VIZ MEDIA April 2017 Solicitations

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Tokyo Ghoul, Vol. 12
By Sui Ishida
 
The 4th Ward falls under attack by Assistant Special Investigator Arima of the Commission of Counter Ghoul (CCG). Amon finds a connection between the CCG and an underground lab seemingly designed to research turning humans into Ghouls. And an old partnership reforms that could spell trouble for the 20th Ward.
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-8047-0
On Sale Date         2017-04-18
Price USA              $12.99
Price CAN             $17.99
Dimension            5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format                   TP/200 pages/b&w w/color

 

Tokyo Ghoul: Past
By Shin Towada, Concept by Sui Ishida
 
Before the steel frame incident in the 20th Ward, there were reports of Ghouls lurking among the masses in Tokyo, carefully stalking their prey. This novel covers the events that occurred before the opening act of Tokyo Ghoul—a time when Kaneki was still human, the Kirishimas still lived together, and Rize enjoyed her feasts.
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-9177-3
On Sale Date         2017-04-18
Price USA              $12.99
Price CAN             $17.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/280 pages/b&w         


Shojo Beat

Honey So Sweet, Vol. 6
By Amu Meguro
 
Although Nao Kogure was once afraid of the delinquent Taiga Onise, she was soon touched by his kind soul. Nao and Taiga's romance is as strong as ever, and even Misaki and Yashiro are getting along. Nao plans a surprise birthday party for Onise, but on the day of the event she unknowingly gets mixed up with another injured delinquent.
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-8333-4
On Sale Date         2017-04-04
Price USA              $9.99
Price CAN             $12.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/192 pages/b&w

 

So Cute It Hurts!!, Vol. 12
By Go Ikeyamada
 
Aoi has started college in Sendai, the place where Megumu's parents met and got engaged. And while he and Megumu don't relish a long-distance relationship, they are looking forward to spending time together in such a meaningful place. But romance isn't the only thing to be found in Sendai—the mother who abandoned Aoi and his sister Shino lives there too!
 
For mature audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-8639-7
On Sale Date         2017-04-04
Price USA              $9.99
Price CAN             $12.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/192 pages/b&w

 

Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 5
By Mizuho Kusanagi
 
An earthquake suddenly hits the Village of the Blue Dragon, and Yona and her friends are trapped! Yona manages to escape safely with the help of the Blue Dragon, and she asks him to join her. Meanwhile, Gija senses the presence of the Green Dragon!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-8786-8
On Sale Date         2017-04-04
Price USA              $9.99
Price CAN             $12.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/192 pages/b&w

 

The Water Dragon's Bride, Vol. 1
By Rei Toma
 
A young boy named Subaru comes to Asahi's aid, but despite his help, Asahi must endure a test of survival! Will she be able to make it out alive or will she end up being sacrificed?
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-9255-8
On Sale Date         2017-04-04
Price USA              $9.99
Price CAN             $12.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/192 pages/b&w

 

The Demon Prince of Momochi House, Vol. 8
By Aya Shouoto
 
Himari Momochi inherits Momochi House, an estate which exists on the barrier between the human and spiritual realms. Since his battle with Nachi, Aoi has been unable to transform back from being the Nue. Aoi must recover his lost human memories, and Himari enters the spiritual realm to retrieve them.
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-8909-1
On Sale Date         2017-04-04
Price USA              $9.99
Price CAN             $12.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/172 pages/b&w

 

Shonen Jump

Naruto (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 18
By Masashi Kishimoto
 
Naruto realizes he must eventually battle Sasuke one-on-one, but with Sasuke and his dark allies bent on complete destruction and political intrigue in the villages, will the powerful Allied Shinobi Forces allow the two “friends” to meet in battle?! Plus, an important figure from Naruto's past shows up during the struggle to relate the history of his family and village, revealing astonishing new information about Naruto and Nine Tails!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-8344-0
On Sale Date         2017-04-04
Price USA              $14.99
Price CAN             $19.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/592 pages/b&w

 

Assassination Classroom, Vol. 15
By Yusei Matsui
 
Several secret pasts are finally revealed this volume: The tragedy that led Principal Asano to develop his harsh—some would say brutal, sadistic and inhumane—pedagogical methods, the relationship that gives one 3-E student a personal motivation to assassinate her teacher, and even Koro Sensei's origin story! Will the students be more or less motivated to assassinate their teacher after they know his former secret identity? And what lengths will shy Nagisa go to in order to rein in the student who wants to get revenge on Koro Sensei? Also, it's time for...lunch theater! Which member of 3-E will be the star?
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-8641-0
On Sale Date         2017-04-04
Price USA              $9.99
Price CAN             $12.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/200 pages/b&w

 

Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V, Vol. 1
By Shin Yoshida, Art by Naohito Miyoshi, Original Concept by Kazuki Takahashi
 
Yuzu Hiiragi and her father run a dueling school that's seen better days. If only they had a star teacher to bring in new students! When a rogue Duelist known as Phantom appears in the city, Yuzu may have found a savior, but Phantom will have to deal with the Leo Corporation's special forces before he can get into any community service!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-8762-2
On Sale Date         2017-04-04
Price USA              $9.99
Price CAN             $12.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/184 pages/b&w

 

Kuroko's Basketball (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 5
By Tadatoshi Fujimaki
 
It's the Inter-High quarterfinals! Kaijo's Kise is challenging To-Oh's Aomine, and he's finally managed to copy Aomine's playing style. And with four fouls already, Aomine's not looking so hot. Meanwhile, the Winter Cup qualifiers are coming up soon! The top schools from the Inter-High qualifiers are vying for the final spots, and with a revived Kiyoshi on their side, Seirin is like a whole new team!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-8775-2
On Sale Date         2017-04-04
Price USA              $16.99
Price CAN             $22.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/400 Pages/b&w

 

7thGARDEN, Vol. 4
By Mitsu Izumi
 
Awyn has pledged himself to the demon Vyrde to protect his adoptive home and especially Marie, the woman he loves. Now the full story of Awyn and Marie’s first meeting unfolds. We knew Awyn saved Marie from a wild beast…but what saved her from him? And how did Awyn end up with a job on Marie’s family estate? Plus, Ashriel Housekeeper teaches the new young gardener a lesson he’ll never forget...!
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-9022-6
On Sale Date         2017-04-04
Price USA              $9.99
Price CAN             $12.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/200 pages/b&w w/color

 

Twin Star Exorcists, Vol. 8
By Yoshiaki Sukeno
 
When Rokuro's childhood friend and newly minted exorcist Mayura must battle a Kegare to protect Sayo and Benio, she discovers mysterious hidden resources within—and outside of—herself. Then, a disconcerting truth about Benio's spiritual guardian is revealed...
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-9160-5
On Sale Date         2017-04-04
Price USA              $9.99
Price CAN             $12.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/200 pages/b&w

 

Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma, Vol. 17
By Yuto Tsukuda, Art by Shun Saeki, Contributor Yuki Morisaki
 
Under new dean Azami Nakiri, the Totsuki Institute undergoes a revolution. Erina—now under lock and key by her father's hand—is freed by her cousin Alice in a daring midnight escape! Running through the campus in the dark of night, the two fugitives finally reach safety...at the Polaris Dorm?! With the hand of darkness close behind, can Soma and the gang keep Erina safe?
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-9094-3
On Sale Date         2017-04-04
Price USA              $9.99
Price CAN             $12.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/192 pages/b&w

 

Haikyu!!, Vol. 10
By Haruichi  Furudate
 
Hinata boldly declares that he won't close his eyes for the freak quick anymore, but Kageyama isn't having any of it. The two of them fight, setting the entire team back in the practice game. Now, having come face-to-face with how much better all the Tokyo teams are than them, Karasuno will either step up their game and evolve into a new team or crumble under the pressure.
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-9100-1
On Sale Date         2017-04-04
Price USA              $9.99
Price CAN             $12.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/192 pages/b&w

 

Black Clover, Vol. 6
By Y?ki Tabata
 
Asta's vacation is anything but rest and relaxation when children start disappearing all around him. But in order to take down the kidnappers, Asta will have to team up with Gauche, a mage who hates his guts!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-9158-2
On Sale Date         2017-04-04
Price USA              $9.99
Price CAN             $12.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/200 pages/b&w

 

World Trigger, Vol. 15
By Daisuke Ashihara
 
Another invasion is under way, and alien country Galopoula plans to infiltrate Border HQ. The A-Rank and B-Rank agents have their hands full on the ground, but the commotion outside is only a distraction! A handful of humanoid Neighbors manage to sneak their way into Border's away ship hangar, and it's up to the top four Attackers to stop them!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-9258-9
On Sale Date         2017-04-04
Price USA              $9.99
Price CAN             $12.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/192 pages/b&w

 

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, Vol. 1
By Ukyo Kodachi, Art by Mikio Ikemoto, Original Concept by Masashi Kishimoto
 
Years have passed since Naruto and Sasuke teamed up to defeat Kaguya, the progenitor of chakra and the greatest threat the ninja world has ever faced. Times are now peaceful and the new generation of shinobi have not experienced the same hardships as their parents. Perhaps that is why Boruto would rather play video games than train. However, one passion does burn deep in this ninja boy, and that is to defeat his neglectful father!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-9211-4
On Sale Date         2017-04-04
Price USA              $9.99
Price CAN             $12.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/208 pages/b&w

 

Rurouni Kenshin 3-in-1, Vol. 2
By Nobuhiro Watsuki
 
Isurugi Raijûta, a truly old-school swordsman, comes to Kenshin and requests his aid in reforming the state of swordsmanship schools in Japan. Although Kenshin is intrigued by Raijûta’s ideals, Raijûta’s plan to “weed out” the schools he deems unfit is not in accordance with Kenshin’s deepest-held beliefs. But when Kenshin walks away from the offer, one fact quickly becomes apparent: Raijûta will stop at nothing to ensure the supremacy of his own school of sword fighting!
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-9246-6
On Sale Date         2017-04-04
Price USA              $14.99
Price CAN             $19.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/600 pages/b&w


Shonen Sunday
 

Itsuwaribito, Vol. 20
By Yuuki Iinuma
 
Utsuho and his companions continue their fierce confrontation with “hero”and itsuwaribito Gin Hobaku, who has the Land of Owari firmly under his thumb. Gin's underlings, believing themselves superior to Utsuho's friends, now find that those same friends are not quite the pushovers they thought they were! In the main event, however, it's Utsuho against Gin, a foe who has defeated him once already and outwitted him at nearly every turn!
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-8390-7
On Sale Date         2017-04-11
Price USA              $9.99
Price CAN             $12.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/192 pages/b&w and color

 

Magi, Vol. 23
By Shinobu  Ohtaka
 
Aladdin tells the story of the fallen Alma Tran. In the distant past, in another world, humanity struggled to survive an onslaught of monsters, but once united against them, human sorcerers became as bad as the enemies they once fought. Solomon himself struggled to lead humanity up out of the darkness it had created, but with every victory comes sacrifice...
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-8399-0
On Sale Date         2017-04-11
Price USA              $9.99
Price CAN             $12.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/192 pages/b&w and color

 

Case Closed, Vol. 62
By Gosho Aoyama
 
In a remote village, a teenage boy washes ashore with amnesia. It doesn't take long for him to be identified—as long-missing sleuth Jimmy Kudo! Jimmy's friends race to restore his memory before he turns back into Conan and his secret identity is destroyed. But things go from bad to worse when Jimmy is framed for murder...
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-8685-4
On Sale Date         2017-04-11
Price USA              $9.99
Price CAN             $12.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/184 pages/b&w

 

Viz Media

Monster Hunter: Flash Hunter, Vol. 7
By Keiichi Hikami, Art by Shin Yamamoto
 
Keres takes on Muriel as his apprentice, and she has a lot to learn about being a Hunter. Beyond the practical skills of hunting, she also learns more about Keres' background and her own inspiration for becoming a Hunter. Raiga continues pushing his limits, but will it cost him his friends? Time passes but the hunt goes on!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-8432-4
On Sale Date         2017-04-11
Price USA              $10.99
Price CAN             $14.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/2
Format                   TP/224 pages/b&w

 

Sublime

Spiritual Police, Vol. 2
By Youka Nitta
 
Because he knew the two of them were in love, Nagatsuma makes the hard decision to break up with—to betray—Aoi. Now burdened with a painful wound no one can see, Nagatsuma is assigned to Section Zero, a division of the police force tasked with handling investigations of a paranormal nature. However, the young man sent to collaborate with them knows of Nagatsuma's relationship with Aoi. Will he keep this information to himself or use it to his advantage?
 
For mature audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-8807-0
On Sale Date         2017-04-11
Price USA              $12.99
Price CAN             $17.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/8
Format                   TP/194 pages/b&w

 

The World's Greatest First Love, Vol. 6
By Shungiku Nakamura
 
Masamune Takano is the boss—and first love—of rookie shojo manga editor Ritsu Onodera. One day, sick of Takafumi Yokozawa’s relentless badgering about his feelings for Takano, Ritsu snaps back that he actually hates him, not realizing Takano is nearby! In reality—and unknown to Takano—Ritsu is finally coming to terms with how he feels about his old flame. Spurred on by Ritsu’s painful words, Takano makes a clear decision regarding his relationship with Yokozawa.
 
For mature audiences.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-9350-0
On Sale Date         2017-04-11
Price USA              $12.99
Price CAN             $14.99
Dimension            5 x 7 1/8
Format                   TP/178 Pages/b&w


Viz Media – Children’s

Pokémon X•Y, Vol. 10
By Hidenori Kusaka, Art by Satoshi Yamamoto
 
Our friends have formidable foes to fight—Essentia inside her transforming suit and Xerosic with his clever trap. Plus, they have to reckon with their enemies’ powerful Pokémon—Zygarde and Malamar. Now why won’t X’s Salamé come out of its ball and do battle…?!
 
For all ages.
 
ISBN 13978-1-4215-9164-3
On Sale Date         2017-04-04
Price USA              $4.99
Price CAN             $5.99
Dimension            5 1/2 x 7
Format                   TP/112 pages/b&w

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