New Digital Releases for VIZ Manga.com and VIZ Manga App
Latest Issue of Weekly Shonen Jump Alpha Available with Exclusive Bleach Creator Tite Kubo Interview
Source: VIZ Media, MediaLab press releases
Official Site: SJAlpha.com
Special Thanks to Jane Lui and Erik Jansen
VIZ Media continues to expand the digital manga library available on VIZManga.com and for digital download on the VIZ Manga App for the Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod touch devices.
This week’s issue of Weekly Shonen Jump Alpha features the latest chapters of Bakuman。, Bleach, Naruto, Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, One Piece and Toriko, as well as a special interview with Tite Kubo, creator of Bleach. Additional highlights include the latest installments of popular series such as Blue Exorcist, Cross Game and Otomen.
Weekly Shonen Jump Alpha, North America’s only near-simultaneous digital manga magazine, treats manga fans to the latest chapters of some of the world’s most popular manga series only two weeks after they debut in Japan’s massively popular Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. Weekly Shonen Jump Alpha is available on VIZManga.com through an annual membership that provides 52 weeks of access to 48 weekly issues for just $25.99; members will also receive an annual collector’s yearbook, collectable YU-GI-OH! game cards four times a year, and access to exclusive content, including creator interviews and videos. Single issues are also available, and can be read for four weeks for only $0.99.
New VIZ Media manga volumes launching include:
Ai Ore! Vol. 4
Bakuman。 Vol. 9
Blue Exorcist Vol. 6
Cross Game Vol. 5
Kekkaishi Vol. 22
Maoh: Juvenile Remix Vol. 9
Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan Vol. 7
Otomen Vol. 12
Toriko Vol. 8
VIZ Media’s multiple digital manga platforms allow for universal access to read manga from the VIZ Manga App for iOS devices and on VIZManga.com for desktop/laptop computers and Android-powered devices with built-in web browsers. With one account, registered users may access their purchases across even more devices than ever.
The free VIZ Manga App continues to be the top app for reading manga and features a rapidly growing library of the most popular manga series in the world. Over 45 series and 500+ volumes are currently available, with new additions and free Chapter 1 previews added weekly.
For more information on the VIZ Manga digital platform, please visit VIZManga.com or VIZ.com/apps. For more information on Weekly Shonen Jump Alpha and exclusive subscriber offers, please visit SJAlpha.com.
About VIZ Media, LLC
Headquartered in San Francisco, California, VIZ Media distributes, markets and licenses the best anime and manga titles direct from Japan. Owned by three of Japan’s largest manga and animation companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media has the most extensive library of anime and manga for English speaking audiences in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland and South Africa.
With its popular monthly manga anthology Shonen Jump magazine and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, BLEACH and INUYASHA, VIZ Media offers cutting-edge action, romance and family friendly properties for anime, manga, science fiction and fantasy fans of all ages. VIZ Media properties are available as graphic novels, DVDs, animated television series, feature films, downloadable and streaming video and a variety of consumer products. Learn more about VIZ Media, anime and manga at viz.com.