VIZ Media concludes 2016 with a final digital manga update featuring a pair of new series premieres, as well as the latest additions to 15 popular continuing titles.

New titles for December 2016 include comedy and adventure from Kiriko Kubo with the launch of the apocalyptic series, The Children Nowadays. The complete deluxe edition of horror master Junji Ito’s Tomie also debuts. Action fans will not want to miss the series finale of Stan Lee and Hiroyuki Takei’s Ultimo, and Naruto fans are invited to catch the conclusion of the Itachi’s Story novel and take advantage of a special Naruto digital manga flash sale.

VIZ Media also offers readers a special subscription promotion on Weekly Shonen Jump and invites fans to enjoy free digital chapters of popular continuing series such as Boruto: The Next Generation, Dragon Ball Super, Haikyu!!, Hunter x Hunter, My Hero Academia and more.

Available Now

Catch the exciting conclusion of the Itachi’s Story novel. Together with his sworn friend Shisui, Itachi takes on a mission to assassinate a spy in the village in order to join the ANBU. The rivalry between the Uchiha clan and the village grows even more fierce, until finally death comes for his friend. Despairing at both his clan and the village, Itachi heads into the tragic night with his new eye and a fatal resolve. The hope and the dreams he spoke of to his brother. The gentle yet cruel truth awaits.

ULTIMO Volume 12 – Final Volume
Available Now

Ultimo and Vice are Karakuri Doji, the mechanical embodiment of pure good and pure evil, devoid of human emotions that can cloud one’s judgment. Their purpose: to battle to the death to prove once and for all whether good or evil is the most powerful force in the universe.

Available December 13, 2016

Kirita is a typical child of the Eighties, equally worried about homework and nuclear war. His precocious friend Takumi can’t figure out why the other kids won’t acknowledge him as their obvious superior. And silent Tsugumu just wants to rock out. Welcome to the secret world of the children nowadays.

Available December 20, 2016

Tomie Kawakami is a femme fatale with long black hair and a beauty mark just under her left eye. She can seduce nearly any man, and drive them to murder as well, even though the victim is often Tomie herself. While one lover seeks to keep her for himself, another grows terrified of the immortal succubus. But soon they realize that no matter how many times they kill her, the world will never be free of Tomie.

Naruto Flash Sale

  • Naruto Digital Manga Flash Sale: All volumes of Naruto on sale for $4.99 per volume. Available December 6–8, 2016 across all digital platforms.

Check each week throughout the rest of December 2016 for additional manga titles to be featured in this month’s digital sales.


  • Take advantage of special Holiday pricing on an annual subscription to the world’s most popular weekly manga magazine for only $19.99. Available for a limited time only from December 15, 2016-January 15, 2017.

Catch Free Chapter highlights of a variety of popular Weekly Shonen Jump series at:

Free chapters are available now of the following series:

  • Boruto
  • Dragon Ball Super
  • Haikyu!!
  • Hunter x Hunter
  • My Hero Academia
  • and more

Digital manga updates for December 2016 include new volumes for 15 additional continuing VIZ Media series. New releases this month include volumes for Assassination Classroom (Volume 13), Black Clover (Volume 4), Haikyu!! (Volume 6) and Tokyo Ghoul (Volume 10). New additions to shojo series include Bloody Mary (Volume 5), Everyone’s Getting Married (Volume 3) and Yona of the Dawn (Volume 3).

The free VIZ Manga App continues to be the top application for reading digital manga and features a massive library of the most popular series in the world. Through the innovative VIZ Manga digital platform registered users are able to use one account to view their purchased manga across more devices than ever. New series and volumes are added every Tuesday. Fans can also find these titles and more for the NOOK, Kindle Fire, and Kobo eReaders, as well as in the comiXology, iBooks and Google Play Stores.

Most manga volumes are available for purchase and download in the United States and Canada within the VIZ Manga application starting from only $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) each. Readers can also explore free Chapter 1 previews of most series.