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Viz Media Founder Predicts Light Novel Success In The U.S.

By Ishaan . November 12, 2011 . 1:30pm

“Light novels have the essence of manga, animation, and video games combined,” says Viz founder, Seiji Horibuchi.

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Viz’s Novel Imprint Translators Talk About Translating Japanese Books

By Ishaan . March 26, 2011 . 3:00pm

Viz translators, Jim Hubbert and Cathy Hirano, discuss the challenges of translating fantasy and sci-fi novels from Japanese into English for Viz’s Haikasoru imprint.

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Viz To Publish Ico Novel In The U.S.

By Ishaan . February 5, 2011 . 3:00pm

Viz are set to publish the Ico: Castle of the Mist novel by Miyabe Miyuki this year.

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New Series Debut On Viz’s iPad Manga App

By Ishaan . December 25, 2010 . 10:28am

Rurouni Kenshin, Ouran, Otomen and Vampire Knight join the line-up.

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Viz License Itsuwaribito, A Con-Artist Manga

By Ishaan . December 11, 2010 . 10:30am

Utsuho is a boy whose honesty as a child caused an enormous catastrophe, due to which he decided that lying was the better alternative.

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Viz Are Now Publishing Tenjo Tenge

By Ishaan . November 20, 2010 . 12:00pm

And they promise to remain faithful to the original Japanese manga.

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Shonen Jump Getting A Reboot This January

By Ishaan . November 13, 2010 . 4:31pm

Shueisha and Viz are rebooting both the Japanese and North American versions of Shonen Jump. How will the U.S. version be different?

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Viz Launch iPad Manga App

By Ishaan . November 6, 2010 . 12:01pm

With Death Note vol. 1 available for free at launch. Paid manga available for $4.99 per volume.

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Digital Growing, Print Manga Sales Down 20% In 2010…Again

By Ishaan . October 16, 2010 . 4:35pm

Pop-culture news and analysis site, ICv2, presented part of their annual comic market report at the New York Comic-Con last weekend.

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Viz Publishing Cross Game Manga

By Ishaan . October 9, 2010 . 3:28pm

Viz are all set to publish double-sized volumes of the Mitsuru Adachi baseball love comedy.

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VIZ To Publish Grand Guignol Orchestra

By Ishaan . October 2, 2010 . 10:33am

VIZ are calling it a mix of horror and “tortured romance.”

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Viz Outline Picking Manga Licenses For Younger Audience

By Ishaan . September 4, 2010 . 1:32pm

Viz publish a large number of series aimed at a younger audience. However, the idea of what a “kid-oriented” series is, varies from country-to-country.

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Viz Haikasoru Novels Headed To Apple Bookstore

By Ishaan . August 7, 2010 . 12:02pm

Viz’s line-up of novels is going digital within weeks.

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Viz Announce New Novels Under Sci-Fi, Fantasy Imprint

By Ishaan . July 17, 2010 . 2:17pm

Viz just revealed three new licenses under their Haikasoru imprint, which deals in sci-fi and fantasy novels from Japan.

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Get A Free Episode Of Blue Dragon On Xbox Live

By Spencer . February 26, 2009 . 5:09am

Viz began digitally distributing the Blue Dragon anime on iTunes by handing out the first episode for free. Now the series launched on the Xbox Live Marketplace.   Guess what Viz media is doing!   They are handing out the introductory episode on Xbox Live from today until March 2rd, 2009. You have five days […]