VIZ Media Announces New Publishing Acquisitions at New York Comic Con

VIZ Media announced a pair of new publishing acquisitions at New York Comic Con 2018, including of The Art of Neon Genesis Evangelion: 2007-2017 and the shojo manga series Daytime Shooting Star.

A collection of artwork from the groundbreaking series will be presented in The Art of Neon Genesis Evangelion: 2007-2017. The comprehensive edition, which is set for release in Summer 2019, compiles a decade’s worth of bold imagery and vivid illustrations for the enduring property. Also announced was the acquisition of the shojo manga series, Daytime Shooting Star. The manga has drawn rave reviews and inspired a popular live-action feature film.

Additional information on each of these titles will be announced in the near future.

THE ART OF NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: 2007-2017 · Debuts Summer 2019
A collection of ten years’ worth of illustrations from the Neon Genesis Evangelion franchise, including movie art, concept art, collaborations with mobile video games, fashion spreads, dozens of illustrations from Neon Genesis Evangelion character designer Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, and much, much more.

DAYTIME SHOOTING STAR, By Mika Yamamori · Debuts Summer 2019
After arriving in Tokyo to live with her uncle, Suzume collapses in a nearby park where she had once seen a shooting star during the day. A handsome stranger brings her to her new home and tells her they’ll meet again. Suzume starts her first day at her new high school sitting next to a boy who blushes furiously at her touch. And her homeroom teacher is none other than the handsome stranger.

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