VIZ Media Expands Digital Manga Catalog With New Updates for August 2017

VIZ Media details digital manga updates for August 2017, which are highlighted by the launch of several new series and the continuation of fan favorites, as well as exciting updates to the Weekly Shonen Jump app.

During August 2017, readers are invited to dive into the opening volume of Vampire Knight: Memories, the latest new release in creator Matsuri Hino’s acclaimed gothic drama. Fans can also enjoy The Art of My Little Pony: The Movie, a lavish release that contains concept sketches, notes, character designs and commentary from the director, screenwriter, and character designers of My Little Pony: The Movie. Additional new digital releases include the series finales of Tokyo Ghoul (Volume 14) and Maid-Sama! (Volume 9).

August 2017 Digital Manga Promotion

MY HERO ACADEMIA Digital Manga Sale
Check out special pricing on an array of popular Shonen Jump manga series all month long. All volumes of the super-heroic series My Hero Academia will be on sale for only $4.99 per volume. Available through August 14, 2017 across all digital platforms.

Check each week throughout the rest of August 2017 for additional manga titles to be featured in this month’s digital sales.


Manga readers are invited to enjoy their manga on the go with the all new Weekly Shonen Jump app. Readers can dive into an array of free content straight from the pages of VIZ Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump as well as upcoming manga series and one shots. The new app brings the best of Shonen Jump to users’ mobile devices, which includes a more intuitive layout to help fans find their favorite series at their fingertips.

Manga series featured on the app:

  • Astra Lost in Space
  • Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
  • Boys Over Flowers Season 2
  • Dragon Ball Super
  • Death Note
  • élDLIVE
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure
  • One-Punch Man
  • Tokyo Ghoul [Jack]

In addition to the titles mentioned above, the all-new My Hero Academia: Vigilantes is now available through the Weekly Shonen Jump app, with new chapters debuting every week. Written by Hideyuki Furuhashi and featuring art by Betten Court, follow the “Vigilantes” of My Hero Academia who fight against evil without society’s approval.

Digital manga updates for August 2017 also include new volumes for 17 continuing VIZ Media series. New additions include Assassination Classroom (Volume 17), Black Clover (Volume 8), Food Wars! (Volume 19), Haikyu!! (Volume 14), JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 3 – Stardust Crusaders (Volume 4), Kuroko’s Basketball (Volume 7), and One Piece (Volume 83). New shojo manga updates include Behind The Scenes!! (Volume 4), Kaze Hikaru (Volume 25), So Cute It Hurts!! (Volume 14) and Yona of the Dawn (Volume 7).

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