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Thursday, February 23, 2012
ACF 1354: New digital manga releases announced by VIZ Media
VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES NEW DIGITAL RELEASES
FOR VIZMANGA.COM AND THE VIZ MANGA APP
FOR iPAD, iPHONE AND iPOD TOUCH
Latest Issue Of WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP ALPHA Also Available,
Featuring Exclusive Interview with BLEACH Creator Tite Kubo
VIZ Media continues to expand the digital manga (graphic novels) library available on VIZManga.com and for digital download on the VIZ MANGA App for the Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod touch devices.
This week’s issue of WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP ALPHA features the latest chapters of BAKUMAN｡, BLEACH, NARUTO, NURA: RISE OF THE YOKAI CLAN, ONE PIECE and TORIKO, as well as a special interview with Tite Kubo, creator of BLEACH. Additional highlights include the latest installments of popular series such as BLUE EXORCIST, CROSS GAME and OTOMEN.
WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP ALPHA, North America’s only near-simultaneous digital manga magazine, treats manga fans to the latest chapters of some of the world’s most popular manga series only two weeks after they debut in Japan’s massively popular WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP magazine. WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP ALPHA is available on VIZManga.com through an annual membership that provides 52 weeks of access to 48 weekly issues for just $25.99; members will also receive an annual collector’s yearbook, collectable YU-GI-OH! game cards four times a year, and access to exclusive content, including creator interviews and videos. Single issues are also available, and can be read for four weeks for only $0.99.
New VIZ Media manga volumes launching include:
AI ORE! Vol. 4
BAKUMAN｡ Vol. 9
BLUE EXORCIST Vol. 6
CROSS GAME Vol. 5
KEKKAISHI Vol. 22
MAOH: JUVENILE REMIX Vol. 9
NURA: RISE OF THE YOKAI CLAN Vol. 7
OTOMEN Vol. 12
TORIKO Vol. 8
VIZ Media’s multiple digital manga platforms allow for universal access to read manga from the VIZ Manga App for iOS devices and on VIZManga.com for desktop/laptop computers and Android-powered devices with built-in web browsers. With one account, registered users may access their purchases across even more devices than ever.
The free VIZ Manga App continues to be the top app for reading manga and features a rapidly growing library of the most popular manga series in the world. Over 45 series and 500+ volumes are currently available, with new additions and free Chapter 1 previews added weekly.
For more information on WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP ALPHA and exclusive subscriber offers, visit SJAlpha.com.