VIZ Media announces the launch of the Juni Taisen: Zodiac War manga series on October 2, 2018.
The series depicts the exploits of 12 supernatural fighters embroiled in a tense fight to the death and is based on the Japanese light novel by NISIOISIN. The novel was also adapted into an anime of the same name.
Juni Taisen: Zodiac War is rated “T+” for Older Teens and features story and artwork by Akira Akatsuki and character designs by Hikaru Nakamura. The series will be published in print under the Shonen Jump imprint with an MSRP of $9.99 U.S. / $12.99 CAN, and will include a full-color fold-out poster. Juni Taisen: Zodiac War also launches digitally on October 2, 2018 via viz.com and the VIZ Manga App, as well as on the NOOK, Kobo, Kindle, iBooks, comiXology, and Google Play stores. Future English editions of the four volume series will be published on a quarterly basis.
Every 12 years, 12 fighters take the form of the Chinese zodiac and engage in a battle royale. With their strength and mysterious powers, they fight to the death and the sole survivor is granted the ultimate prize – any wish.
“The Juni Taisen: Zodiac War manga brings author NISIOISIN’s novel to life with graphic depiction of the intense battles,” says Marlene First, Editor. “A thrilling adventure and a merciless battle for survival awaits!”