Category Archives: Manga

Viz Releases Naruto 52 Digitally & in Print on Same Day

Starting next week fans of Masashi Kishimoto’s Naruto will be synched up in digital and print. Viz Media will release its most current installment of the manga, Naruto vol. 52, at retail and via its digital storefront and iOS app on Tuesday September 6. All of Viz’s … Continue reading

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Death Note Black Edition From VIZ Media

VIZ Media has released the Death Note Black Edition, an oversized version of the acclaimed supernatural crime thriller. Each manga contains two of the original mangas by Tsugumi Ohba in one as Viz Media is trying to bring about a … Continue reading

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“Sailor Moon” Manga Returns

An entire generation of American girls got their aesthetics permanently shaped by the Sailor Moon animated series. The anime, though, was based on a series of manga by Naoko Takeuchi–the apotheosis of the “magical girl” genre. And, while the English translations of … Continue reading

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‘Bakuman’ From The Creators of ‘Death Note’

Creators of the hit manga and anime series Death Note, Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata have started on a new series, called Bakuman. For those who don’t know, Death Note is an immensely successful series in both the US and in Japan. If you haven’t read … Continue reading

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New York Times Manga Best Seller List, November 8-14

The New York Times newspaper has listed the manga bestsellers in the United States for the week ending on November 14.

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One Piece Manga Volume 60 Sells 2 Million Copies

The market survey firm Oricon reports that the 60th volume of Eiichiro Oda‘s One Piece pirate manga sold 2,094,123 copies between its first official day of sales (November 4) and November 7. It is the first book to sell over 2 million … Continue reading

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VIZ Media’s iPad App

FINALLY, at laaaaast, I can read my own manga on an iPad. Viz Media release a new free iPad app that allows you to purchase mangas such as Bleach (Vols. 1-2), Death Note (vols. 1-2), Dragon Ball (vol. 1), Naruto (Vols. … Continue reading

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