VIZ MEDIA January 2019 Solicitations

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Shonen Jump

Rurouni Kenshin (4-in-1 Edition), Vol. 9
By Nobuhiro Watsuki
FINAL VOLUME! Felled by grief, Kenshin is powerless to stop Enishi’s conquest of Tokyo. His friends struggle to fill in, with Yahiko taking on the criminal powerhouse Kujiranami and Sanosuke defending the city from yakuza. But without Kenshin, the dream of a new Japan founded on peace will never be realized. In the misery of the Fallen Village, Kenshin must somehow find hope ...and lift his sakabat? for the final time!
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9253-4
On Sale Date: 2019-01-01
Price USA: $14.99
Price CAN: $19.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/784 pages/b&w

 

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 4
By Koyoharu Gotouge
After a fierce battle with a demon inside a maddening house of ever-changing rooms, Tanjiro has a chance to find out about the fighter in the boar-head mask. Who is this passionate swordsman and what does he want? Later, a new mission has Tanjiro and his compatriots heading for Mt. Natagumo and a confrontation with a mysterious and horrifying threat...
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0055-4
On Sale Date: 2019-01-01
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w

 

Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 6
By Aka Akasaka
Will Kaguya figure out what Miyuki wants for his birthday plus present him with the perfect cake? Is treasurer Yu flunking out of school and beyond help ...or can the one he fears most get him back on track? Then the romantic autumn moon-viewing festival leads to some stellar night moves. The student council plays a role-playing game in which at least one member doesn’t get to play out their fantasy. Ai assumes an alter ego to prove she can get Miyuki to fall in love with her in just one day. And Miyuki’s time as student council president is up!
We play many roles in life.
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0138-4
On Sale Date: 2019-01-01
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/216 pages/b&w

 

Dragon Ball Super, Vol. 4
By Akira Toriyama, Art by Toyotarou
Goku Black’s identity has been revealed as Zamas, the lord of lords from Universe 10! But he’s not alone—his counterpart from the parallel universe has teamed up with him and, thanks to the super Dragon Balls, they are nearly unstoppable! In the present, Goku trains with Master Roshi to perfect the Maf?ba and seal Zamas away. Meanwhile, Kaiô-shin takes Lord Gowas, Zamas’s mentor, to the parallel universe to try and push his former pupil back to being good!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0144-5
On Sale Date: 2019-01-01
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w

 

Haikyu!!, Vol. 30
By Haruichi Furudate
The Inarizaki vs. Karasuno game continues! With their own Freak Quick and on-the-fly plays, the Miya twins and Inarizaki make it clear that they are, in fact, the greatest contenders in the tournament. Meanwhile, Nekoma struggles through their own game against Sarukawa High School. Will Nekoma and Karasuno make it through their games and keep the dream of the dumpster battle alive?
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0258-9
On Sale Date: 2019-01-01
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w

 

Dr. STONE, Vol. 3
By Riichiro Inagaki, Art by Boichi
Upon arriving at Kohaku’s village, Senku schemes to make allies out of the villagers. First up is Chrome, whom Senku wins over after beating him in a scientific battle of wits. Their first big task? Concocting a panacea to cure Kohaku’s older sister, Ruri.
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0263-3
On Sale Date: 2019-01-01
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w

 

Twin Star Exorcists, Vol. 14
By Yoshiaki Sukeno
An Enmado Family team member suffers a terrible loss at the tournament with an unexpected consequence. Meanwhile, Benio journeys to Magano in hopes of regaining her powers so she can fight by Rokuro’s side. What she learns there leads to a terrible decision...
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0394-4
On Sale Date: 2019-01-01
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/208 pages/b&w

 

Blue Exorcist, Vol. 21
By Kazue Kato
An attack on Tokyo by a huge demon that is visible to almost everyone marks the start of an unprecedented outbreak of demonic activity around the world. While the Knights of the True Cross and the Japanese government scramble to contain the damage, Lightning’s investigation into the Illuminati has pushed the Knights of the True Cross—and Yukio—just a little too far. Now Yukio rushes to confront Mephisto, determined to hear the truth of the circumstances of his and Rin’s birth. Yet Mephisto, aloof as always, still seems to be pulling everyone’s strings. For Yukio and Rin, there will be no easy answers...
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0393-7
On Sale Date: 2019-01-01
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/202 pages/b&w

 

My Hero Academia: Vigilantes, Vol. 3
By Hideyuki Furuhashi, Art by Betten Court, Original Concept by Kohei Horikoshi
When you’re not a licensed hero, sometimes you need all the help you can get. For Koichi, unexpected—but not entirely unwelcome—assistance comes in the form of Makoto Tsukauchi, one of Koichi’s friends at school. Makoto’s got a self-confident vibe that makes Pop Step more than a little anxious and…jealous? Meanwhile, out in the streets of the Naruhata district, the scheming bee user Hachisuka continues her distribution of the “instant villain” drug, Trigger…
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0257-2
On Sale Date: 2019-01-01
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/208 pages/b&w

 

One-Punch Man, Vol. 15
By ONE, Art by Yusuke Murata
Despite just finishing a martial arts tournament and immediately dealing with the Monster Association invasion, Saitama is still so incredibly strong that he feels empty inside. King lectures him on how to live like a hero, but it doesn’t help. Meanwhile, servants of the Monster Association close in on Speed-o’-Sound Sonic!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0223-7
On Sale Date: 2019-01-01
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/208 pages/b&w


Shojo Beat

Skip?Beat! (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 13
By Yoshiki Nakamura
The president of LME created the Love Me section because he was impressed by Kyoko’s potential but heartbroken by the wounded spirit he could sense buried deep inside her. In the time since she joined the section, Kyoko has made amazing strides as an actress and in healing from the pain of her past. But what will happen to her hard-won strength when she is faced with the person who hurt her the most—her mother?!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9592-4
On Sale Date: 2019-01-01
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/576 pages/b&w

 

Anonymous Noise, Vol. 12
By Ryoko Fukuyama
The new school year brings major changes—namely, Nino is in a relationship with Momo, and she hasn’t seen Yuzu in months. Where has Yuzu gone off to? And can the remaining members of the Pop Music Club keep it together without him?
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9827-7
On Sale Date: 2019-01-01
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. 8
By Rei Toma
Asahi is captured by a human who’s using the god of darkness to take over the world! Trapped in the underworld, Asahi resolves to figure out the true intention of this ruthless boy while the water dragon god and Subaru tag team to try to save her!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0228-2
On Sale Date: 2019-01-01
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/184 pages/b&w

 

Kakuriyo: Bed & Breakfast for Spirits, Vol. 1
By Waco Ioka, Original Story by Midori Yuma, Character Design by Laruha
Aoi wants to work off her debt to the Tenjin-ya inn, but she only has one day to find a position and none of the managers are willing to hire a human! If she can just get someone to see past her family background, Aoi is certain she can prove her worth!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0372-2
On Sale Date: 2019-01-01
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w

 

The Demon Prince of Momochi House, Vol. 13
By Aya Shouoto
Himari Momochi inherits Momochi House, an estate which exists on the barrier between the human and spiritual realms. Aoi’s and Himari’s shikigami restraint rings release after Aoi reveals his true feelings for her. Kasha appears and shoots Himari, and she sees her own corpse. Can Aoi save Himari if she’s already dead?
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0402-6
On Sale Date: 2019-01-01
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/172 pages/b&w


VIZ Media – Children’s

YO-KAI WATCH, Vol. 10
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: 978-1-4215-9754-6
On Sale Date: 2019-01-08
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w

 

Pokémon: Sun & Moon, Vol. 3
By Hidenori Kusaka, Art by Satoshi Yamamoto
In hopes of earning the right to compete to win the prestigious island challenge amulet, Sun and Moon set off for Akala Island to have their Trainer skills tested by Trial Captains Kiawe, Lana and Mallow. Sun must battle a powerful Totem Pokémon—but first he has to find it! Meanwhile, Moon searches for an elusive, mysterious berry…
What important lesson does Sun need to learn…?
For all ages.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0260-2
On Sale Date: 2019-01-08
Price USA: $4.99
Price CAN: $6.99
Dimension: 5 1/2 x 7
Format: TP/88 pages/b&w


VIZ Media

Radiant, Vol. 3
By Tony Valente
The battle in Rumble Town rages on, and Konrad shows no signs of stopping the onslaught against his own people. Seth, Mélie and Grimm team up to fight Konrad and the Inquisition, but a new opponent enters the fight—Hameline, a Nemeses Tamer! As the fight destroys the city, Rumble Town’s entire Islet risks collapsing! Will Seth and his friends be able to stop the madness and save everyone in time?
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0384-5
On Sale Date: 2019-01-08
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w

 

Art of Magic the Gathering -
By James Wyatt
The seventh book in VIZ Media’s acclaimed series of massive hardcover art books featuring the incredible images of Magic: The Gathering®!
“The alliances were already frayed. All we do is find the loose threads and pluck.”
—Lazav, House Dimir Guildmaster
An eternity of winding streets, dark alleys, towering structures, and rubble-strewn ruins make up the world of Ravnica. In this sprawling city, ten guilds are locked in a perpetual struggle for influence and dominance, each one seeking to advance its own agenda and philosophy—and now it’s time to choose your place in this conflict. In these pages, lavishly illustrated with the award-winning art of Magic: The Gathering®, you’ll learn the deepest secrets of the guilds and the plots unfolding in their ranks.
Choose your guild and take your place in Ravnica, the greatest city in the Multiverse!
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0552-8
On Sale Date: 2019-01-01
Price USA: $39.99
Price CAN: $53.99
Dimension: 10 x 11 1/4
Format: HC/240 pages/color


VIZ Signature

Children of the Whales, Vol. 8
By Abi Umeda
The promised haven of Amonlogia is closer than ever, but the dark history of the Mud Whale still poses a terrible threat to its people. Somehow, learning the truth about the past has freed Ouni’s thymia from any constraint, and he is forced to lock himself away to avoid hurting the others. But even with that precaution, his very presence is a danger to his people as Orca mounts an expedition to capture the daímonas and kill everyone else!
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9729-4
On Sale Date: 2019-01-15
Price USA: $12.99
Price CAN: $17.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w

 

Fire Punch, Vol. 5
By Tatsuki Fujimoto
After painful words are unleashed and Togata’s secret is finally exposed, the revelations leave Agni shaken. Knowing he must face his destiny, Agni seeks out the man at the root of all of his suffering!
For mature audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9944-1
On Sale Date: 2019-01-15
Price USA: $12.99
Price CAN: $17.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/208 pages/b&w

 

Dead Dead Demon's Dededede Destruction, Vol. 4
By Inio Asano
Despite the ongoing menace of wild Invaders and A-ray contamination, people are still moving to Tokyo to find opportunities and themselves. After all, the likelihood of getting squashed by a crashing Invader vessel is still extremely low! Meanwhile, Kadode and her friends have started university, where they must face the crisis of choosing which school club to join—a critical decision that will affect the rest of their lives!
For mature audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9959-5
On Sale Date: 2019-01-15
Price USA: $14.99
Price CAN: $19.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/164 pages/b&w

 

Ultraman, Vol. 11
By Eiichi Shimizu & Tomohiro Shimoguchi
Shinjiro, Moroboshi, Hokuto, Jack, Taro, and even Shin Hayata—the first Ultraman—have all come together in New York City for the ultimate showdown with the forces of the Star of Darkness! Can Moroboshi’s brother be saved? Will the idol Rena Sayama make it through this all-out battle? And what is the Star of Darkness’s ultimate plan? The winners will know the answers...
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0259-6
On Sale Date: 2019-01-15
Price USA: $12.99
Price CAN: $17.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/196 pages/b&w


Shonen Sunday

Hayate the Combat Butler, Vol. 33
By Kenjiro Hata
The life of a combat butler was hard enough when Hayate had only one mistress. Now that he’s waiting on an entire houseful of girls, his service skills are truly tested. Whether he’s escorting ultra-geeky new resident Kayura around town, teaching pop star Ruka to ride or die, or scraping up the funds to treat the whole gang to barbecue, Hayate is prepared for any challenge. But can he take on his most formidable foe yet—a very bad cold?
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9866-6
On Sale Date: 2019-01-08
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/184 pages/b&w

 

Case Closed, Vol. 69
By Gosho Aoyama
Following an anonymous tip, Richard Moore travels to a remote inn to catch a murderer. Instead he finds evidence of river monsters! Conan is sure the killer is all too human, but then Rachel sees one of the legendary creatures for herself...
Then Conan visits a hot spring where a movie crew’s crime drama is interrupted by a real murder. And at a romantic chocolate-themed party, the host samples a not-so-sweet bite of cyanide!
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9867-3
On Sale Date: 2019-01-08
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. 12
By Shungiku Nakamura
Manga editor Ritsu Onodera continues working under the guiding hand of his boss and first love, Masamune Takano. After the department’s fun (?) group vacation, Ritsu returns to the familiar hellscape of cycle end at Emerald. On his way to a meeting, he runs into Nao Kiyomiya, an old high school classmate and the only friend he had after Takano broke his heart. Will Ritsu fess up that the Masamune Saga who emotionally destroyed him in high school and the Masamune Takano he now calls his boss are one and the same?
For mature audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9954-0
On Sale Date: 2019-01-08
Price USA: $12.99
Price CAN: $17.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/8
Format: TP/162 pages/b&w

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