Viz confirms no new season of Tokyo Ghoul

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Fans of Tokyo Ghoul got excited after what seemed like an off-hand comment from VIZ Media’s Kevin Hamric, saying a new season of the anime was on the way. But in light of a recent statement by Viz provided to Anime News Network, the senior director reportedly misspoke or was misquoted. The ICv2 website had previously posted an interview with […]

Update: Shonen Jump makes way for 6 new manga, ends Amalgam of Distortion and Demon’s Plan

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Weekly Shonen Jump is right in the process of launching its six new manga series, with VIZ Media running previews of each as they start their print runs in the magazine’s English edition. Of course, each incoming series must have an empty spot waiting, and so two manga are also ending to make room. The upcoming February 20th […]

Uncut remaster of Sailor Moon R: The Movie gets 2-minute preview

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Sailor Moon R: The Movie has just been given a special premiere in Los Angeles this month, showing off VIZ Media’s remastered and uncut version of the 1993 anime. This new theatrical edition is now touring across more and more of the US, but thanks to IGN, everyone can see a two-minute preview of how lovely […]

Viz announce Boruto, Tokyo Ghoul and Anonymous Noise manga for 2017

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VIZ Media previewed six new manga they’ve acquired for 2017 to fans who gathered at New York Comic Con this past weekend. They include the music-driven romance in Anonymous Noise, the story of a queer woman finding her place in the music scene in After Hours, a survival treasure hunt adventure in Golden Kamuy, and the […]

Update: Love Rush! and Red Sprite manga join The Promised Neverland in Viz official Shonen Jump line-up

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VIZ Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump announced on Monday (September 19th) that two manga it recently previewed as part of its Jump Start initiative, Ryohei Yamamoto’s Love Rush! and Tomohiro Yagi’s Red Sprite, will now join the magazine’s official weekly line-up. Initially, Viz ran the first three chapters of both as Love Rush! launched on August 22nd, and Red Sprite on August 29th. Viz’s Jump also ran Kaiu Shirai […]

Laputa art book from VIZ Media sees Ghibli film’s creation through from studio’s beginnings

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VIZ Media are celebrating the beloved anime works of artist and visionary Hayao Miyazaki with their upcoming release of The Art of Castle in the Sky on October 18th. This date marks the 30th anniversary of the original release of the Studio Ghibli film Laputa: Castle in the Sky, and the book gives a peek behind the scenes, documenting […]

VIZ Media publishing Super Mario Adventures and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess manga

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Video game and manga fans, prepare yourselves. VIZ Media have announced via press release that they have acquired the rights to the classic Super Mario Adventures manga, as well as the latest title in Akira Himekawa’s The Legend of Zelda manga series, Twilight Princess. Super Mario Adventures is set for its first re-release in over 20 years in October, while The Legend of Zelda: […]

News: Yona of the Dawn manga’s first volume arrives for English readers

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Taking us on a fantastical adventure with Yona, a resourceful princess on a quest to reclaim her rightful throne, VIZ Media are publishing the shojo manga Yona of the Dawn, starting with the first collected volume now available digitally and in print. Created by Mizuho Kusanagi, who started out as a professional manga artist with Yoiko no Kokoroe (The […]

End of Bleach slated later than expected alongside “important announcement”

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As expected, it was announced in Monday’s (August 1st) Shonen Jump magazine that Naoshi Komi will publish his last Nisekoi chapter in next week’s 36-37 double issue. But as for Bleach, that apparently set-in-stone ending date has backtracked to become more tentative. This coming Monday’s (August 8th) double issue will announce that Tite Kubo’s manga will instead end in issue 38, to […]

Update: Viz will preview Shonen Jump’s Love Rush! and Red Sprite manga following The Promised Neverland

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In this week’s issue 35 of Shonen Jump came the inaugural chapter of Yakusoku no Neverland by writer Kaiu Shirai and artist Posuka Demizu, whose Twitter art is enchanting enough on its own. At the same time, VIZ Media’s English edition of the magazine’s August 1st issue ran the first chapter of Yakusoku no Neverland, known in English as The […]

Viz and Rooster Teeth team up to publish RWBY manga

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VIZ Media have announced a publishing partnership with Rooster Teeth, the Austin, Texas-based creators of RWBY, to develop new book titles for global release based on the internationally beloved series. Starting with the publication of a RWBY manga in 2017, more print releases are promised for the future, to expand the world of Remnant and the story of four […]