San Francisco, CA, November 20, 2017 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, announced exciting new publishing acquisitions this past weekend during its official panel held at Anime NYC.

The manga titles announced are scheduled for release beginning in the summer of 2018 and include MY HERO ACADEMIA: VIGILANTES, an edgy spinoff set in the world of the hit Shonen Jump series MY HERO ACADEMIA. Also announced was the tender LGBT coming-of-age drama, THAT BLUE SKY FEELING.

MY HERO ACADEMIA: VIGILANTES
Rated ‘T’ for Teens · Debuts Summer 2018

In a superpowered society, there is nothing ordinary about evil anymore. Heroes, trained and licensed to protect and defend the public against supervillains, stand above all the rest. However, not everyone can be an official hero, and there are those who would use their powers to serve the people without legal sanction. But do they fight for justice in the shadows or for reasons known only to themselves? Whatever they fight for, they are called vigilantes.

 

 

 

 

THAT BLUE SKY FEELING
Rated ‘T’ for Teens · Debuts Summer 2018

Outgoing high school student Noshiro finds himself drawn to Sanada, the school outcast, who is rumored to be gay. Rather than deter Noshiro, the rumor makes him even more determined to get close to Sanada, setting in motion a tale of first love.

 

 

 

 

 

For additional information on these and other titles published by VIZ Media, please visit viz.com.

About VIZ Media, LLC

Established in 1986, VIZ Media is the premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing. Along with its popular digital magazine WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, DRAGON BALL, SAILOR MOON, and POKÉMON, VIZ Media offers an extensive library of titles and original content in a wide variety of book and video formats, as well as through official licensed merchandise. Owned by three of Japan’s largest publishing and entertainment companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is dedicated to bringing the best titles for English-speaking audiences worldwide.

Learn more about VIZ Media and its properties at viz.com.

 

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