VIZ Media Unveils The World Next Door

By Staff Reports VIZ Media takes gamers on a vivid journey to an alternate realm with the release of THE WORLD NEXT DOOR on March 28th. This debut video game from the multimedia entertainment company is produced as part of an ongoing publishing partnership with indie game innovator Rose City Games, with character designs by…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media Announces the Release of Abara: Complete Deluxe Edition

By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, delivers a visually stunning work of sci-fi horror with the release of ABARA: COMPLETE DELUXE EDITION on December 18th. ABARA: COMPLETE DELUXE EDITION is by famed creator Tsutomu Nihei and is rated ‘T+’…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media Announces The Award Winning 20th Century Boys in a New Perfect Edition

By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, proudly announces the release of Naoki Urasawa’s award-winning manga 20TH CENTURY BOYS in a deluxe new omnibus edition on September 18th. 20TH CENTURY BOYS: THE PERFECT EDITION Vol. 1 will be published exclusively…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media Releases The Autobiography of Professional Wrestler Shinsuke Nakamura with King of Strong Style: 1980-2014

  By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, announces the amazing story of one of Japan’s greatest professional wrestlers, Shinsuke Nakamura, with the release of KING OF STRONG STYLE: 1980-2014 on August 7th. The autobiography debuts as a single-volume, hardcover…Read moreRead more

Anime Expo 2018 Heats Up Southern California

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith Anime Expo, which took place July 5th-8th, hit Los Angeles in the middle of a massive heat wave for Southern California, shined bright throughout the weekend. The record heat in Los Angeles didn’t stop the massive amounts of fans in attendance, as…Read moreRead more

Anime Expo 2018 Takes Over the Los Angeles Convention Center This Weekend

By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)– Anime fans rejoice as the premiere anime and manga convention rolls into Southern California as Anime Expo returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center this weekend. One of the largest pop culture conventions in the country, Anime Expo brings everything fans of anime and manga could ever hope for….Read moreRead more

VIZ Media Announces North American Home Media Rights for Accel World: Infinite Burst Film

By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, announced home media rights for the ACCEL WORLD: INFINITE BURST movie during its official panel event held this past weekend at Anime Central 2018. The film is a sequel to the 2012 ACCEL…Read moreRead more

Just in Time for Wrestlemania 34: VIZ Media Reveals the Cover for the Upcoming King of Strong Style: 1980-2014- The Autobiography of Shinsuke Nakamura

By Nolan P. Smith He’s one of the best professional wrestlers on the planet today, and he is part of one of the biggest matches for the WWE’s Wrestlemania 34, taking place this Sunday. Just in time for the grandest stage of them all,  VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields…Read moreRead more

VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES THE ACQUISITION OF K: SEVEN STORIES

By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, expands its catalog for the K anime franchise with the acquisition of K: SEVEN STORIES. The agreement forged with Japan-based King Records covers the digital streaming, EST, home video and merchandising rights to…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media Releases New Manga Series Fire Punch

By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, announces the debut of FIRE PUNCH on January 16th.

VIZ Media Announces Release of The Definitive Death Note All-In-One Edition

Exclusive Print Edition Collects The 12-Volume Manga Series Death Note Into A Single Omnibus That Features A Never Before Published In English Epilogue Chapter By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, delivers a landmark release to DEATH NOTE fans with…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media Announces Boruto Movie Home Media & Manga Series Debut

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The Naruto Legacy Continues in Boruto with a Video Release and Manga VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, delivers the highly-anticipated home video release of BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE on March 28th, and will be followed by the Volume 1 launch of…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media Expands Pokémon Publishing Catalog with Pokémon Adventures 20th Anniversary Illustration Book

VIZ Brings More Pokémon Goodness to North America in Fall 2017 By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, expands its critically acclaimed art book and POKéMON collection with the acquisition of the North American publishing rights for the…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media Prepares to Deliver a Weekend of Fun Activities and Convention Exclusives at Otakon 2016

VIZ Brings Exclusives and Punches to Otakon 2016 By Staff Reports VIZ Media prepares a strong showing for Otakon 2016, one of the East Coast’s most renowned anime conventions, with a roster jam-packed with informative panel discussions, interactive booth activities, promotional giveaways, anime screening premieres, and a special selection of retail products available exclusively at…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media Details Pokemon Adventures Creator Events at 2016 Comic-Con International

VIZ to host creators of the famed Pokemon Adventures manga series at the San Diego Comic Con By Staff Reports– VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, proudly presents the creators of the famed POKÉMON ADVENTURES manga series – Hidenori Kusaka and Satoshi…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media Announces the Broadcast Premiere of One-Punch Man Anime Series on Adult Swim

Action Anime Series About A Superhero With A Knockout Punch, Based On Smash Hit Manga Title, Premieres On North American TV Later This Month!! (By Staff Reports)– VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, has announced the North American broadcast debut of ONE-PUNCH…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media to Spotlight a Diverse Catalog of Animated Entertainment Properties at Licensing Expo 2016

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Properties include One-Punch Man, Gakkimals and More from VIZ Media VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, has announced its participation at the upcoming Licensing Expo 2016. Licensing Expo 2016 is the world’s largest and most influential annual licensing industry event and takes…Read moreRead more

Gotta Eat Them All? VIZ Media to Publish First Ever POKÉMON Cookbook This Year

POKÉMON Cookbook to Bring the Imagination of Pokemon to the Kitchen VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the field of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, tantalizes the taste buds of POKÉMON fans and home chefs everywhere as it announces plans to publish THE POKÉMON COOKBOOK: EASY & FUN RECIPES on…Read moreRead more

VIZ MEDIA Announces Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition Manga Omnibus

VIZ Media Brings Legend of Zelda Manga with Legendary Edition in November (By Staff Reports)– VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America brings back the celebrated manga (graphic novel) series for THE LEGEND OF ZELDA on November 1st. THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: LEGENDARY EDITION…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media Announces New Anime Art Books At C2E2 Convention

Viz Media Art of Castle in the Sky

VIZ Media to Release Yoshitaka Amano: Illustrations and the Art of Castle in the Sky (By Staff Reports)– VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, excited fans this past weekend at Chicago’s premier pop culture and comics convention – C2E2 – as it announced…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media is Bringing Death Note to Blu-Ray

Supernatural Crime Thriller Debuts On Blu-ray Uncut In A Special Limited “Omega” Edition That Includes Both DEATH NOTE Anime Feature Films, And Also As A Standard Edition Release (By Staff Reports)– VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, announces a new release of one of…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media Partners with Generator to Launch Official Naruto Online Store

By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, has announced the launch of the official NARUTO online store for the U.S. and Canada in partnership with digital marketing and eCommerce solutions provider, GENERATOR, a division of Sony DADC. The NARUTO online store…Read moreRead more

VIZ MEDIA Expands POKÉMON Catalog With JOHTO JOURNEYS DVD Set

By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, delivers fun new POKÉMON animated adventures to audiences as it announces the DVD release of POKÉMON: THE JOHTO JOURNEYS on November 10th. The complete 41-episode series constitutes the third season of the venerable anime…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media Announces Exciting New Manga Series Acquisitions for 2016 Release

By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, delivered a special sneak preview of forthcoming manga (graphic novel) titles as it announced the acquisition of several notable new series during its official panel held this past weekend at the 2015 New York…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media Announces U.S. Simulcast Of ONE-PUNCH MAN Anime Series

By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, invites audiences to catch the knuckle-busting premiere of the ONE-PUNCH MAN anime simulcast – this Sunday, October 4th! Presented with English subtitles on the same day as its Japanese network broadcast premiere, Episode 1…Read moreRead more

VIZ MEDIA’s Haikasoru Imprint Debuts HANZAI JAPAN Short Story Anthology

By Staff Reports VIZ Media’s Haikasoru literary imprint captivates fiction readers and fans of Japanese pop culture with the debut on October 20th of HANZAI JAPAN – Fantastical, Futuristic Stories of Crime From and About Japan. HANZAI JAPAN contains 16 inventive crime/mystery stories that incorporate supernatural elements from a vanguard of top authors that includes New…Read moreRead more

Japanese Pop Group fhána Offers Catchy Debut Album To North American Fans

By Staff Reports Japanese pop group fhána has announced the availability of its debut release, Outside of Melancholy, in a special limited edition version that contains the 14-track album on CD along with a Blu-ray featuring all of the music videos for the album’s title track and catchy singles as well as a selection of…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media Announces the Grand Prize Winner of Hokage for a Day Contest

By Staff Reports VIZ Media has announced the Grand Prize winner of its Hokage for a Day Promotion to celebrate NARUTO and the upcoming first-ever U.S. appearance by the manga series creator Masashi Kishimoto at the 2015 New York Comic Con (NYCC) in October. Over the past 6 weeks, NARUTO fans submitted one-minute YouTube video…Read moreRead more

VIZ MEDIA & Eleven Arts Announce Canadian Theatrical Dates For BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE

By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, announces the expansion of its partnership with Los Angeles-based film distribution company ELEVEN ARTS to premiere BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE in a series of exclusive theatrical engagements. In addition to a big-screen debut in…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media’s Haikasoru Literary Imprint Participates at 73rd World Science Fiction Convention and Welcomes Author Taiyo Fujii

By Staff Reports VIZ Media’s Haikasoru literary imprint has announced its participation at Sasquan, the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention. Haikasoru will welcome the acclaimed Japanese author Taiyo Fujii as a panel participant, and will host a retail booth (E4) in the main Dealer’s Room that will offer a wide variety of the imprint’s acclaimed…Read moreRead more