VIZ MEDIA August 2018 Solicitations

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Shonen Jump

Kuroko's Basketball, Vol. 13
By Tadatoshi Fujimaki
In a flashback to the past, the Miracle Generation members realize their true talents as second-years in middle school. However, their newfound power causes a rift between them and everyone else. Meanwhile, a confrontation with Murasakibara ends up awakening Akashi's true potential—an incident that only hastens the end of the Teiko Middle School Basketball Club...
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9613-6
On Sale Date: 2018-08-07
Price USA: $16.99
Price CAN: $22.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/400 pages/b&w

The Promised Neverland, Vol. 5
By Kaiu Shirai, Art by Posuka Demizu
As Grace Field House goes up in flames, Emma and the other children make their run for freedom. With Mom refusing to give up and an army of demons at her call, this escape from captivity won't be easy. Just what will Emma have to sacrifice to pull it off...?
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9716-4
On Sale Date: 2018-08-07
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w
 
Toriko, Vol. 43
By Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro
The battle for the fate of the world rages as the chefs race to prepare the king of ingredients, God. Meanwhile, Toriko and the other Four Kings, Starjun, Midora and the monstrous Eight Kings take on Neo and Acacia and are felled one by one. Things go from bad to worse when the Blue Nitro assist Acacia with fully reviving Neo! Will Toriko and his friends be able to pull through and save the world from being devoured?
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9703-4
On Sale Date: 2018-08-07
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w

Haikyu!!, Vol. 26
By Haruichi  Furudate
The practice game with Date Tech continues, and Karasuno clumsily dances around their new techniques in an attempt to break through the Iron Wall. But will any of these techniques work when even the Freak Quick can’t? Then, time passes, the new year rolls around and the Spring Tournament begins!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9817-8
On Sale Date: 2018-08-07
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w
 

Platinum End, Vol. 6
By Tsugumi Ohba, Art by Takeshi Obata
 
With Mirai and Mukaido trapped in a mirror house at an abandoned amusement park, Metropoliman thinks he's won. But Mirai has one last desperate plan!
 
For mature audiences.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9945-8
On Sale Date: 2018-08-07
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w
 

My Hero Academia, Vol. 14
By Kohei Horikoshi
 
Summer vacation is over, and it's back to school for the students of U.A. High! But before classes can get started, Midoriya and Bakugo need to settle a beef between them that's been a long time coming. Even if they can get past this bump in the road on the way to becoming superheroes, the hurdles will just keep getting higher and higher—the hero work studies in the upcoming year will bring them even closer to their goal...or their destruction!
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9947-2
On Sale Date: 2018-08-07
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/208 pages/b&w
 

Black Clover, Vol. 12
By Yuki Tabata
 
After a successful trip to the Forest of Witches, Asta and friends receive some well-deserved time off. But when the Magic Knights assemble in the capital for a special festival, a new adventure awaits Asta and Yuno!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0040-0
On Sale Date: 2018-08-07
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w
 

Black Torch, Vol. 1
By Tsuyoshi Takaki
 
Although he may appear rough-and-tumble, Jiro Azuma's compassionate side emerges when it comes to the furry critters he can communicate with. But Jiro's soft spot for animals gets him in major trouble when a suspicious stray cat fuses with him, granting him exceptional power but also dragging him into humanity's hidden battle against powerful Japanese spirits, mononoke.
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0046-2
On Sale Date: 2018-08-07
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w
 

One Piece, Vol. 87
By Eiichiro Oda
 
The plan to assassinate Big Mom fails in the most spectacular way! And now Luffy and his co-conspirators are in a major bind. Big Mom is furious and her fearsome pirate crew is out for blood. Can the Straw Hats find a way to escape to safety?!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0141-4
On Sale Date: 2018-08-07
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/208 pages/b&w
 

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Part 3--Stardust Crusaders, Vol. 8
By Hirohiko Araki
 
As if fighting a small army of new foes isn't hard enough, now some old familiar faces are coming back to haunt our heroes. Making matters worse, they've teamed up to get revenge! Then the story really gets wild when Iggy the dog Stand user faces a bird with Stand powers! It's a battle of the beasts!
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9174-2
On Sale Date: 2018-08-07
Price USA: $19.99
Price CAN: $26.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: HC/230 pages/b&w
 

Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma, Vol. 25
By Yuto Tsukuda, Art by Shun Saeki, Contributor Yuki Morisaki
 
The Regiment du Cuisine has begun, and with the weight of their expelled classmates' hopes on their shoulders, Soma, Isshiki and Megishima step up to the plate first for the resistance! In true Soma style, Soma picks soba as his card's theme ingredient, the very ingredient his opponent, Nene Kinokuni, specializes in! How can this very unlucky first-year possibly win now?
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9949-6
On Sale Date: 2018-08-07
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w
 
Shojo Beat
 

Kaze Hikaru, Vol. 26
By Taeko Watanabe
 
Kondo, disillusioned by the weakened state of the Shogunate, returns from Hiroshima in despair. Upon his return, he moves in with his mistress Mikyuki. Hijikata is on high alert, and he observes the couple very closely. What are Miyuki's motives, and why is she staying with Kondo?
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-3590-6
On Sale Date: 2018-08-07
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. 13
By Mizuho Kusanagi
 
Kang Su-jin, chief of the Fire Tribe, has been plotting to become the ruler of the Kingdom of Kohka—and now he's started an uprising by attacking King Su-won at Hiryuu Palace! As the armies clash on the battlefield, will Yona and her friends join the fray with so much on the line?!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-8794-3
On Sale Date: 2018-08-07
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w
 
 

Vampire Knight: Memories, Vol. 2
By Matsuri Hino
 
Neither the vampire aristocrats nor the vampire hunters approve of Yuki and Zero's relationship. Zero must face opposition from the Hunter Society while also becoming the target of a vampire assassin. Meanwhile, Aido and Yori face obstacles as a pureblood vampire and human couple.
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0024-0
On Sale Date: 2018-08-07
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/208 pages/b&w
 

Takane & Hana, Vol. 4
By Yuki Shiwasu
 
It's summer, but Takane is so busy with work that he doesn't have much time to spend with Hana! Enter Takane's new assistant Eiji Kirigasaki, an efficient helper who gains Takane's trust and allows Takane to have more free time. Despite all the support he's giving, however, Kirigasaki might have an ulterior motive that could lead to Takane's downfall!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9903-8
On Sale Date: 2018-08-07
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w
 

Shortcake Cake, Vol. 1
By Suu Morishita
 
Ten Serizawa has a two-hour commute through the mountains to high school every day, so she can't spend much time hanging out with her friends in the afternoon. She decides to move into the local boardinghouse, where one of her friends and three other boys are living. Ten's friends consider her to be as oblivious as a rock when it comes to noticing boys and falling in love, but will she be able to keep her calm and steady heart in her new living situation?
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0061-5
On Sale Date: 2018-08-07
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/176 pages/b&w
 
VIZ Media
 

King of Strong Style
By Shinsuke Nakamura, Translated by Jocelyne Allen
 
Before he became a star of American professional wrestling, Shinsuke Nakamura was Japan’s “King of Strong Style.” Follow his life and career from the amateur grappling ranks to the Nippon Budokon, thrill to his matches against such legends as Kurt Angle and Brock Lesnar, his reign as the youngest New Japan Pro-Wrestling Heavyweight Champion, and his success as a mixed martial artist.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0161-2
On Sale Date: 2018-08-7
Price USA: $26.99
Price CAN: $35.99
Dimension: 6 x 9
Format: HC/448 pages/b&w w/ color
 
 
 

Fullmetal Alchemist: Fullmetal Edition, Vol. 2
By Hiromu Arakawa
 
In an alchemical ritual gone wrong, Edward Elric lost his arm and his leg, and his brother Alphonse became nothing but a soul in a suit of armor. The brothers' search for the Philosopher's Stone leads them to a secret alchemical document which contains a gruesome truth.
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9979-3
On Sale Date: 2018-08-14
Price USA: $19.99
Price CAN: $26.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/264 pages/b&w
 

That Blue Sky Feeling, Vol. 1
By Okura, Art by Coma Hashii
 
The first volume of this heartwarming high school story about how your first love isn't always exactly what you expect begins with the popular Noshiro transferring to a new school and becoming intrigued by Sanada, a loner who doesn't seem to have any friends—or even want any. Some of the other kids tell Noshiro that Sanada keeps to himself because he's secretly gay, which only makes Noshiro more interested. He sets out on a campaign to win over the shy Sanada, embarking on a friendship that starts to feel like something much more intense.
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0160-5
On Sale Date: 2018-08-14
Price USA: $10.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/258 pages/b&w
 
VIZ Signature
 

Tokyo Ghoul: re, Vol. 6
By Sui Ishida
 
The CCG never thought that taking down the Rosewald family would be easy and, as expected, the casualties are piling up. Numbered among the wounded is Haise Sasaki, whose critical injuries leave him vulnerable when the past threatens to overwhelm him!
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9501-6
On Sale Date: 2018-08-21
Price USA: $12.99
Price CAN: $17.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/224 pages/b&w
 

Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt, Vol. 8
By  Yasuo Ohtagaki, Concept by Hajime Yatate and Yoshiyuki Tomino
 
The mission to recover Zeon's Reuse P. Device technology has led Daryl Lorenz and his unit to the Rig, a network of oil platforms inside Nanyang Alliance territory now repurposed as a floating city. The Rig is a haven for refugees and deserters from both sides of the war, all living under the watchful eye of the warrior monks of the Alliance. Infiltrating the Rig undercover, Lorenz and his team make contact with a Zeon operative and begin a covert operation to learn the secrets of the Nanyang Alliance and its leader, Sojo Levan Fu, who plans to do far more than simply mass-produce the Psycho Zaku...
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9506-1
On Sale Date: 2018-08-21
Price USA: $14.99
Price CAN: $19.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/232 pages/b&w
 

RWBY: Official Manga Anthology, Vol. 2
By Original Concept by Monty Oum & Rooster Teeth Productions, Story and Art by Various Artists
 
All new short stories set in the world of RWBY from no less than twenty different manga creators in one single volume!
 
Includes a full-color four-page story and four full-color illustrations. This volume focuses on Weiss Schnee from TEAM RWBY.
 
Plus, bonus messages from the illustrators and creators included in this volume, with longer notes from RWBY character designer Ein Lee and actress Kate Eberle, the voice of Weiss Schnee!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0158-2
On Sale Date: 2018-08-21
Price USA: $12.99
Price CAN: $17.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/184 pages/b&w
 
Haikasoru
 

Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Vol. 7
By Yoshiki Tanaka
 
Reinhard, under his Golden Lion banner, is setting out to bend history and the universe to his will. Meanwhile, with no flag of their own to raise, Yang and his compatriots have escaped the murderous hands of the Free Planets Alliance's government and dubbed themselves the “Irregulars.” Yang receives word that an Imperial fleet is closing in on the capital of Heinessen, and in a daring move, recaptures Iserlohn Fortress. In the meantime, Reinhard’s invasion of the Free Planets Alliance proceeds steadily apace. Standing in the path of the Imperial fleet is a fleet of FPA Navy vessels commanded by the elderly Admiral Bucock. An old lion roars out a life-or-death challenge, and a young lion answers it—the final battle of the Free Planets Alliance now begins!
 
For older teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-8529-1
On Sale Date: 2018-08-21
Price USA: $15.99
Price CAN: $21.99
Dimension: 5 1/4 x 8
Format: TP/224 pages/b&w
 
Shonen Sunday
 

Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Vol. 31
By Shinobu  Ohtaka
 
In order to rebuild the Kou Empire, Alibaba travels all over the world to establish a magical transport network to revive Kou. But his efforts are thwarted by Sinbad, whose friendship at times seems less than trustworthy. Meanwhile, Aladdin, Morgiana and Hakuryu hide out in the Great Rift, gathering strength for their return!
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9864-2
On Sale Date: 2018-08-14
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w
 

Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle, Vol. 2
By Kagiji Kumanomata
 
While waiting to be rescued, Princess Syalis makes herself at home by commandeering a bathtub, befriending a girl demon, and participating in a castle fitness challenge. Her plots to get some shut-eye include stealing ice from Frost Demons to cool off on a hot summer night, attempting to make her own DIY waterbed, toying with magic spells, and provoking an enchanted flower into releasing a soporific. And then the nightmares begin...
 
For teen audiences.
 
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0019-6
On Sale Date: 2018-08-14
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/168 pages/b&w
 
 
 
 
Sublime
 

A Strange and Mystifying Story, Vol. 4
By Tsuta Suzuki
 
Thanks to his grandmother's trickery, high school student Tsumugi has been betrothed to Master Kurayori, the family's guardian deity. Although Kurayori is rather miffed over the deception, Tsumugi is serious about his relationship with the guardian deity and about saving his home. However, as the two spend more time together, nothing seems to change. What's an inexperienced high school student betrothed to a guardian deity to do?
 
For mature audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9598-6
On Sale Date: 2018-08-14
Price USA: $12.99
Price CAN: $17.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/8
Format: TP/186 pages/b&w
 

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