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Fire Punch Vol. 1 – January 2018 (Viz Signature)

TITLE: Fire Punch vol. 1 YEAR: January 2018 (US Release Date) COMPANY: VIZ Media, LLC Story & Art by Tatsuki Fujimoto From mangaka Tatsuki Fujimoto comes his shonen manga “Fire Punch”. Serialized in Shonen Jump from April 2016 through January 2018, the manga has been collected into 8 manga volumes and now the manga series will be released in North America courtesy of Viz Signature. The series is set during […]

Manga Spotlight of the Day: Terra Formars vol. 20 – January 2018 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Terra Formars vol. 20 YEAR: January 2018 (US Release Date) COMPANY: VIZ Media, LLC Story by: Yu Sasuga Art by Ken-Ichi Tachibana The Terra Formars have been waiting for the moment to invade Earth and now the invasion has begun and their target is Japan. The beginning of the human vs. Terra Formars war begins in vol. 20! And the mission is to take down the Invoker. What is […]

Manga Spotlight of the Day: Blue Exorcist Vol. 1 – April 2011 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Blue Exorcist – Vol. 1 (Ao no Exorcist) YEAR: April 2011 (US Release Date) COMPANY: VIZ Media, LLC Story & Art by Kazue Kato (加藤 和恵) An interesting take on exorcist-based storylines in manga, “Blue Exorcist” has a good balance of humor, action and an interesting concept that definitely shows us the potential of this manga series! “Ao no Exorcist” (Blue Exorcist) is a manga series written and illustrated by […]

Manga Spotlight of the Day: Kimi ni Todoke (From Me to You) vol. 28 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Kimi ni Todoke (From Me to You) vol. 28 YEAR: January 2018 (US Release) COMPANY: Viz Media Written and art by Karuho Shiina t’s almost time for everyone to prepare for their college entry exams. How will Sawako and friends enjoy Christmas and New Year’s Eve?  Find out in vol. 28 of “Kimi ni Todoke”! What is “Kimi ni todoke” all about? From mangaka Karuho Shiina (“Crazy for You”), […]

Manga Spotlight of the Day: Bleach 3-in-1 – Omnibus Edition – Vol. 1 (Shonen Jump Manga)

TITLE: Bleach 3-in-1 – Omnibus Edition – Vol. 1 YEAR: June 2011 (US Release Date) COMPANY: VIZ Media, LLC/Shonen Jump Manga Story & Art by Tite Kubo (久保 宣章) “Bleach”… It’s definitely one of the most successful anime and manga titles in Japan and well-known to anime/manga fans all over the world. “Bleach” has a strong fan following and since its run began back in 2001, series creator, writer and illustrator […]

Manga Spotlight of the Day: Dragonball 3-in-1 Omnibus vol. 1 – June 2013 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Dragonball 3-in-1 Omnibus vol. 1 YEAR: June 2013 (US Release Date) COMPANY: VIZ Media, LLC Story & Art by Akira Toriyama (鳥山 明) It’s the series that started it all… “Dragon Ball”.  Originally, a manga series written and illustrated by Akira Toriyama for “Shonen Jump”, the manga series lasted from 1984 through 1995 (a total of 42 volumes) and since the manga series has produced several anime series which […]