Viz Media announces a special digital manga discount on the Blue Exorcist manga series. From February 22, 2014 to March 3, 2014, fans can check out the inspiration for the anime series debuting this weekend on Adult Swim’s Toonami block.
The discount is $1.00 off the digital MSRP (regularly $6.99) on Volumes 1-10 of the series, making all volumes available for $5.99 (U.S. / CAN). The sale price will be available through VIZManga.com and the VIZ Manga app for iOS and Android, and special pricing may be available through the digital partners storefronts for NOOK, Kindle, GooglePlay, iBooks and Kobo.
Raised by Father Fujimoto, a famous exorcist, Rin Okumura never knew his real father. One day a fateful argument with Father Fujimoto forces Rin to face a terrible truth – the blood of the demon lord Satan runs in Rin’s veins! Rin swears to defeat Satan, but doing that means entering the mysterious True Cross Academy and becoming an exorcist himself!
Blue Exorcist is rated “T+” for Older Teens.
Adult Swim’s Toonami block is now streaming a trailer to promote the addition of Blue Exoricst to the Toonami lineup this weekend.
I am embedding the trailer below, and I apologize in advance to any of my readers who are unable to view the video due to region blocking.
Aniplex USA has announced that Blue Exorcist is joining Adult Swim’s Toonami lineup, and will begin airing on February 22, 2014. The specific time slot the series will be airing in has not been announced yet.
Previously, the series had been simulcast in North America, released on subtitled-only DVD, got a dubbed broadcast on Viz Media’s Neon Alley service, and a bilingual Blu-ray release.
Aniplex of America has announced that the Blue Exorcist television anime series will begin airing on Adult Swim’s Toonami block in March 2014.
In the meantime, Aniplex is releasing the Blue Exorcist film in North American on Blu-ray Disc and DVD on December 17, 2013.
Aniplex of America announced during the company’s Anime Weekend Atlanta panel that the company will be releasing the Blue Exorcist anime film on DVD and in a limited edition Blu-ray box set on December 17, 2013.
The Blu-ray set will include the film on Blu-ray Disc and an additional DVD with bonus features. Extras include two commentary tracks by the Japanese cast and staff, promotional trailers, staff interviews, a deluxe booklet, and illustrated postcards in a rigid box with art by original manga author Kazue Kato. The box set will retail for US$89.98.
The DVD release of the film will retail for US$39.98.
According to Nielsen BookScan, Sailor Moon Volume 12 by Naoko Takeuchi was the number one selling graphic novel in the United States for July 2013.
Other manga titles that appeared on the Top 20 selling graphic novels list for July 2013 are:
The BookScan rankings include sales at Barnes & Noble and other book chains, independent bookshops, and online purchases; however, sales at comic book stores, Walmart, and some other venues are not included.