Manga Update

Weekly Manga Minute #6

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Classic Legend of Zelda comes back for another round, Sailor Moon has a party, and we’ve got a sale for you Vertical Comics fans. So let’s get into this week’s Manga Minute!

  1. Vote Vertical: digital editions on sale up to 25% through 11/22!

Vertical Comics - Manga Sale - Promo Picture

Kodansha Comics is putting a slew of Vertical Comics titles on sale. This sale will mark the first time these comics will have been made available digitally.

The list includes:

  • Ryo Hanada’s best-selling vampires-among-us epic Devils’ Line
  • MAYBE’s Civil War-monster-fantasy To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts
  • Riichi Ueshiba’s drool-inducing romantic comedy Mysterious Girlfriend X

They’ve put them all up for sale, including the rest of the Vertical digital editions. Volumes are marked up to 25% off at all available digital bookstores—comiXology, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook. Sale runs November 8-22 so get your manga fill while it lasts!

  1. The Legend of Zelda Returns!

Legend of Zelda - Manga Series

Good news for Legend of Zelda fans! Viz Media reports that following up on the massive success of last year’s new edition of the old Nintendo Power magazine serial.

They will be releasing a new manga series based on the classic The Legend of Zelda, it’ll debut next year. On top of that they will also be revisiting, the original manga by Akira Himekawa and giving it a nice remaster!

“The original core series, based on the Nintendo series of games, introduced manga readers (or reintroduced for gamer fans) to Link, Zelda and their world—following the different timelines of the games, and featuring bonus stories and filling in detail about the lore.”

Are you excited for this? The Zelda hype train is only starting.

  1. Moonlight Party for Sailor Moon S for your viewing pleasure!

Vertical Comics - Manga Sale - Promo Picture

Viz recently had a Moonlight Party on 11/11. It’s in celebration of the Sailor Moon S Part 1 which comes out on 11/15! The Blu-ray and DVD will include:

  • Clips! We will have lots of EXCLUSIVE sneak peeks from the uncut English dub of Sailor Moon S.
  • Sneak Peeks! There will be inside looks of what’s going into this shimmery release.
  • Treats! We’ll share a new Sailor Moon themed treat for you to make and enjoy.
  • Trivia! Test out your Sailor Moon knowledge with some hard-mode questions.
  • Contests! Show us your #SailorSelfie, fanart or pics of you partying with your friends.
  • Prizes! We’ll have lots of exclusive goodies for some lucky winners.
  • Talk To Us! Send us your questions on Twitter or Facebook using the hashtag #MoonlightParty and we’ll answer on the air.
  • News! We’ll have some exclusive news we can’t wait to share and you won’t want to miss!

Watch what went down below!