Celebrate 10 Years Of Shojo Manga In North America With First-Ever U.S. Appearance Of KAMISAMA KISS Creator Along With Convention Exclusives And Upcoming Shojo Manga Series Debuts

San Francisco, CA, May 15, 2015 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, prepares to celebrate a special milestone with shojo manga fans and a special guest this summer. The company’s Shojo Beat imprint marks its 10th Anniversary and celebrates many more years of great shojo manga to come with a host of activities, creator appearances and special promotions taking place at upcoming major summertime conventions including Anime Expo, San Diego Comic-Con and Otakon.


Exclusive New Manga Series Debuts As Well As New Digital Bundle Promotions Offering Substantial Savings On BLEACH, NARUTO, ONE PIECE And SHAMAN KING Multi-Volume Packages

VIZ Media offers manga (graphic novel) fans plenty of reading options for May as it announces its latest monthly digital update. New content includes the debut of 5 new titles as well as scores of new volumes for a variety of other acclaimed continuing series.


Leading the publisher’s roster of new titles this month are launches for the shojo fantasy comedy, CHEEKY ANGEL, the sci-fi inspired adventure of EUREKA SEVEN, and the clairvoyant drama of FLOWER OF THE DEEP SLEEP. Also debuting in May is a pair of brand new single-volume releases including the prequel to HONEY BLOOD, TALE ZERO, and GLASS WINGS, a poignant collection of manga short stories.


Final Manga Volume Of Seminal Ninja Action Adventure Will Coincide With Creator’s Special Appearance At 2015 New York Comic Con; NARUTO Illustration Book, 3 New Novels And Final Manga Series Box Set Edition Announced

San Francisco, CA, May 5, 2015 – Coming right after news of NARUTO manga (graphic novel) creator Masashi Kishimoto’s first international appearance outside of Japan, set to take place at the 2015 New York Comic-Con, VIZ Media has announced several forthcoming new NARUTO titles that longtime fans and readers will not want to miss.


VIZ Media and ReedPOP, the organizers of the New York Comic Con, will welcome Kishimoto sensei for a very special series of appearances at the massive pop culture convention that will take place October 8th-11th at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.


An Average Guy With A Family Full Of Celebrities Dreams Only Of Becoming A Manga Creator Until Romance Intervenes And Catapults Him Back Into The Life Of A Cute Actor He Knows From Childhood

San Francisco, CA, May 1, 2015 – SuBLime, the leading global yaoi manga publisher in the English language, is proud to announce the launch of the romantic comedy LOVE STAGE!! on May 12th.


The yaoi manga series by noted creators Eiki Eiki and Taishi Zaou will be released in print and digital and is rated ‘M’ for Mature Readers. Individual print volumes will carry an MSRP of $12.99 U.S. / $14.99 CAN.


NARUTO: THE SEVENTH HOKAGE AND THE SCARLET SPRING Picks Up After The Original Series Finale With A New Generation Of Aspiring Shinobi; Catch The Debut In Today’s Latest Issue!

VIZ Media delivers fresh ninja action to manga readers as it announces the digital debut of NARUTO: THE SEVENTH HOKAGE AND THE SCARLET SPRING in today’s issue of WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP.


The brand new, limited-run series by NARUTO creator Masashi Kishimoto depicts a new generation of shinobi and will appear in the English incarnation of WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP on the same day as its premiere in Japan.


HELLO KITTY, HELLO 40 As Well As ALL YOU NEED IS KILL Manga, MASTER KEATON And ONE-PUNCH MAN Each Receive Nominations For Comics Industry’s Most Prestigious Annual Award

San Francisco, CA, April 23, 2015 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, has announced that four of its critically-acclaimed titles have been nominated for the 2015 Will Eisner Comics Industry Awards, as announced by the awards committee.


The nominations include HELLO KITTY, HELLO 40: A CELEBRATION IN 40 STORIES for Best Publication for Early Readers, as well three nominations for manga (graphic novel) in the category of Best U.S. Edition of International Material – Asia. These include ALL YOU NEED IS KILL, with original story by Hiroshi Sakurazaka and art by Takeshi Obata, MASTER KEATON, Vol. 1 by Naoki Urasawa, with story by Hokusei Katsushika and Takashi Nagasaki, and ONE-PUNCH MAN, with story by ONE and artwork by Yusuke Murata.


The Long Out-Of-Print Comic By Renowned Manga Artist Shotaro Ishinomori Is Based On The Classic Nintendo Video Game And Returns In A Special Full-Color Edition

San Francisco, CA, April 9, 2015 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga, graphic novels and anime in North America, brings back one of the most iconic video game characters of all time in celebrated graphic novel form with the release of THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: A LINK TO THE PAST on May 5th.


Japan’s Massive Hit Action Series About A Boy That Can See Japanese Yo-kai Launches in the U.S. This Fall

San Francisco, CA, April 6, 2015 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, has announced the acquisition of a new manga (graphic novel) property – YO-KAI WATCH.


The supernatural comedy adventure series is inspired by the explosively popular YOKAI WATCH video game created by LEVEL-5 for the Nintendo 3DS and launched to wide acclaim in Japan in 2013. The YO-KAI WATCH manga will be published under the company’s Perfect Square imprint, written and drawn by Noriyuki Konishi under the guidance of the LEVEL-5 team. This September, the phenomenal franchise is finally coming to North America with the launch of the YO-KAI WATCH manga series, fueled as well by the debuts of anime and toy products around the same time.


Toronto Public Library & The Beguiling present
The Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2015

Announcing Featured Guest Aya Kanno!
Author of the hit manga Requiem of the Rose King and Otomen

TCAF 2015
@ Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street
Saturday May 9, 9am-5pm
Sunday May 10, 11am-5pm
Free to attend

www.torontocomics.com

TORONTO, CANADA—The Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) proudly announces that international manga superstar Aya Kanno will attend the 2015 Festival as a Featured Guest! Aya Kanno is the author of the Blank Slate, the New York Times bestselling series Otomen, and the newly-released Requiem of the Rose King, all published in English by VIZ Media. Kanno will participate in a variety of programs at the Festival including a feature interview, panel discussion, and book signing sessions. Aya Kanno will attend TCAF 2015 with her editor Yuri Yamamoto of Akita Shoten, and with the support of VIZ Media.



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