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VIZ Media To Release Detroit Metal City Manga

by dtshyk
Apr 27, 2009 6:04 PM | 7 Comments
VIZ Media announced the releases of new manga series in the second quarter of 2009. The ten titles and the release dates are as follows:

DOGS PRELUDE (already in stores)
Ikigami (May 12th)
Detroit Metal City (June 9th)
Gestalt (June 16th)
Honey Hunt (already in stores)
Rasetsu (June 2nd)
Tail of the Moon: The Other Hanzo (June 2nd)
Dinosaur Hour! (already in stores)
Leave It To Pet! (May 5th)
Pocket Adventures 2nd edition (June 2nd)

VIZ Media also announced the release of Asada Jiro's novel "THE STATIONMASTER (Poppoya)". The novel won the 117th Naoki Prize. Its manga adaptation "Poppoya Love Letter" was published in Afternoon magazine in 1999.

VIZ Media Press Release
VIZ Media Press Release

7 Comments Recent Comments

DMC is going to fucking rock.
They better not tone it down or censor it.

May 3, 2009 8:24 AM by Pandaman0529

i'd be reading all but the following series.

DMC is gonna be good shit

Apr 27, 2009 9:00 PM by Maora

wow detroit metal city!!!!! dmc is the shit i love the anime!! i wonder why no one has picked up Ippo yet. i mean i would think that DMC would be harder to trans then Ippo. i hope Dark Horse picks it up. it's a great series.

Apr 27, 2009 8:20 PM by superjesus

blackwings said:
Isn't this old news?

I saw it being on the release calender on

I specifically remember at least half of this stuff getting announced (at least on other sites) but I believe some of it is new.

I, at least, didn't know we were getting a reissue of the AWESOME Pokemon Adventure manga~ at a $7.99 msrp, no less! I really hope this is unflipped. And with Blue and Green having the right names, because I am confused easily. And past where it got released the first time. (They're advertising it as "the very fist Pokemon saga" though? Are they aware Pokemon was a game first? I do recall the game's creator saying that this manga was the best animanga version of what he had in mind, but still...)

Apr 27, 2009 7:45 PM by Anomalous

blackwings said:
Isn't this old news?

I saw it being on the release calender on

Maybe.. I don't fully cover US news. will recruit more news mods soon (hopefully).

Apr 27, 2009 7:32 PM by dtshyk

Isn't this old news?

I saw it being on the release calender on

Apr 27, 2009 7:16 PM by BlackAssassin

iv only ever heard of detroit metal city though its good to see more manga

Apr 27, 2009 6:48 PM by giganoBrago

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