Viz Media Launches Special Digital Sale on Bleach, Naruto & One Piece Manga

May 1st 2014
VIZ MEDIA LAUNCHES A SPECIAL DIGITAL PROMOTION ON THREE OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST MANGA SERIES

First Volume of BLEACH, NARUTO And ONE PIECE Available With Special Digital Pricing For A Very Limited Time Only


Viz Media celebrates May Day with a special digital promotion on three of the world's most popular, critically acclaimed manga. For a very limited time, starting on Thursday, May 1st 2014, the first volume of these series will be on sale for $1.99.

FOR ONE DAY ONLY!! on Thursday, May 1st, Volume 1 of creator Tite Kubo's supernatural series – BLEACH – will be available digitally for only $1.99 (U.S. / CAN).

During the Rest of May
Volume 1 of the smash hit ninja action series, NARUTO, along with the high seas pirate adventure, ONE PIECE, will also be available digitally for only $1.99 (U.S. / CAN) through May 31st.

The sale price will be available through the VIZManga.com and the Viz Manga app for iOS and Android; special pricing also may be available during this period through other digital partner storefronts for Kindle, iBooks, GooglePlay, Nook and Kobo. This limited time promotion is a perfect way to introduce readers to three cornerstone titles of the manga genre. Fans of comics and graphic novels also have a great chance to dive into the exciting world of manga.

BLEACH, Vol. 1 • Rated ‘T’ for Teens •
Special May 1st-Only Sale MSRP: $1.99 (U.S. / CAN)

Ichigo Kurosaki never asked for the ability to see ghosts--he was born with the gift. When his family is attacked by a Hollow – a malevolent lost soul – Ichigo becomes a Soul Reaper, dedicating his life to protecting the innocent and helping the tortured spirits themselves find peace. Find out why Tite Kubo's Bleach has become an international manga smash-hit!
Ichigo Kurosaki has always been able to see ghosts, but this ability doesn't change his life nearly as much as his close encounter with Rukia Kuchiki, a Soul Reaper and member of the mysterious Soul Society. While fighting a Hollow, an evil spirit that preys on humans who display psychic energy, Rukia attempts to lend Ichigo some of her powers so that he can save his family; but much to her surprise, Ichigo absorbs every last drop of her energy. Now a full-fledged Soul Reaper himself, Ichigo quickly learns that the world he inhabits is one full of dangerous spirits and, along with Rukia – who is slowly regaining her powers – it's Ichigo's job to protect the innocent from Hollows and help the spirits themselves find peace.

NARUTO, Vol. 1 • Rated ‘T’ for Teens •
Special May Sale MSRP: $1.99 (U.S. / CAN)

Naruto is a young shinobi with an incorrigible knack for mischief. He's got a wild sense of humor, but Naruto is completely serious about his mission to be the world's greatest ninja! Twelve years ago the Village Hidden in the Leaves was attacked by a fearsome threat. A nine-tailed fox spirit claimed the life of the village leader, the Hokage, and many others. Today, the village is at peace and a troublemaking kid named Naruto is struggling to graduate from Ninja Academy. His goal may be to become the next Hokage, but his true destiny will be much more complicated. The adventure begins now!

ONE PIECE, Vol. 1 • Rated ‘T’ for Teens •
Special May Sale MSRP: $1.99 (U.S. / CAN)

As a child, Monkey D. Luffy dreamed of becoming King of the Pirates. But his life changed when he accidentally gained the power to stretch like rubber…at the cost of never being able to swim again! Years, later, Luffy sets off in search of the "One Piece," said to be the greatest treasure in the world... As a child, Monkey D. Luffy was inspired to become a pirate by listening to the tales of the buccaneer "Red-Haired" Shanks. Luffy follow him as he sets out on his adventure...one guy, alone in a rowboat, in search of the legendary "One Piece," said to be the greatest treasure in the world...

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. The platform features a massive library with over 2,100 volumes across more than 180 different series, and new series and volumes added every Tuesday. 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.

All manga volumes are generally available for purchase and download in the U.S. and Canada within the Viz Manga application starting from $6.99 (U.S. / CAN) each and readers can also explore all titles with free Chapter 1 previews of every series. For more information, please visit VIZManga.com or www.VIZ.com/apps.

Download the free Viz Manga App for Android and iOS devices at www.VIZ.com/apps.

To learn more about Viz Manga, please visit www.vizmanga.com.


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