Lesley Aeschliman

New Manga Releases for the Week of March 29, 2016

New Manga Releases for the Week of March 29, 2016

This week sees new manga releases from Kodansha Comics and Vertical Comics. My “Pick of the Week” goes to Kodansha Comics’ release of The Seven Deadly Sins Volume 13. The Seven Deadly Sins Volume 13 by Nakaba Suzuki Kodansha Comics – MSRP: $10.99 The Seven Deadly Sins fight against Hendrickson in his new form as […]

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VIZ Media Announces New Publishing Acquisitions at 2016 Anime Boston

VIZ Media Announces New Publishing Acquisitions at 2016 Anime Boston

VIZ Media detailed its new manga publishing acquisitions during its panel at 2016 Anime Boston. VIZ Media previewed each of the new titles, which include the latest box set release of One Piece, as well as the print launch of Platinum End, the new dark fantasy series by the creators of Death Note. Additional manga releases joining the […]

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New Manga Releases for the Week of March 22, 2016

New Manga Releases for the Week of March 22, 2016

This week sees new manga releases from Kodansha Comics, Vertical Comics, and Yen Press. My “Pick of the Week” goes to Yen Press’ release of Akame ga KILL! ZERO Volume 1. Akame ga KILL! ZERO Volume 1 by Takahiro Yen Press – MSRP: $12.99 Get it from Amazon for $8.72 Before becoming Night Raid’s deadliest […]

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VIZ Media Announces Acquisition of New Pokemon Pocket Comics Titles

VIZ Media Announces Acquisition of New Pokemon Pocket Comics Titles

VIZ Media, the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, delivers compact Pokemon fun and adventure to fans later this year as it announces plans for the Fall 2016 release of the Pokemon Pocket Comics Volumes 1 and 2 box set and Pokemon X · Y Pocket Comics Volume 3. These wonderful […]

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New Manga Releases for the Week of March 15, 2016

New Manga Releases for the Week of March 15, 2016

This week sees new manga releases from Kodansha Comics, Vertical Comics, and VIZ Media. My “Pick of the Week” goes to VIZ Media’s release of Master Keaton Volume 6. Master Keaton Volume 6 by Hokusei Katsushika and Takashi Nagasaki VIZ Media – MSRP: $19.99 Get it from Amazon for $16.71 Taichi Hiraga-Keaton, the son of […]

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Manga Review: Master Keaton Volume 6

Manga Review: Master Keaton Volume 6

Master Keaton Volume 6 is about Taichi Hiraga-Keaton, an archaeologist and an insurance investigator for Lloyd’s of London. As he travels around for his investigations, Taichi comes in contact with people who have interesting stories. Master Keaton Volume 6 Written by: Hokusei Katsuhika Publisher: Shogakukan English Publisher: VIZ Media Release Date: March 15, 2016 Volume […]

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Manga Review: Terra Formars Volume 11

Manga Review: Terra Formars Volume 11

Terra Formars Volume 11 is set in the distant future, during a time that Earth is trying to colonize Mars. Cockroaches and mold were sent to help speed up the process, but when the first humans arrived they were attacked by giant mutated cockroaches. Terra Formars Volume 11 Written by: Yu Sasuga Publisher: Shueisha English […]

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New Manga Releases for the Week of March 8, 2016

New Manga Releases for the Week of March 8, 2016

This week is actually a rather slow one for new manga releases, with VIZ Media being the only North American publisher releasing any titles this week. With VIZ Media only putting out two manga titles this time (one through their regular imprint and one through their boys-love SuBLime imprint), it makes for rather a light […]

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Manga Review: Idol Dreams Volume 2

Manga Review: Idol Dreams Volume 2

Idol Dreams Volume 2 follows a 31-year-old office worker named Chikage Deguchi who believes she’s missed her chances at love and success. But when an old high school friend has her try an experimental drug that allows her to be 15 years old again until the effects wear off, she takes on the name of […]

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New Manga Releases for the Week of March 1, 2016

New Manga Releases for the Week of March 1, 2016

This week sees new manga releases from VIZ Media. My “Pick of the Week” goes to VIZ Media’s release of One-Punch Man Volume 5. One-Punch Man Volume 5 by ONE VIZ Media – MSRP: $9.99 Get it for $7.56 on Amazon! To stop a Demon-level crisis, Saitama and company head toward the action. However, even […]

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Manga Review: One-Punch Man Volume 5

Manga Review: One-Punch Man Volume 5

One-Punch Man Volume 5 is the story of Saitama, a superhero who’s able to defeat an opponent with just one punch. Saitama, along with his disciple Genos, is a member of the Hero Association and works at protecting City Z. One-Punch Man Volume 5 Written by: ONE Publisher: Shueisha Inc. English Publisher: VIZ Media Release […]

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VIZ Media to Launch the Goodnight Punpun Manga Series

VIZ Media to Launch the Goodnight Punpun Manga Series

VIZ Media introduces readers to an edgy coming-of-age story about the trials of adolescence from manga creator Inio Asano with the launch of Goodnight Punpun on Mar. 15, 2016. Volume 1 of the series from the Eisner- and Harvey Award-nominated creator of Solanin, What a Wonderful World!, and Nijigahara Holograph is rated “M” for Mature Readers and […]

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New Manga Releases for the Week of February 23, 2016

New Manga Releases for the Week of February 23, 2016

This week sees new manga releases from Kodansha Comics, Seven Seas Entertainment, Vertical Comics, and Yen Press. My “Pick of the Week” goes to Yen Press’ release of Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun Volume 2. Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun Volume 2 by Izumi Tsubaki Yen Press – MSRP: $12.99 Get it for $9.53 on Amazon! Umetarou Nozaki, a […]

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Manga Review: Ultraman Volume 3

Manga Review: Ultraman Volume 3

Ultraman Volume 3 focuses on a young man named Shinjiro Hayata, whose father was Ultraman years earlier. Shinjiro has learned his father’s secret and must now become the new Ultraman. Ultraman Volume 3 Written by: Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi Publisher: HERO’S INC. English Publisher: VIZ Media Release Date: February 16, 2016 Volume 3 sees […]

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Manga Review: Tokyo Ghoul Volume 5

Manga Review: Tokyo Ghoul Volume 5

Tokyo Ghoul Volume 5 focuses on Ken Kaneki, a college student who becomes a Ghoul after receiving organs from Rize Kamishiro during an emergency transplant. Ken now finds himself navigating the world as a human and Ghoul hybrid. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 5 Written by: Sui Ishida Publisher: Shueisha English Publisher: VIZ Media Release Date: February […]

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