With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

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

Thursday, November 21, 2013

ACF 2022: VIZ announces digital manga updates for November 2013

GIMMICK! © 2005 by Youzaburou Kanari, Kuroko Yabuguchi/SHUEISHA Inc.

Six New Manga Series Launch This Month Along With Updates To More
Than 30 Ongoing Titles; Fans Also Invited To Take 20% Off On All
And ONE PIECE During A Limited Time Promotion

VIZ Media encourages readers to explore a variety of new manga series making their digital debut throughout the month of November on VIZManga.com and for digital download through the VIZ MANGA App for the Apple iPad®, iPhone® and iPod® touch, Android-powered smart phones, and also for NOOK tablets and devices.

Fans are also invited to take advantage of a special week-long promotion offering up to 20% off on all digital volumes for the acclaimed series CASE CLOSED, DEMON LOVE SPELL, and ONE PIECE for a limited time only between November 18th and 24th. This promotion will be available across all of VIZ Media’s digital manga platforms.

New digital manga series launching in November include SWEET REIN, the fun reindeer and Santa-themed romantic shojo comedy by Sakura Tsukuba, the special effects action of GIMMICK!, with story by Youzaburou Kanari and art by Kuroko Yabuguchi, the hilarious adolescent hijinks of Yukie Nasu’s HERE IS GREENWOOD, and the titillating melodrama of Masakazu Katsura’s I”S – which are all available now! Two additional acclaimed action series, Masami Kurumada’s classic KNIGHTS OF THE ZODIAC (SAINT SEIYA), and Kazunari Kakei’s supernatural thriller, NORA: THE LAST CHRONICLE OF DEVILDOM, are set to launch on November 26th.

More than 30 other acclaimed series also feature new updates this month. Many are available now! Also don’t miss the latest notable multi-volume monthly updates for fan favorites such as BASARA, BOYS OVER FLOWERS, SKIP BEAT, YUYU HAKUSHO, and YU-GI-OH! R and YU-GI-OH! MILLENIUM WORLD.

New Series Available Now:

SWEEET REIN Vol. 1 • Rated ‘T’ for Teens
Sad at the thought of spending Christmas alone, Kurumi Sagara goes out for a walk. While she’s crossing the street, a boy bumps into her, and a rein suddenly appears that binds them together. The overjoyed boy tells her she’s his master and that she’s a Santa Claus. Kurumi dismisses him as a crazy person, but then he transforms into a reindeer?!

GIMMICK! Vol. 1 • Rated ‘T+’ for Older Teens
Trouble with the wrong side of the law? Paparazzi won't leave you alone? Found yourself in a tight spot and you don't know where to go? Then it's time to get in touch with Kohei Nagase and his friends at Studio Gimmick. A prodigy in the realm of makeup and special effects, Kohei has got the skills to make sure that the people you don't want recognizing you won't.

HERE IS GREENWOOD Vol. 1 • Rated ‘T+’ for Older Teens
It seems like 15-year-old Kazuya Hasukawa's life can't get much worse. Not only did his older brother marry Kazuya's first love, he also brought his bride home to live with the family! Forced out of his own home, Kazuya enters an exclusive all-male boarding school, Ryokuto Academy. Unfortunately, a prestigious education is little compensation for getting stuck with the cross-dressing roommate from Hell...

I”S Vol. 1 • Rated ‘T+’ for Older Teens
Shy Ichitaka has a crush on his high school classmate Iori, but ever since she posed for semi-provocative swimsuit photos in a magazine, she's had a lot of sleazy guys hitting on her. Ichitaka's afraid to make his feelings known for fear Iori will think he's just another creep.

New Series Launching November 26th:

KNIGHTS OF THE ZODIAC (SAINT SEIYA) Vol. 1 • Rated ‘T’ for Teens
The series begins with the story of Seiya, the main hero, who is one of Athena's Knights. Seiya, along with the other Bronze Knights, must train hard to earn their "Cloths," and take on other challenges as well. Knights of the Zodiac (Saint Seiya) was a major hit in Japan (where it is known as simply Saint Seiya), as well as many European countries including Spain, France, and Italy.

NORA: THE LAST CHRONICLE OF DEVILDOM Vol. 1 • Rated ‘T+’ for Older Teens
Nora, an unruly demon, has defied his superiors one too many times. For the sake of his "education," Nora is sent to live among mortals and enters a bond of servitude with cool-as-ice star student Kazuma Magari. Kazuma is about to learn the ways of the underworld... and Nora will learn more from the "real world" than he ever thought possible!

The free VIZ Manga App is a top-rated application for reading digital manga and features a massive library of the most popular series in the world. Through the innovative VIZ Manga platform, registered users are able to use one account to view their purchased manga across more devices than ever. The platform features a massive digital catalog of the most popular manga series in the world, with over 1,750 volumes across more than 170 different series currently available, and new series and volumes added every Tuesday.

All manga volumes are generally available for purchase and download in the U.S. and Canada within the application starting from $6.99 (U.S. / CAN) each and readers can also explore all titles with free Chapter 1 previews of every series. For more information, please visit VIZManga.com or www.VIZ.com/apps.

Download the free VIZ Manga App for your Android and iOS devices at www.VIZ.com/apps.

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