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Manga and book releases from Viz Media for July 2021

Summer is sizzling with Viz Media’s July manga and book line-up. Viz Media, a leading publisher of English-translated manga in North America, is releasing two new titles: Devil’s Candy and No. 5.

Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku volume nine

Written and illustrated by Yuji Kaku
Release date: May 18th, 2021
The battle against Lord Tensen has forced everyone to push their bodies to the limit, accessing new abilities and taking desperate measures to secure their escape. The bandit Aza Chobe and Gabimaru the Hollow have the highest chances of beating the enemy, but they may pay a dear price for their victory!

Idol Dreams volume seven


Written and illustrated by Arina Tanemura
Release date: July 6th, 2021
To pursue missed chances at love and success, 31-year-old Chikage Deguchi takes an experimental drug that changes her appearance back to how she looked at age 15. Hanami has left Tokita at the altar. As Tokita deals with the fallout, Haru takes the opportunity to woo Chikage.

Love Me, Love Me Not volume nine

Written and illustrated by Io Sakisaka
Release date: July 6th, 2021
Love and friendship have become quite complicated for these four friends. Yuna’s insecurities about herself resurface on her first Valentine’s Day with Rio, and Akari’s plan to give Kazuomi chocolates is thwarted. Find out if the girls be able to salvage this special day!

Mashle: Magic and Muscles volume one

Written and illustrated by Hajime Komoto
Release date: July 6th, 2021
Magic is everything—everyone can use it. Deep in the forest, oblivious to the ways of the world, lives Mash. Thanks to his daily training, he’s become a fitness god. When Mash is discovered, he has no choice but to enroll in magic school, where he must beat the competition without revealing his secret—he can’t use magic!

Moriarty the Patriot volume four

Written by Ryosuke Takeuchi and illustrated by Hikaru Miyoshi and concept by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Release date: July 6th, 2021
Mycroft Holmes gives MI6 a top secret mission to put an end to the Third Anglo-Afghan War. William believes Colonel Moran, who once fought in the war, is the right man for the job and asks Albert to recruit the colonel. But will old memories from Moran’s past hinder his efforts to assist the mission? Meanwhile, more dark figures lurk in London’s nobility, spreading further chaos in the country…

Promised Neverland volume 20

Written by Kaiu Shirai and illustrated by Posuka Demizu
Release date: July 6th, 2021
Back at Grace Field House, Emma faces Peter with the future of the demon world hanging in the balance. Meanwhile, something unexpected is happening in the demon capital. Can the children finally escape to the human world? And what fate awaits Emma at the end of her long journey?

Undead Unluck volume two

Written and illustrated by Yoshifumi Tozuka
Release date: July 6th, 2021
Sick of being targeted, Fuuko and Andy decide they would rather be the hunters than the hunted. So, they set their sights on joining the ten-member Union. But to snag the second seat they need, they’ll have to defeat their would-be assailant, Unchange!

Devil’s Candy volume one

Written by Bikkuri and illustrated by REM
Release date: July 13th, 2021
At Hemlock Heart Academy, science wiz Kazu Decker shows off his skills by creating a humanoid girl named Pandora. But in a world of monsters and mayhem, surviving high school is harder than getting good grades, and lessons often turn violent. Fortunately for them, Pandora’s stoic nature and seemingly limitless strength, paired with Kazu’s luck, knowledge and friends, get them out of trouble almost as often as they get mixed up in it!

Disney Bento: Fun Recipes for Bento Boxes!

Written by Masami Miyazaki
Release date: July 13th, 2021
Fifty recipes for delicious bento boxes featuring your favorite Disney characters! Create masterpieces for any meal, including snack time, with Mickey, Minnie, Elsa, Anna, Winnie the Pooh, and more! Transform your lunch box with Disney Bento and enjoy the magic wherever you go!

Fly Me to the Moon volume six

Written and illustrated by Kenjiro Hata
Release date: July 13th, 2021
Is this manga cute enough yet? No? Better add a cat! Toast, possibly the least adorable kitten in manga, doesn’t care for Nasa and interrupts his private time with his wife. Then Nasa and Tsukasa set out on a romantic date at an amusement park, not realizing that everyone else has the same idea…including Nasa’s teacher Yanagi Sensei, who may or may not be aware she’s on a date!

Asadora! volume three

Written and illustrated by Naoki Urasawa
Release date: July 20th, 2021
With the Olympics around the corner, the Japan Defense Forces have their hands full. So Jissoji enlists Asa and Kasuga’s help to find, identify and deal with the mysterious creature that decimated Asa’s hometown.

BEASTARS volume 13

Written and illustrated by Paru Itagaki
Release date: July 20th, 2021
Now that he has a criminal record, gray wolf Legoshi is working in a noodle shop instead of attending high school. At his job and apartment complex, he meets denizens of the sea, where the values and laws are surprisingly different from those on land. Meanwhile, Beastar horse Yahya and Komodo dragon Gosha attempt to settle their historic grievances through battle. And then a black market drug hits the city…

No. 5 volume one

Written and illustrated by Taiyo Matsumoto
Release date: July 20th, 2021
In a world where most of the earth has become a harsh desert, the Rainbow Council of the Peace Corps has a growing crisis on its hands. No. 5, one member of a team of superpowered global security guardians and a top marksman, has gone rogue. Now the other guardians have to hunt down No. 5 and his mysterious companion, Matryoshka. But why did No. 5 turn against the council, and what will it mean for the future of the world?

Persona 5 volume seven

Written and illustrated by Hisato Murasaki, based on the video game by Atlus.
Release date: August 10th, 2021
The Phantom Thieves are celebrating successfully reforming mob boss Kaneshiro when they’re suddenly called out by the international hacker group Medjed! Akira is further confused when he receives a mysterious message from a person claiming to have knowledge of Medjed, who offers the Phantom Thieves a special deal…

Source: Viz Media press release

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