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VIZ Manga App Adds Six Digital Titles for the iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch

Posted 22 Jun 2011 — by contributor
Category Anime, Essay

By Rachel Menendez

Daisuke Igarashi’s riveting manga series CHILDREN OF THE SEA is an intriguing aquatic adventure that also delivers a strong message about preserving the world’s oceans. Viz is making it even easier for you to keep up with your manga reading with the latest apps for iPhone, iPad and iPod released throughout June.

VIZ Media, the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, will launch six new manga (graphic novel) series during June that will be offered for digital download within the Viz Manga App for the Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

Scheduled to make their North American digital debuts in June are the shojo dramas of BACKSTAGE PRINCE and THE STORY OF SAIUNKOKU. More shojo fun follows on June 20th with the launch of DENGEKI DAISY and AI ORE!, along with the critically acclaimed CROSS GAME.

Finally, June 27th sees the debut of the lush and contemplative CHILDREN OF THE SEA. Updates to 22 other popular VIZ Media digital manga series are also scheduled. Read More

Download Takehiko Inoue Portraits for Japan Earthquake Recovery

Posted 21 May 2011 — by Nicole P
Category Anime, Essay

By Rachel Menendez Viz Media has just announced that Takehiko Inoue’s newest Smile series of illustrations is available for download on your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad with all profits going towards the Japan Earthquake disaster relief.

Viz Media has just announced that Takehiko Inoue’s newest Smile series of illustrations is available for download on your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad with all profits going towards the Japan Earthquake disaster relief.

The lifelike portraits were drawn by legendary manga creator in the days following the earthquake and tsunami are now available, with the cooperation of Viz Media, on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad in the US.

All VIZ Media proceeds from these purchases will be donated directly to the Japanese Red Cross Society to aid victims in the areas ravaged by the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Fans of manga can enjoy these breathtaking and touching illustrations on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. SMILE: PRAY FOR JAPAN Volume 1, contains Inoue’s illustrations numbered 34 through 100 and will be available for $9.99. Read More