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Viz Media February 2019 Solicitations

Written by Tim Midura on Wednesday, November 28 2018 and posted in News with Benefits

Viz Media February 2019 Solicitations

Highlights include My Hero Academia, vol 17, Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma, vol 28, and Black Torch, vol 3.


Source: Viz Media

We Never Learn, Vol. 2

By Taishi Tsutsui
Nariyuki Yuiga's quest to help three geniuses with their education may be more than the studious tutor can handle! He meets overeager fathers with marriage on their minds, gets way more up close and personal with the girls than he's ready for and has to play sports to make sure that he gets the job done! Will this be the straw that breaks the camel's back?
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0301-2
On Sale Date: 2019-02-05
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w

Black Clover, Vol. 14
By Y?ki Tabata
As the tournament to choose the Royal Knights continues, Asta and his teammates battle against even tougher competition. The key to victory may be figuring out how to work together with a knight who has no respect for anyone!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0221-3
On Sale Date: 2019-02-05
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w

Black Torch, Vol. 3
By Tsuyoshi Takaki
Inside the illustion generated by Fuyo, Jiro and Rago face off against a giant mononoke named Amagi. In the Edo period, Amagi attempted to recruit allies to fight back against the newly formed Oniwabanshu, but Rago refused to join him! What secrets lurk in the depths of Rago's lost memories?
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0222-0
On Sale Date: 2019-02-05
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w

The Promised Neverland, Vol. 8
By Kaiu Shirai, Art by Posuka Demizu
With their guide working against them, Emma and Ray find themselves surrounded by deadly demons in an unfamiliar forest. They'll have to learn how to fight quickly to have any hope of surviving and making their way to Goldy Pond. But what awaits them there...?
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0229-9
On Sale Date: 2019-02-05
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w

Juni Taisen: Zodiac War (manga), Vol. 3
By Akira Akatsuki, Original Story by Nisioisin, Character Design by Hikaru Nakamura
With half of the fighters down for the count, the Zodiac War rages on! Usagi—the fighter of the Rabbit—and his undead army continue to rampage across the battlefield, intent on destroying anyone who stands in their way. For an honorable fighter like Ox, Rabbit's desecration of and complete disregard for human life is unacceptable. To obliterate this heretical army, Ox teams up with an unlikely ally—the drunkard Tiger!
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0251-0
On Sale Date: 2019-02-05
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w

My Hero Academia, Vol. 17
By Kohei Horikoshi
The raid on the Hassaikai gang is in full swing, and the heroes plunge into the darkness toward their ultimate confrontation. Lemillion engages Overhaul in an attempt to rescue Eri, and the battle reaches a new level of intensity. Midoriya is desperate to help his mentor, but what fate has Nighteye foreseen for them all in this clash? And does the key to Midoriya's survival lie in Eri herself?
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0256-5
On Sale Date: 2019-02-05
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w

One Piece, Vol. 89
By Eiichiro Oda
Sanji and the other chefs rush to complete their cake in order to stop the rampaging Big Mom. Meanwhile, the battle between Luffy and the unbeatable Katakuri reaches its exciting conclusion!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0521-4
On Sale Date: 2019-02-05
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/216 pages/b&w

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Part 3--Stardust Crusaders, Vol. 10
By Hirohiko Araki
Are you ready to witness the brutal battle between Jotaro Kujo and Dio? Are you prepared for Star Platinum vs. The World? Our heroes are finally at the finish line, but Dio's overwhelming power may just be too much for them to handle. It's the beginning of the end! Everything has been building to this moment! Will Jotaro overcome the greatest challenge he's faced in his life, or will Dio finally get his revenge on the Joestar family?!
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9176-6
On Sale Date: 2019-02-05
Price USA: $19.99
Price CAN: $22.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4 (hardcover)
Format: HC/392 pages/b&w

Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma, Vol. 28
By Yuto Tsukuda, Art by Shun Saeki, Contributor Yuki Morisaki
In the third bout of the team shokugeki, Eizan designs his recipe specifically to negate the best qualities of Takumi's, but Takumi's expression remains confident as he pulls his creation from the oven. Just what secret weapon could Takumi's Italian dish hold? Meanwhile, both Soma and Megumi continue working their hardest in order to bring victory to the resisters as this bout reaches its thunderous conclusion!
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0254-1
On Sale Date: 2019-02-05
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w

Shojo Beat

Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 16
By Mizuho Kusanagi
A large fleet of ships from South Kai heads to Sensui at drug trafficker Hyo's behest. Will Yona and her friends be able to thwart Hyo's nefarious plans and stop these enemy forces? And what will happen to Yona when an infuriated Hyo attacks her?
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-8798-1
On Sale Date: 2019-02-05
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w

Takane & Hana, Vol. 7
By Yuki Shiwasu
Stripped of his wealth and now penniless, Takane has to learn how to cope with being poor. He refuses any help from Hana, but she isn't about to let him brush her off! Takane is as difficult as ever, but Hana can't seem to leave him alone. Is she finally ready to admit she has feelings for him?
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9906-9
On Sale Date: 2019-02-05
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w

Shortcake Cake, Vol. 3
By Suu Morishita
Chiaki and Ten pretend they're dating to dissuade Rei, Riku's younger brother, from continuing to bother her. But Chiaki believes that Riku still has feelings for Ten and tries to bring them together.
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0063-9
On Sale Date: 2019-02-05
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/176 pages/b&w

Ao Haru Ride, Vol. 3
By Io Sakisaka
Futaba Yoshioka has encountered her first love again in high school, but he seems different from the boy she once knew. She realizes her feelings for Kou are not because of who he was in the past but who he is now. When she discovers that her friend Yuri has a crush on him too, Futaba is unsure what to do.
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0267-1
On Sale Date: 2019-02-05
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/208 pages/b&w

Oresama Teacher, Vol. 25
By Izumi Tsubaki
Mr. Maki, the new homeroom teacher, keeps getting weirder. To Try to get to the bottom of their mystery teacher, Mafuyu and her friends are using the summer break to do some investigating. The search turns up something unexpected—Mafuyu realizes that she has almost no memories from when she was in elementary school. Was her life really that boring, or is her brain suppressing something truly shocking?
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0401-9
On Sale Date: 2019-02-05
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w

VIZ Media

Homestuck, Book 4: Act 5 Act 1
By Andrew Hussie
Twelve trolls start playing a game. Their extensive and convoluted journey will involve extreme role playing, dreadful cinema, emotional theatrics and romantic intrigue, dou8lecrossings and backsta88ery, payback scenarios, mIrAcLeS, a levitating ghostly amphibian, and the troll disease called friendship.
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9942-7
On Sale Date: 2019-02-12
Price USA: $24.99
Price CAN: $33.99
Dimension: 8 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Format: HC/480 pages/color

Fullmetal Alchemist: Fullmetal Edition, Vol. 4
By Hiromu Arakawa
In an alchemical ritual gone wrong, Edward Elric lost his arm and his leg, and his brother Alphonse became nothing but a soul in a suit of armor. Finding themselves at a crossroads, the brothers seek the guidance of a teacher, but her lessons are harder to master than any alchemy.
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9985-4
On Sale Date: 2019-02-12
Price USA: $19.99
Price CAN: $26.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: HC/256 pages/b&w w/color

Record of Grancrest War, Vol. 2
By Ryo Mizuno, Story and Art by Makoto Yotsuba, Character Design by Miyu
Siluca and Theo's master plan is put to its first test: a battle against the fearsome Lassic David, the lord of a nearby domain who only cares about conquest. Assisted by Balgary, the next king of the Cait Sith, an incredibly strong Artist named Aishela, and Irvin, Siluca's own Artist, these newly minted rulers of their domain must stand fast against the threat and pray that they survive the coming battle.
For mature audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0189-6
On Sale Date: 2019-02-12
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/160 pages/b&w

Amigurumi Sweets
By Miyuki Ichikawa
Crochet a variety of sweet things, including key chains, pouches, bag mascots, and more!
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0213-8
On Sale Date: 2019-02-12
Price USA: $14.99
Price CAN: $19.99
Dimension: 8 1/4 x 10 1/8
Format: TP/104 pages/color

VIZ Signature

Golden Kamuy, Vol. 8
By Satoru Noda
The pursuit of the hidden Ainu gold takes Toshizo Hijikata closer to the truth about Asirpa's father...or does it? Sugimoto and Asirpa arrive in the town of Yubari just as Hokkaido glides into spring, but little do they know that their nemesis Lieutenant Tsurumi is also there with his men. Tsurumi has hired the psychotic taxidermist Yasaku Edogai in a ploy to deceive the other treasure hunters. Then Ogata, the rogue sniper, adds even more fuel to the fire when he enters the game...
For mature audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9495-8
On Sale Date: 2019-02-19
Price USA: $12.99
Price CAN: $17.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/200 pages/b&w

Tokyo Ghoul: re, Vol. 9
By Sui Ishida
The Rushima Operation is reaching its sixth day, and both the CCG and the Ghouls are fighting at the edge of their limits. Under the extreme mental and physical stress, old allegiances loom large and both sides are finding they face tough choices on the battlefield. Whichever side wins, they've all lost too much...
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9824-6
On Sale Date: 2019-02-19
Price USA: $12.99
Price CAN: $17.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/248 pages/b&w

Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt, Vol. 10
By Yasuo Ohtagaki, Concept by Hajime Yatate and Yoshiyuki Tomino
Claudia Peer has been captured by Zeon, which hopes that she will lead them to the location of the Psycho Zaku research facility. Daryl Lorenz brought Claudia in, but his encounter with Sojo Levan Fu has made him realize he shares her trauma. Elsewhere, the crew of the Spartan refit and rearm, and despite Io Fleming's talent for combat, his hot temper fuels lingering doubts among the Federation command that he can get the job done. As the Spartan homes in on the hidden Zeon base, secret followers of Sojo Levan Fu among both Zeon and Federation forces make their move...
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0107-0
On Sale Date: 2019-02-19
Price USA: $14.99
Price CAN: $19.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/232 pages/b&w

RWBY: Official Manga Anthology, Vol. 4
By Original Concept by Monty Oum & Rooster Teeth Productions, Story and Art by Various Artists
All-new short stories set in the world of RWBY from more than fifteen different manga creators in one single volume!
Includes a full-color four-page story and four full-color illustrations. This volume focuses on Yang Xiao Long from TEAM RWBY.
Plus, bonus messages from the illustrators and creators, with longer notes from RWBY character designer Ein Lee and actress Barbara Dunkelman, the voice of Yang Xiao Long herself!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0282-4
On Sale Date: 2019-02-19
Price USA: $12.99
Price CAN: $17.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/168 pages/b&w

Urusei Yatsura, Vol. 1
By Rumiko Takahashi
In a high-stakes game of tag, Ataru must touch Lum's horns in ten days—or aliens will take over the earth! The fact that Lum can fly doesn't make Ataru's job any easier. As it turns out, the game of tag is only the beginning of Ataru's troubles, as he continues to attract strange encounters with otherworldly beings like beautiful snow spirit Oyuki and the sexy crow goblin Princess Kurama!
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0342-5
On Sale Date: 2019-02-19
Price USA: $19.99
Price CAN: $26.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4
Format: TP/416 pages/b&w

Ran and the Gray World, Vol. 2
By Aki Irie
With Ran's powers growing stronger day by day, Grand Sorceress Shizuka decides that it's time for Ran to begin her magical training and sends a master instructor to the human world to look after her. Meanwhile, a deadly insect has escaped from the confines of the Door and must be destroyed before havoc ensues!
For older teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0363-0
On Sale Date: 2019-02-19
Price USA: $14.99
Price CAN: $19.99
Dimension: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4 (w/gatefold flaps)
Format: TP/216 pages/b&w

Shonen Sunday

Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Vol. 34
By Shinobu Ohtaka
After seizing the Sacred Palace, Sinbad rewrites the world's Rukh and thus the world's fate. Alibaba, Aladdin and Morgiana decide that they must take matters into their own hands. With Hakuryu and Judar's help, they head for the Sacred Palace, where Sinbad awaits...
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0022-6
On Sale Date: 2019-02-12
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/192 pages/b&w

Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle, Vol. 5
By Kagiji Kumanomata
Princess Syalis comes to the surprising conclusion that being good will earn her a good night's sleep! But none of the demons trust her sudden transformation. The princess's latest dilemmas include a growing urge to use the bathroom when it's out of order, her pet Eggplant Seal outgrowing her quarters, and growing into a giant instead of up. And then it's time for the castle's Hostage Reeducation Week... Plus, a visit to demon preschool!
For teen audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0149-0
On Sale Date: 2019-02-12
Price USA: $9.99
Price CAN: $12.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/2
Format: TP/168 pages/b&w

Sublime

A Strange and Mystifying Story, Vol. 6
By Tsuta Suzuki
High schooler Tsumugi is the temporary bride of the otherworldy Master Kurayori. Recently, their everyday life has become complicated by the arrival of a strange man named Magawa, who, in his grief over losing his fiancée, is seeking to use beings like Master Kurayori for his own ends. Tsumugi's love for Master Kurayori is so great and pure it overcomes gender, age, and species. But is love enough to save his beloved from the ill fate awaiting him?
For mature audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4215-9600-6
On Sale Date: 2019-02-12
Price USA: $12.99
Price CAN: $17.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/8
Format: TP/162 pages/b&w

Punch Up!, Vol. 5
By Shiuko Kano
Elite architect Motoharu Maki and 20-year-old construction worker Kouta Ohki are living the good life. There's only one small hitch—Motoharu's already impressive libido is only growing stronger! When Kouta leaves for a work-sponsored retreat, of course Motoharu sneaks along for some sexy time...in the public baths...at the group dinner party... This guy just doesn't quit! Kouta, on the other hand, is patiently waiting for Motoharu to stop screwing around and get serious. But is passionate love even in the plans for this architect, or is it high time Kouta send him back to the drawing board?
For mature audiences.
ISBN 13: 978-1-9747-0404-0
On Sale Date: 2019-02-12
Price USA: $14.99
Price CAN: $19.99
Dimension: 5 x 7 1/8
Format: TP/242 pages/b&w





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