What does VIZ have planned this month for their digital app? Quite a lot of material, and some discounts on existing material as well. What’s new for the long-standing manga publisher?
Rooster Teeth’s RWBY is becoming a manga, illustrated by Shirow Miwa. The series debut of the post-apocalyptic Fire Punch, written and drawn by Tatsuki Fujimoto, will also be out this month. New volumes of returning series include One Punch Man Vol. 13 and Astra Lost In Space Vol. 2.
There are still a few holiday sales active at least through the end of this week. All volumes of Yu-Gi-Oh (including including YU-GI-OH!, YU-GI-OH!: DUELIST, and YU-GI-OH!: MILLENNIUM WORLD) are just $5 apiece until January 9 on all digital platforms. An annual membership to Weekly Shonen Jump will cost just $20 through January 15.
There are other offerings including free chapters for some of VIZ’s most popular titles and more. Check out VIZ’s press release below for all the details.
January 4, 2018
VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES DIGITAL MANGA UPDATES FOR JANUARY
Kick Off 2018 With Series Debuts Of FIRE PUNCH And RWBY Along With A Special Promotion For WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP!
Readers are invited to dive into 2018 with all-new manga series! January debuts include the post-apocalyptic adventure FIRE PUNCH and the sleek action saga RWBY. Also catch the latest new volumes for the digital-first releases of ONE-PUNCH MAN Vol. 13 and ASTRA LOST IN SPACE Vol. 2, as well as the not-to-be-missed series finale of NISEKOI: FALSE LOVE (Vol. 25).
January Digital Manga Promotion
YU-GI-OH! Digital Manga Sale
Start off 2018 with discounts on the expansive collection of YU-GI-OH! titles. All YU-GI-OH! volumes, including YU-GI-OH!, YU-GI-OH!: DUELIST, and YU-GI-OH!: MILLENNIUM WORLD, will be on sale for only $4.99 each. Available through January 8th across all digital platforms.
Check viz.com each week for additional manga titles featured in this month’s digital sales!
WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP Updates
Holiday Annual Subscription Sale
Don’t miss out on special holiday pricing on an annual subscription to WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP for only $19.99. The special annual subscription sale is available for a limited time only through January 15th.
Readers are invited to dive into Free Chapters of popular series in SHONEN JUMP’s free section. Check out Free Chapters of WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP series at: www.viz.com/shonenjump/chapters/all.
Free chapters are available for the following series:
BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS
DRAGON BALL SUPER
JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR (manga)
MY HERO ACADEMIA
MY HERO ACADEMIA: VIGILANTES
TOKYO GHOUL: RE
Notable new shojo releases for January include ANONYMOUS NOISE (Vol. 6), KIMI NI TODOKE: FROM ME TO YOU (Vol. 28), NATSUME’S BOOK OF FRIENDS (Vol. 21), and THE WATER DRAGON’S BRIDE (Vol. 4). Also catch a variety of new Shonen Jump titles such as BLUE EXORCIST (Vol. 18), HAIKYU!! (Vol. 19), and 7thGARDEN (Vol. 7). Digital exclusives for the month include BOYS OVER FLOWERS SEASON 2 (Vol. 7) and élDLIVE (Vol. 4).
The free VIZ Manga App continues to be the top application for reading digital manga and features a massive library of the most popular series in the world. Through the innovative VIZ Manga digital platform registered users are able to use one account to view their purchased manga across more devices than ever. New series and volumes are added every Tuesday. Fans can also find these titles and more for the NOOK, Kindle Fire, and Kobo eReaders, as well as in the comiXology, iBooks and Google Play stores.
Most manga volumes are available for purchase and download in the U.S. and Canada within the VIZ Manga application starting from only $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) each. Readers can also explore free Chapter 1 previews of most series.
For more information, please visit viz.com.