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Shonen Jump

My Hero Academia: Smash!!, Vol. 1
By Hirofumi Neda, Original Concept by Kohei Horikoshi
Listen up! Follow the story of Midoriya, All Might and all the other aspiring heroes of U.A. High, but with hilarious twists! In this first volume, find out how Midoriya really trained to receive All for One and learn the U.A. students' goofy thoughts during their first practical exams...plus, All Might as Santa Claus? What are you waiting for? Start reading!!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0866-6
On Sale Date: 2019-08-06
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/136 pages/b&w

 

My Hero Academia, Vol. 20
By Kohei Horikoshi
With All Might in retirement, Endeavor takes up the mantle of the number one hero, a position he's coveted for years. But now that he has it, he's not entirely comfortable with the responsibilities and risks that come with it—both heroes and villains are always gunning for number one. What does the future hold for Midoriya, and what do his dreams about One For All mean?
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0773-7
On Sale Date: 2019-08-06
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w

 

We Never Learn, Vol. 5
By Taishi Tsutsui
It's festival time! Sweets, games and yukata abound, but that's not all—there are sharpshooting teachers, accidental sleepovers, couples karaoke, reckless drivers, cooking disasters and romantic mischief afoot, too! Will Yuiga survive this onslaught of romantic hijinks, or will the entire world catch him in an embarrassing situation?!
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0444-6
On Sale Date: 2019-08-06
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/184 pages/b&w

 

One Piece, Vol. 91
By Eiichiro Oda
The Straw Hats head for a new land of adventure, the kingdom of Wano! But awaiting them there are Kaido's powerful forces and all sorts of new problems!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0701-0
On Sale Date: 2019-08-06
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w

 

Black Torch, Vol. 5
By Tsuyoshi Takaki
With Jiro's ability to fully awaken and use Rago's power, the final battle with Amagi is about to begin. Will Jiro and his friends be able to stop the rampaging Amagi in time? Don't miss the thrilling conclusion!
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0744-7
On Sale Date: 2019-08-06
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/208 pages/b&w

 

One-Punch Man, Vol. 17
By ONE, Art by Yusuke Murata
Despite his best efforts, Garo is no match for the overwhelming skill of Bang and his brother. In fact, the hero hunter is near death when the Monster Association attempts to steal him away, unleashing Centichoro in the process. Bang and company take the threat-level Dragon monster head-on before Genos boldly enters the fray!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0745-4
On Sale Date: 2019-08-06
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/208 pages/b&w

 

The Promised Neverland, Vol. 11
By Kaiu Shirai, Art by Posuka Demizu
Emma and her new allies have successfully taken down many of the demons of Goldy Pond. The last one standing in this demonic hunting ground is Leuvis, but he’s the most powerful of them all. None of the children’s tactics seem to work on him, but some unexpected last-minute help may turn the tide of the battle. Can the children of Goldy Pond finally put an end to their despair?!   
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0838-3
On Sale Date: 2019-08-06
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w

 

Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma, Vol. 31
By Yuto Tsukuda, Art by Shun Saeki, Contributor Yuki Morisaki
After a long, hard-fought battle, Soma and the rest of the resisters claim victory in the Régiment de Cuisine, formally disbanding the Azami administration. A new Council of Ten is born, and the first-years advance to their second year at Totsuki Institute. But the peace doesn’t last long. A few months into the new school year, the aroma of trouble once again wafts through the air!
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0774-4
On Sale Date: 2019-08-06
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 4--Diamond Is Unbreakable, Vol. 2
By Hirohiko Araki
Jotaro Kujo discovers a lead on the stolen bow and arrow, but is it too late to stop the thief? While Jotaro is investigating that lead, Josuke Higashikata and Koichi Hirose find a new ally in...Okuyasu?! The bully wants to mend his ways after the death of his brother, and the first step is going to school with Jotaro and Koichi. Plus, Yukako Yamagishi enters the scene, and she's got love on her mind and anger in her heart. Will Koichi survive his first brush with true love?
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0808-6
On Sale Date: 2019-08-06
Price USA: $19.99
Price CAN: $26.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: HC/400 pages/b&w w/color

 

Hunter x Hunter, Vol. 36
By Yoshihiro Togashi
The princes begin to move against each other as the Succession War continues on the Whale Ship when Second Prince Camilla attempts to assassinate First Prince Benjamin. Meanwhile, something fishy is going on in Thirteenth Prince Marayam’s room. The Spiders appear and make their move as well! Will Kurapika be able to keep up with the madness and murders taking place on the ship?!
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0841-3
On Sale Date: 2019-08-06
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/208 pages/b&w


Shojo Beat

Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 19
By Mizuho Kusanagi
While preparing to set up camp in the forest, Sinha comes across a stone statue of a dragon. When the statue's mouth starts to close down on Ao, Sinha slices it open and unintentionally releases an ominous spirit! How will Yona and her friends fight the ensuing havoc?
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-8801-8
On Sale Date: 2019-08-06
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w

 

Shortcake Cake, Vol. 5
By Suu Morishita
Ten comes to a realization. Chiaki and Riku both have feelings for Ten, but Riku doesn't feel that he can pursue her.
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0065-3
On Sale Date: 2019-08-06
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/182 pages/b&w

 

Ao Haru Ride, Vol. 6
By Io Sakisaka
Futaba Yoshioka has encountered her first love again in high school, but he seems different from the boy she once knew. Futuba feels as though the distance between her and Kou has grown since he and Yui have started keeping in touch. Then something unexpected happens between Futaba and Kou at the school festival.
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0270-1
On Sale Date: 2019-08-06
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/184 pages/b&w


Kaze Hikaru, Vol. 27
By Taeko Watanabe
The chaos of the Bakumatsu period escalates as the Bakufu and Choshu factions come face-to-face in Hiroshima. In the midst of this volatile situation, councillor Ito continues to flirt with vice captain Hijikata. Then, when Hijikata suddenly falls ill, Sei must serve as his assistant, and the explosive relationship between the two samurai warriors is put to the test!
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0662-4
On Sale Date: 2019-08-06
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w

 

Takane & Hana, Vol. 10
By Yuki Shiwasu
When Hana's childhood friend Okamon confesses that he's in love with her, Hana goes into a total panic! Can she possibly return his feelings? And once Takane finds out, all bets are off on how he'll react to the news!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0643-3
On Sale Date: 2019-08-06
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w

 

Idol Dreams, Vol. 6
By Arina Tanemura
To pursue missed chances at love and success, 31-year-old Chikage Deguchi takes an experimental drug that changes her appearance back to how she looked at age 15. Brokenhearted after Tokita's engagement, Chikage writes the lyrics of a new song to express her emotions as Akari. But her producer Hibiki has suddenly gone missing...
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0664-8
On Sale Date: 2019-08-06
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/168 pagesb&w

 

Behind the Scenes!!, Vol. 7
By Bisco Hatori
The Art Squad has always felt like home to its members, but as their chief's final year winds down, doubts being to assail them all. Tomu worries he has no talent, Ruka decides to quit the club early to live up to family expectations, Izumi's amnesia finally starts to get to him, and Maasa plans to give up zombies in order to find a man. Now it's up to Ranmaru, the newest and most neurotic club member, to save the spirit of Art Squad!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0768-3
On Sale Date: 2019-08-06
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w


VIZ Media

Fullmetal Alchemist: Fullmetal Edition, Vol. 6
By Hiromi 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' quest for the Philosopher's Stone is hijacked by a prince from the East who is also seeking the stone's regenerative power.
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9988-5
On Sale Date: 2019-08-13
Price USA: $19.99
Price CAN: $26.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: HC/268 pages/b&w w/color

 

Record of Grancrest War, Vol. 4
By Ryo Mizuno, Story and Art by Makoto Yotsuba, Character Design by Miyu
War is coming to Siluca and Theo's domain, and they have only the barest hope of stopping it. Margrave Marrine Kreische, the leader of the Factory Alliance, is coming, and she's bringing The Dragoon, an otherworldly power that makes her army even more formidable. Theo can counter her with The Patriot, but will it be enough? The fate of the domain rests in the balance.
For mature audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0517-7
On Sale Date: 2019-08-13
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/160 pages/b&w


VIZ Signature

Tokyo Ghoul: re, Vol. 12
By Sui Ishida
Furuta's new methods have made the CCG deadlier and more efficient than ever, and more than 80 percent of the Ghouls in Tokyo have been eradicated. Kaneki and the rest of Goat have gathered survivors in the stronghold of the 24th Ward. But without access to food, their safety comes at a bitter price.
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0037-0
On Sale Date: 2019-08-20
Price USA: $12.99
Price CAN: $17.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/210 pages/b&w

 

Urusei Yatsura, Vol. 3
By Rumiko Takahashi
Undeterred by Lum's electrical attacks, Ataru continues to shamelessly chase skirts. When the priestess Sakura returns as Tomobiki High School's nurse, the school is plagued by unprecedented menaces that titillate Ataru's lecherous heart! Later, Lum's gorgeous childhood friend Ran escalates the school hijinks, but what Lum doesn't know is that Ran has a major score to settle!
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0344-9
On Sale Date: 2019-08-20
Price USA: $19.99
Price CAN: $26.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/400 pages/b&w

 

Ran and the Gray World, Vol. 4
By Aki Irie
Knowing that Makoto Hibi has witnessed her magical transformation, Ran is now desperate to erase his memory. But if she gets her way, she might lose a friend in the process. Later, a powerful sorceress in training named Nio Gekkoin shows up and challenges Ran to a duel! Which novice will emerge the victor in this supernatural showdown?
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0365-4
On Sale Date: 2019-08-20
Price USA: $14.99
Price CAN: $19.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w

 

Golden Kamuy, Vol. 11
By Satoru Noda
Sugimoto and his friends head for Kushiro in order to escape Lieutenant Tsurumi's pursuit. Meanwhile, Lieutenant Tsurumi himself leads members of the 7th Division to Otaru following rumors of the tattooed skins. Awaiting them are two of the most desperate and dangerous outlaws of the north—the Lightning Thief and his wife, the wicked Viper O-gin—and they're both heading straight for Lieutenant Tsurumi!
For mature audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0449-1
On Sale Date: 2019-08-20
Price USA: $12.99
Price CAN: $17.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w

 

Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt, Vol. 12
By Yasuo Ohtagaki, Concept by Hajime Yatate and Yoshiyuki Tomino
The Federation assault ship Spartan sets course for the Nanyang Alliance's Psycho Zaku manufacturing base in the Taal volcano and begins preparing for full-scale combat operations. Io Fleming and the members of the Trust Squadron bond before the struggle to come, as Daryl Lorenz and his crew of Zeon defectors do the same. On the Spartan, Director Humphrey lays out the challenges of the assault—in addition to the Psycho Zaku, the Federation will be facing Alliance forces under the psychic control of Sojo Levan Fu. However, Levan Fu will not be the only Newtype in the looming battle...
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0746-1
On Sale Date: 2019-08-20
Price USA: $14.99
Price CAN: $19.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/212 pages/b&w


Haikasoru

Automatic Eve
By Rokuro Inui, Translated by Matt Treyvaud
A mighty shogunate ruling the land from Tempu Castle. An imperial line of strict female succession. Caught between these two immense powers, the sprawling city of Tempu is home to many wonders—not least a superhuman technological achievement in the form of a beautiful automaton known as Eve. When a secret that threatens to shake the imperial line intersects with the mystery of Eve's creation, events are set in motion that soon race toward a shocking conclusion. A new, astonishingly inventive science fantasy masterpiece of historic proportions.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0807-9
On Sale Date: 2019-08-20
Price USA: $16.99
Price CAN: $22.99
Dimension: 5 1/4 x 8
Format: TP/320 pages/b&w


Shonen Sunday

Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Vol. 37
By Shinobu Ohtaka
The world teeters on the edge of destruction as Alibaba squares off against his former comrades who are convinced that everything and everyone should return to its basic Rukh form. In the Sacred Palace, David and Sinbad clash. Only a power beyond Maximum Magic can decide this battle for the ultimate fate of the world!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0304-3
On Sale Date: 2019-08-13
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w

 

Komi Can't Communicate, Vol. 2
By Tomohito Oda
It's time for the national health exam at Itan High, and the excitement of eye exams and height measurements have fanned the flames of competition for the unremarkable Makeru Yadano. She's determined to beat the class idol Komi in the health test, and Komi's total obliviousness to their impassioned duel just feeds Makeru's determination. As the epic battle heats up, how will Komi handle her first rival when she's barely made her first friends?!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0713-3
On Sale Date: 2019-08-13
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. 8
By Kagiji Kumanomata
Princess Syalis's luxurious lifestyle is wreaking havoc on the Demon Castle's budget! When the Demon King cuts back on expenses so that she is no longer supported in the style she is accustomed to, the princess must find other strategies to satisfy her extravagant taste. Then, when the newly hired demon staff arrive for their orientation at the Demon Castle—complete with a hot springs retreat—the current staff is loath to admit that they've lost control of their hostage. What will happen when the newbies discover that the “Scissors Demon” joining in their training is actually a terrifying, bratty human girl?!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0783-6
On Sale Date: 2019-08-13
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/216 pages/b&w


SuBLime

Love in Limbo, Vol. 2
By Haji
New reaper Calen has spent many a peaceful day with his friend and lover Makoto, protecting the people of Limbo. But one day, the time for Makoto's father to be reincarnated arrives. Once he is gone, the power sustaining Makoto—who is nothing more than an animated clay doll—will cease to exist. Will his precious love's dissolution looming, will Calen find a solution or be forced to watch as Makoto returns to dust?
For mature audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0635-8
On Sale Date: 2019-08-13
Price USA: $12.99
Price CAN: $17.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/8
Format: TP/186 pages/b&w

 

Fourth Generation Head: Tatsuyuki Oyamato
By Scarlet Beriko
The last thing Tatsuyuki Oyamato, playboy heir to a yakuza family, wants to do is be responsible for any family business, especially when a recent erotic encounter with a male masseur has him totally preoccupied with questioning his sexuality. But Tatsuyuki’s forced to step up both in the sheets and on the streets when a hot hookup with a guy from his past deepens his newfound attraction to men, while also drawing the attention of a mysterious man who seems dangerously obsessed with Tatsuyuki’s lineage…
For mature audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0710-2
On Sale Date: 2019-08-13
Price USA: $12.99
Price CAN: $17.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/8
Format: TP/224 pages/b&w

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