VIZ MEDIA December 2017 Solicitations

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Shonen Jump
 

Haikyu!!, Vol. 18
By Haruichi  Furudate
Karasuno finally defeats their archnemesis Aoba Johsai and advances to the finals to face off against the perennial champions Shiratorizawa! The sheer power of super ace Ushijima has them on their heels, but Nishinoya’s determination gives Karasuno a glimmer of hope. Can Kurasano pull it together and put Shiratorizawa on the defensive?
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9108-7
On Sale Date: 2017-12-05
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimensions: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w

Kuroko's Basketball, Vol. 9
By Tadatoshi  Fujimaki
In the quarterfinal match, Seirin is up against Yosen, which has won its last two games by completely shutting down its opponents. Can Kuroko and company come up with an attack strategy to smash through Yosen’s defense?! And can Kagami really win against his “big brother“ from America, Himuro?! It’s time for the tip-off!!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9113-1
On Sale Date: 2017-12-05
Price (USA): $16.99
Price (Canada): $22.99
Dimensions: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/392 pages/b&w

One Piece (Omnibus Edition), Vol. 22
By Eiichiro Oda
Luffy and his crew befriend some of the exotic mer-people on Fish-Man Island, a beautiful and dangerous underwater civilization. They learn that while some on the island are working toward a better relationship with humans, the Fish-Man Pirates are attempting to grasp ultimate power. Luffy and the Straw Hat Crew step into battle once again!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9119-3
On Sale Date: 2017-12-05
Price (USA): $14.99
Price (Canada): $19.99
Dimensions: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/608 pages/b&w

Astra Lost in Space, Vol. 1
By Kenta Shinohara
It?s the first day of Planet Camp, and Aries Spring couldn?t be more excited! She, along with eight other strangers, leave for Planet McPa for a weeklong excursion. Soon after they arrive, however, a mysterious orb appears and transports them into the depths of space, where they find an empty floating spaceship...
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9694-5
On Sale Date: 2017-12-05
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimensions: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/208 pages/b&w

Platinum End, Vol. 4
By Tsugumi Ohba, Art by Takeshi Obata
Mirai and and Metropoliman face off against each other for the first time in the skies of Tokyo. But with his vow to never kill, how can Mirai hope to compete against such a ruthless opponent? And can Saki overcome her demons and become a valuable member of the team?
For mature audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9582-5
On Sale Date: 2017-12-05
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimensions: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w

The Promised Neverland, Vol. 1
By Kaiu Shirai, Art by Posuka Demizu
Emma, Norman and Ray are the brightest kids at the Grace Field House orphanage. And under the care of the woman they refer to as “Mom,“ all the kids have enjoyed a comfortable life. One day, though, Emma and Norman uncover the dark truth of the outside world they are forbidden from seeing. The children of the orphanage are being raised as food for monsters, and their loving caretaker is behind it all! Emma and the others plan their escape, but can they make it out before it’s too late...?
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9712-6
On Sale Date: 2017-12-05
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimensions: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w

Dragon Ball Super, Vol. 2
By Akira Toriyama, Art by Toyotarou
The Universe 6 and 7 Invitational Fighting Tournament continues. Goku faces off against a guy who looks exactly like Freeza. Heck, the guy even has the same transformations and powers as Freeza! Will Goku and the warriors from Universe 7 be able to pull through and win the tournament and its prize—the Super Dragon Balls?!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9647-1
On Sale Date: 2017-12-05
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimensions: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/216 pages/b&w

Assassination Classroom, Vol. 19
By Yusei Matsui
Koro Sensei’s lessons in verbal defense are put to the test when Karma must use his brains instead of his brawn to rescue a classmate. Then things finally begin to go smoothly for the students of 3-E. Everyone receives some good news about their futures, and Nagisa settles on a career goal. But the peace is broken when the world’s nations miraculously manage to coordinate their efforts long enough to launch a plan to assassinate Koro Sensei—with the aid of the strongest mercenary in the world and an ultimate weapon! Will anyone break ranks to protect everyone’s favorite tentacled teacher...?
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9337-1
On Sale Date: 2017-12-05
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimensions: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w

Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma, Vol. 21
By Yuto Tsukuda, Art by Shun Saeki, Contributor Yuki Morisaki
In the frigid north of Hokkaido, Totsuki’s first-year students face their greatest challenge yet—the advancement exams! Dean Azami sees Soma and the gang as resisters of his administration, so he hits them with everything he’s got, fair or not. Will the kids find a way to triumph over his shady tactics and advance to their second year, or will Azami freeze them in their tracks?!
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9436-1
On Sale Date: 2017-12-05
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimensions: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w


Shojo Beat

Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 9
By Mizuho Kusanagi
Zeno, the Yellow Dragon, joins Yona’s party, and now the Four Dragons are finally assembled! Yona and her friends head to Yun’s birthplace in the land of the Fire Tribe. The people in the area not only have to deal with famine, but are forced into poverty by heavy taxes. What measures will Yona and her friends take to protect the town from oppressive government officials?
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-8790-5
On Sale Date: 2017-12-05
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimensions: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w

Queen's Quality, Vol. 2
By Kyousuke Motomi
In a bid to move forward, Kyutaro and Fumi share a sweet secret! Later, when they go to The Inside with Sendai to cleanse Ms. Hayashi’s Mind Vault, will they succeed in saving her? And what is Bug Handler Ataru plotting in order to turn Fumi into the Black Queen?
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9508-5
On Sale Date: 2017-12-05
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimensions: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w

Bloody Mary, Vol. 9
By Akaza Samamiya
Mary’s twin brother, “Mary,“ is unable to fend off his overpowering thirst for blood, and as a result, Mary comes ever closer to becoming “the blood-stained vampire.“ Meanwhile, Hydra learns that Bloody Eye’s plan is to ultimately battle her. Then, Maria launches a risky strategy in an attempt to get Mary back. But will the risk be worth his own life?
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9652-5
On Sale Date: 2017-12-05
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimensions: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/168 pages/b&w

Everyone’s Getting Married, Vol. 7
By Izumi Miyazono
Successful career woman Asuka Takanashi has an old-fashioned dream of getting married and becoming a housewife. After her long-term boyfriend breaks up with her to pursue his own career goals, she encounters popular newscaster Ryu Nanami. Asuka and Ryu get along well, but the last thing he wants is to ever get married. This levelheaded pair who want the opposite things in life should never get involved, except…
For mature audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9758-4
On Sale Date: 2017-12-05
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimensions: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/pages/ b&w


Viz Media

Splatoon, Vol. 1
By Hinodeya Sankichi
Goggles-kun, Headphones-chan, Knit Cap-chan, and Glasses-kun are about to get embroiled in an all-out Splatoon Turf War!
For all ages.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9548-1
On Sale Date: 2017-12-12
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimensions: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/168 pages/b&w


Viz Signature

Golden Kamuy, Vol. 3
By Satoru Noda
Captured by renegade soldiers from the 7th Division, Sugimoto’s life now rests in the hands of Asirpa and “Escape King“ Shiraishi, who must work together to save him. Meanwhile, Sugimoto’s list of enemies continues to grow. Hijikata, the former leader of the legendary Shinsengumi, intensifies his own search for the hidden Ainu gold, and another adversary teams up with an expert hunter—who knows the wilderness of Hokkaido at least as well as Asirpa—to track Sugimoto down!
For mature audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9490-3
On Sale Date: 2017-12-19
Age Rating       M
Price (USA): $12.99
Price (Canada): $17.99
Dimensions: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w

Sweet Blue Flowers, Vol. 2
By Takako Shimura
Kyoko’s fiancé invites a group of her friends to join them at his family’s summer home. But the trip ends up including more than just ghost stories and horseback riding—Fumi can now confirm that she has feelings for Akira. And Akira learns more than she wants to about Kyoko’s private life with some accidental eavesdropping. After this, how can the girls just return to school like nothing’s happened?
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9299-2
On Sale Date: 2017-12-19
Price (USA): $24.99
Price (Canada): $33.99
Dimensions: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/400 pages/b&w

Tokyo Ghoul: re, Vol. 2
By Sui Ishida
Haise Sasaki is in charge of turning the unruly members of the Qs Squad into an elite counter-Ghoul unit. But with everything to prove, will his team bite off more than it can chew when it starts investigating the mysterious organization Aogiri Tree? And can Haise be the mentor they need when his forgotten past could come back to haunt him at any moment?
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9497-2
On Sale Date: 2017-12-19
Price (USA): $12.99
Price (Canada): $17.99
Dimensions: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/224 pages/ b&w

Shiver: Junji Ito Selected Stories
By Junji Ito
This volume includes nine of Junji Ito’s best short stories, as selected by the author himself and presented with accompanying notes and commentary. An arm peppered with tiny holes dangles from a sick girl’s window... After an idol hangs herself, balloons bearing faces appear in the sky, some even featuring your own face... An amateur film crew hires an extremely individualistic fashion model and faces a real bloody ending... An offering of nine fresh nightmares for the delectation of horror fans.
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9693-8
On Sale Date: 2017-12-19
Price (USA): $22.99
Price (Canada): $32.00
Dimensions: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: HC/392 pages/b&w


Shonen Sunday

Itsuwaribito, Vol. 22
By Yuuki Iinuma
Utsuho’s truthfulness as a child resulted in an enormous catastrophe, and he decided to lie from that day forward. Raised in a village of orphans by a monk, Utsuho is an unrepentant troublemaker. The monk eventually inspires him to help people, but there’s no way Utsuho’s going to lead an honest life! Instead, he’s going to use his talents for mischief and deception for good!
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9330-2
On Sale Date: 2017-12-12
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimensions: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w

Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Vol. 27
By Shinobu  Ohtaka
The fight between Alibaba and Hakuryu has come to an end, but at a terrible cost to the former friends. Hakuryu has been crippled and Alibaba’s rukh have been removed to another dimension, leaving Alibaba an empty shell. Hakuryu gloats that what has happened can never be undone. Horrified, Aladdin turns to face his own nemesis, the Magi Judar, for a magic duel the likes of which the world has never seen!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9509-2
On Sale Date: 2017-12-12
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimensions: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w


Studio Ghibli

Castle in the Sky Picture Book
By Hayao Miyazaki
The legends were true! Somewhere high in the clouds, human beings have again set foot on the floating island of Laputa, for centuries a peaceful, parklike ruin, tended only by its silent, faithful robots. But just behind Pazu and Sheeta are soldiers from the aerial dreadnought Goliath—who have captured Dola and her pirate crew, and are now looting the gold and jewels of the Castle in the Sky for themselves! But the man who guided them there, Muska, has his eyes on power, not money—and he alone knows how to activate the castle’s ancient superweapons that could make him master of the world! Can Pazu and Sheeta stop his sinister plan? Includes scene-by-scene illustrations and character dialogue from the film.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9266-4
On Sale Date: 2017-12-05
Price (USA): $19.99
Price (Canada): $26.99
Dimensions: 8 1/4 x 10 1/8
Format: HC/112 pages/color

Princess Mononoke Picture Book
By Hayao Miyazaki
Marked with the curse of a rampaging boar god, young Ashitaka sets off on a journey to cure his mysterious affliction. From behind the walls of an iron-mining town, Lady Eboshi arises to smash all obstacles to technological development. And from out of the forest comes Princess Mononoke, driven by a hatred of all humans. Can she and Ashitaka ally in time to stop the wild lands from being destroyed?
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9267-1
On Sale Date: 2017-12-05
Price (USA): $29.99
Price (Canada): $39.99
Dimensions: 8 1/4 x 10 1/8
Format: HC/232 pages/color


Sublime

Finder Deluxe Edition: In Captivity, Vol. 4
By Ayano Yamane
Impetuous photographer Akihito Takaba finds himself in trouble again! After pursuing crime boss Fei Long, he’s captured and spirited away to Hong Kong, but not before Asami takes a few bullets during a failed rescue attempt. Now all the despondent Akihito can think of is whether or not his lover is alive, and if so, are Asami’s feelings strong enough to attempt yet another rescue?
For mature audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9308-1
On Sale Date: 2017-12-12
Price (USA): $14.99
Price (Canada): $19.99
Dimensions: 5 x 7 1/8
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w w/color

Don't Be Cruel, Vol. 6
By Yonezou Nekota
Playboy Maya catches studious Nemugasa cheating on a test, and to ensure his silence Maya blackmails Nemugasa into doing whatever he wants!
For mature audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9378-4
On Sale Date: 2017-12-12
Price (USA): $12.99
Price (Canada): $17.99
Dimensions: 5 x 7 1/8
Format: TP/Pages/b&w

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