My Hero Academia and RWBY FCBD Releases: VIZ Media March 2018 Solicits

VIZ Media is putting out a My Hero Academia and RWBY comic for Free Comic Book Day 2018. In addition, Golden Kamuy is getting a graphic novel release, and Kaguya-Sama: Love is War and Young Master’s Revenge are new series being started in March of 2018. This is in addition to their regular releases of Pokémon, One Punch Man, Boruto, and a continuation to Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. More details are below.

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FCBD 2018 VIZ MY HERO ACADEMIA & RWBY
(W) Kouhei Horikoshi, Shirow Miwa (A) Shirow Miwa, Kouhei Horikoshi (CA) Kouhei Horikoshi, Shirow Miwa
My Hero Academia: What would the world be like if 80 percent of the population manifested superpowers called “Quirks”? Heroes and villains would be battling it out everywhere! Being a hero would mean learning to use your power, but where would you go to study? The Hero Academy of course! But what would you do if you were one of the 20 percent who were born Quirkless? RWBY: When the people of Remnant aren’t fighting monsters, they still find conflict among themselves. Now they are at fierce odds. Ruby Rose, Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna and Yang Xiao Long are Team RWBY. Together they are learning the deadly craft of hunting the monstrous species known as the Grimm.
Teen Audiences. (STL075149)
SC, 7×10, 32pgs, B&W FREE!

JAN182042
KAGUYA SAMA LOVE IS WAR GN VOL 01 (C: 1-0-1)
(W/A/CA) Aka Akasaka
Kaguya Shinomiya and Miyuki Shirogane are two geniuses who stand atop their prestigious academy’s student council, making them the elite among elite. But it’s lonely at the top and each has fallen for the other. There’s just one huge problem standing in the way of lovey-dovey bliss—they’re both too prideful to be the first to confess their romantic feelings and thus become the “loser” in the competition of love! And so begins their daily schemes to force the other to confess first! (STL074106) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
SC, 5×7, 216pgs, B&W SRP: $9.99

JAN182043
BLEACH GN VOL 72 (C: 1-0-1)
(W/A/CA) Tite Kubo
Part-time student, full-time Soul Reaper, Ichigo is one of the chosen few guardians of the afterlife. (STL071044) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
SC, 192pgs, B&W SRP: $9.99

JAN182044
ONE PUNCH MAN GN VOL 13 (C: 1-0-1)
(W) One (A/CA) Yusuke Murata
Class-A heroes struggle in their fight against the giant monster Multieyed Octopus. Wait, is that Class-S hero Flashy Flash joining the fight?! Unfazed, the Monster Association continues ramping up its attacks, but its goal remains a mystery. Meanwhile, the martial arts tournament reaches the semifinals! (STL071064) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: This item may be available through other retail outlets before shipping to comic book specialty shops. NOTE: Available worldwide.
SC, 208pgs, B&W SRP: $9.99

JAN182045
YU GI OH ARC V GN VOL 03 (C: 1-1-1)
(W) Shin Yoshida, Kazuki Takahashi (A/CA) Naohito Miyoshi
After his Duel with Sora Shiunin, Yuya wakes up back at his hideout, where his alter egos tell him about a mysterious power called the Adam Factor. Yuya’s quest for the secret of the Adam Factor and its connection to the Genesis Omega Dragon will take him into the lost memories of his past and will bring him face-to-face with his rival Reiji Akaba! (STL071081) (C: 1-1-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
SC, 200pgs, B&W SRP: $9.99

JAN182046
HUNTER X HUNTER GN VOL 34 (C: 1-0-1)
(W/A/CA) Yoshihiro Togashi
It’s the fight everyone’s been waiting for—Hisoka versus Chrollo! Robbed of his chance to fight Chrollo before, Hisoka’s been itching to take on the former leader of the Phantom Troupe for a long time, and that day has finally come. With both combatants armed with incredible powers, it’s a thrilling battle that defies the imagination! Find out which of these two titans wins! (STL074080) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
SC, 208pgs, B&W SRP: $9.99

JAN182047
LEGEND OF ZELDA TWILIGHT PRINCESS GN VOL 03 (C: 1-0-1)
(W/A/CA) Akira Himekawa
Link and Midna journey toward Death Mountain, seeking a power that can save Hyrule from
the Shadow King. In the face of so many obstacles, Link must steel himself to overcome
his own doubts and to find Ilia and the other villagers kidnapped by the forces of evil.
But even if Link can defeat these challenges, he still has to find the shards of the Shadow
Crystal. The quest continues in the Shadow Realm… (STL071073) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
SC, 192pgs, B&W SRP: $9.99

JAN182050
BORUTO GN VOL 03 NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS (C: 1-0-1)
(W/A/CA) Kazuki Takahashi
The final battle against Momoshiki begins as Boruto joins the battlefield. Even with Naruto
and Sasuke backing him up, Boruto will have to summon all the courage he has if he hopes
to survive! (STL074085) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
SC, 208pgs, B&W SRP: $9.99

JAN182053
ASTRA LOST IN SPACE GN VOL 02 (C: 1-0-1)
(W/A/CA) Kenta Shinohara
The situation aboard the Astra intensifies as Zack reveals to Kanata that the ship’s communication system has recently been sabotaged and that it’s likely one of their new friends who tried to murder them! The mystery deepens as the crew members are overtaken by confusion and anger and start to question each other’s motives. (STL074088) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
SC, 248pgs, B&W SRP: $9.99

JAN182054
CHILDREN OF WHALES GN VOL 03 (C: 1-0-1)
(W/A/CA) Abi Umeda
It is year 93 of the Sand Exile, but the implications of that calendar are only now sinking in for Chakuro. Imperial soldiers from the Allied Empire have appeared out of nowhere with orders to kill all the “criminals” of the Mud Whale! The Committee of Elders knows why this is happening but still won’t explain it to the young Marked of the island. And the elders would rather see the Mud Whale sink forever to the bottom of the Sea of Sand than leave them all at the mercy of the empire. (STL074091) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
SC, 200pgs, B&W SRP: $12.99

JAN182055
GOLDEN KAMUY GN (MR) (C: 1-0-1)
(W/A/CA) Satoru Noda
Tetsuzo Nihei, the legendary Bear Killer, is determined to become the hunter who kills Retar, the last remaining Ezo wolf. Asirpa will never allow this, and she and Immortal Sugimoto race to stop his bloodthirsty quest. Meanwhile, Hijikata leads a band of death row inmates against Lt. Tsurumi (STL074093) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
MATURE THEMES
SC, 200pgs, B&W SRP: $12.99

JAN182056
HAIKYU GN VOL 21 (C: 1-0-1)
(W/A/CA) Haruichi Furudate
The second set of the Miyagi Prefecture qualifier tournament continues as Tsukishima and Nishinoya lead the defense against Shiratorizawa! The game heats up in a tense back-and-forth — both teams refusing to give way to the other. Which team will manage to get a break point and pull away from the stalemate first?! (STL071052) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
SC, 224pgs, B&W SRP: $9.99

JAN182057
SPLATOON MANGA GN VOL 02 (C: 1-0-1)
(W/A/CA) Sankichi Hinodeya
Team Blue has garnered attention after impressive showings against some of the most elite Inkling teams. But it’ll only get harder from here! With the S4 Inklings aiming to bring down Goggles and his friends, the team must continue to find ways to improve, even if it means asking for help from the unlikeliest of sources! (STL071069) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
SC, 160pgs, B&W SRP: $9.99

JAN182058
POKEMON OMEGA RUBY ALPHA SAPPHIRE GN VOL 06 (C: 1-0-1)
(W) Hidenori Kusaka (A/CA) Satoshi Yamamoto
The situation aboard the Astra intensifies as Zack reveals to Kanata that the ship’s communication system has recently been sabotaged and that it’s likely one of their new friends who tried to murder them! The mystery deepens as the crew members are overtaken by confusion and anger and start to question each other’s motives. (STL071067) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
SC, 120pgs, B&W SRP: $4.99

 

JAN182059
POKEMON SEEK & FIND HC HOENN (C: 1-0-1)
A Seek and Find Adventure!
Join Pikachu and friends as they journey through the region of Hoenn! Will you be able to find all the Poke´mon hiding in each scene?
Includes a detailed guide to the Pokémon of Hoenn! (STL074098) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
HC, 32pgs, B&W SRP: $9.99

JAN182060
POKEMON SEEK & FIND HC JOHTO (C: 1-0-1)
A Seek and Find Adventure!
Meet Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, and the many other Pokémon that populate the magnificent region of Johto! Will you be able to find all the Pokémon hiding in each scene?
Includes a detailed guide to the Pokémon of Johto! (STL074099) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
HC, 32pgs, B&W SRP: $9.99

JAN182061
YOUNG MASTERS REVENGE GN VOL 01 (C: 1-0-1)
(W/A/CA) Aya Shouto
When Leo was a young boy, he had his pride torn to shreds by Tenma, a girl from a wealthy background who was always getting him into trouble. Now, years after his father’s successful clothing business has made him the heir to a fortune, he searches out Tenma to enact a dastardly plan—he’ll get his revenge by making her fall in love with him! (STL074100) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
SC, 5×7, 192pgs, B&W SRP: $9.99

JAN182062
DEMON PRINCE OF MOMOCHI HOUSE GN VOL 11 (C: 1-0-1)
(W/A/CA) Aya Shouto
Himari Momochi inherits Momochi House, an estate which exists on the barrier between the human and spiritual realms. Himari hasn’t been feeling well since she started having dark, vivid dreams. Then, from the depths of the house, another nue appears who claims Aoi is an imposter. (STL071072) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
SC, 172pgs, B&W SRP: $9.99

JAN182063
QQ QUEENS QUALITY GN VOL 03 (C: 1-0-1)
(W/A/CA) Aya Shouto
Fumi finds out that she has both a White Queen and a Black Queen inside of her, and she must train her mind and body in order to become the true Queen. Kyutaro vows to protect Fumi, but will he be able to do anything when other gatekeepers go after her power? (STL074101) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
SC, 5×7, 192pgs, B&W SRP: $9.99

JAN182064
ART OF SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETTY HC (C: 1-0-1)
(W) Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Co-founded by the legendary filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki, Studio Ghibli films have enthralled and enchanted audiences across the world. The Art of series gives fans the opportunity to follow their favorite film from initial concept to the silver screen, thanks to hundreds of sketches, concept drawings, and animation cels, plus in-depth interviews with the creators. (STL071071) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
HC, 8×12, 248pgs, FC SRP: $34.99

JAN182065
SISYPHEAN SC NOVEL (C: 1-0-1)
(W) Dempow Torishima, Daniel Huddleston
A strange journey into the far future of genetic engineering, and working life. After centuries of tinkering, many human bodies only have a casual similarity to what we now know, but both work and school continue apace. Will the enigmatic sad sack known only as “the worker” survive the day? Will the young student Hanishibe get his questions about the biological future of humanity answered, or will he have to transfer to the department of theology? Will Umari and her master ever comprehend the secrets of nanodust? (STL069403) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
RES. from Previews Vol. XXVII #11 (NOV172072)
SC, 5×8, 432pgs, B&W SRP: $16.99

JAN182066
ANONYMOUS NOISE GN VOL 07 (C: 1-0-1)
(W/A/CA) Ryoko Fukuyama
Nino takes the stage at the school festival, ready to deliver the message held fast in her heart. Both Yuzu and Momo have composed songs for her, but which piece of music will be the one to awaken her? Meanwhile, Kuro’s secret feelings seem to have reached a turning point as well… And is In No Hurry fi nally ready to take things to the next level professionally? (STL071039) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
SC, 192pgs, B&W SRP: $9.99

JAN182067
SWEET BLUE FLOWERS GN VOL 03 (C: 1-0-1)
(W/A/CA) Takako Shimura
It’s time for the Fujigaya theater festival again, and this year Akira and her friends have chosen an ambitious Japanese play. Not only will it seriously challenge their acting abilities, but the number of characters in it means they’ll need all hands on deck to pull it off. But ever since Fumi admitted that she had feelings for Akira, their friendship has been a little awkward. (STL071070) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
SC, 5×7, 400pgs, B&W SRP: $24.99

JAN182068
BLOODY MARY GN VOL 10 (C: 1-0-1)
(W/A/CA) Akaza Samamiya
No one knew that the death and resurrection of “Mary” was actually an attempt to revive the weak and ailing Mary. When Mary learns this truth, he hears the voice of “Mary.” And now Maria must fi nally fulfi ll Mary’s death wish… But still a greater tragedy awaits… (STL074102) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
SC, 192pgs, B&W SRP: $9.99

JAN182069
ONE PIECE 3IN1 TP VOL 23 (C: 1-0-1)
(W/A/CA) Eiichiro Oda
Now that they’ve reached the New World, the Straw Hat pirates are up against things they’ve never seen before—dragons, deranged detached limbs and the deadly island geography of Punk Hazard! (STL071062) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
SC, 608pgs, B&W SRP: $14.99

JAN182070
SKIP BEAT GN VOL 40 (C: 1-0-1)
(W/A/CA) Yoshiki Nakamura
Kyoko desperately wants to be cast in a new samurai drama so that she can work opposite her best friend in the entire world, Kanae “Moko” Kotonami. But there are plenty of hurdles between her and her dream role, including another actress who might be willing to do anything to take out the competition! (STL074103) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
SC, 192pgs, B&W SRP: $9.99

JAN182071
RIN-NE GN VOL 26 (C: 1-0-1)
(W/A/CA) Rumiko Takahashi
The haunted high jinks continue as spooky summer days turn to fall. Masato, everyone’s favorite demon, accidentally wins the favor of an angel and ends up with wings and a knack for good deeds—no matter how hard he tries to be bad! Can Rinne revert him to his normal self? (STL074104) (C: 1-0-1) NOTE: Available worldwide.
SC, 192pgs, B&W SRP: $9.99

About Joshua Davison

Josh is a longtime super hero comic fan and an aspiring comic book and fiction writer himself. He also trades in videogames, Star Wars, and Magic: The Gathering, and he is also a budding film buff. He's always been a huge nerd, and he hopes to contribute something of worth to the wider geek culture conversation. He is also happy to announce that he is the new Reviews Editor for Bleeding Cool. Follow on Twitter @joshdavisonbolt.