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Viz launches All You Need Is Kill rebrand, graphic novel

Trying to capitalize on Edge of Tomorrow adaptation
Apr 16
With the live action adaptation of All You Need Is Kill (rebranded as Edge of Tomorrow) set to release on June 6, Viz's Haikasoru line is preparing to capitalize on the blockbuster film. They'll be dropping an updated version... read
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Cower in fear! Apparitions: Ghosts of Old Edo is out

It's time to get spooky!
Nov 20
We may be past the halfway point in November, but that doesn't mean spirit of All Hallow's Eve has left our realm. Taking this knowledge into account, Viz has released Apparitions: Ghosts of Old Edo on November 19th unde... read

Book GET: Haikasoru printing ICO: Castle in the Mist

May 23
I a coup for players of videogames, readers of books, and appreciators of good things everywhere, Viz's imprint Haikasoru have released an excerpt from Miyuki Miyabe's ICO: Castle in the Mist, the novel follow-up to milestone... read

Viz licenses Ico novel, Mameshiba books

Feb 01
It looks like Simon and Schuster let the cat out of the bag, spilling the beans on a number of new Viz licenses.The one most of you will be screaming about is a novel adaptation of Ico, entitled Ico: Castle of the Mist. Simil... read

Viz bringing Haikasoru books to the digital world

Aug 12
Viz is hopping on the e-books bandwagon with its sci-fi novel line Haikasoru, debuting their books in digital form within the next few weeks.Over on the Haikasoru blog, Viz folks unveiled the first three titles in their model... read

New Viz titles listed for the end of this year on the net

Apr 14
Don't you just love the Internet? It's got this funny way of spilling secrets that nobody is supposed to know, just because of some little error in databasing or by an automated process, hidden deep in the bowels of some webs... read

Sometimes we have to realize our favorite things from Japan, may it be manga, anime, MAD videos, doujinshi, or even video games are made by people, of flesh and blood. Until robots take over the world, the minds of men and wo... read feature


One of Viz's newest ventures has been their Haikasoru line of Japanese pop fiction books. In the sci-fi/fantasy vein, these titles bring us a taste of Japanese culture that we haven't seen much of in the past. Up until now, V... read feature


'Battle League Horumo' on its way from Viz Pictures

Jul 15
It's unfortunate: we don't get anywhere near enough Japanese cinema over here in the States. Criterion, Media Blasters, and the like can only bring over so much. I'm glad to see Viz Pictures helping out on this end. Most rece... read

Viz announces 'All You Need Is Kill' and 'The Lord of the Sands of Time' for its sci-fi label Haikasoru

Jun 26
Viz has launched a new imprint, Haikasoru, as the "first imprint dedicated to bringing Japanese science fiction to America and beyond." Well, technically they launched back in January, but only now are their first t... read

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