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VIZ Media Announces July 2020 Releases!

A summer filled with great reads!

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Your Summer reading list just got jam-packed with amazing manga & book titles thanks to VIZ Media! Revealing their upcoming selection of new July releases from Shonen Jump, Shojo Beat, their VIZ Media & VIZ Signature labels. No matter your chosen genre, they are giving you something to enjoy!

Shonen Jump volume releases are set for July 7, 2020 and will Include:

Act-Age, Vol. 1 By Tatsuya Matsuki

“Is there a method to Kei Yonagi’s madness when it comes to acting? The young actor has a family of siblings to feed, but she finds herself struggling with her psychological demons when playing a role. Her desperate acting catches the eye of a famous director, Sumiji Kuroyama, who’s looking for raw talent to mold. Can he help Yonagi navigate the cutthroat world of acting without losing her sanity?”
Via VIZ Media

Bleach: Can’t Fear Your Own World, Vol. 1 Original Concept by Tite Kubo, Written by Ryohgo Narita On Sale Date July 7, 2020

“The Quincies’ Thousand Year Blood War is over, but the embers of turmoil still smolder in the Soul Society. Tokinada Tsunayashiro, elevated to head of his clan after a slew of assassinations take out every other claimant to the title, has a grand plan to create a new Soul King. His dark ambitions soon sow the seeds of a new total war across the realms, but all is not lost. There is one unlikely Soul Reaper who holds the key to defusing the conflict—Shuhei Hisagi, Assistant Captain of the Ninth Company and reporter for the Seireitei Bulletin!”
Via VIZ Media

Kaguya-sama: Love is War, Vol. 15 By Aka Akasaka

“Turns out confessing your feelings is the easy part of a romantic relationship… Next you have to figure out how to behave in a relationship. Kaguya retreats behind the protective ice shield she built to protect herself years ago. Miyuki believes only an ideal version of himself is worthy of love. Ai/Haski, as usual, is caught in the middle. Will our two notstar-crossed lovers ever learn to let go and just be…?
Before you can love someone else, you have to love yourself.”
Via VIZ Media

One-Punch Man, Vol. 20 By ONE, Art by Yusuke Murata

“Immediately before the big Monster Association battle, the Class-S heroes hold a strategy meeting. Unfortunately, they just aren’t in sync, and when Amai Mask barges in, the situation only gets worse. Thankfully, King appears just in time to boost their morale—and it’s a good thing, too, because the big monster battle begins!”
Via VIZ Media

Seraph of the End, Vol. 19 Story by Takaya Kagami, Art by Yamato Yamamoto, Storyboards by Daisuke Furuya

“Shinoa fights for her life at the Demon Army headquarters where the First Progenitor, Shikama Doji, is trying to possess her. Ferid’s solution to the problem? Kill her before she’s turned and possessed. With all of the pieces in place and the First’s resurrection all but complete, the vampires and the Hyakuya Sect both converge on Shibuya. Meanwhile, trapped in his own mind with Asuramaru, Yuichiro’s missing past is finally revealed to him.”
Via VIZ Media

Haikyu!!, Vol. 39 By Haruichi Furudate

“It’s Little Giant versus Little Giant in the quarterfinal game against Kamomedai, and the Little Giant of the past that both Hinata and Korai look up to is watching in the stands! Karasuno struggles against Kamomedai’s iron-tough defense, as their blockers are just as infamous as Date Tech’s, if not more! Will Karasuno find a way to open a hole in Kamomedai’s wall?”
Via VIZ Media

Dr. STONE, Vol. 12 By Riichiro Inagaki, Art by Boichi

“The Kingdom of Science is now in uncharted waters! Motivated to find out the meaning behind the cryptic message they intercepted, Senku and a select few prepare for a long overseas voyage. And what they find on the first stop on their journey might provide a clue behind the mysterious petrification that ended civilization!”
Via VIZ Media

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 14 By Koyoharu Gotouge

“Tanjiro’s sword is still not ready. The swordsmith Haganezuka tries to concentrate on finishing while Tanjiro and his friends engage the two upper-rank demons, Hantengu and Gyokko, in a ferocious battle. Hantengu continues to create different forms to attack the Demon Slayers. Meanwhile, the Mist Hashira Tokito regains his memories of the past and confronts Gyokko, but what will these memories reveal?”
Via VIZ Media

Shojo Beat Volume Releases Are Set For July 7, 2020

Snow White with the Red Hair, Vol. 8 By Sorata Akiduki

“Shirayuki and Zen finally have “the talk” about their future together. Then, a heavy rain forces the party to take shelter at an inn after seeing off Sakaki. But just as night falls, Obi slips away!”
Via VIZ Media

Daytime Shooting Star, Vol. 7 By Mika Yamamori

“Suzume has moved to Tokyo and is living with her uncle. Suzume and Mr. Shishio take a trip together for the first time. But something weighs heavily on Mr. Shishio’s mind. Meanwhile, Suzume’s worried about being caught on a romantic outing with her teacher.”
Via VIZ Media

Prince Freya, Vol. 2 By Keiko Ishihara

“Freya finds her charade as Prince Edvard difficult to maintain while battling treacherous Tyrish nobles and her own crushing grief. With the help of her dear friend Alek and her new guardian Sir Julian, however, she’s determined not to give up. But will her new resolution and impulsive nature send her straight into the jaws of danger?!”
Via VIZ Media

An Incurable Case of Love, Vol. 4 By Mak Enjoji

“At long last, the Dark Lord has been defeated! Wait—it can’t be that easy!
Nanase became a nurse to chase after Dr. Kairi Tendo. Nanase hears that Kairi has requested to study abroad. She is shocked by the news and tells him she doesn’t want to be apart, but Kairi’s response makes her uneasy!”
Via VIZ Media

Love Me, Love Me Not Vol. 3 By Io Sakisaka

“Akari begins to see Kazuomi in a different light. But Kazuomi seems completely uninterested in love, and he’s very different from Akari’s usual type. Rio learns that Akari is attracted to Kazuomi, and Rio’s state of mind makes Yuna’s heart ache.”
Via VIZ Media

Takane & Hana, Vol. 15 By Yuki Shiwasu

“Takane’s mother shows up from London and causes a stir. The big question is, can she possibly accept Hana’s role in Takane’s life? Things don’t look promising, but perhaps a trip to the amusement park can mend the strained relationship between mother and son!”
Via VIZ Media

VIZ Media will go on sale July 14, 2020

Radiant, Vol. 12 By Tony Valente

“Traveling to Bôme to recover the Nemesis that Grimm has stolen, Seth, Melie, Doc and Ocoho are separated during confrontations with both a Nemesis and a member of the Mesnie, eaters of the Infected. But this is not their only problem: the presence of General Inquisitor Sargon aboard their aircraft suggests that a meeting of Inquisition senior officials will soon take place in Bôme, an event sure to pile more troubles onto the Infected…”
Via VIZ Media

Persona 5, Vol. 3 By Hisato Murasaki, Based on the video game by Atlus

“Ann has a new admirer…kind of. His name is Yusuke Kitagawa and he is an aspiring artist apprenticed to master painter Ichiryusai Madarame. Enthralled by Ann’s beauty, Yusuke is determined to use her as a model for a painting. But a new palace appears and it soon becomes apparent that it belongs to none other than Madarame himself, who has been plagiarizing his students’ art for his own gain. Will Yusuke have the will to rebel and join Akira and his friends to defeat the evil painter?!”
Via VIZ Media

The Final Volume of…

Record of Grancrest War, Vol. 7 Original Story by Ryo Mizuno, Story and Art by Makoto Yotsuba, Character Designs by Miyu

“It’s all been building to this point! Siluca and Theo’s plans, their hopes and their dreams—all are going to be put to the test in this final volume. Can the genius mage and upstart Lord pull off one last win, or will this be the end of everything they hoped to accomplish?”
Via VIZ Media

As well as the debut volume of…

Splatoon: Squid Kids Comedy Show, Vol. 1 By Hideki Goto

“New Inklings take center stage as they and their friends embark on hilarious escapades in the world of Splatoon, the hit video game series from Nintendo!”
Via VIZ Media

VIZ Signature Volumes On Sale Date Is July 21, 2020

Mujirushi By Naoki Urasawa

“Kamoda will do anything to earn a quick buck, even if it means skipping out on his taxes to take his wife on a luxury cruise. But when a random tax audit bankrupts his family, Kamoda soon discovers his wife has taken that cruise after all—only without Kamoda or their daughter Kasumi.
Desperate to provide, Kamoda invests in a scheme to massproduce masks of controversial American presidential candidate Beverly Duncan. But a lackluster election kills their sales potential, burying Kamoda under a mountain of masks and debt. On the verge of despair, Kamoda discovers a sign that leads him to the Director, an art fanatic who vows he can make all of Kamoda and Kasumi’s dreams come true.”
Via VIZ Media

Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt, Vol. 14 By Yasuo Ohtagaki, Concept by Hajime Yatate and Yoshiyuki Tomino

The Nanyang Alliance desperately tries to evacuate their Psycho Zakus from the Taal volcano base under intense pressure from the attacking Federation forces. To cover the retreat, Daryl Lorenz and the members of his team try to hold off Io Fleming and his unit. But this face-off was always going to come down to Io and Daryl, whose rivalry has only intensified since they first dueled in the Thunderbolt Sector. Each will accept nothing less than total destruction of the other, but victory always comes at a price…

BEASTARS, Vol. 7 By Paru Itagaki

“Red deer Louis has always been the prime candidate for Cherryton Academy’s next Beastar, but now he has dropped out of school to run a gang of lions! When his greatest rival, gray wolf Juno, tries to convince him to return to school, their relationship takes an unexpected turn. Meanwhile, gray wolf Legoshi’s relationship with dwarf rabbit Haru is changing too. Will they grow closer or farther apart? Then, Legoshi is blindsided by a huge, mysterious assailant! What new skills will he need to learn to protect himself, let alone his friends…?”
Via VIZ Media

Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 3 By Yuji Kaku

“A group of sinister beings have lived on this island for several lifetimes, tinkering and experimenting on humans and the local fauna to further the goals of their dark sciences. Who are these otherworldly individuals that rule this beautiful and deadly island and how will Gabimaru manage to kill them to achieve his goal?”
Via VIZ Media

RWBY: The Official Manga, Vol. 1 By Bunta Kinami

“Ruby takes her first step on the road to becoming a Huntress by enrolling at Beacon Academy, eager to take on the battery of tests, challenges and difficulties that follow. Ruby knows her talents will take her to her goal, but is she ready to clash with Weiss Schnee, haughty scion of the Schnee Dust Company?”
Via VIZ Media

No Guns Life, Vol. 6 By Tasuku Karasuma

“Andy Wachowski was the genius who developed the basic theory of Extension technology. But once he saw what became of his creation he turned against it, becoming the leader of the anti-Extended terrorist organization Spitzbergen. Now, in an attempt to control Juzo Spitzbergen threatens Tetsuro. Berühren’s Resolvers Pepper and Gun Slave Unit Seven are after Juzo as well. Juzo has plenty of cases to deal with now— it’s just too bad he’s not getting paid for any of them!”
Via VIZ Media

Levius/est, Vol. 5 By Haruhisa Nakata

“The main event of the Southern Slam tournament is Levius’s title fight against “the Emperor,” Oliver E. Kingsley, but first Natalia must face off against A.J.’s brother Balthus. Zack and Bill are ringside to help, but the Amethyst corporation’s experiments have turned Natalia’s opponent into a dreadful new kind of weapon!”
Via VIZ Media

Children of the Whales, Vol. 15 By Abi Umeda

“Chakuro, Suou and Shuan boarded the battleship Karcharías hoping to convince Orca to release Ouni and Lykos. But instead of rescuing their friends, they are now caught up in Orca’s plan to destroy the Mud Whale and all its residents in order to unleash an apocalypse that will overthrow the Nouses and create a parallel world where humans will never again feel pain or sadness. When words prove useless against Orca’s sophistry, will the team from the Mud Whale be forced to use violence?!”
Via VIZ Media

Shonen Sunday Will Be Available On July 14, 2020

Case Closed, Vol. 75 By Gosho Aoyama

“Conan and Rachel discover that someone is posing as Detective Moore and doing good deeds…but why? A string of threatening notes left on cars gives Detective Chiba the chance to solve a case alongside his childhood crush, new police-recruit Naeko Miike. And a shocking death at a wedding party reveals a startling secret. But when Conan’s investigation of the wedding leads him to an undercover detective working on the same case, he finds himself on the trail of an even bigger mystery…”
Via VIZ Media

RIN-NE, Vol. 34 By Rumiko Takahashi

“When some late exorcism fees are finally deposited in Rinne’s account, he informs Sakura that he’ll pay off all his debts to her. Meanwhile, after a fight with her parents over her credit card, Ageha runs away to stay at Rinne’s place! When Sakura hears about the new living arrangements, she gets the wrong impression… Can Rinne set her straight?”

A summer filled with great reads! You can preorder these titles now!

Head over to VIZ Media to read the latest manga releases from popular series, and check out their amazing anime!

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