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This Week's New Viz Media Manga Releases: What to Expect?



December marks the last month of 2023. Along with that comes a new slew of manga for the holiday season. In this article, we'll be highlighting the newest releases coming out this week from Viz Media!


Blade of the Moon Princess Volume 2

By Tatsuya Endo

$9.99 MSRP


Synopsis: Defiant and vulgar, Princess Kaguya Takenouchi is not the heir to the moon’s Silver Court that her mother’s retainers had hoped for. But when the empress falls ill during a wave of terrorist attacks, Kaguya resolves to do right by her people and rise to the occasion.


Stranded on the Tainted World and hunted by relentless Ume assassins, Princess Kaguya strives to find a way to honor her promise to her mother and return to the moon. Alongside Imperial Guard cadet Mikuni, she travels to a base that is supposed to offer salvation, only to find something very different within…




Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Volume 18 By Masashi Kishimoto (Author) & Mikio Ikemoto (Illustrator)

                                $9.99 MSRP


Synopsis: Naruto was a young shinobi with an incorrigible knack for mischief. He achieved his dream to become the greatest ninja in his village, and now his face sits atop the Hokage monument. But this is not his story... A new generation of ninja is ready to take the stage, led by Naruto's own son, Boruto!


Boruto may have survived his dance with death thanks to some Ohtsutsuki meddling, but the trouble is just beginning. When Code and Eida show up in Konoha Village, even Naruto and Sasuke may be powerless to stop them.





Chainsaw Man Volume 13

By Tatsuki Fujimoto

$9.99 MSRP


Synopsis: Denji was a small-time devil hunter just trying to survive in a harsh world. After being killed on a job, he is revived by his pet devil Pochita and becomes something new and dangerous—Chainsaw Man!


Denji is desperate to tell the world that he’s Chainsaw Man, but is he competent enough to pull off a proper reveal? Meanwhile, Asa has made a friend! But this new friendship may be hiding a dark secret.








Ima Koi: Now I'm in Love Volume 8

By Ayuko Hatta

$9.99 MSRP


Synopsis: After missing out on love because she was too shy to confess her feelings, high school student Satomi blurts out how she feels the next time she gets a crush—and it’s to her impossibly handsome schoolmate Yagyu! To her surprise, he agrees to date her. Now that Satomi’s suddenly in a relationship, what next?


Miria is staying overnight at her boyfriend Noda’s place. She wonders if she’s ready for what might come next in their relationship, but Noda’s sincerity convinces her to make a decision! Meanwhile, Yagyu and Satomi, the supposedly unshakable couple, are feeling a little awkward after a big fight!





Kaguya-sama: Love Is War Volume 27

By Aka Akasaka

$9.99 MSRP


Synopsis: Two geniuses. Two brains. Two hearts. One battle. Who will confess their love first…?!


Will Kaguya get to the airport in time to say goodbye to Miyuki? First, she and an ally must make one last attempt to repair the rift between the Shinomiya and Shijo families. Then, Miyuki plots what to do with the leftover money from the bribe he received, Miko tries to bridge the distance between her and Yu when he goes abroad for summer break, and Chika leads everyone in one of her signature trauma-inducing games!


Who knows when he’ll be back again.




My Hero Academia Volume 36

By Kohei Horikoshi

$11.99 MSRP


Synopsis: What would the world be like if 80 percent of the population manifested superpowers called “Quirks”? Heroes and villains would be battling it out everywhere! Being a hero would mean learning to use your power, but where would you go to study? The Hero Academy of course! But what would you do if you were one of the 20 percent who were born Quirkless?


The plan to engage the villains on the heroes’ terms has mostly succeeded. Now in different locations around Japan, the heroes and U.A. students take on the villains in all-out battles! First, Todoroki squares off against Dabi with terrifying intensity. Elsewhere, Endeavor and Hawks hope to turn the tables on All For One, but the villain mastermind has one last trick up his sleeve. Finally, it’s Tomura’s new and improved body versus the crew at the airborne U.A., where the youngest heroes have critical roles to play!



Neighborhood Story Volume 1

By Ai Yazawa

$24.99 MSRP


Synopsis: Welcome to Happy Berry! No, this isn’t a fruit stand, but the label dreamed up by aspiring fashion designer Mikako Koda. In her quest to make a name for herself in the fashion world, Mikako enters Yazawa Arts Academy, a prestigious art school, alongside her strictly platonic childhood friend Tsutomu. But there’s one problem—Tsutomu’s uncanny resemblance to a rock star skyrockets him to popularity and leads him to date the prettiest girl in school. Now Mikako can’t help but wonder if what she feels is jealousy.


Peppy and creative teenager Mikako wants nothing more than to make it as a fashion designer. But when she enters art school alongside her lifelong friend Tsutomu, she finds herself distracted by his sudden popularity and subsequent love life. Despite her feelings, Mikako forms a club with Tsutomu and her friends to sell their creations at a local flea market. While the group is out scouting the flea market, however, discord arises between members in the group and what begins as an exciting day quickly turns sour.



Rainbow Days Volume 7

By Minami Mizuno

$9.99 MSRP


Synopsis: These four friends couldn’t be more different: Natsuki Hashiba, a dreamer who longs for love, Tomoya Matsunaga, a self-centered playboy, Keiichi Katakura, a winsome guy with a hidden saucy streak, and Tsuyoshi Naoe, a socially awkward nerd who loves anime, manga, and games. Together their high school days are as vibrant as rainbows!


Ever since Natsuki kissed Anna and collapsed with a fever on their date, she’s been anxious to find out what was on his mind. When she finally hears from him, she’s shocked to learn that he can’t remember a thing!





Sakamoto Days Volume 10

By Yuto Suzuki

$9.99 MSRP


Synopsis: Taro Sakamoto was once a legendary hit man considered the greatest of all time. Bad guys feared him! Assassins revered him! But then one day he quit, got married, and had a baby. He’s now living the quiet life as the owner of a neighborhood store, but how long can Sakamoto enjoy his days of retirement before his past catches up to him?!


As Sakamoto and his friends hunt for the database at the JCC, Shin winds up in a serious duel with a teacher who might have information on what they want. Meanwhile, Sakamoto deals with Amane, a boy with a connection to X. Thanks to X’s schemes, the JCC faces an unprecedented crisis!





Yona of the Dawn Volume 40

By Mizuho Kusanagi

$9.99 MSRP


Synopsis: Princess Yona lives an ideal life as the only princess of her kingdom. Doted on by her father, the king, and protected by her faithful guard Hak, she cherishes the time spent with the man she loves, Su-won. But everything changes on her 16th birthday when tragedy strikes her family!


Things look dire for Kohka as South Kai’s elite assassins, the Dromos, infiltrate Hiryuu Palace! South Kai’s General Val gets a taste of the old days as he fights alongside former General Meinyan, but the biggest surprise is who appears before them in the midst of battle!





And that's it for this week! Which Viz titles are you grabbing this week? Let us know!

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