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Viz Previews Dragon Ball, Naruto, Tokyo Ghoul Spinoff Manga in English

posted on 2016-06-25 17:05 EDT
Also posts 1st chapters of The Emperor and I, Kuroko's Basketball, Haikyu!!, more

North American manga publisher Viz posted the first chapters of three spinoff manga — Dragon Ball Super, Tokyo Ghoul [Jack], and Naruto: Chibi Sasuke's Sharingan Legend — in English for free on Friday. All three are spinoffs of popular manga in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump or Weekly Young Jump magazines which Viz also publishes, but Viz has yet to announce licenses for these spinoff series.

Viz also posted the first chapter of The Emperor and I series for free on Wednesday. Other manga which Viz previews online include Kuroko's Basketball, BLue Exorcist, One-Punch Man, Boys Over Flowers Season 2, and Haikyu!!

Toyotarō launched the manga adaptation of the ongoing Dragon Ball Super anime series in Shueisha's V Jump magazine last June. The plot is set shortly after the decisive battle with Boo, and begins with a retelling of the Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods movie. Ordered by Chi-chi to earn money, Goku works even as he wants to train even more. Meanwhile, Goten, about to become a brother-in-law to Videl, sets out on a journey with Trunks to find her a present.

Kenji Taira (Rock Lee no Seishun Full-Power Ninden/Naruto Spin-Off: Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals) launched Naruto: Chibi Sasuke's Sharingan Legend in Shueisha's Saikyo Jump magazine in October 2014. The manga revolve around Sasuke Uchiha, a user of the Sharingan eye.

Tokyo Ghoul's original manga creator Sui Ishida serialized the Tokyo Ghoul: Jack spinoff on Shueisha's digital service Jump Live in 2013. The spinoff inspired its own original video anime.

In the story, an incident involving a human-devouring Ghoul occurs in Tokyo's 13th Ward. To seek the truth behind what happened to his friend, the rebellious high school boy Taishi Fura pursues the Ghoul named Lantern with the young ace investigator Kishō Arima. The story follows how the ace investigator Arima and the talented 7th Ward investigator Taishi Fura first met.

[Via Kanzenshuu]


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