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Viz's Shonen Jump Adds Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V Manga Series

posted on 2015-08-10 18:20 EDT
Manga to begin in August 24 issue of digital magazine

Viz Media's digital English edition of Shonen Jump announced on Monday that it will debut Naohito Miyoshi's Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V manga series on August 24. The manga will premiere in Japan on August 21 in Shueisha's V Jump magazine.

Miyoshi previously drew a one-shot manga for Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V in V Jump magazine in May 2014. The short also ran in Viz's English Shonen Jump.

Akihiro Tomonaga's SD spinoff manga, Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V Saikyo Duelist Yūya (Strongest Duelist Yūya), debuted Saikyo Jump in April.

The Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V anime, the newest Yu-Gi-Oh! anime series inspired by Kazuki Takahashi's original manga, premiered in Japan last April. The series premiered in Canada last month and is slated to debut in Australia and the United States at a later date.

The story is set in Maiami City on the coast of Japan. Yūya is a second-year middle school student who loves to entertain people. Although he is small, he has been training his tough body and Action Duelist arms with weapons. His dream is to become an "Entertainment Duelist" who makes people smile. One day, Yūya ends up fighting an exhibition match with the current champion of Pro Duel world…


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