Posts Tagged ‘Naruto’

VIZ Media Announces Season Finale Of Nura: Rise Of The Yokai Clan

Posted 22 Dec 2010 — by Jason A. Hill
Category Animation, Anime, Film Industry News

By Jason A. Hill

NURA: RISE OF THE YOKAI CLAN Movies i didnt getVIZ Media has announced that the season one finale of the online streaming anime hit series NURA: RISE OF THE YOKAI CLAN will conclude on VIZAnime.com, the company’s premier website for anime, on December 27, 2010. Also announced is the manga (graphic novel) version of NURA: RISE OF THE YOKAI CLAN, which the anime is based upon. Created by Hiroshi Shiibashi, Vol. 1 will have its North American debut under the Shonen Jump imprint on February 1st 2011, is rated “T”™ for Teens and will carry an MSRP of $9.99 U.S. / $12.99 CAN.

While the day belongs to humans, the night belongs to yokai, supernatural creatures that thrive on human fear. Caught between these worlds is Rikuo Nura. He’s three-quarters human, but his grandfather is none other than Nurarihyon, the supreme commander of the Nura clan, a powerful yokai consortium. So, Rikuo is an ordinary teenager three quarters of the time, until his yokai blood awakens. Then he transforms into the future leader of the Nura clan, leading a hundred demons.

Hiroshi Shiibashi debuted in Japan in Business Jump magazine with the series, Aratama. NURA: RISE OF THE YOKAI CLAN is his breakout hit. He also worked as an assistant to manga artist, Hirohiko Araki, the creator of JOJO’s BIZARRE ADVENTURE (also published in North America by VIZ Media). Read More

VIZ Media Animates The Holidays With A Special iTunes Promotion

Posted 15 Dec 2010 — by Jason A. Hill
Category Animation, Anime, Film Industry News

By Jason A. Hill

vis media movies i didnt getFREE Episodes Available Download-To-Own For Limited Time

VIZ Media celebrates the season with a special Download-to-Own promotion on the iTunes Store in the U.S. (www.iTunes.com), perfect to round out digital holiday gift lists to delight audiences young & old.

Just in time for the holidays, from now until February 1st, download for FREE the full first episodes for VAMPIRE KNIGHT, BLEACH, KEKKAISHI, and NARUTO SHIPPUDEN. All subsequent episodes are available to rent for only $0.99 each, or to own for only $1.99 each.

Please visit http://www.itunes.com/anime for complete details. Read More

VIZ Media Launches Free VIZ Manga iPad App

Posted 03 Nov 2010 — by Jason A. Hill
Category Animation, Anime, Film Industry News

By Jason A. Hill

Dragon Ball Z manga ipad appVIZ Media releases a new free iPad app which fans of its massive manga collection can enjoy reading on the iPad. In a press release Tuesday, VIZ announced the new app, which will feature three of its most successful manga franchises: Naruto, Dragon Ball, Bleach and Death Note, which will be available for free download for a limited time.

San Francisco, CA, November 2, 2010 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced its long-awaited digital manga (graphic novel) application for the Apple iPad mobile device, launching today for FREE download through the iTunes Store. With this launch, the VIZ MANGA APP instantly becomes the leading destination to read Japanese manga on the iPad, with a downloadable library of the most popular manga series in the world.

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VIZ Media Releases New Naruto Art Book

Posted 22 Oct 2010 — by Jason A. Hill
Category Animation, Anime, Film Industry News

By Jason A. Hill

Naruto art book cover illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto movies i didnt getIn a press release yesterday, Viz Media, a leader in anime distribution in the US, released a gorgeous Naruto art book illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto.

The Naruto anime series has been a big hit in the US, both in print manga and with its popular animation series on Cartoon Network. The series follows Naruto, a mischievous ninja with a good sense of humor, as he battles demonic forces with his companions Sasuke, Sakura and Kakashi, who accompany Naruto on his ongoing mission to be the world’s greatest ninja. Read More