Catch Exciting Digital Manga Debuts For TOKYO GHOUL: RE, ASTRA LOST IN SPACE, And Updates To The VIZ Manga App!

VIZ Media details digital manga updates for October with several notable new series, popular continuing titles, and exciting updates to the VIZ Manga App.

Notable new series launches for the month include TOKYO GHOUL: RE, the sequel to the smash hit horror manga, and the sci-fi action drama, ASTRA LOST IN SPACE. Also debuting is NISIOISIN’s celebrated light novel, JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR. Shojo manga fans will not want to miss the series finales of three acclaimed series, HONEY SO SWEET (Vol. 8), KAMISAMA KISS (Vol. 25), and SO CUTE IT HURTS!! (Vol. 15).

Manga readers are invited to enjoy October’s offerings on the go with the all new VIZ Manga App. Readers can dive into an array of FREE content straight from the pages of VIZ Media’s WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP as well as upcoming hit manga series and one-shots. The new app brings the best of VIZ Manga and WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP to users’ mobile devices, which includes a more intuitive layout to help fans find their favorite series at their fingertips.

October Digital Manga Promotion


Celebrate creator Hirohiko Araki’s groundbreaking series. All volumes of JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE (PHANTOM BLOOD, BATTLE TENDENCY, and STARDUST CRUSADERS story arcs) will be on sale for only $7.99 per volume. Available through October 9th across all digital platforms.

Check each week throughout the rest of October for additional manga titles featured in this month’s digital sales!


Check out SHONEN JUMP’s free section for a variety of manga content. This month, catch all-new chapters of the manga adaptation of JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR from the creator of Medaka Box (Akira Akatsuki), just in time for the light novel’s release! JUNI TAISEN chapters will be released in English simultaneously with their debut in Japan. Read Free Chapters of popular WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP series at:

Free chapters are available now for the following series:

  • And More!

Digital manga updates for October also include new volumes for 20 continuing VIZ Media series. New additions include ASSASINATION CLASSROOM (Vol. 18), Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma (Vol. 20), HAIKYU!! (Vol. 16), and the digital first! PLATINUM END (Vol. 4). New shojo additions include THE DEMON PRINCE OF MOMOCHI HOUSE (Vol. 10), THE WATER DRAGON’S BRIDE (Vol. 3) and YONA OF THE DAWN (Vol. 8). Digital exclusive titles released this month include THE CHILDREN NOWADAYS (Vol. 6), BOYS OVER FLOWERS SEASON 2 (Vol. 6), élDLIVE (Vol. 3), and THE EMPEROR AND I (Vol. 2). Don’t miss the series finale of MONSTER HUNTER: FLASH HUNTER (Vol. 10)!

The free VIZ Manga App continues to be the top application for reading digital manga and features a massive library of the most popular series in the world. Through the innovative VIZ Manga digital platform registered users are able to use one account to view their purchased manga across more devices than ever. New series and volumes are added every Tuesday. Fans can also find these titles and more for the NOOK, Kindle Fire, and Kobo eReaders, as well as in the comiXology, iBooks and Google Play stores.

Most manga volumes are available for purchase and download in the U.S. and Canada within the VIZ Manga application starting from only $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) each. Readers can also explore free Chapter 1 previews of most series.

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About The Author Siddharth Gupta

Siddharth Gupta is an illustrator, animator, and writer based in Minnesota. They graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Animation from the School of Visual Arts, and have worked on projects for the University of Minnesota and the Shreya R. Dixit Foundation. An avid animation and comics fan since childhood, they've turned their passion towards being both a creator and a critic. They credit their love for both mediums to Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball, which has also defined their artistic and comedic sensibilities. A frequent visitor to their local comic book shop, they are an avid reader and collector, particularly fond of manga. Their favorite comics include The Adventures of Tintin by Herge, Bloom County by Berkeley Breathed, and pretty much anything and everything by Rumiko Takahashi.

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