With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013
With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

Monday, October 12, 2015

VIZ Media is offering a brand new digital manga update for October 2015

NARUTO Vol. 72:
NARUTO © 1999 by Masashi Kishimoto/SHUEISHA Inc.

Celebrate The Series Finale Of NARUTO With Special
Digital Bundles And Exclusive One-Shots; Catch The
Digital Launch Of 4 New Series And Latest
Additions To More Than 30 Other Titles!!

VIZ Media begins October with a brand new digital manga update. Manga fans and readers can look forward to the launch of 4 notable new manga titles that include NARUTO: THE SEVENTH HOKAGE AND THE SCARLET SPRING, a digital first one-shot featuring a riveting adventure with the world’s most popular ninja, the new supernatural shojo series, QQ SWEEPER, as well as the digital exclusive debuts for HIBIKI’S MAGIC and HANAKO AND THE TERROR OF ALLEGORY.

During October, VIZ Media marks the conclusion of Masashi Kishimoto’s celebrated manga series NARUTO with a selection of special manga bundles. The final installment of the series, Vol. 72, debuts digitally on October 6th. Fans are also invited to browse NARUTO manga bundles that chronologically present the entire groundbreaking series. A complete NARUTO manga bundle containing all 72 volumes is also available and features 2 free additional one-shot manga titles by Masashi Kishimoto – MARIO and BENCH. NARUTO digital manga bundles are available exclusively from VIZManga.com and ComiXology.

Other manga bundles available this month include BLUE EXORCIST, CASE CLOSED, A DEVIL AND HER LOVE SONG, TOKYO GHOUL and ONE-PUNCH MAN are also available to readers for a limited time exclusively from VIZManga.com and comiXology

Additional October digital manga updates also include new volumes for more than 30 continuing VIZ Media series. Included in the latest update are not-to-be-missed volumes for ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM (Vol. 6), FOOD WARS! (Vol. 8), ONE-PUNCH MAN (Vol. 8), DEADMAN WONDERLAND (Vol. 11) LIBRARY WARS (Vol. 14), SGT FROG (Vol. 18), WELCOME TO THE NHK (Vol. 6) and continuing shojo series such as THE DEMON PRINCE OF MOMOCHI HOUSE (Vol. 2), MY LOVE STORY (Vol. 6) along with many more! Also catch the exciting series finales for CLAYMORE (Vol. 27) and EUREKA SEVEN (Vol. 6).

New October 2015 Digital Manga Series Debuts:

NARUTO GAIDEN © 2015 by Masashi Kishimoto/SHUEISHA Inc.

• Rated ‘T’ for Teens • DIGITAL MSRP: $6.99 (U.S. / CAN) • Available Now
A digital first release! Naruto was a young shinobi with an incorrigible knack for mischief. Then he channeled that energy into learning amazing ninja techniques and saving the world! Now Naruto has achieved his dream of becoming the greatest ninja in the village, and his face sits atop the Hokage monument. But new troubles are bubbling up in the shinobi world…

QQ SWEEPER, Vol. 1 • Rated ‘T’ for Teens
• DIGITAL MSRP: $6.99 (U.S. / CAN) • Available Now
Kyutaro Horikita, the tall, dark and handsome cleaning expert of Kurokado High, is about to meet a sleeping maiden at the school: transfer student Fumi Nishioka! Fumi’s going to learn how to rid the school of nasty spirits with Kyutaro’s help, and her heart will surprisingly be “cleansed” too…!

HIBIKI’S MAGIC, Vol. 1 • Rated ‘T’ for Teens
• DIGITAL MSRP: $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) • Available Oct. 20th
A new digital exclusive! From the artist behind the .hack manga comes an inspiring tale about a young magician's assistant named Hibiki who's only magical talent seems to be making a perfect pot of tea...

HANAKO AND THE TERROR OF ALLEGORY, Vol. 1 • Rated ‘T+’ for Teens
• DIGITAL MSRP: $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) • Available Oct. 20th
A new digital exclusive just in time for Halloween! From Sakae Esuno, creator of Future Diary, comes a look into Japanese Horror that takes readers on a journey into the terror that lurks inside us all.

VIZ Media marks the conclusion of Masashi Kishimoto’s NARUTO manga series with a special selection of manga bundles.

The Following Digital Bundles Are Available Now Through October 31th

• NARUTO Vols. 1-16 $56.00
• NARUTO Vols. 17-27 $37.99
• NARUTO Vols. 28-44 $59.99
• NARUTO Vols. 45-61 $59.99
• NARUTO Vols. 62-72 $37.99
• NARUTO Complete Series (72 Vols.): $229.99 and includes 2 additional one-shot manga by creator Masashi Kishimoto – MARIO and BENCH (**Note – these titles are not available in-print and offered only via VIZManga.com and Comixology.) 

BENCH: Transfer student Yamaguchi Tsutomu has just joined the baseball team. Yamaguchi is overweight and can't run very fast, so the coach places him on the "D" team. Unlike the "A" team which is has nothing but aces, the "D" team is filled with baseball misfits who don't expect to see any playing time. Despite this setback, Yamaguchi is determined not to give up his dream of someday becoming a pro second baseman!

MARIO: Mario, half-Japanese and half-Italian born in the US, works as a hit man. One day he meets a female colleague, Saori, who does not talk to men and is asked to work together with her.

The free VIZ Manga App continues to be the top application for reading digital manga and features a massive library of the most popular series in the world. Through the innovative VIZ Manga digital platform registered users are able to use one account to view their purchased manga across more devices than ever. New series and volumes are added every Tuesday. Fans can also find these titles and more for the NOOK, Kindle Fire, and Kobo eReaders, as well as in the comiXology, iBooks and Google Play Stores.

Most manga volumes are available for purchase and download in the U.S. and Canada within the VIZ Manga application starting from only $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) each. Readers can also explore free Chapter 1 previews of every series. For more information, please visit VIZManga.com or www.VIZ.com/apps.

To learn more about VIZ Manga, visit www.vizmanga.com.

1 comment:

  1. KYOTO - by Kon Ichikawa

    We are delighted to announce our DVD release of Kon Ichikawa's masterful documentary, KYOTO, from 1968.

    This stunningly beautiful meditation on the history and culture of Kyoto includes scenes at the Ryoanji Temple Stone Garden, the Meditation Hall of Tenryuji Temple, a Geisha residence, the Moss Garden of Saihoji Temple, the Katsura Imperial Villa and the Gion Festival.

    Ichikawa’s collaborators on KYOTO were among the most important Japanese artists of the period. The music is by Toru Takemitsu, cinematography by Naoyuki Sumitani, and design by Kenzo Tange and Yusaku Kamekura. Poet Shuntaro Tanikawa wrote the script.

    KYOTO was filmed over 18 months in 1968, and produced by Olivetti, Japan. It is 37 minutes long.

    We have restored the film to 2.3K, from a new 35mm colour print, in collaboration with the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia Archivio Nazionale del Cinema Impresa, Italy, and the National Film Center, Tokyo.

    This DVD includes:

    - Narration in English by Michael Redgrave, in Japanese by Hiroshi Akutagawa and in Italian by Giancarlo Sbragia.
    - Full colour booklet with short essays by the participants.
    - 17 minute short film on the opening night presentations of the film in Tokyo and Kyoto.

    Please see: http://www.martygrossfilms.com/films/kyoto/kyoto.html


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