VIZ MEDIA PRESENTS A UNIQUE COLLECTION OF TITLES FOR GIFT IDEAS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
Holiday Publishing Wish List Releases Include SPLATOON, THE LEGEND OF ZELDA –LEGENDARY EDITIONS–, HELLO KITTY & FRIENDS COLORING BOOK, And More
San Francisco, CA, October 30, 2017 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media),a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, details an inspired collection of titles that will make excellent gift selections for fans of all ages and tastes this holiday season.
Holiday manga offerings include SPLATOON, the new series based on Nintendo’s hit videogame, along with The Legend of Zelda –Legendary Edition–, which contains two volumes of the beloved THE Legend of Zelda manga series presented in a deluxe format. Studio Ghibli fans can capture the magic of the legendary studio’s animated films in the hardcover release of the CASTLE IN THE SKY PICTURE BOOK.
Fans and artists of all ages can enjoy the recently released HELLO KITTY & FRIENDS COLORING BOOK, a fun and interactive selection that features more than 40 original line art illustrations. Also available this holiday season will be the POKÉMON ADVENTURES: RED & BLUE BOX SET, which includes seven volumes filled with Pokémon adventures!
Shonen Jump’s bestselling action series, MY HERO ACADEMIA Vols. 1-9 are available for readers to dive into. VIZ Media also delights fans of TOKYO GHOUL with the release of the series’ exciting sequel, TOKYO GHOUL: RE, and a new art book featuring art from the series, TOKYO GHOUL ILLUSTRATIONS: ZAKKI.
Holiday Manga Selections:
SPLATOON, Vol. 1· Rated ‘A’ for All Ages
MSRP: $9.99 U.S. / $12.99 CAN · Available December 12th
The Turf Wars have started in Inkopolis, and the team that inks the most ground will be crowned the winner! Based on the hit Nintendo games!
THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: OCARINA OF TIME –LEGENDARY EDITION–
Rated ‘A’ for All Ages · MSRP: $17.99 U.S. / $21.99 CAN · Available Now!
Each The Legend of Zelda –Legendary Edition– contains two volumes of the beloved manga series, presented in a deluxe format featuring new covers and color art pieces by Akira Himekawa.In OCARINA OF TIME, the battle for Hyrule and the Sacred Realm has begun! A young boy named Link must defeat evil on his long, perilous quest to find the spiritual stones that hold the key to the Triforce, and deliver them to Zelda, princess of the land of Hyrule.
Also available from VIZ Media: The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask / A Link to the Past –Legendary Edition–, The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords –Legendary Edition–, The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons / Oracle of Ages –Legendary Edition–, and The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap / Phantom Hourglass –Legendary Edition–
CASTLE IN THE SKY PICTURE BOOK
MSRP: $19.99 U.S. / $26.99 CAN · Available December 5th
The legends were true! Somewhere high in the clouds, human beings have again set foot on the floating island of Laputa, for centuries a peaceful, parklike ruin, tended only by its silent, faithful robots. But just behind Pazu and Sheeta are soldiers from the aerial dreadnought Goliath—who have captured Dola and her pirate crew, and are now looting the gold and jewels of the Castle in the Sky for themselves! But the man who guided them there, Muska, has his eyes on power, not money—and he alone knows how to activate the castle’s ancient superweapons that could make him master of the world! Can Pazu and Sheeta stop his sinister plan? Includes scene-by-scene illustrations and character dialogue from the film.
HELLO KITTY & FRIENDS COLORING BOOK
MSRP: $16.99 U.S. / $22.99 CAN · Available Now!
With dozens of beautiful, detailed all-new original illustrations from five talented artists, this stunning coloring book captures the essence of Hello Kitty and her Sanrio friends – all waiting to have their world colored in by you! For artists and Sanrio fans of all ages.
POKÉMON ADVENTURES: RED & BLUE BOX SET
Rated ‘A’ for All Ages · MSRP: $54.99 U.S. / $69.99 CAN · Available Now!
All of your favorite Pokémon game characters jump out of the screen into the pages of this action-packed manga! Setcontains PokÉmon Adventures Vols. 1-7 and a color poster!
MY HERO ACADEMIA · Rated ‘T’ for Teens
MSRP: $9.99 U.S. / $12.99 CAN · Available Now!
What would the world be like if 80 percent of the population manifested superpowers called “Quirks”? Heroes and villains would be battling it out everywhere! Being a hero would mean learning to use your power, but where would you go to study? The Hero Academy of course! But what would you do if you were one of the 20 percent who were born Quirkless? Vols. 1-9 are available now!
TOKYO GHOUL: RE, Vol. 1 · Rated ‘T+’ for Older Teens
MSRP: $12.99 U.S. / $17.99 CAN · Available October 17th
A direct continuation of the bestselling TOKYO GHOUL! The Commission of Counter Ghoul is the only organization fighting the Ghoul menace, and they will use every tool at their disposal to protect humanity from its ultimate predator. Their newest weapon in this hidden war is an experimental procedure that implants human investigators with a Ghoul’s Kagune, giving them Ghoul powers and abilities. But both the procedure and the newly formed Qs Squad are untested. Will they become heroes…or monsters?!
TOKYO GHOUL ILLUSTRATIONS: ZAKKI
MSRP: $24.99 U.S. / $33.99 CAN · Available November 21st
Tokyo Ghoul Illustrations: zakki features artwork and behind-the-scenes notes, commentary and ruminations from Tokyo Ghoul series creator Sui Ishida. Discover the creative process that brought the hit manga and anime to life, in gloriously ghoulish full color.
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Established in 1986, VIZ Media is the premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing. Along with its popular digital magazine WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, DRAGON BALL, SAILOR MOON, and POKÉMON, VIZ Media offers an extensive library of titles and original content in a wide variety of book and video formats, as well as through official licensed merchandise. Owned by three of Japan's largest publishing and entertainment companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is dedicated to bringing the best titles for English-speaking audiences worldwide.
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