Some Viz, Dark Horse Manga Titles Increase in Price
posted on by Egan Loo
The North American publishers Viz Media and Dark Horse Comics are both listing some upcoming manga titles with prices that are US$1.00 to US$2.00 higher than previous volumes. The volume with higher prices include Naruto volume 46 and volume 47 (at US$9.99 each) and Berserk volume 31 (at US$14.95). Viz Media gave ANN the following statement that it also provided to other media outlets: "Viz Media made the decision to stay consistent with the pricing in the marketplace for this industry, which, in some cases might be a slight increase from previous years." Most of the other North American publishers, including Tokyopop and Del Rey, have average manga prices of US$9.99 or higher.
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