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VIZ Media Announces Digital Manga Update for February 2015

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Honey Blood Volume 1VIZ Media turns up the mid-winter reading fun with a digital manga update for February 2015. Updates include the launch of several new manga series as well as new volume releases of dozens of continuing titles including several noteworthy series finales.

Readers are also invited to take advantage of a Digital Manga Starter Bundle Promotion that offers an opportunity to dive into opening volumes from a wide collection of acclaimed manga series. These specially curated digital manga bundles each contain multi-opening volumes sampled from VIZ Media imprints including Shonen Jump, Shonen Sunday, and Shojo Beat. Each bundle includes five Volume 1 editions at a substantial savings over the regular digital MSRPs. This promotion is available for a limited time from February 9-28, 2015 on VIZManga.com, as well as through the ComiXology platform.

Readers can mark Valentine’s Day with the Shojo Beat Digital Valentine’s Sale that offers unique manga bundles collecting entire runs of several “slice of life” romantic titles by some of the shojo genre’s most celebrated creators, including Chika Umino (Honey & Clover), Io Sakisaka (Strobe Edge), and Hinako Ashihara (Sand Chronicles). This sale also runs through February 28, 2015.

The Digital Manga Starter Bundle Promotion includes:

FRESH JUMP Bundle · Promo MSRP $9.99

  • All You Need Is Kill Volume 1
  • Food Wars! Volume 1
  • Nisekoi Volume 1
  • Seraph of the End Volume 1
  • World Trigger Volume 1

JUMP CLASSIC Bundle · Promo MSRP $9.99

  • Bleach Volume 1
  • Blue Exorcist Volume 1
  • Death Note Volume 1
  • Naruto Volume 1
  • One Piece Volume 1

SHONEN SUNDAY Bundle · Promo MSRP $9.99

  • Arata: The Legend Volume 1
  • Case Closed Volume 1
  • Itsuwaribito Volume 1
  • Kekkaishi Volume 1
  • Magi Volume 1

SHOJO BEAT Bundle · Promo MSRP $9.99

  • Library Wars Volume 1
  • Kimi ni Todoke (From Me to You) Volume 1
  • Ouran High School Host Club Volume 1
  • Skip Beat! Volume 1
  • Vampire Knight Volume 1

Shojo Bundles · Promo MSRP $40.00 each ($4.00 per volume) Available “Slice of Life” Shojo Series Bundles:

  • Honey & Clover Volumes 1-10; $40.00
  • Sand Chronicles Volumes 1-10; $40.00
  • Strobe Edge Volumes 1-10; $40.00

New February 2015 Digital Manga Series Debuts:

HONEY BLOOD, Vol. 1 · Rated ‘T’ for Teens · DIGITAL MSRP: $6.99 (U.S. / CAN) · Available Now

When a girl at her school is attacked by what seems to be a vampire, high school student Hinata Sorazono refuses to believe that vampires even exist. But then she meets her new neighbor, Junya Tokinaga, the author of an incredibly popular vampire romance novel… Could it be that Junya’s actually a vampire—and worse yet, the culprit?!

THE ONE I LOVE (Single Volume) · Rated ‘T’ for Teens · DIGITAL MSRP: $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) · Available February 10, 2015

Combining CLAMP’s legendary storytelling, color artwork and elegant prose, THE ONE I LOVE provides insight into the creators’ intimate lives and passions. This unique and romantic 12-story anthology dives into the heart of the matter of insecurity and honesty, marriage and independence, and, of course, the single subject CLAMP seems to know best – love.

WISH, Vol. 1 · Rated ‘T’ for Teens · DIGITAL MSRP: $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) · Available February 17, 2015

In this series from the dynamic manga creative team of CLAMP, one moonlit night Shuichiro saves an angel stuck in a tree. The angel grants him a wish to repay his generosity. Shuichiro replies, “I need no wish, I can get what I want on my own.” But they both soon discover that some wishes can’t be fulfilled alone.

SOMEDAY’S DREAMERS, Vol. 1 · Rated ‘T’ for Teens · DIGITAL MSRP: $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) · Available Feb. 24, 2015

Yume desperately wants to follow in her mother’s footsteps and become a magic user in the worst way! She innocently practices using magic to help the people she encounters: struggling soccer players, the wrongly incarcerated, and a student who wants to show his moon-loving teacher a lunar eclipse on a cloudy evening. In this coming of age story filled with genuine imagination and a passionate sense of awe, follow Yume as she learns that the true magic in life can take place right inside her own heart.

Additional digital manga updates for February 2015 include new updates to 19 popular continuing series. Included in this update are the not-series finales for a host of popular titles such as Happy Marriage!? (Volume 10), Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan (Volume 26), Mad Love Chase (Volume 5), Duklyon CLAMP School Defenders (Volume 2), and The Third (Volume 2).

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