Viz Gets Gente, Library Wars, Grand Guignol Orchestra, Nice to Meet You, Kamisama (Update 2)
posted on by Egan Loo
The North American manga publisher Viz Media has confirmed at its New York Anime Festival panel on Sunday that it has licensed Natsume Ono's Italian slice-of-life manga Gente (Gente ~Ristorante no Hitobito~), Kiiro Yumi's Library Wars: Love & War (Toshokan Sensō: Love & War) shōjo manga adaptation of Hiro Arikawa's Library Wars science-fiction novels (June 2010), Matsuri Hino's Vampire Knight Official Fan Book (September 2010), the Grand Guignol Orchestra (Guignol Kyūtei Gakudan) supernatural mystery tale by Angel Sanctuary's Kaori Yuki (October 2010), and the Nice to Meet You, Kamisama (Kami-sama Hajimemashita) supernatural romance by Karakuri Odette's Julietta Suzuki. Viz Media also confirmed that it will release Rumiko Takahashi's RINNE manga next year.
Update: Monster news moved to news article about Viz's anime titles, and images added.
Update 2: Viz confirmed that it has Puncho Kondoh's Bob to Yukaina Nakamatachi manga and Tondabayashi's Kotae Wa Mittsu manga, which it will release under the titles Bob and His Funky Crew and What's the Answer?, respectively. Viz's Sigikki website had already listed these manga in its copyright notice during the site's July launch.
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