VIZ Announces New Manga from the Creator of Blue Exorcist: Time Killers
Viz is excited to announce a new manga title from acclaimed Blue Exorcist creator Kazue Kato! Set for digital release September 2nd, Time Killers is a series of stories that takes readers to locales both familiar and foreign, whimsical and realistic. With collected manga short stories published for the very first time in North America including Kato’s first work, Boku to Usagi (Me and the Rabbit), which earned her the prestigious Tezuka Award. The collection also features the stories and character designs for her fantastic manga, Blue Exorcist!
Straight from Viz: “This exciting new release offers a collection of captivating stories and a comprehensive look at Kazue Kato’s earlier work that preceded her current smash-hit manga series, BLUE EXORCIST,” says Mike Montesa, Editor. “The stories in TIME KILLERS move at a quick pace and feature unique characters drawn in the exceptional style that has garnered Kato substantial critical acclaim and a strong international fan base. We invite readers to enjoy this new release from the Shonen Jump imprint in September!”
Kazue Kato has had amazing success with Blue Exorcist in both its manga and anime form. With superbly drawn characters along with great mix of comedy and action it’s easy to see how her break through manga has gained such popularity. There’s no doubt this stand alone collection of manga shorts will continue entertain Kato’s fans. For those of you who haven’t seen the wonder that is Kazue Kato, this single volume is a great way to introduce yourself to her work without having to get to involved with a whole manga series. Either way you don’t want to miss out on Time Killers!