VIZ Media Announces New Publishing Acquisitions At New York Comic Con 2018
Source: VIZ Media, MediaLab press releases
Special Thanks to Jane Lui and Erik Jansen
VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, announced a pair of new publishing acquisitions this past weekend at New York Comic Con 2018, including of The Art of NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: 2007-2017 and the shojo manga series Daytime Shooting Star.
A collection of artwork from the groundbreaking series will be presented in The Art of NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: 2007-2017. The comprehensive edition, which is set for release in the summer of 2019, compiles a decade’s worth of bold imagery and vivid illustrations for the enduring property. Also announced was the acquisition of the famed shojo manga series, Daytime Shooting Star. The manga has drawn rave reviews and inspired a popular live-action feature film.
Additional information on each of these titles will be announced in the near future.
The Art of NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: 2007-2017
Debuts Summer 2019
A collection of ten years’ worth of illustrations from the NEON GENESIS EVANGELION franchise, including movie art, concept art, collaborations with mobile video games, fashion spreads, dozens of illustrations from NEON GENESIS EVANGELION character designer Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, and much, much more!
Daytime Shooting Star, By Mika Yamamori
Debuts Summer 2019
After arriving in Tokyo to live with her uncle, Suzume collapses in a nearby park where she had once seen a shooting star during the day. A handsome stranger brings her to her new home and tells her they’ll meet again. Suzume starts her first day at her new high school sitting next to a boy who blushes furiously at her touch. And her homeroom teacher is none other than the handsome stranger!
For additional information on anime and manga titles distributed and published by VIZ Media, please visit viz.com.
About VIZ Media, LLC
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, Shogakukan Inc., Shueisha Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is dedicated to bringing the best titles for English-speaking audiences worldwide.
Learn more about VIZ Media and its properties at viz.com.