VIZ Media Expands Weekly Shounen JUMP Manga Content & Global Reach

Viz Media is expanding its manga content by offering FREE digital chapters from their Shounen JUMP website located at http://www.viz.com/shounenjump

Manga series featured in the first month of launch include:

  • Blue Exorcist
  • Boruto: Naruto Next Generation
  • Boys Over Flowers: Season 2
  • Dragon Ball Super
  • The Emporor and I
  • Haikyu!
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Phantom Blood, Part 1
  • Kuruko’s Basketball
  • Naruto: Chibi Sasuke’s Sharingan Legend
  • Naruto: The Path Lit by the Full Moon
  • One-Punch Man
  • Tokyo Ghoul [Jack]

“This is an important new international initiative that will give English manga readers in territories around the world a variety of fun and free reasons to visit every day for the latest new content,” says Hisashi Sasaki, VP, Global Shonen Jump. “From the exciting new generation of ninja adventures in Boruto to the knockout action of the bestselling One-Punch Man, this new portal will help showcase the unique content of Weekly Shounen JUMP to a substantial new international audience.”

In addition to reaching readers across North America, this content will be available for free to fans across key international territories where Weekly Shounen JUMP is distributed digitally, including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Free and paid Weekly Shounen JUMP content is now also available for the first time in the Philippines, India and Singapore.

North American Weekly Shounen JUMP annual members receive 48 weekly digital issues as well as special premiums such as Yu-Gi-Oh! Collectible Trading Cards, rare one-shot manga releases, digital-only promotions, and access to additional subscriber-only content including creator interviews and more.

Users can access this content either through VIZ.com or through the Viz Mobile App for both Android and iOS.

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Josh Piedra

Josh (or J.J. as some have come to call him), is a long-time geek culture enthusiast with a deep passion for anime, manga and Japanese culture. Josh also has a Bachelor of Arts in Game Design and is a creative writer who has created original content for over 20 years! He is also the author of the original English light novel Final Hope.