VIZ MEDIA April 2016 Solicitations

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Shonen Jump
 

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Title   Naruto (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 14
By       Masashi Kishimoto
Synopsis         It’s Deidara vs. Sasuke, but even Deidara’s Ultimate Art may be no match for the all-powerful new Sasuke. The battle culminates in a giant explosion, leaving members of Team Kakashi concerned, especially when Karin cannot sense Sasuke’s chakra. Plus, deep inside the Land of Rain lies an Akatsuki secret that sheds doubt on the organization’s true intentions, as well as its mysterious leader, Pain.
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13          978-1-4215-8254-2
On Sale Date  2016-04-05
Price USA       $14.99
Price CAN       $16.99
Dimension      5 x 7 1/2
Format           TP/368 pages/b&w
 

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Title   Toriko, Vol. 33
By       Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro
Synopsis         Toriko and the gang did it! They captured Acacia’s Salad-Air! However, the victory celebration is cut short when a familiar friend-now-foe, Teppei, steals Komatsu’s heart right out of his chest and disappears into the Back Channel! Now Toriko and the other Four Kings must travel to Area 7 to capture Acacia’s Soup, Pair, to save Komatsu! Ferocious Area 7 won’t be much of a party, but they’ll still have a ball...or two!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13          978-1-4215-8267-2
On Sale Date  2016-04-05
Price USA       $9.99
Price CAN       $12.99
Dimension      5 x 7 1/2
Format           TP/192 pages/b&w
 

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Title   Twin Star Exorcists, Vol. 4
By       Yoshiaki Sukeno
Synopsis         Benio and Rokuro must work together to wield the Resonance Attack against Benio’s own long-lost brother! Then, when Benio is gravely injured, the Basara who killed her parents offers her a terrible option...
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13          978-1-4215-8321-1
On Sale Date  2016-04-05
Price USA       $9.99
Price CAN       $12.99
Dimension      5 x 7 1/2
Format           TP/200 pages/b&w
 

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Title   Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma, Vol. 11
By       Yuto Tsukuda
Synopsis         Mimasaka copies his opponents’ dishes so perfectly and completely it’s uncanny. And he does it solely to win. But is that what cooking is really about? Hoping to find the answer, Soma bets his all as a chef! Who’s right and who’s wrong will be made clear when it comes time to judge the Fall Classic’s first semifinal round!
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13          978-1-4215-8445-4
On Sale Date  2016-04-05
Price USA       $9.99
Price CAN       $12.99
Dimension      5 x 7 1/2
Format           TP/192 pages/b&w
 

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Title   School Judgment, Vol. 2
By       Nobuaki Enoki, Art by Takeshi Obata
Synopsis         A Masked Dude has been distributing a magical powder to the children of class 6-3 to put on their boring food. The powder makes regular food so addictive that the children who are hooked get sick if they don’t eat it. Pine finds Reiko Shiratori, the school’s Madonna, at the Masked Dude’s hideout and accuses her of distributing the powder. Can Abaku argue Reiko out of this not-so-sweet situation?
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13          978-1-4215-8567-3
On Sale Date  2016-04-05
Price USA       $9.99
Price CAN       $12.99
Dimension      5 x 7 1/2
Format           TP/192 pages/b&w and color
 

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Title   Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's, Vol. 9
By       Masahiro Hikokubo
Synopsis         Yusei and Goodwin are locked in their final Duel. Having now harnessed the power of the Ultimate God, Goodwin can turn Yusei's Duel Dragons against him. The assault may be more than Yusei can bear and he will need his friends' help to have any chance of winning, but will it be enough?
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13          978-1-4215-8520-8
On Sale Date  2016-04-05
Price USA       $9.99
Price CAN       $12.99
Dimension      5 x 7 1/2
Format           TP/208 pages/b&w
 
Shonen Sunday
 

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Title   Case Closed, Vol. 58
By       Gosho Aoyama
Synopsis         Kir, a captured agent of the Men in Black, lies comatose in a hospital, her location a matter of international security. When the Men in Black discover her whereabouts, Conan needs help from the professionals. Time for the pint-size detective to team up with the FBI!  Conan, Agent Starling and the mysterious Agent Arakai hatch a plan to transport Kir to a safe location. But can they stay one step ahead as the Men in Black descend on Tokyo and the Metropolitan Police join the fray? The biggest, most explosive, most game-changing case in Conan's career is underway!
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13          978-1-4215-7786-9
On Sale Date  2016-04-12
Price USA       $9.99
Price CAN       $12.99
Dimension      5 x 7 1/2
Format           TP/192 pages/b&w
 
Title   Itsuwaribito , Vol. 17
By       Yuuki Iinuma
Synopsis         In the Land of Owari, Utsuho and company meet the local hero Gin Hobaku, but he turns out to be the itsuwaribito who killed Utsuho’s family! Utsuho loses control of himself and tries to get revenge on Gin right there in the street, but unfortunately he loses the fight. When he wakes up injured later, he leaves his friends behind, claiming he’ll find new comrades!
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13          978-1-4215-7791-3
On Sale Date  2016-04-12
Price USA       $9.99
Price CAN       $12.99
Dimension      5 x 7 1/2
Format           TP/192 pages/b&w
 

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Title   Magi, Vol. 17
By       Shinobu  Ohtaka
Synopsis         Aladdin continues his training in Magnoshutatt, but the situation there is difficult. Magomett’s goal is the creation of a country of magicians free of interference from normal humans. Aladdin and his friend Titus are against this, but there is little they can do. When war breaks out between Magnoshutatt and Leam, Aladdin and Titus must choose a side to fight on, and the choice won’t be an easy one.
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13          978-1-4215-7793-7
On Sale Date  2016-04-12
Price USA       $9.99
Price CAN       $12.99
Dimension      5 x 7 1/2
Format           TP/192 pages/b&w
 
 
Viz Signature
 

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Title   Monster, Vol. 8
By       Naoki Urasawa
Synopsis         Johan is a cold and calculating killer with a mysterious past, and brilliant Dr. Kenzo Tenma is the only one who can stop him! Conspiracy and serial murder open the door to a compelling, intricately woven plot in this masterwork of suspense.
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13          978-1-4215-6913-0
On Sale Date  2016-04-19
Price USA       $19.99
Price CAN       $22.99
Dimension      5 3/4 x 8 1/4 (w/gatefold flaps)
Format           TP/432 pages/color
 

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Title   Dorohedoro, Vol. 18
By       Q Hayashida
Synopsis         Inside the pool of waste, evil begins to brew. The En Family leaves the hospital in search of a new hideout. They head for the Middle Department store, which has turned into a dark, warped skyscraper for the once-a-year Living Dead Day. When Ebisu and Kikurage are separated from the group, the rest of En Family searches for them inside the store.
 
For mature audiences.
 
ISBN 13          978-1-4215-7797-5
On Sale Date  2016-04-19
Price USA       $12.99
Price CAN       $14.99
Dimension      5 3/4 x 8 1/4 (w/gatefold flaps)
Format           TP/216 pages/b&w
 

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Title   Tokyo Ghoul, Vol. 6
By       Sui Ishida
Synopsis         Things heat up in the 11th Ward as the CCG investigates the high rate of Investigator deaths. Kaneki has an explosive run-in with Aogiri Tree, essentially a Ghoul Gang, run by a Ghoul known only as the One-Eyed King.
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13          978-1-4215-8041-8
On Sale Date  2016-04-19
Price USA       $12.99
Price CAN       $14.99
Dimension      5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format           TP/200 pages/b&w and color
 
Shojo Beat
 

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Title   So Cute It Hurts!!, Vol. 6
By       Go Ikeyamada
Synopsis         Megumu is considering a career as a manga artist, but as Mitsuru so helpfully points out, her drawing skills could use a lot of improvement. That doesn’t dim her enthusiasm, and she vows to practice drawing every day. But her first sketching session in a park is interrupted by an intense young man who goes ballistic when he sees the portrait of Aoi in her sketchbook! Who is this stranger, and why does he want to destroy her boyfriend?!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13          978-1-4215-7990-0
On Sale Date  2016-04-05
Price USA       $9.99
Price CAN       $12.99
Dimension      5 x 7 1/2
Format           TP/192 pages/b&w
 
 

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Title   The Demon Prince of Momochi House, Vol. 4
By       Aya Shouoto
Synopsis         Himari Momochi inherits Momochi House, an estate that exists on the barrier between the human and spiritual realms. All knowledge of Aoi’s existence has been expunged from the outside world, but there is one who still faintly remembers him-Aoi’s childhood friend Hayato Hidaka. Hayato seeks out Himari, but it is said anyone who becomes involved with him will be cursed!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13          978-1-4215-8048-7
On Sale Date  2016-04-05
Price USA       $9.99
Price CAN       $12.99
Dimension      5 x 7 1/2
Format           TP/ 172 pages/b&w
 

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Title   Honey So Sweet, Vol. 2
By       Amu Meguro
Synopsis         Although Nao Kogure was once afraid of the delinquent Taiga Onise, she was soon touched by his kind soul. Nao and Taiga stopped dating when Nao became confused by her feelings for the two different men in her life. Now that they’re just friends, Nao begins to realize who she truly has romantic feelings for.
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13          978-1-4215-8329-7
On Sale Date  2016-04-05
Price USA       $9.99
Price CAN       $12.99
Dimension      5 x 7 1/2
Format           TP/ 200 pages/b&w
 

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Title   My Love Story!!, Vol. 8
By       Kazune Kawahara, Art by Aruko
Synopsis         Takeo and Yamato spend their days deeply in love. Yamato invites Takeo to a date at her house, but what’s in store when Takeo meets Yamato’s family for the first time? Furthermore, Takeo now has a rival in love! What will the gentle giant do about his incredibly handsome foe?!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13          978-1-4215-8449-2
On Sale Date  2016-04-05
Price USA       $9.99
Price CAN       $12.99
Dimension      5 x 7 1/2
Format           TP/192 pages/b&w
 

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Title   Library Wars: Love & War, Vol. 15
By       Kiiro Yumi
Synopsis         In the near future, the federal government creates a committee to rid society of books it deems unsuitable. The libraries vow to protect their collections, and with the help of local governments, form a military group to defend themselves--the Library Forces!
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13          978-1-4215-8585-7
On Sale Date  2016-04-05
Price USA       $9.99
Price CAN       $12.99
Dimension      5 x 7 1/2
Format           TP/192 pages/b&w
 
 
Shonen Jump Advanced
 

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Title   Assassination Classroom, Vol. 9
By       Yusei Matsui
Synopsis         Nagisa risks it all in an attempt to take down the mastermind behind a biological attack. After the dust settles, Koro Sensei gives his all to ignite summer romance between his students. Turns out their English teacher Ms. Jelavitch has her sights on someone...and everyone wants to help her get her target-er, the man of her dreams. Then, back at school, one of the students defects from the 3-E ranks for all the wrong reasons. How will they win him back before he inflicts irrevocable damage on them all...?
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13          978-1-4215-8281-8
On Sale Date  2016-04-05
Price USA       $9.99
Price CAN       $12.99
Dimension      5 x 7 1/2
Format           TP/192 pages/b&w
 
 
 
Viz Media
 

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Title   Monster Hunter: Flash Hunter, Vol. 1
By       Keiichi Hikami, Art by Shin Yamamoto
Synopsis         Hunting giant man-eating beasts is no job for the weak-hearted, but along with courage, it takes skill and experience to be a good Hunter. It also takes good teamwork. Raiga and his comrades are experts now, but when they started down the path of the Monster Hunter, they lacked these qualities. When they head off to confront the dragon-like Queropeco, they quickly learn that this flaw could cost them dearly...
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13          978-1-4215-8425-6
On Sale Date  2016-04-12
Price USA       $10.99
Price CAN       $12.99
Dimension      5 x 7 1/2
Format           TP/224 pages/b&w
 
Sublime
 

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Title   Midnight Stranger, Vol. 1
By       Bohra Naono
Synopsis         Roy, a black goat spirit, is getting bullied when out of nowhere he’s rescued by the beautiful fire god Siu. Siu gives Roy the ability to take human form, and a grateful Roy decides to serve Siu as his new master. Now by Siu’s side every day, Roy wishes to become more than just his servant. Painfully aware of just how ugly he is, Roy believes Siu could never care about him, and one day something happens to bring Siu's wrath down on Roy. What must he do to curry the fire god’s favor?
 
For mature audiences.
 
ISBN 13          978-1-4215-8809-4
On Sale Date  2016-04-12
Price USA       $12.99
Price CAN       $14.99
Dimension      5 x 7 1/8
Format           TP/178 pages/b&w

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