If you're an anime or manga fan, then you are probably familiar with the name VIZ Media...at least we hope you are. VIZ Media is one of the largest anime and manga distributors in North America and they are promising us some great releases for later this year. Just in time for the holidays, Viz will be releasing box sets for both Claymore and Rosario + Vampire.
The story of Claymore takes place in a world where monsters called Yoma disguise themselves as humans to feed off of them. However, a new race of warriors called Claymores, with their distinct silver eyes, are half human and half monster and they hunt the Yoma. Although they posses superhuman strength, they must suppress their Yoma side, unless the become consumed by their very own opposing side. This gripping story is set to be released this October as a boxset of all 27 volumes and a booklet of colored covers never released in North America. You'll be able to pick this up for $214.00 USD this fall.
Rosario + Vampire revolves around an ordinary boy who gets enrolled in boarding school. However, he quickly finds out that he is the only human in a boarding school full of witches, werewolves and other creatures. While most of the girls are in love with him, he finds himself hated my the other boys in the school...so much that most of them want to see him dead. The boxset includes an exclusive full-color mini-comic and is scheduled to be released in November. It contains both the original and Season II, for a grand total of 24 volumes at the price of $185.99 USD.
News by: Mike Ackerman