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Viz launches All You Need Is Kill rebrand, graphic novel

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 of the book, r...

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Cower in fear! Apparitions: Ghosts of Old Edo is out

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 under the Haikasoru...


Book GET: Haikasoru printing ICO: Castle in the Mist

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 PS2 game ICO. ...


Viz licenses Ico novel, Mameshiba books

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. Similarly, their nov...


Viz bringing Haikasoru books to the digital world

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 Apple bookstor...


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

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 website.Well, the l...


Japanator Recommends: All You Need Is Kill

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 women are the sou...


Japanator Recommends: The Lord of the Sands of Time

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, Vertical has bee...


'Battle League Horumo' on its way from Viz Pictures

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 recently we saw Hap...


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Little Witch Academia (Season 1) "My name is Akko and I love to get Wakko"


Japanator Unboxing: TokyoTreat - February 2017"Sweet Strawberry, Savory Seafood"


Digimon Adventure tri: Reunion Blu-Ray Set"A New Digi-Adventure Emerges!"


Boruto: Naruto the Movie Blu-ray Set"The New Generation hits Blu-Ray!"


Your Name. (Kimi No Na Wa)"Can I ask you your name?"


Ghost in the Shell"Cyber-Bodied"


Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale"Is this the (Augmented) Real Life?"


One Piece Film Gold"Welcome to Grand Tesoro!"


Kaiju Girls"Unleash your inner Monster Soul"


Orange"Would you change your past?"


God Eater 2: Rage Burst"New Look, Same Great Taste"


A.W. Phoenix Festa"Bland Stories & Battles"