During Friday's New York Comic Con, VIZ Media announced that it has licensed the 2011 Hunter x Hunter
anime. The series will be released on both Blu-ray and DVD, and the company will be producing an English dub. Hunter x Hunter (2011)
is the second TV adaptation of the ongoing manga series
, and it ended in Japan last year with 148 episodes.
Viz Media also announced the acquisition of six new manga titles during their panel. This included the following original manga series which have recently been adapted to TV anime: Haruichi Furudate
, Tadatoshi Fujimaki
's Kuroko no Basket
, and Mizuho Kusanagi
's Akatsuki no Yona
(Yona of the Dawn
In addition to these works, the publishing company also announced the following new titles:
- Totsuzen desu ga, Ashita Kekkon Shimasu (Everyone's Getting Married)
The josei romance manga by Izumi Miyazono focuses on a talented woman named Asuka. She works hard at her real estate job, but her true dream is to get married and be a housewife. Her boyfriend, who has been with her for 5 years, suddenly breaks up their relationship. The manga has been serialized in Petit Comic since April 2014. VIZ will be releasing it in Summer 2016.
- 7th Garden
7th Garden is a supernatural shounen by Mitsu Izumi. It features a gardener who serves at a manor and accidentally awakens a female demon. She offers the gardener a choice: become her servant or have his garden destroyed. The manga is currently ongoing in Jump SQ magazine. VIZ will also be releasing this title in Summer 2016.
- Black Clover
Black Clover by Yuuki Tabata is an action shounen about two boys who were abandoned in the same church. They each promised to become the next Emperor Magus despite their differences. Yuno can control magic, while Asta cannot. The manga has been serialized since February 2015 in Weekly Shounen Jump. VIZ Media has already serialized chapters of the manga in its digital Weekly Shounen Jump line-up, and will be releasing this title in volumes beginning Summer 2016.
Source: Official twitter
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