VIZ MEDIA January 2018 Solicitations

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Shonen Jump
 

Haikyu!!, Vol. 19
By Haruichi  Furudate
The second set of the Miyagi Prefecture Qualifier Tournament continues as Tsukishima and Nishinoya lead the defense against Shiratorizawa! The game heats up in a tense back-and-forth—both teams refusing to give way to the other. Which team will manage to get a break point and pull away from the stalemate first?!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9109-4
On Sale Date: 2018-01-02
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/208 pages/b&w
 

Naruto (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 21
By Masashi Kishimoto
As Madara uses his dominating power to fend off the Five Kage, Sasuke is reunited with his brother Itachi. They will have to unite in force when they confront Kabuto face-to-face. But with the defeat of Kabuto comes the time for the Edotensei warriors to return to the afterlife—Itachi along with them—leaving Sasuke to cope with losing his brother once again...
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9116-2
On Sale Date: 2018-01-02
Price USA: $14.99
Price CAN: $19.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/608 pages/b&w
 

Rurouni Kenshin 3-in-1, Vol. 5
By Nobuhiro Watsuki
With terrifying force, Shishio has unleashed his army and his plot to conquer Japan. While Misao leads the ninja defense of Kyoto, Kenshin, Sanosuke and Satô take the battle to Shishio’s lair. Facing their most powerful foes yet at the center of an all-out war, will Team Kenshin have the willpower to fight on?
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9249-7
On Sale Date: 2018-01-02
Price USA: $14.99
Price CAN: $19.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/600 pages/b&w
 

Naruto: Chibi Sasuke's Sharingan Legend, Vol. 2
By Kenji Taira
Elite ninja Uchiha Sasuke travels the land with his teammates, searching for his brother Itachi. Pillow fights, video games, Christmas parties… There’s nothing this ninja won’t do to avenge his clan!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9711-9
On Sale Date: 2018-01-02
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w
 

Nisekoi: False Love, Vol. 25
By Naoshi Komi
When Chitoge heads to Tenku Meadowland, Raku, Kosaki, Marika, and Tsugumi all show up to look for her. Little by little, they begin to remember the past... Will they finally get to the bottom of the mysterious promise? Whose love will become real in the end between Raku, Kosaki, and Chitoge?
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9515-3
On Sale Date: 2018-01-02
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/264 pages/b&w
 

7thGARDEN, Vol. 7
By Mitsu Izumi
After a fierce battle with Angel Levi, Maria travels to another world, and the secret of 7thGARDEN is fully revealed. Can this realm of gnomes, angels and demons solve humanity’s problems? Or is it just a game board for powerful elites to exploit everyone else? Either way, why are the most tragic historical events being reenacted there...? Will we never learn from history?
For mature audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9585-6
On Sale Date: 2018-01-02
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/202 pages/b&w
 

Twin Star Exorcists, Vol. 11
By Yoshiaki Sukeno
Rokuro founds his own clan on Tsuchimikado Island instead of joining an elite family! But he is the only member... Rokuro hopes to prove his mettle by winning the Imperial Tournament with his team! But he is the only teammate... Plus, a bonus Benio and Rokuro adventure!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9764-5
On Sale Date: 2018-01-02
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w
 

World Trigger, Vol. 18
By Daisuke Ashihara
Osamu successfully convinces Border HQ to allow Hyuse on to their squad, and now the moody neighbor from Aftokrator must make his way up through the C-Rank Wars to officially become part of the team. Meanwhile, Tamakoma-2 gears up for another B-Rank Wars match against the analytical Oji Squad and the unconventional Ikoma Squad. How will Tamakoma-2 handle a squad who operates almost exactly like they do and another squad that doesn’t even seem to care that there’s a match going on?!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9756-0
On Sale Date: 2018-01-02
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w
 

Blue Exorcist, Vol. 18
By Kazue Kato
After dealing with the demons of Shura’s past, Shura, Rin and Yukio return to True Cross Academy. While Yukio recovers from his wounds, Rin and his friends get back to their lives. But trouble is brewing as the Illuminati continue to advance their plans. Lightning launches an investigation of the Illuminati, intending to get to the bottom of things. With Suguro in tow, he delves into the archives deep below True Cross Academy, where he may uncover secrets that were buried there for a reason...
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9654-9
On Sale Date: 2018-01-02
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/202 pages/b&w


Shojo Beat

Anonymous Noise, Vol. 6
By Ryoko  Fukuyama
When In No Hurry’s Rock Horizon performance ends in a whirl of frantic passion, does Nino’s voice reach Momo? And with the school festival coming up, the Pop Music Club prepares for its first performance in a long time...with things between Haruyoshi and Miou suddenly heating up!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9425-5
On Sale Date: 2018-01-02
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. 4
By Rei Toma
Because the water dragon god wants to interact with Asahi more, he descends to the village in the guise of a human. Asahi’s friend Subaru has mixed feelings about this but joins them on a journey to the capital. What adventures are in store, and how will their fates change?
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9507-8
On Sale Date: 2018-01-02
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/184 pages/b&w
 

Natsume's Book of Friends, Vol. 21
By Yuki Midorikawa
Nyanko Sensei hasn’t been home in days, and Natsume is starting to get worried. He knows Sensei left in a party mood, but he has no idea where his friend and bodyguard was headed. And now there are rumors of evil spirits from the east heading to the local forest. Will Natsume have to face this threat all on his own?
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9587-0
On Sale Date: 2018-01-02
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. 28
By Karuho Shiina
Sawako decides to take the entrance exam for a university in Sapporo, while Kazehaya has chosen to attend a college near home. The couple realizes there aren’t that many high school days left—will they move into the future together or apart?
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9690-7
On Sale Date: 2018-01-02
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/168 pages/b&w


Viz Media
 

The Art of Magic: The Gathering - Ixalan
By James Wyatt
“Just imagine what’s waiting around the bend. Adventure. Discovery. Riches for the taking. This is why I sail.”
—Captain Lannery Storm
Deep in the heart of Ixalan’s verdant jungle lies a treasure beyond imagining. Join the peoples of this plane in their search for an ancient golden city as you explore these pages, lavishly illustrated with the award-winning art of Magic: The Gathering®!
Here you can sail with daring pirates and call on the might of earth-shaking dinosaurs. The marooned Planeswalker Jace Beleren will be your guide in his search for the true power of the golden city.
A whole world waits to be discovered. Come and join the struggle to claim the greatest treasure of Ixalan!
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9657-0
On Sale Date: 2018-01-02
Price USA: $39.99
Price CAN: $53.99
Dimension: 10 x 11 1/4
Format: HC/240 pages/color


Viz Signature

RWBY
By Shirow Miwa
Never before revealed adventures of Team RWBY featuring Ruby, Weiss, Blake & Yang before academy and before they were teammates. Plus, a Team JNPR battle featuring a much-younger Jaune!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9512-2
On Sale Date: 2018-01-16
Price USA: $14.99
Price CAN: $19.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/250 pages/b&w
 

Fire Punch, Vol. 1
By Tatsuki Fujimoto
Orphaned siblings Agni and Luna, like the Ice Witch who cursed their world, are two of the  “blessed,“ humans who hold special abilities. However, not all who are blessed are friendly, and after another of their kind attacks him and decimates his village, Agni fights to survive, vowing revenge.
For mature audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9717-1
On Sale Date: 2018-01-16
Price USA: $12.99
Price CAN: $17.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w
 

Terra Formars, Vol. 20
By Yu Sasuga, Art by Kenichi Tachibana
In the late 26th century, overpopulation on Earth is reaching the breaking point, and humanity must find new frontiers. The terraforming of Mars has taken centuries but is now complete. The colonization of Mars by humanity is an epoch-making event, but an unintended side effect of the terraforming process unleashes a horror no one could ever have imagined…
For mature audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9759-1
On Sale Date: 2018-01-02
Price USA: $12.99
Price CAN: $17.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/216 pages/b&w
 

Children of the Whales, Vol. 2
By Abi Umeda
It is year 93 of the Sand Exile, but the implications of that calendar are only now sinking in for Chakuro. Imperial soldiers from the Allied Empire have appeared out of nowhere with orders to kill all the  “criminals“ of the Mud Whale! The Committee of Elders knows why this is happening but still won’t explain it to the young Marked of the island. And the elders would rather see the Mud Whale sink forever to the bottom of the Sea of Sand than leave them all at the mercy of the empire.
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9722-5
On Sale Date: 2018-01-16
Price USA: $12.99
Price CAN: $17.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w


Shonen Sunday
 

Case Closed, Vol. 65
By Gosho Aoyama
On the trail of a gang of bank robbers, Agent Starling teams up with the Junior Detective League. But she finds more than she expected when she uncovers evidence that Agent Akai, believed to have been assassinated by the Men in Black, may be alive!  Then Mr. Moore is summoned to a mansion to investigate a strange murder, only to find that the killer isn’t finished. Why were five gifted people invited to live in the mansion, and what is the secret of the Red Wall?
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9689-1
On Sale Date: 2018-01-09
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w
 

Sublime
 
The World's Greatest First Love, Vol. 9
By Shungiku Nakamura
Manga editor Ritsu Onodera is still working as hard as ever under his relentless editor in chief—and first love—Masamune Takano. And although his skills as an editor continue to improve, his unrealistic goal of being Takano’s equal gets the better of him, causing Ritsu to collapse from overwork. Fed up, Takano declares that in order to prevent another such collapse, he will now have to manage Ritsu’s private life. Ritsu knows he should be mad, but Takano’s concern for his health touches him in ways he doesn’t care to admit.
For mature audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9752-2
On Sale Date: 2018-01-09
Price USA: $12.99
Price CAN: $17.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/8
Format: TP/178 pages/b&w
 

His Favorite, Vol. 10
By Suzuki Tanaka
Yoshida is short, scrawny and generally unattractive. To make matters worse, all the girls in his class hate him because Sato, the hottest guy in school, always uses hanging out with him as an excuse to turn them down. Is Yoshida just a convenient excuse or is there something more? Could this odd couple even make things work?!
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9371-5
On Sale Date: 2018-01-09
Price USA: $12.99
Price CAN: $14.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/8
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w
 

Perfect Square
 

YO-KAI WATCH, Vol. 8
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: 978-1-4215-9691-4
On Sale Date: 2018-01-02
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w
 

Haikasoru
 
Sisyphean
By Dempow Torishima, Translated by Daniel Huddleston
A strange journey into the far future of genetic engineering, and working life. After centuries of tinkering, many human bodies only have a casual similarity to what we now know, but both work and school continue apace. Will the enigmatic sad sack known only as “the worker” survive the day? Will the young student Hanishibe get his questions about the biological future of humanity answered, or will he have to transfer to the department of theology? Will Umari and her master ever comprehend the secrets of nanodust?
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-8082-1
On Sale Date: 2018-01-16
Price USA: $16.99
Price CAN: $22.99
Dimension: 5 1/4 x 8
Format: TP/400 pages/b&w

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