Dororo Manga Omnibus Slated for February 2012

posted on 2011-06-10 17:44 EDT by Andrew Osmond

Marketing Director Ed Chavez of the North American publisher Vertical announced at the AnimeNext event on Friday that there will be a new omnibus edition of Osamu Tezuka's Dororo manga next February. Dororo Complete will be an omnibus edition of the Eisner Award-winning 1960s manga by Osamu Tezuka about a demon-hunting ronin and a young orphan thief. The manga inspired a 1969 anime by Tezuka's Mushi Pro. The 900-page omnibus ediion will include all three regular volumes of the manga for US$24.95.

Chavez also confirmed that Vertical will release several non-manga books. They include: the novel Edge by Koji Suzuki, the author of Ringu, to be published in October; a cookbook called Reel Cuisine: Blockbuster Dishes from the Silver Screen by Nami Iijima, in November; and a novel called Body by Asa Nonami in December.

Next year will see the publication of a new translation for Enma the Immortal by Fumi Nakamura, in April. The novel was the winner of the 2011 Golden Elephant award.

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