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VIZ Media Announces the First of Two Digital Manga Updates for December 2015

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Bloody Mary Volume 1 from VIZ Media

BLOODY MARY Volume 1 © Akaza SAMAMIYA 2014

VIZ Media completes the year with a sizable final digital manga update for 2015, including a wide selection of new digital manga titles being released during the first half of December 2015.

New series launches include the shojo vampire series, Bloody Mary, and the digital debut of Yoko Kamio’s supernatural series, Crown of Thorns, about a girl that can see and communicate with spirits. Also set to launch during the first half of December 2015 is The Man of Many Faces, by the famed manga creative team of CLAMP.

Manga fans are invited to take advantage of a special Holiday Flash Sale that offers $2 off on select VIZ Media titles for a limited time throughout December 2015 on VIZManga.com, the VIZ Manga App and all affiliated partner platforms.

Readers also can take advantage of the first half of December’s selection of Digital Manga Starter Bundles that offer the opportunity to dive into multiple collected volumes from a wide collection of acclaimed series at special savings over buying the volumes individually. Bundles are available to readers for a limited time exclusively from VIZManga.com and ComiXology.

For a series of limited two day periods throughout the first half of December 2015, VIZ Media kicks off a manga Holiday “Flash Sale” that will offer $2 off select titles across all of its major imprints. “Flash Sale” titles are available at VIZManga.com and via the VIZ Manga app, and readers are invited to check the site each week to see which favorite titles will be marked down from the following imprints:

Shonen Jump & Shonen Jump Advanced
VIZ Signature
Shojo Beat
Shonen Sunday
VIZ Media & VIZ Select

BLOODY MARY Volume 1 · Rated “T” for Teens ·
DIGITAL MSRP: $6.99 (U.S. / CAN) · Available Now

“Bloody” Mary, a vampire with a death wish, has spent the past 400 years chasing down a modern-day exorcist named Maria who is thought to have inherited “The Blood of Maria” and is the only one who can kill Mary. To Mary’s dismay, Maria doesn’t know how to kill vampires. Desperate to die, Mary agrees to become Maria’s bodyguard until Maria can find a way to kill him.

CROWN OF THORNS Volume 1 · Rated “T” for Teens ·
DIGITAL MSRP: $6.99 (U.S. / CAN) · Available December 8, 2015

Nobara Fukami has always been able to see things other people can’t, and it’s made her a total outcast. She doesn’t care that that everyone in high school thinks she’s a weird loser, but even Nobara considers it creepy when one of her phantoms starts to talk to her.

THE MAN OF MANY FACES Volume 1 · Rated “A” for All Ages ·
DIGITAL MSRP: $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) · Available December 15, 2015

“Please Come, 20 Faces!” Discover the adventures of Akira Ijyuin, the infamous thief of the CLAMP school and member of the CLAMP School Detectives.

The following Digital Manga Bundles are available throughout the entire month of December 2015:

  • Yu Yu Hakusho Volumes 1-10 $20.00
  • Yu Yu Hakusho Volumes 1-19 $38.00
  • Boys Over Flowers Volumes 1-10 $25.00
  • Boys Over Flowers Volumes 1-20 $40.00
  • Boys Over Flowers Volumes 1-36 + Jewelry Box Volume 37 $74.00

Manga bundles available from Dec. 7-13, 2015:

  • Chibi Vampire Volumes1-14 + Chibi Vampire Airmail Volume 1 $30.00
  • Dengeki Daisy Volumes 1-10 $30.00
  • Library Wars Volumes 1-10 $30.00
  • Red River Volumes 1-14 $42.00
  • Voice Over! Seiyu Academy Volumes 1-12 $36.00

Manga bundles available from Dec. 14-20, 2015:

  • Biomega Volumes 1-6 $24.00
  • Nana Volumes 1-10 $20.00
  • Terra Formars Volumes 1-5 $25.00

Additional digital manga updates for the first half of December 2015 also include new volumes for more than 13 other continuing VIZ Media series. Notable releases include not-to-be-missed volumes for Assassination Classroom (Volume 7), Cheeky Angel (Volume 15), Deadman Wonderland (Volume 12), Komomo Confiserie (Volume 2), Magi (Volume 15) and So Cute It Hurts!! (Volume 4), as well as the series finale for Tokyo Boys and Girls (Volume 5).

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