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30th Anniversary of VOLTRON Special Commemorative Release

30th Anniversary of VOLTRON Special Commemorative Release

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, takes readers on an exciting journey to explore the history and legacy of VOLTRON®, the legendary giant robot anime series that marks the 30th Anniversary of its original North American broadcast premiere. VOLTRON: FROM DAYS OF LONG AGO, A 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION examines the entire VOLTRON universe and the property’s notable impact on pop culture and will be released in-print on October 28th […]

MTV Comic-Con Live Stream

MTV Comic-Con Live Stream

If you’re not making it out to Comic-Con this year, don’t sweat it — MTV is bringing the party to you.   On Thursday, Friday and Saturday (July 24-26), from 4pm ET – 7pm ET, MTV.com will air live-stream interviews with stars from the biggest movies and shows in town as Comic-Con rages on in San Diego. Hosted by Josh Horowitz, MTV’s Comic-Con interviews will be the place to hear about the event’s biggest news from the celebs themselves. The […]

Comic Con Guide – For Metal Heads – 2014 Edition

Comic Con Guide – For Metal Heads – 2014 Edition

Each year, Metal Life Magazine covers the San Diego Comic Con bringing you the news and events that will be of interest to fans of heavy metal music. Our focus will be on horror, sci-fi, fantasy, metal related stuff, pop culture of interest and more.   Click here for Comic Con news and coverage from Metal Life Magazine   Booths/Exhibitors  http://comic-con.org/cci/2014/exhibitors Special Guests Sergio Aragonés Artist/illustrator famous for his work with Mad magazine. Greg Capullo Greg Capullo Greg Capullo Greg […]

VIZ MEDIA MANGA TITLES LAUNCH DIGITALLY ON COMIXOLOGY

VIZ MEDIA MANGA TITLES LAUNCH DIGITALLY ON COMIXOLOGY

Today comiXology, the revolutionary cloud-based digital comics platform, and VIZ Media, the largest distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, announced a digital distribution agreement to bring fan-favorite manga series to comiXology’s entire platform across North America.   To celebrate this announcement, VIZ Media has made available today more than 500 volumes of fan-favorite manga series on comiXology including NARUTO, ONE PIECE, BLEACH, NANA & more! Manga fans will be able to read all these great series […]

Restored Classic RANMA 1/2 Anime Series Coming Soon to Blu-ray/DVD

Restored Classic RANMA 1/2 Anime Series Coming Soon to Blu-ray/DVD

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, delights multiple generations of anime fans as it announces pre-orders for the upcoming March 25th release of RANMA ½, the celebrated martial arts action-adventure based on the smash hit manga (graphic novel) series created by Rumiko Takahashi (2-in-1 omnibus manga editions featuring the original right-to-left reading format also debut the same month).   VIZ Media will release the first of seven seasons of […]

Action Thriller Anime “K” released in DVD/Blu-Ray combo

Action Thriller Anime “K” released in DVD/Blu-Ray combo

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, thrills fans as it announces the release of the psychological anime action thriller – K – as a special Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD combo pack, as well as a standard DVD edition, on February 25th, 2014.   The acclaimed 13-episode series is rated TV-MA and will be offered as a special 4-Disc limited edition Blu-ray/DVD combo pack with an MSRP of $69.99 US/CAN. The […]

Sci-Fi Action anime ACCEL WORLD Debuts Next Week on Blu-ray & DVD

Sci-Fi Action anime ACCEL WORLD Debuts Next Week on Blu-ray & DVD

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, invites fans to accelerate with the home video release of the ACCEL WORLD anime series on DVD and Blu-ray on November 26th. The new 2-disc set features 12 episodes of the sci-fi fantasy series, is rated ‘TV-14,’ and carries a DVD MSRP of $44.82 U.S. / 43.24 CAN; Blu-ray MSRP is $59.97 U.S. / $66.15 CAN. Preorders are available now through select retailers. […]

Viz Media releases dark action anime thriller Zetman on DVD/Blu-Ray

Viz Media releases dark action anime thriller Zetman on DVD/Blu-Ray

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, expands its substantial anime catalog with the addition of the dark sci-fi action series ZETMAN on November 5th. The 13-episode series is rated ‘TV-MA’ for Mature Audiences and will be offered Uncut in DVD and Blu-ray editions. The DVD MSRP is $44.82 U.S. / $43.24 CAN and Blu-ray MSRP is $54.97 U.S. / $66.15 CAN.   ZETMAN is based on a popular manga […]

Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo returns to Los Angeles this Nov 1-3

Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo returns to Los Angeles this Nov 1-3

Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo presented by POW! Entertainment, and co-owned by the largest producer of trade shows and events in the nation, Advanstar Communications, Inc., returns to Los Angeles next month. Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo kicks off this November 1-3, 2013 at the Los Angeles Convention Center and promises an incredible experience for fans of comics, gaming, horror, sci-fi, fantasy and anime. This year’s event will feature an amazing line-up of attractions from vendors and exhibitors, interactive contests, celebrity autograph […]

Anime SciFi Action Series COPPELION Debuts October 2nd

Anime SciFi Action Series COPPELION Debuts October 2nd

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, has announced the very special online simulcast premiere of the new sci-fi anime action series – COPPELION – on VIZAnime.com, the company’s own website for free anime, as well as on the free, ad-supported Hulu and Hulu Plus subscription service (www.hulu.com).   The new program (presented in Japanese with English subtitles) launches in North America on Wednesday, October 2nd, the same day after […]

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