VIZ Media Presents Anime and Books for Holiday Season
By The Editor
November 6, 2019 - 16:29
Holiday Season Gifts Include SAILOR MOON And CASTLEVANIA Home Video, Deluxe TRANSFORMERS Art Book, Manga Box Sets And More
VIZ Media offers fans a diverse collection of titles to add to their wish lists this holiday season. Featured anime titles include Season 2 of the acclaimed Netflix Original Anime Series CASTLEVANIA as well as the series finale of SAILOR MOON, available for the first time ever on home video in the U.S. Fans can also enjoy a limited edition of TRANSFORMERS: A VISUAL HISTORY celebrating the franchise’s 35th anniversary, and a deluxe DRAGON BALL art book. Additional offerings come from fan-favorite series including BLEACH and BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS, ONE PIECE, RWBY and much more.
Anime Gift Selections:
CASTLEVANIA SEASON 2 - Blu-ray MSRP: $29.98 U.S. / $34.99 CAN · DVD MSRP: $24.98 U.S. / $29.99 CAN
Trevor Belmont, last survivor of his house, is no longer alone, and he and his misfit comrades, Sypha Belnades and Alucard race to find a way to save humanity from extinction at the hands of the grief-maddened Dracula and his sinister vampire war council.
SEASON 2’s special features include production animatics, storyboards, art gallery and more!
SAILOR MOON SAILOR STARS PART 2 - Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack MSRP: $69.99 U.S. / $81.99 CAN · DVD MSRP: $39.99 U.S. / $51.99 CAN · Available November 12th (Part 1 Available Now)
Although the popularity of the Idol group Three Lights is off the charts, Usagi hasn't realized that Seiya, Yaten and Taiki are the Sailor Star Lights. But with the number of Phage growing in the city, the purpose of star seeds is the biggest mystery that needs to be solved. Could the mysterious Chibi-Chibi hold the answer? The tide is turning, but not in Usagi's favor. Her allies are being overpowered, and altered timelines are confusing the fate she knows to be true: Mamoru is her true love, Neo Crystal Tokyo is her future kingdom and her fellow Guardians will be her eternal protectors...right? The ultimate battle with the chaotic Sailor Galaxia lies ahead, and the fate of all existence lies in the balance.
Special features include cast interviews, trailers, opening & ending songs, and art gallery.
JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: DIAMOND IS UNBREAKABLE Part 1 - Blu-ray MSRP: $69.99 U.S. / $81.99 CAN · DVD MSRP: $39.99 U.S. / $51.99 CAN
It's 1999, and Jotaro Kujo has just arrived in the idyllic Japanese town of Morioh—only this time, he's not hunting DIO and his henchmen. His search for the illegitimate child of Joseph Joestar has brought him face-to-face with Josuke Higashikata, a Stand-wielding, butt-kicking high schooler who happens to be afraid of turtles. But behind Morioh's tranquil facade is an invisible evil slowly eating away at the peace and well-being of its residents. Bizarre happenings are becoming commonplace, and the Joestar clan must rise to the occasion if they and the town of Morioh are to survive.
MEGALOBOX Limited Edition Blu-ray - MSRP: $69.99 U.S. / $81.99 CAN
Bored, resigned, and unfulfilled, a young man with neither name nor past survives by fighting in underground matches of a sport called "Megalobox," a form of boxing that utilizes powered exoskeletons. Calling himself JNK.DOG, he feels trapped in a world of crime, poverty, and ecological collapse. All that changes when he has a chance encounter with Yuri, the reigning king of Megalobox. Now, obsessed with proving himself, JNK.DOG becomes a man driven to do whatever it takes to fight his way to the top of the rankings and take on the champion.
BLEACH 1-4 Blu-ray Sets; Set 5 available December 3rd! - MSRP: $54.97 U.S. / $63.99 CAN
BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS 1-3 Blu-ray & DVD Sets - Blu-ray MSRP: $44.98 U.S. / $52.99 CAN · DVD MSRP: $39.99 U.S. / $51.99 CAN
Deluxe Book Gift Selections:
DRAGON BALL: A VISUAL HISTORY By Akira Toriyama - MSRP: $34.99 U.S. / $46.99 CAN · Available November 12th
A comprehensive art book showcasing manga art, additional promotional material, creator commentary and notes/sketches/posters, from throughout the history of the original DRAGON BALL series. This hardcover book with dust jacket comes protected in an upscale slipcase.
TRANSFORMERS: A VISUAL HISTORY By Jim Sorenson - Limited Edition MSRP: $99.99 U.S. / $125.00 CAN · Available November 12th
The deluxe limited edition comes packaged in a beautiful collector’s box with an exclusive variant cover design and five gorgeous and frame-ready prints.
One of the world’s most popular franchises, Transformers has been delighting fans since 1984. Now, in this deluxe hardcover celebration, Hasbro reveals behind-the-scenes production sketches, beautifully polished final art, and everything in-between. From the obscure to the iconic, this book features packaging artwork, animation models, video game designs, comic pages, and, for the first time ever, production artwork from all six Paramount live-action films! Lovingly curated by Transformers expert Jim Sorenson, this is the most comprehensive collection of Transformers imagery ever assembled.
THE WORLD OF RWBY By Daniel Wallace - MSRP: $39.99 U.S. / $53.99 CAN
The definitive companion to the hit animated series, THE WORLD OF RWBY is the ultimate celebration of a pop-culture phenomenon. Go behind the scenes with exclusive commentary from Rooster Teeth and explore the show’s creation through in-depth interviews with the writers, animators and voice artists. With comprehensive analysis of key characters and iconic episodes, and showcasing stunning visuals from the series, this is the must-have book for RWBY fans around the world.
ONE PIECE COLOR WALK COMPENDIUM: WATER SEVEN TO PARAMOUNT WAR By Eiichiro Oda - MSRP: $39.99 U.S. / $53.99 CAN
EVANGELION ILLUSTRATIONS 2007-2017 - MSRP: $34.99 U.S. / $46.99 CAN
Manga Box Set Gift Selections:
ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM COMPLETE BOX SET By Yusei Matsui - MSRP: $189.99 U.S. / $249.99 CAN · Rated ‘T+’ for Older Teens
The complete bestselling ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM series is now available in a boldly designed, value-priced box set! Includes all 21 volumes of this unique tale of a mysterious, smiley-faced, tentacled, superpowered teacher who guides a group of misfit students to find themselves—while doing their best to assassinate him. Action-packed, hilarious, and heartwarming, this title is famous for moving fans to tears through their laughter. Includes an exclusive, full-color, mini “yearbook” filled with images of favorite characters in different art styles and contexts (previously unreleased in the English editions).
DRAGON BALL COMPLETE BOX SET by Akira Toriyama - MSRP: $139.99 U.S. / $179.99 CAN · Rated ‘T’ For Teens
The DRAGON BALL COMPLETE BOX SET contains all 16 volumes of the original manga that kicked off the global phenomenon. Also includes an exclusive double-sided poster and collector’s booklet featuring fun DRAGON BALL trivia and guides as well as an interview with its legendary creator.
DRAGON BALL Z COMPLETE BOX SET by Akira Toriyama - MSRP: $219.99 U.S. / $279.99 CAN · Rated ‘A’ For All Ages
The DRAGON BALL Z COMPLETE BOX SET contains all 26 volumes of the manga that propelled the global phenomenon that started with DRAGON BALL into one of the world’s most recognizable and best-selling manga. Also includes an exclusive double-sided poster and collector’s booklet featuring fun DRAGON BALL Z trivia and guides as well as an interview with Akira Toriyama.
For additional information on these properties and other anime and manga titles distributed and published by VIZ Media, please visit viz.com.
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