VIZ Media Announces October Digital Manga Update

Notable new series launches for the month include TOKYO GHOUL: RE, the sequel to the smash hit horror manga, and the sci-fi action drama, ASTRA LOST IN SPACE. Also debuting is NISIOISIN’s celebrated light novel, JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR. Shojo manga fans will not want to miss the series finales of three acclaimed series, HONEY SO SWEET (Vol. 8), KAMISAMA KISS (Vol. 25), and SO CUTE IT HURTS!! (Vol. 15).

VIZ Media Announces October Digital Manga UpdateManga readers are invited to enjoy October’s offerings on the go with the all new VIZ Manga App. Readers can dive into an array of FREE content straight from the pages of VIZ Media’s WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP as well as upcoming hit manga series and one-shots. The new app brings the best of VIZ Manga and WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP to users’ mobile devices, which includes a more intuitive layout to help fans find their favorite series at their fingertips. 

October Digital Manga Promotion


Celebrate creator Hirohiko Araki’s groundbreaking series. All volumes of JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE (PHANTOM BLOOD, BATTLE TENDENCY, and STARDUST CRUSADERS story arcs) will be on sale for only $7.99 per volume. Available through October 9th across all digital platforms.

Check each week throughout the rest of October for additional manga titles featured in this month’s digital sales!


Check out SHONEN JUMP’s free section for a variety of manga content. This month, catch all-new chapters of the manga adaptation of JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR from the creator of Medaka Box (Akira Akatsuki), just in time for the light novel’s release! JUNI TAISEN chapters will be released in English simultaneously with their debut in Japan. Read Free Chapters of popular WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP series at:

Free chapters are available now for the following series:

  • And More!

Digital manga updates for October also include new volumes for 20 continuing VIZ Media series. New additions include ASSASINATION CLASSROOM (Vol. 18), FOOD WARS!: SHOKUGEKI NO SOMA (Vol. 20), HAIKYU!! (Vol. 16), and the digital first! PLATINUM END (Vol. 4). New shojo additions include THE DEMON PRINCE OF MOMOCHI HOUSE (Vol. 10), THE WATER DRAGON’S BRIDE (Vol. 3) and YONA OF THE DAWN (Vol. 8). Digital exclusive titles released this month include THE CHILDREN NOWADAYS (Vol. 6), BOYS OVER FLOWERS SEASON 2 (Vol. 6), élDLIVE (Vol. 3), and THE EMPEROR AND I (Vol. 2). Don’t miss the series finale of MONSTER HUNTER: FLASH HUNTER (Vol. 10)!

The free VIZ Manga App continues to be the top application for reading digital manga and features a massive library of the most popular series in the world. Through the innovative VIZ Manga digital platform registered users are able to use one account to view their purchased manga across more devices than ever. New series and volumes are added every Tuesday. Fans can also find these titles and more for the NOOK, Kindle Fire, and Kobo eReaders, as well as in the comiXology, iBooks and Google Play stores.

Most manga volumes are available for purchase and download in the U.S. and Canada within the VIZ Manga application starting from only $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) each. Readers can also explore free Chapter 1 previews of most series.

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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.