VIZ MEDIA March 2017 Solicitations

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Don't Be Cruel: Akira Takanashi's Story
By        Yonezou Nekota
 
Polite and proper college student Akira Takanashi has a secret. Back in high school, he fell deeply in love with his teacher but was spurned. Now, whenever the pain of his heartbreak gets to be too much, he finds comfort in the arms of med student and notorious playboy Shimakawa—very adult comfort. Shimakawa would gladly go out with him, but Akira’s past heartbreak means he insists on keeping things strictly physical—well, until his obsessed younger brother Jutta arrives to disrupt this comfortable routine!
 
For mature audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-8699-1
On Sale Date   2017-03-14
Price USA        $12.99
Price CAN        $17.99
Dimension       5 x 7 1/8
Format                        TP/200 pages/b&w

 
Finder Deluxe Edition: Secret Vow, Vol. 8
By        Ayano Yamane
 
After Asami's subordinate Sudo betrays him, Akihito attempts to chase Sudo down, only to wind up captured and at his mercy. Sudo's fixation on Asami has only grown stronger with time, to the point of wanting him dead. But Sudo isn't the only threat: another enemy appears on the horizon, gunning for the power Asami wields!
 
For mature audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-9312-8
On Sale Date   2017-03-14
Price USA        $14.99
Price CAN        $19.99
Dimension       5 x 7 1/8
Format                        TP/194 pages/b&w

 
Shonen Jump
 

One Piece (Omnibus Edition), Vol. 19
By        Eiichiro Oda
 
Luffy's brother, the infamous pirate Portgaz D. Ace, is being held at Impel Down prison...and he's scheduled for the chopping block! While breaking into the daunting underwater dungeon to rescue his next of kin, Luffy encounters former enemy Buggy the Clown and the toxically terrible Warden Magellan. Before long, what started as a prison break turns into all-out war with the World Government!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-8339-6
On Sale Date   2017-03-07
Price USA        $14.99
Price CAN        $19.99
Dimension       5 x 7 1/2
Format                        TP/640 pages/b&w

 

Bleach, Vol. 69
By        Tite Kubo
 
With the death of Reio at the hands of the Quincy King Yhwach, the world starts to crumble. Soul Reaper Captain General Kyoraku enlists Aizen to help in the war against the Quincies, but is relying on a traitor a wise move? And as Ichigo heads toward Yhwach, he runs into an unexpected figure!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-8701-1
On Sale Date   2017-03-07
Price USA        $9.99
Price CAN        $12.99
Dimension       5 x 7 1/2
Format                        TP/192 pages/b&w

 

Nisekoi: False Love, Vol. 20
By        Naoshi Komi
 
When Marika's plan to watch the first sunrise of the year with Raku goes awry, they find themselves stranded on an uninhabited island! As Marika's health begins to fail, will they find a way to see the sunrise? Plus, when Yui turns twenty, Night comes to her with a shocking pronouncement: it is time for Yui to get married!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-9019-6
On Sale Date   2017-03-07
Price USA        $9.99
Price CAN        $12.99
Dimension       5 x 7 1/2
Format                        TP/192 pages/b&w

 

Tegami Bachi, Vol. 20
By        Hiroyuki Asada
 
What is the truth behind Amberground? As Lag and his friends enter the mysterious capital of their twilight world, they learn more than they ever dreamed possible. The dark secrets they uncover will change them forever. With civilization collapsing and the end of the world at hand, it's up to Lag to lead the people of Amberground to hope and light at last.
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-9046-2
On Sale Date   2017-03-07
Price USA        $9.99
Price CAN        $12.99
Dimension       5 x 7 1/2
Format                        TP/256 pages/b&w

 

Haikyu!!, Vol. 9
By        Haruichi  Furudate
 
Motivated by their heartbreaking loss to Aoba Johsai, Karasuno now works towards a new goal—the Spring Tournament! The team gears up for a trip to Tokyo for a training camp with some of the top teams in Tokyo, including Nekoma, but there's something they need to do first...pass their finals! Hinata, Kageyama, Nishinoya and Tanaka are all at risk of not being allowed to go. What are they going to do?!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-9099-8
On Sale Date   2017-03-07
Price USA        $9.99
Price CAN        $12.99
Dimension       5 x 7 1/2
Format                        TP/200 pages/b&w

 

Platinum End, Vol. 2
By        Tsugumi Ohba, Art by Takeshi Obata
 
Mirai is suddenly pierced by a red arrow from a god candidate who just happens to be the girl he has a crush on! Now under her control for the next 33 days, what will happen to Mirai? And what is the mysterious Metropoliman really up to...?
 
For mature audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-9207-7
On Sale Date   2017-03-07
Price USA        $9.99
Price CAN        $12.99
Dimension       5 x 7 1/2
Format                        TP/192 pages/b&w

 

One-Punch Man, Vol. 11
By        ONE, Art by Yusuke Murata
 
Nothing about Saitama passes the eyeball test when it comes to superheroes, from his lifeless expression to his bald head to his unimpressive physique. However, this average-looking guy has a not-so-average problem—he just can’t seem to find an opponent strong enough to take on!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-9226-8
On Sale Date   2017-03-07
Price USA        $9.99
Price CAN        $12.99
Dimension       5 x 7 1/2
Format                        TP/216 pages/b&w

 

Naruto: Sasuke's Story
By        Shin Towada, Translated by Jocelyn Allen, Created by Masashi Kishimoto
 
The Great Ninja War has ended, but to untangle the mystery that remains, Sasuke sets out on a journey—a journey that he hopes will allow him to atone for his sins. During his travels, those ninja faithful to the avenger Sasuke bring about tragedy. Meanwhile danger closes in on the villages of Konoha, Kiri, and Kumo, where red eyes burn with hatred. What is the future Sasuke stares down?
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-9129-2
On Sale Date   2017-03-07
Price USA        $10.99
Price CAN        $12.99
Dimension       5 x 7 1/2
Format                        TP/280 pages/b&w

 

Hunter x Hunter, Vol. 33
By        Yoshihiro Togashi
 
The journey to the Dark Continent begins! Chairman Netero's son Beyond has a dream to explore the dangerous land of the Dark Continent. Many have made trips there and almost everyone has disappeared or died! But he's not alone in his desire to explore this strange land—the Hunter Association has their own plan. And where are Gon and his friends in all this mess?
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-9264-0
On Sale Date   2017-03-07
Price USA        $9.99
Price CAN        $12.99
Dimension       5 x 7 1/2
Format                        TP/208 pages/b&w

 
Shojo Beat
 

Skip?Beat!, Vol. 38
By        Yoshiki Nakamura
 
Kyoko Mogami followed her true love Sho to Tokyo to support him while he made it big as an idol. But he’s casting her out now that he’s famous! Kyoko won’t suffer in silence—she’s going to get her sweet revenge by beating Sho in show biz!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-9161-2
On Sale Date   2017-03-07
Price USA        $9.99
Price CAN        $12.99
Dimension       5 x 7 1/2
Format                        TP/192 pages/b&w

 

Natsume's Book of Friends, Vol. 20
By        Yuki Midorikawa
 
Takashi Natsume can see the spirits and demons that hide from the rest of humanity. He has always been set apart from other people because of his gift, drifting from relative to relative, never fitting in. Now he's a troubled high school student who has come to live in the small town where his grandmother grew up. And there he discovers that he has inherited more than just the Sight from the mysterious Reiko.
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-9162-9
On Sale Date   2017-03-07
Price USA        $9.99
Price CAN        $12.99
Dimension       5 x 7 1/2
Format                        TP/192 pages/b&w

 

Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You, Vol. 26
By        Karuho Shiina
 
With her jet-black hair, sinister smile and silent demeanor, Sawako “Sadako” Kuronuma always had trouble fitting in. But her whole life changes when she befriends the most popular boy in class, Shota Kazehaya. Can love trump her cursed life?
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-9163-6
On Sale Date   2017-03-07
Price USA        $9.99
Price CAN        $12.99
Dimension       5 x 7 1/2
Format                        TP/176 pages/b&w

 

Bloody Mary, Vol. 6
By        Akaza Samamiya
 
“Mary” finally appears before Maria, who can't bring himself to ask about what happened on the night his father died. While Maria is unable to face the truth, “Mary” offers him a deal: if Maria can get Mary to recall the forgotten memories of Mary’s past, “Mary” will reveal what happened the night his father died. Meanwhile, Hydra, who has also come to England, has a reunion with the skeleton of “Mary” in an old castle…
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-9179-7
On Sale Date   2017-03-07
Price USA        $9.99
Price CAN        $12.99
Dimension       5 x 7 1/2
Format                        TP/168 pages/b&w

 

Everyone’s Getting Married, Vol. 4
By        Izumi Miyazono
 
Successful career woman Asuka Takanashi has an old-fashioned dream of getting married and becoming a housewife, but popular TV newscaster Ryu Nanami would rather die than ever get married. Kamiya has proposed to Asuka, offering her the future she's always wanted, but Asuka is seeing Ryu. Is a battle between the men brewing?
 
For mature audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-9262-6
On Sale Date   2017-03-07
Price USA        $9.99
Price CAN        $12.99
Dimension       5 x 7 1/2
Format                        TP/192 pages/b&w

 

Anonymous Noise, Vol. 1
By        Ryoko Fukuyama
 
Since both boys promised Nino that they would find her one day through her singing, she holds on to that hope and continues to reach out with her voice. Now in high school, Nino serendipitously reunites with Yuzu, but she yearns to see Momo again...
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-9420-0
On Sale Date   2017-03-07
Price USA        $9.99
Price CAN        $12.99
Dimension       5 x 7 1/2
Format                        TP/192 pages/b&w

 
VIZ Media
 

The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition Vol. 3
By        Akira Himekawa
 
It's not easy being a hero in the realm of Hyrule, but Link discovers that sometimes it's even tougher on those around him. He'll need the power of the Triforce to save his friends and family from threats posed by the mysterious Skull Kid and the treacherous Agahnim.
 
For all ages.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-8961-9
On Sale Date   2017-03-14
Price USA        $17.99
Price CAN        $24.99
Dimension       5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format                        TP/402 pages/b&w w/color

 

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Vol. 1
By        Akira Himekawa
 
Link once trained in swordsmanship, hoping to protect the world of Hyrule. After a fateful meeting, he sought out the anonymity and peace of life in a small village. But danger and adventure always find heroes to set things right, and when the dark minions of the King of Shadows threaten his new home, Link answers the call!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-9347-0
On Sale Date   2017-03-07
Price USA        $9.99
Price CAN        $12.99
Dimension       5 x 7 1/2
Format                        TP/200 pages/b&w

 
Viz Signature
 

Master Keaton, Vol. 10
By        Naoki Urasawa, Takashi Nagasaki
 
Taichi Hiraga Keaton is a busy insurance investigator who yearns to make a living as an archaeologist. Just how long does he have to continue working as an investigator? Keaton is uncertain of his future, but he does know that a string of difficult cases awaits him!
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-8526-0
On Sale Date   2017-03-21
Price USA        $19.99
Price CAN        $26.99
Dimension       5 3/4 x 8 1/4 (w/gatefold flaps)
Format                        TP/322 pages/b&w

 
Goodnight Punpun, Vol. 5
By        Inio Asano
 
Punpun finally has a plan.
But it gets shattered.
He wants the world to shatter too.
And it does.
How can he live with himself?
Maybe you just need to find a different life, Punpun.
 
For mature audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-8624-3
On Sale Date   2017-03-21
Price USA        $24.99
Price CAN        $33.99
Dimension       5 3/4 x 8 1/4 (w/gatefold flaps)
Format                        TP/448 pages/b&w

 

Terra Formars, Vol. 17
By        Yu Sasuga, Art by Kenichi Tachibana
 
Where did the A.E. virus come from, and what is the secret left on Mars by Rahab? The mystery finally begins to be revealed as the last survivors make their final plans. The winners of the great war on Mars will be the ones to return to Earth, but when they do, will they be superhuman saviors or the heralds of a new age of terror?
 
For mature audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-9168-1
On Sale Date   2017-03-21
Price USA        $12.99
Price CAN        $17.99
Dimension       5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format                        TP/208 pages/b&w

 
Shonen Sunday
 

RIN-NE, Vol. 23
By        Rumiko Takahashi
 
Rinne and Sakura's homeroom teacher starts receiving some very strange messages from her fortune-telling Peeking Ball. Can Rinne help set things right? Then, when a ghost-scythe attaches itself to Sakura, she must exorcise seven souls to get rid of it—which is harder than it sounds!
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-8384-6
On Sale Date   2017-03-14
Price USA        $9.99
Price CAN        $12.99
Dimension       5 x 7 1/2
Format                        TP/192 pages/b&w
 
 

Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 19
By        Rumiko Takahashi
 
One of the most outrageous, entertaining and beloved stories comes to a conclusion! Will Ranma break his gender-flipping curse? Will anybody find a way to reverse the effects of the legendary cursed spring? Will Mousse get Shampoo? Will Kuno finally get his little redheaded pigtailed girl? Will the panty-stealing Happosai pilfer enough undergarments to complete his collection? And the ultimate question—will Ranma and Akane get married?! All is answered in this final volume!
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-8580-2
On Sale Date   2017-03-14
Price USA        $14.99
Price CAN        $19.99
Dimension       5 x 7 1/2
Format                        TP/368 pages/b&w

 
Perfect Square
 
YO-KAI WATCH, Vol. 7
By        Noriyuki Konishi
 
Nate Adams was your regular, everyday kid, until he received the Yo-kai Watch, which allows him to see Yo-kai that are normally invisible to the naked eye!
 
For all ages.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-9218-3
On Sale Date   2017-03-07
Price USA        $9.99
Price CAN        $12.99
Dimension       5 x 7 1/2
Format                        TP/192 pages/b&w

 
Viz Media - Childrens
 

Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire, Vol. 3
By        Story by Hidenori Kusaka, Art by Satoshi Yamamoto
 
When Lorekeeper Zinnia launches an attack on Sea Mauville to prevent our friends from charging the Dimensional Shifter to protect the planet, Ruby attempts to steal her scroll and its secrets. Meanwhile, after learning the shocking truth about the falling meteor, Sapphire loses her voice. And then she is transported through a mysterious ring to…where?!
 
And what does Mythical Pokémon Hoopa have to do with all this...?
For all ages.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-9156-8
On Sale Date   2017-03-07
Price USA        $4.99
Price CAN        $6.99
Dimension       5 ½ x 7
Format                        TP/96 pages/b&w

 
Pokémon X•Y, Vol. 10
By        Story by Hidenori Kusaka, Art by Satoshi Yamamoto
 
X was a Pokémon Trainer child prodigy. But now he’s depressed and hides in his room avoiding everyone—including his best friend Y. An attack on their hometown by Legendary Pokémon Xerneas and Yveltal, led by Team Flare, forces X outside… Now what?
 
For all ages.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-9164-3
On Sale Date   2017-03-07
Price USA        $4.99
Price CAN        $6.99
Dimension       5 ½ x 7
Format                        TP/112 pages/b&w


Haikasoru
 
Orbital Cloud
By        Taiyo Fujii
 
In the year 2020, Kazumi Kimura, proprietor of shooting star forecast website Meteor News, notices some orbiting space debris moving suspiciously. Rumors spread online that the debris is actually an orbital weapon targeting the International Space Station. Halfway across the world, at NORAD, Staff Sergeant Darryl Freeman begins his investigation of the debris. At the same time, billionaire entrepreneur Ronnie Smark and his journalist daughter prepare to check in to an orbital hotel as part of a stunt promoting private space tourism. Then Kazumi receives highly sensitive information from a source claiming to be an Iranian scientist. And so begins an unprecedented international battle against space-based terror that will soon involve the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, NORAD, and the CIA.
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13            978-1-4215-9213-8
On Sale Date   2017-03-21
Price USA        $16.99
Price CAN        $22.99
Dimension       5 1/4 x 8
Format                        TP/432 pages/b&w

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