel. Now Mirai is pitted against 12 other chosen humans in a battle in which the winner becomes the next god of the world. Mirai has an angel in his corner, but he may need to become a devil to survive.

 

JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: PART 3 – STARDUST CRUSADERS, VOL. 1 

Rated ‘T+’ for Older Teens Debuts Fall 2016 

The legendary Shonen Jump series is now available in deluxe editions featuring color pages and newly drawn cover art! JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE is a groundbreaking manga famous for its outlandish characters, wild humor and frenetic battles. As the beginning of the Stardust Crusaders Arc opens, a fiendish villain once thought to be dead has resurfaced and become even more powerful! To fight this evil, the aging Joseph Joestar enlists the help of his hot-blooded grandson, Jotaro Joestar. Together they embark on a perilous adventure that will take them around the world!

  

TOMIE: COMPLETE DELUXE EDITION 

Rated ‘T+’ for Older Teens Debuts Winter 2016 

Horror manga master Junji Ito’s long-awaited debut series, Tomie, returns in a new, deluxe omnibus hardcover edition! Tomie Kawakami is a femme fatale with long black hair and a beauty mark just under her left eye. She can seduce nearly any man, and drive them to murder as well, even though the victim is often Tomie herself. While one lover seeks to keep her for himself, another grows terrified of the immortal succubus. But soon they realize no matter how many times they kill her, the world will never be free of Tomie.

 

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