VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES NEW PUBLISHING ACQUISITIONS

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During a panel at Anime NYC 2019 Viz announced new titles that they will be publishing and releasing during the Summer of 2020. One will be a best of series collection and the other will be a new ongoing series based on a popular video game series. Viz also announce that they acquired several titles for digital release and the increased publishing time of one of their current titles that is sure to please a lot of fans of the series. 


From the Eisner award-winning horror master Junji Ito, VENUS IN THE BLIND SPOT is a “best of” hardcover collection of creepy tales featuring special interior color pages and illustrations. A new Splatoon manga series was also announced for fans of all ages: SPLATOON: SQUID KIDS COMEDY SHOW is a series of gag comics filled with Inkling antics from the hit Nintendo video game.

VENUS IN THE BLIND SPOT 
By Junji Ito



This ultimate collection presents the most remarkable short works of Junji Ito’s career, featuring an adaptation of Rampo Edogawa’s classic horror story “Human Chair” and fan favorite “The Enigma of Amigara Fault.” In a deluxe presentation with special color pages and color illustrations from his most recent long-form manga NO LONGER HUMAN, every page invites readers to revel in a world of terror.

SPLATOON: SQUID KIDS COMEDY SHOW 
By Hideki Goto




New Inklings take center stage as they and their friends embark on hilarious escapades in the world of Splatoon, the hit video game series from Nintendo!

Upcoming Digital Exclusive SHONEN JUMP titles:

  • ROBOTxLASERBEAM (Summer 2020)
  • RED SPRITE (Winter 2019)
  • LOVE RUSH (early 2020)
  • HI-FI CLUSTER (early 2020)
  • YUI KAMUI LETS LOOSE (early 2020)
  • THE LAST SAIYUKI (early 2020)
  • NE0:LATION (Spring 2020)
  • HELL WARDEN HIGUMA (Spring 2020)
  • STEALTH SYMPHONY (Spring 2020)

Finally VIZ Media has announced that they will be speeding up publishing of the DEMON SLAYER manga series with a new volume every month starting in May 2020. WIth the current state of affairs happening in the US and all over the world it will remain to be seen if things will be able to stay on track. Fingers crossed that things get better. 





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