VIZ Media announced the upcoming releases of three new titles from some of their biggest franchises! They announced The Complete Art of Fullmetal Alchemist, Dragon Ball: That Time I Got Reincarnated as Yamcha, and the third box set of Tite Kubo’s Bleach manga. VIZ Media passed along statements for all three releases:

The Complete Art of Fullmetal Alchemist

THE COMPLETE ART OF FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST contains more than 300 illustrations of FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST by creator Hiromu Arakawa. The MSRP for THE COMPLETE ART OF FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST will be $34.99 U.S. / $46.99 CAN. The release contains the artwork collected in the two previously published art books from FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST as well as all new content, perfect for collectors and fans of the bestselling series.

This massive hardcover collection contains all the FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST color artwork by manga artist Hiromu Arakawa from 2001 to 2017, including the series’ entire run and beyond! THE COMPLETE ART OF FULLMETAL ALCHEMISTcontains over 280 pages of gorgeous full-color illustrations, including all the original chapter title pages, the graphic novel covers for the single-volume and collected editions, portraits of the main characters, and promotional artwork. Includes an exclusive interview and a special step-by-step illustration creation discussion with Hiromu Arakawa.

“The influence of FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST continues to reverberate across the world of manga and beyond,” says Hope Donovan, VIZ Media’s Managing Editor. “This extraordinary new art book is the ultimate collection for all fans of the series and is a fitting tribute to this essential property and its celebrated creator.” 

FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST fans can also enjoy VIZ Media’s re-release of the original manga series in new, fully remastered collector’s volumes with FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST: FULLMETAL EDITION. Featuring an updated translation and completely fresh lettering, the FULLMETAL EDITION is presented with bonus color pages on large-trim archival-quality paper.

Dragon Ball and Bleach

A hilarious manga spin-off based on famed creator Akira Toriyama’s original series, DRAGON BALL: THAT TIME I GOT REINCARNATED AS YAMCHA! will debut in print and digital editions on November 6th. Shonen Jump fans can also enjoy the exclusive print release of the final manga box set for the bestselling supernatural action adventure series BLEACH.

Print MSRP: $9.99 U.S. / $12.99 CAN / Digital MSRP $6.99
Rated ‘T’ for Teens · Debuts November 6th

A DRAGON BALL fan’s greatest dream is getting to live in the Dragon Ball universe and fight alongside Goku and his friends! But one particular fan is in for a rude awakening when he suddenly dies and gets reincarnated as everyone’s favorite punching bag, Yamcha!

MSRP: $199.99 U.S. / $259.99 CAN
Rated ‘T’ for Teens  ·Debuts November 6th

The third and final BLEACH manga box set. This set completes the series and contains volumes 49-74, along with an exclusive booklet containing a cover art gallery and author interview. The box set also contains a full-color, double-sided poster.

Ichigo Kurosaki never asked for the ability to see ghosts—he was born with the gift. When his family is attacked by a Hollow—a malevolent lost soul—Ichigo becomes a Soul Reaper, dedicating his life to protecting the innocent and helping the tortured spirits themselves find peace. Find out why Tite Kubo’s Bleach has become an international manga smash-hit!

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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.