VIZ Media Announces New Tokyo Ghoul, Naruto and GANGSTA. Publishing Acquisitions

VIZ Media expands its novel and manga publishing roster with the addition of several new title acquisitions set for release later in 2016.

Fans of the Tokyo Ghoul manga series will not want to miss the Fall 2016 debut of the first of three new original prose novels. Each novel will focus on lead characters from the popular horror manga series and feature original illustrations and cover art by series creator, Sui Ishida. VIZ Media continues to expand its collection of Naruto original prose novels with the release of a trio of books focusing on the Uchiha brothers, Itachi and Sasuke.

VIZ Media also adds a new manga publishing acquisition to its library as it announces the Winter 2016 debut of GANGSTA.: CURSED, a spin-off series based on the manga crime thriller GANGSTA. A prequel to the original series featuring the backstory of the character Marco Adriano, GANGSTA.: CURSED is written by Kohske and illustrated by Syuhei Kamo.

New Tokyo Ghoul Publishing Acquisitions

TOKYO GHOUL: DAYS Volume 1 · Debuts Fall 2016
TOKYO GHOUL: VOID Volume 2 · Debuts Early 2017
TOKYO GHOUL: PAST Volume 3 · Forthcoming
MSRP: $12.99 U.S. each / $14.99 CAN each

Tokyo Ghoul: Days (Volume 1) chronicles six all-new stories from the Tokyo Ghoul universe. Tokyo Ghoul: Void (Volume 2) depicts the aftermath six months after a major event in the Tokyo Ghoul manga. In the Tokyo Ghoul manga series, Ghouls live among us, the same as normal people in every way—except their craving for human flesh. Ken Kaneki is an ordinary college student until a violent encounter turns him into the first half-human half-ghoul hybrid. Trapped between two worlds, he must survive Ghoul turf wars, learn more about Ghoul society and master his new powers.

New Naruto Publishing Acquisitions

NARUTO: ITACHI’S STORY – DAYLIGHT Volume 1 · Debuts Fall 2016
NARUTO: ITACHI’S STORY – MIDNIGHT Volume 2 · Debuts Winter 2016
MSRP: $10.99 U.S. each / $12.99 CAN each

Three new Naruto novels focusing on the Uchiha brothers, Itachi and Sasuke. Features original cover art by Naruto creator Masashi Kishimoto.

Also catch other Naruto original prose novels available now including Naruto: Kakashi’s Story and Naruto: Shikamaru’s Story.

Additional New Manga Publishing Acquisitions

Rated “M” for Mature Readers
MSRP: $12.99 U.S. / $14.99 CAN
Debuts Winter 2016

A new series depicting prequel stories for several of the main characters featured in the original GANGSTA. manga series. In GANGSTA.: CURSED, the man named Marco Adriano is a loyal and beloved member of the Cristiano Family, helping them protect the persecuted Twilight population in the city of Ergastulum. But he was once a boy codenamed “Spas,” raised as a Hunter and assigned to the Destroyers Second Group for a single purpose: to track down and kill Twilights.

TOKYO GHOUL © 2011 by Sui Ishida/SHUEISHA Inc.

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