Manga Mania!

October is here! My favorite month. I’m also over excited because the creators of Bleach are blessing fans with a new final arc called BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War on October 10th, 2022. This blog post is going to take a minute to celebrate VIZ Media by taking a moment to gush over the awesome manga titles I’ve read from them as a rabid manga fan.

Bleach!

Here is a look at the new trailer, premiering on October 10, 2022. Ichigo Kurosaki coming your way with some Bankai! Don’t miss out. This show was really fun to watch. The characters going through multiple levels of growth, and the visuals only improved with each arc. Check out the full series if you can before you find the new arc.

VIZ has had some great releases. Here are a few of my fave preferences


1. Moriarty the Patriot

Moriarty the Patriot volume 2 cover

In the late 19th century, Great Britain rules over a quarter of the world. Nobles sit in their fancy homes in comfort and luxury, while the working class slaves away at their jobs. When young Albert James Moriarty’s upper-class family adopts two lower-class orphans, the cruelty the boys experience at his family’s hands cements Albert’s hatred of the nobility he was born into. He asks the older of the two boys—who has a genius mind and a killer instinct—to help him rid the world of evil, starting with Albert’s own family!

Storyboards by Ryosuke Takeuchi, Art by Hikaru Miyoshi

Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Imprint SHONEN JUMP


Demon Slayer Final Volume cover

2. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Learning to destroy demons won’t be easy, and Tanjiro barely knows where to start. The surprise appearance of another boy named Giyu, who seems to know what’s going on, might provide some answers—but only if Tanjiro can stop Giyu from killing his sister first!

Story and Art by Koyoharu Gotouge | Imprint SHONEN JUMP

Demon Slayer is complete. The final volume is No. 23. You can also check out the anime on Netflix.

Demon Slayer art

3. Platinum End

Platinum end volume 1 cover

As his classmates celebrate their middle school graduation, troubled Mirai is mired in darkness. But his battle is just beginning when he receives some salvation from above in the form of an angel. Now Mirai is pitted against 12 other chosen humans in a battle in which the winner becomes the next god of the world. Mirai has an angel in his corner, but he may need to become a devil to survive.

Story by Tsugumi Ohba, Art by Takeshi Obata | Imprint SHONEN JUMP | Platinum End is complete at Volume 14


4. Levius /est

levius est volume 1 cover

Having fought his way into the top grade of Mechanical Martial Arts, Levius faces an ever-changing world that grows more threatening by the day. The shadowy megacorporation Amethyst wields its military might across the world through advancements in the arena. Can Levius be the fighter who changes the course of the world’s fate?

Story and Art by Haruhisa Nakata | Imprint VIZ Signature

Levius /Est is complete at Volume 10.


More titles:

Fullmetal Alchemist

Bakuman

Blue Exorcist

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