Kickstart the Week with 47 Furious Tails, Issue #1

  By: Nicole D’Andria Take a trip back in time to Japan with 47 Furious Tails. This limited series may be about anthropomorphic animals, but it’s based on true events involving Ronin and samurai. I spoke with the creator about his comic book series. Creator/writer W.S. Quinton wrote 47 Furious Tails with illustrations by Alexia Veldhuisen. The story is 12 issues long and shows a historical event using character that are portrayed as animals. In the first issue the lord of Ako, Asano Naganori, is readying up for a journey…

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Ghost, Witches, And Samurai Come To Dark Horse In Isabellae Volume 1!

  Ghost, Witches, And Samurai Come To Dark Horse In Isabellae Volume 1! After reaching the heights of comic book success in France, the critically acclaimed Isabellae from author Raule (Jazz Maynard, Arthus Trivium) and artist Gabor (Greenworld, Les Patriciens) will be collected in English for the first time. In the midst of feudal Japan, Isabellae Ashiwara, the young daughter of an Irish witch and a samurai master, roams the countryside with her father’s ghost at her side, earning her living as a highly-skilled bounty hunter while searching for her…

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J-Pop Summit 2016 Announces Virtual Travel To Japan!

J-POP SUMMIT 2016 ANNOUNCES VIRTUAL TRAVEL TO JAPAN  The San Francisco Bay Area’s Premiere Japanese Pop Culture Event Introduces A “Virtual Trip to Japan” Featuring Pop-Up Experiences   –  J-POP SUMMIT 2016, one of the world’s biggest Japanese pop culture events, has announced an expandedTravel Pavilion featuring “JAPANKURU’s VIRTUAL TRIP” an-only-at-J-Pop-experience. Guests can dive deep into Japanese culture and “visit” threeZones featuring interactive experiences showcasing what makes Japan a travelers’ delight, fusing the past, present and future. More details are available at JapanKuru Virtual Trip. During J-POP SUMMIT, visitors can immerse themselves into this virtual…

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Viz Media Announces A Big Digital Anime Update For May!

Catch The Latest Streamed Episodes Of All New JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE And TERRAFORMARS, HUNTER X HUNTER Subs, As Well As New SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL And NARUTO SHIPPUDEN Simulcasts VIZ Media moves into May with a brand new digital anime update highlighted by a variety of exciting new premieres and simulcast episodes. This month offers new Season 3 episodes from BAKUMAN, new Season 1 adventures of HUNTER X HUNTER, the continuing supernatural action of Season 3 of JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: DIAMOND IS UNBREAKABLE as well as newly added Season 2 episodes…

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The Legend of Zelda Legendary Edition Manga Omnibus is Coming!!!

VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES THE LEGEND OF ZELDA™:  LEGENDARY EDITION MANGA OMNIBUS RELEASE Beloved Manga Series Based On The Classic Nintendo® Video Game  Franchise Returns In New Deluxe 2-In-1 Editions VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America brings back the celebrated manga (graphic novel) series for THE LEGEND OF ZELDA on November 1st. THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: LEGENDARY EDITION is a new series of 2-in-1 releases of the classic 10-volume fantasy adventure. THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: LEGENDARY EDITION each contain two complete volumes…

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I Am A Hero Trailer – The “Walking Dead” of Japan!

A mentally unhinged manga artist witnesses the beginning of a zombie outbreak in Tokyo, and he’s certain of only two things: he’s destined to be the city’s hero, and he possesses something quite rare in Japan—an actual firearm! The Shogakukan Manga Award winner comes to Dark Horse! Contains I Am a Hero Japanese volumes 1 and 2. * Winner of the esteemed Shogakukan Manga Award! Probably the greatest zombie manga ever. —Jason Thompson (Manga: The Complete Guide) I AM HERO OMNIBUS VOLUME 1 Writer: Kengo Hanazawa Artist: Kengo Hanazawa Cover…

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HunterXHunter Premiering on Toonami

VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES THE PREMIERE OF HUNTER X HUNTER ON ADULT SWIM Reboot Of Fantasy Adventure Anime Series Based On Bestselling HUNTER X HUNTER Manga Launches With A Brand New English Dub Cast On Leading Animation Network April 16th VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, excites action/adventure fans as it announces the launch of the all new HUNTER X HUNTER anime series on Adult Swim’s Toonami. The first episode of the action-packed, supernatural adventure series will premiere on Saturday, April…

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VIZ Media Announces Acquisitions Of New Tokyo Ghoul, Naruto And Gangsta.!!!

VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES NEW TOKYO GHOUL, NARUTO  AND GANGSTA. PUBLISHING ACQUISITIONS Catch The Release Of Three New Original Prose Novels For TOKYO GHOUL And NARUTO As Well As A GANGSTA. Manga Spin-Off Series VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, expands its novel and manga publishing roster with the addition of several noteworthy new title acquisitions set for release beginning later this year. Fans of the best-selling TOKYO GHOUL manga series will not want to miss the Fall debut of the first of three…

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Dragon Ball FULL COLOR Freeza Arc in Print & Digital NEXT MONTH!!!

VIZ MEDIA RELEASES DRAGON BALL FULL COLOR: FREEZA ARC IN BOLD PRINT AND DIGITAL EDITIONS Major Story Arc Of Akira Toriyama’s Bestselling Action Adventure Series Arrives In A Vivid Large-Size Color Manga Edition Next Month! VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media) is the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America. Next month, on Tuesday, May 3rd, they offer a vibrant dose of Akira Toriyama’s most famous manga (graphic novel) series – DRAGON BALL – with the release of DRAGON BALL FULL COLOR: FREEZA ARC! In this new…

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Image Goes Wayward In Japan

THE PERFECT NEW SERIES FOR WAYWARD BUFFY FANS Can Rori unlock the secret to her powers in time to fight mythological monsters? Writer Jim Zub (SKULLKICKERS, Samurai Jack) teams up with penciler Steve Cummings (Legends of the Dark Knight, Deadshot) and color artist John Rauch (INVINCIBLE) to create a Buffy the Vampire Slayer for a new generation in WAYWARD, coming from Image Comics in August. Rori Lane is an outsider by nature, but moving to Tokyo to live with her single Mom has only exacerbated her weirdness. She’s feeling out…

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