What You Need to Know:
- VIZ Media is ready to deliver the English release of the popular Japanese light novel JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR on October 10th. The novel was written by the prolific multi-genre author, NISIOISIN, and features illustrations by Hikaru Nakamura. JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR’s release also coincides with the launch of an anime series based on the novel in Japan in early October. JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR will be released in a handsome hardcover edition with an MSRP of $18.99 U.S. / $25.99 CAN. An eBook edition also will debut on October 10th on the Amazon Kindle, Apple’s iBooks Store, Barnes & Noble’s Nook Book Store, the Kobo eBooks Store, and the Google Play Store.
- Rampage. Weep. Kill. Every twelve years, the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac take the form of warriors and engage in the ultimate battle royal. They face one another in battles to the death, using all the powers of their star signs, and the sole survivor is granted the ultimate prize – a wish. Any wish.
- Illustrator Hikaru Nakamura made her debut in 2001 with her manga, Kairi no Sue, in the Monthly Gangan Wing magazine. Her other works include Arakawa Under the Bridge, also published in Young Gangan, and the 2009 Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize-winning Saint Young Men, which was published in Monthly Morning Two. She previously collaborated with NISIOISIN for his Ōgiri series with “The One Wish I Really Want to Come True, and the Ninety-Nine Others I Don’t So Much.”
Source: Official Press Release
Another heavy hitter making its way over to the west! Fans must be so ecstatic right now.
I read a little bit of the story in Japanese but now I can finally understand the rest of it!