Viz Media has announced numerous titles for their 2021 release slate, and now there’s another series to add to that list. The publisher has licensed Assassin’s Creed: Blade of Shao Jun by Minoji Kurata, which is set to release its first volume on February 16, 2021. Viz Media has provided further details below:

Assassin’s Creed: Blade of Shao Jun, Vol. 1 by Minoji Kurata

A gripping manga based on Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China video game, featuring iconic Assassin Shao Jun. Unveil a tale that will engulf the world.

1526 AD—China is ruled by the Great Ming Empire. Though the empire flourishes, the winds of the new Emperor’s political purge are sweeping over the land, and turmoil is brewing. With the decimation of her comrades, Shao Jun has become China’s last Assassin. After escaping to Europe, she has now returned alone to her homeland. Her purpose: vengeance!


Pub date: February 16, 2021

List price: $14.95

ISBN13: 9781974721238

About The Author Varun Gupta

Varun Gupta is an analyst residing in Minnesota. While his professional interests have led him on the path to the business world, he has always had an immense love of animation and comics. An obsessive manga collector, he spends his free time attempting to read through his massive backlog of series, hoping to one day finish them all. Will he succeed in his perilous quest? Probably not, but at least he’s having fun doing it!