VIZ Media Launches DEMON SLAYER Manga & ONE PIECE Art Book
Ahead of Anime Expo VIZ Media is announcing two more new releases, the Demon Slayer Manga and a One Piece art book.
DEMON SLAYER: KIMETSU NO YAIBA will debut on July 3rd and features story and artwork by creator Koyoharu Gotouge and will be published in print and digitally under the Shonen Jump imprint.
In Taisho-era Japan, Tanjiro Kamado is a kindhearted boy who makes a living selling charcoal. But his peaceful life is shattered when a demon slaughters his entire family. His little sister Nezuko is the only survivor, but she has been transformed into a demon herself! Tanjiro sets out on a dangerous journey to find a way to return his sister to normal and destroy the demon who ruined his life.
This manga release features story and artwork by creator Koyoharu Gotouge and will be published under the Shonen Jump imprint with an age rating of ‘T’ for Teens. Print MSRP for Volume 1 will be $9.99 U.S. DEMON SLAYER: KIMETSU NO YAIBA also launches digitally on July 3rd viaand the VIZ Manga App, as well as from the Nook, Kobo, Kindle, iBooks, comiXology, and Google Play stores. Future volumes of this ongoing series will be published in English by VIZ Media on a bi-monthly basis.
In DEMON SLAYER: KIMETSU NO YAIBA, Tanjiro’s life is forever changed when his family is murdered by a demon and his sister becomes infected with its blood,” says Mike Montesa, Editor. “This action-packed series that inspired an upcoming anime will now be available to own with the launch of the first volume this summer.”
ONE PIECE COLOR WALK COMPENDIUM: EAST BLUE TO SKYPIEA:
Set for an exclusive print release on July 3rd, the ONE PIECE COLOR WALK COMPENDIUM: EAST BLUE TO SKYPIEA is a deluxe hardcover book containing a collection of artwork from the world’s bestselling manga series.
Enjoy this gorgeous collection of color artwork from Eiichiro Oda’s ONE PIECE! Filled with color images and special illustrations from the world’s most popular manga series, the compendium features over 300 pages of beautiful color art, several large pull-out posters, and interviews between Eiichiro Oda and other famous manga artists, including Akira Toriyama, the creator of DRAGON BALL. This collection contains both volumes of previously released and now out-of-print COLOR WALK art books as well as COLOR WALK 3, which was never released in English, and covers the early parts of ONE PIECE—from the East Blue arc, where the main characters of the Straw Hat pirates first meet, to the Skypiea arc where Luffy and friends face high-flying adventures!
Set for an exclusive print release on July 3rd, the deluxe hardcover book contains a collection of artwork from the world’s bestselling manga series. The ONE PIECE COLOR WALK COMPENDIUM: EAST BLUE TO SKYPIEA will be published under the Shonen Jump imprint and will carry an MSRP of $39.99 U.S.