VIZ Media and MANGA Plus to Publish the Candy Flurry Manga

Shonen Jump’s official Twitter account has announced that VIZ Media’s official website and MANGA Plus is releasing storywriter Ippon Takegushi and artist Santa Mitarashi’s Candy Flurry (Amenofuru) manga in English. The second chapter of the manga series was released on April 25, 2021.

The story of the manga is described as:

Toy Toy Candy–eat one of these magical sweets and gain candy powers. This isn’t a dream, it’s reality. And because of it, Tokyo was destroyed. Tsumugi is a lollipop user, the same candy that brought Tokyo to ruin. And she can’t have anyone finding that out. But what will she do when she runs into a criminal sweets-user who’s out of control? This unique candy-coated battle comedy manga is now ready to snack on.

Candy Flurry launched in this year’s 20th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine on April 19, 2021.

Source: ANN

VIZ Media and MANGA Plus Release the Nine Dragons’ Ball Parade Manga in English

VIZ Media and MANGA Plus published the first chapter of writer Mikiyasu Kamada and artist Ashibi Fukui’s Nine Dragons’ Ball Parade manga on February 14, 2021. The second chapter will launch on February 21, 2021.

The story of the manga is described as:

Hakuo Gakuin’s mighty baseball team consistently makes it to Koshien, and Tamao Azukida dreams of making the team. To achieve his goal, Tamao does extensive research and undergoes a strict daily training regimen. But at tryouts, Tamao meets the enigmatic genius pitcher Tao Ryudo, and the course of his destiny may be forever changed. If people aren’t laughing, then you’re not dreaming big enough. A new baseball tale for the era begins.

Kamada and Fukui launched the manga in this year’s 11th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine on February 15, 2021.

Source: ANN

MANGA Plus Adds the Don’t Blush Sekime-san! Manga

Shueisha’s MANGA Plus website has added the first three chapters of Shigure Tokita’s Don’t Blush Sekime-san! (Sekimen Shinaide Sekime-san) manga. New chapters will launch every Monday.

The story of the manga is described as:

His girlfriend is super popular, but he’s the only one who sees her turn bright-red. A rom-com about a boy and his over-embarrassed girlfriend.

Tokita launched the first three chapters of Don’t Blush Sekime-san! simultaneously on Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ website on January 5, 2021.

Source: ANN

VIZ Media and MANGA Plus Release the Witch Watch Manga in English

VIZ Media and MANGA Plus published the first chapter of Kenta Shinohara’s Witch Watch manga on February 7, 2021. The second chapter will launch on February 14, 2021.

The story of the manga is described as:

Morihito, a boy with the strength of an ogre, is about to start living together with his childhood friend NIko, who is training to be a witch. NIko’s magic leads to all sorts of unpredictable trouble, and with two teens under one roof. Let the fantastical antics begin. Magical comedy series by Kenta Shinohara creator of SKET DANCE and Astra Lost in Space.

Shinohara launched Witch Watch in this year’s 10th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine.

Source: ANN

VIZ Media and MANGA Plus Publish the i tell c Manga in English

VIZ Media and MANGA Plus published the first chapter of Kazusa Inaoka’s i tell c manga on January 31, 2021. The second chapter will launch on February 7, 2021.

The story of i tell c is described as:

A popular female celebrity is murdered. The investigation leads to a suspicious woman whose next target may be the famous actor Tagame. What could the suspect’s motive be? Twin detectives are on the suspect’s trail, but then… A unique take on the crime-suspense genre.

Source: ANN

VIZ Media and MANGA Plus Are Publishing the Sakamoto Days Manga in English

VIZ Media and MANGA Plus published the first chapter of Yūto Suzuki’s Sakamoto Days manga on November 21, 2020. The second chapter launches on November 29, 2020.

MANGA Plus describes the manga:

Taro Sakamoto was the ultimate assassin, feared by villains and admired by hitmen. But one day… he fell in love. Retirement, marriage, fatherhood and then… Sakamoto gained weight. The chubby guy who runs the neighborhood store is actually a former legendary hitman. Can he protect his family from danger? Get ready to experience a new kind of action comedy series.

Suzuki launched the manga in the 51st issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine on November 21, 2020. Suzuki also published a one-shot titled “Sakamoto” in Jump Giga in December 2019.

Source: ANN

VIZ Media and MANGA Plus Publish Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro’s Build King Manga

VIZ Media and MANGA Plus published the first chapter of Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro’s Build King manga in English on November 16, 2020. The second chapter launches on November 20, 2020.

The story of Build King is described as:

Tonkachi and Renge live on mysterious Hammer Island, a place where no human should be able to survive. The two are carpenters who build houses for the island’s inhabitants, but what are their special powers? And what are their dreams? Construction soon begins on this megabuild of a battle fantasy story.

Shimabukuro launched the “architecture battle” manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine’s 50th issue on November 16, 2020.

Shimabukuro published a one-shot titled “Build King” in Weekly Shonen Jump in April 2018. VIZ Media published the one-shot in English.

Source: ANN

MANGA Plus Posts Akira Amano’s Ron Kamonohashi: Deranged Detective Manga in English

MANGA Plus has released Akira Amano’s Ron Kamonohashi: Deranged Detective (Kamonohashi Ron no Kindan Suiri) manga in English. The service will release the next chapter on October 17, 2020.

MANGA Plus describes the manga as:

This unusual duo brings the hidden truth into the light. Ron Kamonohashi, a private investigator with serious issues, and Totomaru [Isshik]i, a pure-hearted but dim police detective, team up to solve the most baffling mysteries. A thrilling detective story for a new generation from Akira Amano, creator of Reborn! and Ēldlive.

Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ website launched the manga on October 11, 2020.

Source: ANN

VIZ Media and MANGA Plus Publish The Promised Neverland and Demon Slayer Bonus Chapters in English

Both VIZ Media’s Shonen Jump service and Shueisha’s MANGA Plus service released bonus chapters of Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu’s The Promised Neverland manga and Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga on October 4, 2020.

The Promised Neverland‘s “Chapter 181.1” bonus chapter is titled “Special Side Story: The First Shot” and focuses on Ray. Shirai and Demizu launched The Promised Neverland manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in August 2016, and ended it on June 15, 2020.

The Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba‘s “Chapter 205.1” bonus chapter is titled “Special One-Shot” and centers on Rengoku’s first mission. Gotouge launched the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga in 2016 and ended it on May 18, 2020.

Source: ANN

VIZ Media and MANGA Plus Add the High School Family: Kōkōsei Kazoku and Our Blood Oath Manga

Both VIZ Media’s Shonen Jump service and Shueisha’s MANGA Plus service released the first two chapters of Ryō Nakama’s High School Family: Kōkōsei Kazoku manga on September 6, 2020, and the third chapter on September 13, 2020. They also released the first chapter of Kazu Kakazu’s Our Blood Oath (Bokura no Ketsumei) manga on September 13, 2020. A new chapter of both manga will debut on September 18, 2020.

MANGA Plus describes High School Family: Kōkōsei Kazoku as:

Spring is in the air, and Kotaro is about to begin his first year of high school. He’s full of hope and anticipation of a wonderful life at his new school, only to have his dreams crushed by… his family? Isobe Isobee Monogatari ~ Ukiyo wa Tsuraiyo creator Ryō Nakama’s latest series combines family and school life gags, making it feel familiar but also fresh and new. This new genre of comedy will be sure to make the grade.

Ryō Nakama launched the manga in the 40th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine on September 7, 2020.

MANGA Plus describes Our Blood Oath as:

Last year’s acclaimed one-shot that graced the pages of Weekly Shonen Jump returns as a brand new series. Kazu Kakazu’s elegantly drawn tale of vampire siblings and the oath that binds them now begins.

Kazu Kakazu launched the manga in the 41st issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine on September 14, 2020. Kakazu published a one-shot in Weekly Shonen Jump in November 2019 titled Seiyaku no Aka (Red Pledge).

Source: ANN