VIZ MEDIA April 2018 Solicitations

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Shonen Jump
               

Rurouni Kenshin 3-in-1, Vol. 6
By Nobuhiro Watsuki
After a series of hard-won battles, Kenshin finally confronts Shishio, the twisted mastermind behind the plot to overthrow the government. The fate of Japan hangs in the balance as the two greatest swordsmen of the age face off. To survive, Kenshin must fight at full strength, which means breaking his vow never to kill again. If he wins Japan, he loses his soul...
For older teen audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-03
Price (USA): $14.99
Price (Canada): $19.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/576 Pages/b&w
 

Kuroko's Basketball, Vol. 11
By Tadatoshi Fujimaki
It’s Rakuzan versus Shutoku! The showdown between Miracle Generation members Akashi and Midorima is finally under way. Meanwhile, Seirin is getting ready for its game against Kaijo High and Kise! Kuroko has proven his worth with his Vanishing Drive and Phantom Shot moves, but can they match up to Kise’s Perfect Copy?!
For teen audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-03
Price (USA): $16.99
Price (Canada): $22.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/384 pages/b&w
 

Haikyu!!, Vol. 22
By Haruichi  Furudate
The semifinals of the Tokyo Area Qualifiers for the Spring Tournament have begun! It’s Nekoma vs. Fukurodani in a win-and-you’re-in match! Fukurodani’s ace, Bokuto, is in top form as he goes head-to-head with Nekoma’s defensive master, Yaku. Will the Cats be able to take down the Owls?!
For teen audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-03
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w
 

The Promised Neverland, Vol. 3
By Kaiu Shirai, Art by Posuka Demizu
In order to escape the orphanage where they are being raised as food for demons, Emma, Norman and Ray begin recruiting allies. But convincing the other children to believe them may not be an easy task.
For older teen audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-03
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w
 

My Hero Academia, Vol. 12
By Kohei Horikoshi
Class 1-A is working on developing their ultimate moves—a process that will test their strength and creativity in all-new ways! To help them out, Mei Hatsume, a student from the Support Class, is brought in to develop improvements to their costumes. The attention from Mei might be more than Midoriya can handle, but he’ll need every edge he can get to pass the next hurdle for the students of U.A.—the Provisional Licensing Exam!
For teen audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-03
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w
 

Platinum End, Vol. 5
By Tsugumi Ohba, Art by Takeshi Obata
With Saki having finally gotten over her trauma, the only thing holding her back now is the lack of angel wings. But perhaps there’s a way for her to gain a pair of her own. Then, Mirai and his team will need all the help they can get when a new god candidate appears—one who wields a samurai sword!
For mature audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-03
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w
 

Naruto (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 22
By Masashi Kishimoto
When Obito is revealed to be the masked man, Kakashi’s resolve is no longer unwavering, and it falls to Naruto to inspire his old master to continue the fight. As the battle rages on, Naruto then must summon all of his Nine Tails power in order to stand against the devastating team of Obito and Madara. But the Allied Shinobi Forces might be in for a much-needed and lucky break...
For teen audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-03
Price (USA): $14.99
Price (Canada): $19.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/608 pages/b&w
 

Assassination Classroom, Vol. 21
By Yusei Matsui
In the aftermath of tragedy, the students of 3-E nevertheless march proudly in their graduation ceremony. Will their futures still unfold as planned? And what will they do with their reward money...? Then, enjoy a long side story revealing what Koro Sensei was really up to over winter break! Can Koro Sensei truly make a friend and ally out of anyone...?! Plus, a bonus short story with all-new characters, set in a dystopian future.
For older teen audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-03
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/216 pages/b&w
 

Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma, Vol. 23
By Yuto Tsukuda, Art by Shun Saeki, Contributor Yuki Morisaki
Dropping all pretense of being fair, the Azami administration declares that to pass the third stage of the advancement exam, Soma and the members of the resistance must each defeat a Council of Ten member. And what will everyone think when it comes to light that Dean Azami’s real motivation for overthrowing the institute is Soma’s own father, Joichiro?!
For older teen audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-03
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w
 

Seraph of the End, Vol. 14
By Takaya Kagami, Art by Yamato Yamamoto, Storyboards by Daisuke Furuya
Ferid Bathory and Krul Tepes have been captured by the other vampire nobles and the members of Shinoa Squad are forced to bide their time while the two vampires are sentenced to days of exposure torture. And what better place to wait than in Ferid’s own mansion in Osaka? Meanwhile, the Demon Army is gearing up for a coup in Shibuya, but Guren has a plan of his own that involves Yuichiro.
For older teen audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-03
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/176 pages/b&w
 
Shojo Beat
 

Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 11
By Mizuho Kusanagi
Yona and her friends head out in search of a crop that can grow even in barren land. On their travels, Hak becomes filled with grim determination while training Yona in swordsmanship. Yona notices that he’s acting differently and tries to cheer him up, but what Hak does next leaves her stunned!
For teen audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-03
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w
 

The Water Dragon’s Bride, Vol. 5
By Rei Toma
Asahi is in constant danger from people trying to use her to get the water dragon god’s power for themselves. She doesn’t want anyone to get hurt because of her, so she, the water dragon god and Subaru pay a visit to the emperor. However, in exchange for his protection, the emperor makes an unexpected demand!
For teen audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-03
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/184 pages/b&w
 

Takane & Hana, Vol. 2
By Yuki Shiwasu
Hana has to continue to pretend to be her sister and Takane’s fiancée after Takane’s grandfather expresses his desire to meet Takane’s prospective marriage partner! But she’s totally out of her element at a party hosted by the Takaba Corporation, the largest conglomerate in Japan! Just how the heck is she supposed to pull this off?!
For teen audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-03
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w
 

Kenka Bancho Otome: Girl Beats Boys, Vol. 1
By Chie Shimada; Original Concept by Spike Chunsoft; Planning by Red Entertainment
For teen audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-03
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w
 
Viz Media
 

Pokémon Seek and Find: Legendary Pokémon
A Seek and Find Adventure!
Join Pikachu and Ash as they set off to find the Legendary Pokémon of Kalos and discover the different Formes of Zygarde! Will you be able to find the Pokémon hiding in each scene?
Packed with fun quizzes, puzzles, and games, this children’s activity book also includes 70 stickers!
For all ages.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-10
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimension: 7 5/8 x 10
Format: HC/32 Pages/color
 

Homestuck, Book 1: Act 1 & Act 2
By Andrew Hussie
A young man stands in his bedroom. It just so happens that he's about to embark on an adventure involving birthday cakes, magic chests, hammers, arms (detachable and otherwise), harlequins, imps, eccentric architecture, movable home furnishings, bunnies, and a video game that will destroy the world.
For older teen audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-10
Price (USA): $24.99
Price (Canada): $33.99
Dimension: 8 1/2" x 8 1/2"
 
Viz Signature
 

Tokyo Ghoul: re, Vol. 4
By Sui Ishida
A month has passed since Operation Auction Sweep, and business at the CCG rolls on. An inter-squad task force has been formed to investigate the Rosenwald family, and the Quinxes are part of the team. The Rosenwald organization, code-named Rosé, is suspected of being behind a rash of kidnappings in Germany. This is a huge case for the Qs, and the worst possible time for their mentor to fall apart. But Haise’s frequent flashbacks have started making him question everything he believes in—even his own identity.
For older teen audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-17
Price (USA): $12.99
Price (Canada): $17.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/224 pages/b&w
 

Fire Punch, Vol. 2
By Tatsuki Fujimoto
Following the fight with his longtime enemy Doma, Agni is beheaded, and it’s decided that his head is to be taken to the sea. However, during the journey, a mysterious person named Togata appears, and their madness-tainted filming begins!
For mature audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-17
Price (USA): $12.99
Price (Canada): $17.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/208 pages/b&w
 

Dead Dead Demon's Dededede Destruction, Vol. 1
By Inio Asano
The Japanese Self Defense Forces are still looking for a way to combat the looming alien threat three years after the invasion, but so far conventional weapons have no effect on the mothership. Maybe it’s time to try something unconventional. Meanwhile, Kadode Koyama is in high school. She and her best friend avidly track the aliens’ movements on social media and less enthusiastically study for college entrance exams. When the end of the world is overhead, you learn to take it one step at a time.
For mature audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-17
Price (USA): $14.99
Price (Canada): $19.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
 
Haikasoru
 

Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Vol. 6
By Yoshiki Tanaka
After donning the emperor’s crown, Reinhard becomes aware of an assassination plot against him. Knowing that the Church of Terra has its scheming hands in all places, he deploys his troops to the church’s sacred homeland of Terra. Meanwhile, Yang’s leisurely retirement is tempered by the surveillance networks from both sides watching his every move. And when he is one day visited by a group of men dressed in black, the galaxy, too, relinquishes peace to become embroiled in upheaval once again.
For older teen audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-17
Price (USA): $15.99
Price (Canada): $21.99
Dimension: 5 1/4 x 8
Format: TP/224 pages/b&w
 
Shonen Sunday
 

Itsuwaribito, Vol. 23
By Yuuki Iinuma
Utsuho and his comrades discover the hidden truth behind the Kokonotsu treasure! With the angry gods attacking Utsuho’s comrades, will Utsuho be able to achieve his goal? Find out in this final volume!
For older teen audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-10
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w
 

Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Vol. 29
By Shinobu  Ohtaka
The internal strife within the Kou Empire comes to a resolution, and a great price must be paid for peace. Once-powerful nations find themselves humbled, and the world is changing once again. Elsewhere, the long-absent Alibaba and Judar continue their strange journey with the Primeval Dragon, and learn a shocking truth about Sinbad...
For teen audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-10
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 Pages/b&w
 

Case Closed, Vol. 66
By Gosho Aoyama
The Metropolitan Police investigate a stalking case that turns to murder...and Detective Santos feels a strange connection to the victim’s girlfriend. Could she be his half-remembered first love, a girl who loved cherry blossoms? Or is she the killer?
Then the Detective League investigates a haunted warehouse with a treasure-eating monster. And Harley Hartwell enlists Conan’s help to retrieve his lost lucky charm, only to not-so-luckily stumble on a murder!
For older teen audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-10
Price (USA): $9.99
Price (Canada): $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w
 
Sublime
 

Finder Deluxe Edition: You're My Desire, Vol. 6
By Ayano Yamane
After being held prisoner in Hong Kong, Akihito Takaba is finally brought home to Japan by his lover Ryuichi Asami. But once again, the feisty photographer escapes Asami’s grasp! It’s not long, though, before Akihito becomes ensnared in a stalking incident and again sees Asami’s darker side. Will he chase the scoop or the man he’s not quite ready to admit he’s attracted to?
For mature audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-10
Price (USA): $14.99
Price (Canada): $19.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/8
Format: TP/216 pages/b&w
 
The World's Greatest First Love, Vol. 10
By Shungiku Nakamura
Emerald manga editor Ritsu Onodera is still putting up with his cantankerous editor in chief—and first love!—Masamune Takano. After much objection, Ritsu’s father has accepted his decision to break off his engagement to An. On the one hand, Ritsu’s confused about his father’s seeming indifference, while on the other, he wonders if this means he can finally determine his own future...a future with Takano, perhaps?
For mature audiences.
On-Sale Date: 2018-04-10
Price (USA): $12.99
Price (Canada): $17.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/8
Format: TP/168 pages/b&w
 

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