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VIZ Media begins the spring reading season with a brand new digital manga update and details notable WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP content for the month of April.
Manga fans can dive into creator Yoshihiro Togashi’s critically acclaimed fantasy adventure series, HUNTER X HUNTER, as it makes its return to the world’s bestselling manga magazine, WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP, starting in the April 18th issue. The April 25th issue of WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP will feature a special NARUTO manga one-shot by creator Masashi Kishimoto. Visit http://shonenjump.viz.com/ for more information and access to WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP content.
New VIZ Media digital manga titles for April include the launch of MONSTER HUNTER: FLASH HUNTER, a brand new action series, written by Keiichi Hikami, with artwork by Shin Yamamoto, which is inspired by Capcom’s Monster HunterTM, one of the hottest RPG video game properties.
This month, readers are also invited to browse April’s selection of Digital Manga Bundles that offer the opportunity to dive into multiple collected volumes from a selection of acclaimed food related manga series, including FOOD WARS!, OISHINBO A LA CARTE, TORIKO and YAKITATE!! JAPAN at special savings over buying the volumes individually. Bundles are available to readers for a limited time exclusively from VIZManga.com, Amazon, and comiXology.
MONSTER HUNTER: FLASH HUNTER Vol. 1 • Rated ‘T’ for Teens •
DIGITAL MSRP: $6.99 (U.S. / CAN) • Available April 12th
It is an age when monsters rule the world, soaring through the sky, treading the earth and filling the seas. Humanity survives on the fringes, relying on a special kind of hero to defend the people from danger—the Monster Hunters!
April Digital Manga Bundle Promos (Available April 11th – April 25th):
FOOD WARS! BUNDLE I • $20.00
• Vols. 1-5
FOOD WARS! BUNDLE II • $35.00
• Vols. 1-10
OISHINBO A LA CARTE (Entire Series) • $21.00
• Vols. 1-7
TORIKO BUNDLE I • $12.00
• Vols. 1-4
TORIKO BUNDLE II • $20.00
• Vols. 1-10
TORIKO BUNDLE III • $30.00
• Vols. 1-15
YAKITATE!! JAPAN BUNDLE I • $40.00
• Vols. 1-10
YAKITATE!! JAPAN BUNDLE II • $70.00
• Vols. 1-20
YAKITATE!! JAPAN BUNDLE III (Entire Series) • $78.00
• Vols. 1-26
Additional digital manga updates for April also includes new volumes for 19 other continuing VIZ Media series. Notable releases include not-to-be-missed volumes for ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM (Vol. 9), DOROHEDORO (Vol. 18), FOOD WARS! (Vol. 11), ITSUWARIBITO (Vol. 17), MAGI (Vol. 17), SCHOOL JUDGMENT (Vol. 2), and TWIN STAR EXORCISTS (Vol. 4), as well as shojo manga additions including HONEY SO SWEET (Vol. 2), MY LOVE STORY!! (Vol. 8), and SO CUTE IT HURTS!! (Vol. 6). Also catch the exciting series finales of LIBRARY WARS: LOVE AND WAR (Vol. 15) and YU-GI-OH! 5D’S (Vol. 9).
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, visit VIZManga.com or www.VIZ.com/apps.
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