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Exclusive New Manga Series Debuts As Well As New Digital
Leading the publisher’s roster of new titles this month are launches for the shojo fantasy comedy, CHEEKY ANGEL, the sci-fi inspired adventure of EUREKA SEVEN, and the clairvoyant drama of FLOWER OF THE DEEP SLEEP. Also debuting in May is a pair of brand new single-volume releases including the prequel to HONEY BLOOD, TALE ZERO, and GLASS WINGS, a poignant collection of manga short stories.
Throughout the month, VIZ Media also continues its Digital Manga Bundle Promotion offering manga readers specially curated selections each containing between 10 and 20 full volumes from critically acclaimed and fan-favorite titles such as BLEACH, NARUTO, ONE PIECE, YU-GI-OH! and SHAMAN KING at substantial savings over the regular digital MSRPs. These latest manga bundle selections are available to readers VIZManga.comthrough the comiXology platform.on
VIZ Media and WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP will also run the original chapters of YU-GI-OH! in the weekly digital magazine as a part of their Jump Back campaign. The first chapter will be released in the May 11th issue and will continue to reintroduce readers to the series for the next four weeks! In addition, WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP offers fans a chance to win the incredibly rare Yu-Gi-Oh! Card - Digvorzhak, King of Heavy Industry with a special sweepstakes starting this month! Fans can enter the contest by purchasing or renewing a WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP Annual Subscription. The contest will run from May 11th to June 7th and winners will be chosen randomly. To enter the contest and for more information, fans can visit .
Additional noteworthy updates include new volumes for 15 other continuing VIZ Media series. Included in this latest update are not-to-be-missed volumes for KISS OF THE ROSE PRINCESS (Vol. 4), ONE-PUNCH MAN (Vol. 7), RATMAN (Vol. 3), SGT FROG (Vol. 9) and TOKYO GHOUL (Vol. 2), as well as the series finale for ROSARIO+VAMPIRE SEASON II (Vol. 14) and many more!
New May 2015 Digital Manga Series Debuts:
HONEY BLOOD (TALE ZERO) · Rated ‘T’ for Teens ·
DIGITAL MSRP: $6.99 (U.S. / CAN) · Available Now!
HONEY BLOOD (TALE ZERO) is where Hinata and Junya’s love story originally began. In addition to the one-shot chapters that made HONEY BLOOD’s serialization possible, this volume also contains two bonus short stories from series creator Miko Mitsuki.
CHEEKY ANGEL, Vol. 1 · Rated ‘T+’ for Older Teens ·
DIGITAL MSRP: $6.99 (U.S. / CAN) · Available May 12th!
Megumi, a nine-year-old martial arts enthusiast and all around rapscallion always wanted to be, "the manliest man on Earth." After saving a sorcerer from a group of local toughs, Megumi is presented with a magic genie which can grant any wish. Unfortunately, this genie misconstrues Megumi's desire as wanting to become the, "womanliest woman on Earth," and in a flash, Megumi's Y chromosome is swapped for an X. Six years later...Megumi is the hottest girl in school, but has stayed true to his/her tough talkin', punk stompin' ways. If that's not enough, Genzo, the baddest dude in town, is smitten by Megumi's womanly wiles...
GLASS WINGS (Single Volume) · Rated ‘T+’ for Older Teens ·
DIGITAL MSRP: $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) · Available May 12th!
In this collection by manga creator Misuzu Asaoka, a boy struggles with a dreaded affliction that comes between him and his true love; an orphan has the power to take on the sickness of others; a disfigured boy confronts the inner conflict between his need to survive and his desire to love. In an uncompromising blend of magic and realism, GLASS WINGS reveals love's capacity to overcome all obstacles and to replenish the human spirit in the direst of times.
EUREKA SEVEN, Vol. 1 · Rated ‘T+’ for Older Teens ·
DIGITAL MSRP: $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) · Available May 19th!
Renton Thurston is a young 14-year-old who is tired of his monotonous life. His feelings of frustration come from his life of toil in his grandfather's garage and being the son of an enigmatic, legendary hero. The only thing that makes Renton happy is when he lifts, an extreme form of aerial hover-boarding. One day, a large LFO (Light Finding Operation) craft called Nirvash falls from the sky and a beautiful young girl named Eureka emerges and asks for repairs. When a smitten Renton literally falls over himself. Don’t miss this extraordinary series written by Jinsei Kataoka (DEADMAN WONDERLAND), with artwork by Kazuma Kondou (DEADMAN WONDERLAND).
FLOWER OF THE DEEP SLEEP, Vol. 1 · Rated ‘T’ for Teens ·
DIGITAL MSRP: $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) · Available May 26th!
In this series created by Yuana Kazumi (HARU HANA, MILLION TEARS), Yuuki has the power to dream of the future, but with such a gift comes a great burden. Can she manipulate what's about to happen? And, more importantly, should she? In a haunting vision, Yuuki sees a mysterious little girl with whom she shares a secret connection. Who is this girl? Does she have an even greater power to influence events? In this hypnotically gripping tale that blurs
The Following Digital Bundles Are Available From May 11th-31st Only
BLEACH Bundle · Promo MSRP $81.00
Bundle includes BLEACH Vols. 22-48
NARUTO Bundle · Promo MSRP $33.00
Bundle includes NARUTO Vols. 17-27
ONE PIECE Bundle · Promo MSRP $36.00
Bundle includes ONE PIECE Vols. 12-23
SHAMAN KING Bundle · Promo MSRP $51.00
Bundle includes SHAMAN KING Vols. 16-32
YU-GI-OH! Bundle · Promo MSRP $21.00
Bundle includes YU-GI-OH! Vols. 1-7
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