What You Need to Know:
- VIZ Media has officially announced the launch of a new shojo manga series about high school romance with the debut of AO HARU RIDE on October 2nd.
- The series, by creator Io Sakisaka, is rated ‘T’ for Teens and will be published in print and digital editions under the Shojo Beat imprint. Volume 1 will carry a print MSRP of $9.99 U.S. / $12.99 CAN The series also launches digitally on October 2nd via viz.com and the VIZ Manga App, and will be available from the Nook, Kobo, Kindle, iBooks, comiXology, and Google Play stores. Future volumes of AO HARU RIDE will be published by VIZ Media on a bimonthly basis.
Source: Official Press Release
In AO HARU RIDE, Futaba Yoshioka thought all boys were loud and obnoxious until she met Kou Tanaka in junior high. But as soon as she realized she really liked him, he had already moved away because of family issues. Now, in high school, Kou has reappeared, but is he still the same boy she fell in love with?