VIZ Media Announces New Manga Licenses

VIZ Media announced during the company’s New York Comic Con 2013 panel that it has acquired the license for the following manga:

Title: Terra Formars
Authors: Yu Sasuga and Kenichi Tachibana

Sasuga and Tachibana launched Terra Formars in 2011. The manga takes place in the year 2577, hundreds of years after scientists sent cockroaches and mold to terraform Mars. However, when the first manned ships land on Mars, they encounter large humanoid cockroaches with great strength, and are wiped out. Humanity then sends elite warriors to Mars to eliminate the cockroaches.

Title: My Love Story!!
Authors: Kazune Kawahara and Aruko

My Love Story!! is a romantic comedy that revolves around the love triangle between the unattractive Takeo Gouda, his cool and attractive childhood friend Sunagawa, and the pure Yamato, whose specialty is making candy. The original 100-page story was published in an issue of Bessatsu Margaret Sister in October 2011, but the manga then returned in Bessatsu Margaret as a serialized work.

Title: Black Rose Alice
Author: Setona Mizushiro

Mizushiro launched Black Rose Alice in Akita Shoten’s Princess magazine in 2008. The vampire manga revolves around Dimitri, a tenor singer in Vienna who miraculously survives an accident. Since then, Dimitri’s body has felt odd. One day after a rehearsal, Dimitri’s lover, theatre manager, and other performers suddenly commit mass suicide. A man named Maximilian then confronts Dimitri and tells him he has become a vampire.

Battle Royale: Angels’ Border
Authors: Koushun Takami, Mioko Ohnishi, and Youhei Oguma

Battle Royale: Angels’ Border features a story by original Battle Royale novel author Koushun Takami and art by Mioko Ohnishi and Youhei Oguma. Akita Shoten originally published the one-volume manga in January 2012.

Time Killers: Kazue Kato Short Story Collection
Author: Kazue Kato

Shueisha originally published the one-volume Time Killers – Kazue Kato Short Story Collection manga, a short story collection by the creator of Blue Exorcist, in October 2011.

In addition, VIZ also revealed that it will publish Takaya Kagami, Yamato Yamamoto, and Daisuke Furuya’s Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign in print.

Source: ANN

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