Viz Media had some print news to announce today with the license of three spin-offs: Itachi and Sasuke novels for Naruto, as well the prose side of Tokyo Ghoul, plus a manga tying into Gangsta.
TOKYO GHOUL: DAYS, Vol. 1 · Debuts Fall 2016
TOKYO GHOUL: VOID, Vol. 2 · Debuts Early 2017
TOKYO GHOUL: PAST, Vol. 3 · Forthcoming
MSRP: $12.99 U.S. ea / $14.99 CAN ea
TOKYO GHOUL: DAYS (Vol. 1) chronicles six all-new stories from the TOKYO GHOUL universe. TOKYO GHOUL: VOID (Vol. 2) depicts the aftermath six months after a major event in the TOKYO GHOUL manga. In the TOKYO GHOUL manga series, 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.
ANNOUNCEMENT: We will be releasing the Tokyo Ghoul novels. Days comes October 2016 and Void comes January 2017. pic.twitter.com/eMNjaHVV2S— VIZ Media (@VIZMedia) April 14, 2016
NARUTO: ITACHI’S STORY – DAYLIGHT, Vol. 1 · Debuts Fall 2016
NARUTO: ITACHI’S STORY – MIDNIGHT, Vol. 2 · Debuts Winter 2016
NARUTO: SASUKE’S STORY – SUNRISE · Debuts Spring 2017
MSRP: $10.99 U.S. ea / $12.99 CAN ea
Three new NARUTO novels focusing on the Uchiha brothers, Itachi and Sasuke! Features original cover art by NARUTO creator Masashi Kishimoto. Also catch other NARUTO original prose novels available now including NARUTO: KAKASHI’S STORY and NARUTO: SHIKAMARU’S STORY.
ANNOUNCEMENT: This November we will begin releasing the two-part novel series Naruto: Itachi's Story! pic.twitter.com/8ViPr2alJL— VIZ Media (@VIZMedia) April 14, 2016
GANGSTA.: CURSED, Vol. 1 · Rated ‘M’ for Mature Readers ·
MSRP: $12.99 U.S. / $14.99 CAN · Debuts Winter 2016
A new series depicting prequel stories for several of the main characters featured in the original GANGSTA. manga series. In GANGSTA.: CURSED, the man named Marco Adriano is a loyal and beloved member of the Cristiano Family, helping them protect the persecuted Twilight population in the city of Ergastulum. But he was once a boy codenamed “Spas,” raised as a Hunter and assigned to the Destroyers Second Group for a single purpose: to track down and kill Twilights.
ANNOUNCEMENT: This December we will begin releasing Gangsta.: Cursed which tells the story of Marco Adriano's past. pic.twitter.com/aR52oYW6oD— VIZ Media (@VIZMedia) April 14, 2016