VIZ Media has released the first volume of Tomu Ohmi’s Spell of Desire manga through the company’s Shojo Beat imprint. The series is rated “M” for Mature Readers and carries an MSRP of $9.99 U.S. / $12.99 CAN. Future English editions of the five-volume manga series will be released quarterly.

A digital version is also now available for $6.99 (USD/CAN) on VIZManga.com and through the VIZ Manga app for the Apple iPad®, iPhone® and iPod® touch, Android-powered smart phones, as well as through the NOOK, Kobo, Kindle, iBooks and Google Play stores.

In Spell of Desire, Kaoruko Mochizuki runs an herb shop in a small seaside town. One day, a mysterious man dressed in black named Kaname Hibiki enters her shop and reveals that Kaoruko is actually a witch. And what’s more, Kaoruko needs Kaname to help control her awakening power.

Spell of Desire is a sexy supernatural romance story between a witch and her mysterious handsome bodyguard/protector. Shojo manga fans will love the gorgeous artwork and the passionate relationship that develops between Kaoruko and Kaname,” says Amy Yu, Editor. “Manga creator Tomu Ohmi first captured the attention of fans and received acclaim from critics with her other supernatural shojo series, Midnight Secretary, and we look forward to readers falling under the spell of her latest captivating manga release.”