English "Shonen Jump" To Carry "RWBY"

Viz fills in some of the details on previously announced Rooster Teeth collaboration

At San Diego Comic Con, anime/manga distributor VIZ Media announced a collaboration with Rooster Teeth to publish books based on their animated action series RWBY. Now, this weekend at New York Comic Con, they have announced some of those plans with news that Shirow Miwa's (Dogs: Bullets & Carnage) Ultra Jump prequel will be running in the English edition of Shonen Jump. 

 

 

Miwa expands the story to explore some of its mysteries in the adaptation supervised by Rooster Teeth, with Ruby, Weiss, Blake, and Yang meeting on the first day of class at Beacon Academy.

 

Miwa previously contributed to a RWBY Comiket tribute book.

 

 

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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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