What You Need to Know:
- VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, thrilled audiences during its official panel held this past weekend at Otakon 2017 as it detailed a variety of new publishing acquisitions. VIZ also announced that they are bringing the hilarious story of six quirky siblings to North and Latin American audiences as it expands its anime catalog with the acquisition of MR. OSOMATSU. VIZ Media announced the news during its official panel held this past weekend during Otakon 2017.
- The titles set for publication beginning in early 2018 include the shojo series TAKANE & HANA, a hilarious romance about a courtship of opposites; as well as THE YOUNG MASTER’S REVENGE, a shojo romantic comedy featuring a conniving boy who schemes to make a troublesome girl fall in love with him. Also announced was THE ART OF THE SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETTY, a print-only hardcover edition set for release next Spring that will feature an extensive collection of production and concept art and other insights into the acclaimed film by Studio Ghibli.
- VIZ Media also revealed plans to publish a volume of RWBY prequel stories based on the mega-popular RWBY animated series from Rooster Teeth. Previously available in the digital magazine WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP, the RWBY manga is written and illustrated by Shirow Miwa, who is widely acclaimed for his series DOGS: BULLETS AND CARNAGE (also published by VIZ Media).
Well this is certainly good for NA and LA fans!
Yay! Now the world will know about my love for Osomatsu-san!