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Manga releases from Viz Media for August 2021

The sun’s still out and Viz Media has a packed summer line-up with English translations of popular manga like Black Clover, Demon Slayer, Jujutsu Kaisen along with newcomers Disney Cruella: Black, White and Red and Star Wars: Guardians of the Whills.

Black Clover volume 26

Written and illustrated by Yūki Tabata
Release date: August 3rd, 2021
As Noelle and others are training in the Heart Kingdom, Dark Triad member Vanica launches an attack! The Clover magic knights will need to work as a team if they hope to take down Vanica and her devil, Megicula. Can Noelle protect the Heart Kingdom and take down the devil who killed her mother?!

Demon Slayer volume 23

Written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge
Release date: August 3rd, 2021
In an epic confrontation, Tanjiro and his fellow Demon Slayers have fought on through the night, suffering terrible losses against the King of Demons, Muzan Kibutsuji. Dawn is breaking soon, and if they can keep Muzan at bay just a little longer, it will be the end of the centuries-long struggle. But Muzan, who will stop at nothing to destroy the Demon Slayers, unleashes his most terrible powers. If he can’t defeat the Demon Slayers, he may be able to cause them to destroy themselves from within. All fates and destinies will be decided as the sun begins to rise…

Disney Cruella: Black, White and Red

Written and illustrated by Hachi Ishie
Release date: August 3rd, 2021
She wasn’t born Cruella. Gifted with talent, innovation, and ambition, Estella dreamed of becoming a fashion designer, but the world seemed intent on making sure her dreams would never come true.

The life of an amateur thief is hardly a glamourous one, but in 1970s London, at the crossroads of fashion, Estella has a vision for herself and her designs, if only she can afford it! Witness Estella’s life on the streets with her best friends and partners in (petty) crime, Horace and Jasper, before the infamous diva Cruella emerges to make sure no one gets in her way!

Haikyu!! volume 45

Written and illustrated by Haruichi Furudate
Release date: August 3rd, 2021
All the players on the court give everything they’ve got to the game. The Black Jackals vs. Adlers match finally comes to a conclusion! Can Hinata dig one of Ushijima’s nastiest spikes? What of his competition with Kageyama?! This monumental masterpiece of a volleyball manga comes thundering to a close!

Jujutsu Kaisen volume 11

Written and illustrated by Gege Akutami
Release date: August 3rd, 2021
Despite the crowd of civilians and transfigured humans, Satoru Gojo is able to defeat the cursed spirits at Shibuya Station. But it’s a trap! The cursed spirits possess a special item that can even seal the all-powerful Gojo! Meanwhile, an unlikely ally suddenly contacts Yuji Itadori, who is on his way to the station!

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures: Golden Wind volume one

Written and illustrated by Hirohiko Araki
Release date: August 3rd, 2021
Golden Wind is here! The highly-acclaimed fifth arc of Hirohiko Araki’s JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure shifts the action from Japan to Italy, as Koichi Hirose heads to Europe to find an aspiring gangster named Giorno Giovanna, the secret son of Dio Brando, scourge of the Joestar family. Organized crime meets family drama and unbelievable enemy Stands in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 5—Golden Wind!

The Promised Neverland volume 20

Written by Kaiu Shirai and illustrated by Posuka Demizu
Release date: August 3rd, 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?

Pokémon Adventures Collector’s Edition volume nine

Written by Hidenori Kusaka and illustrated by Satoshi Yamamoto
Release date: August 10th, 2021
One of Team Rocket’s Three Beasts turns against their leader Giovanni and seeks to usurp his power. Silver learns a shocking secret about his family. Red and Mewtwo hazard a daring escape. And—whoa! The Team Rocket airship is about to crash-land! Plus, meet Trainer Emerald, who likes Pokémon battles but doesn’t like Pokémon!

Collects the original Pokémon Adventures volumes 25, 26 & 27!

Pokémon: Sword and Shield volume one

Written by Hidenori Kusaka and illustrated by Satoshi Yamamoto
Release date: August 10th, 2021
Casey and Henry can’t enter Galar region tournaments without the support of the local champion, Leon! But with train disruptions, Team Yell and wild Dynamax Pokémon getting in their way, will they ever get a chance to impress him?!

Who’s going to get these wandering Wooloo off the train tracks?

Star Wars: Guardians of the Whills volume one

Adapted by Jon Tsuei and illustrated by Subaru
Release date: August 10th, 2021
Presiding over the Kyber Temple on Jedha, the Guardians of the Whills, Baze Malbus and Chirrut Îmwe, had hoped to maintain a peaceful balance despite the growing presence of the Empire in their Holy City. They struggle to maintain their beliefs as stormtroopers threaten to take over, when Saw Gerrera appears offering them a chance to help Jedha. How far are Baze and Chirrut willing to compromise for peace, or will Saw’s plan be too dangerous to risk?

Star Wars: Guardians of the Whills revisits Baze and Chirrut before they meet the rebellion members who turn the tide in the fight against the Empire in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Writer Jon Tsuei and manga artist Subaru bring the origin story of this fan-favorite duo to life in a new manga adaptation based on the novel by Greg Rucka.

Assassin’s Creed: Blade of Shao Jun volume two

Written and illustrated by Minoji Kurata
Release date: August 17th, 2021
Shao Jun, the last Assassin in China, has returned to her homeland with vengeance on her mind. The Templar Order’s machinations must be stopped, and only Shao Jun stands ready for the battle to come. As she eliminates her foes one by one, the Templar Order’s plans for the Great Ming Empire begin to come to light…

One Piece volume 97

Written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda
Release date: August 17th, 2021
With the raid on Onigashima in sight, Kanjuro’s betrayal is revealed. He’s kidnapped Momonosuke! While the samurai are in shock, Luffy, Law and Kid work together to bring a ray of hope. It’s time to take on Kaido and save Wano!!

Sensor

Written and illustrated by Junji Ito
Release date: August 17th, 2021
A woman walks alone at the foot of Mount Sengoku. A man appears, saying he’s been waiting for her, and invites her to a nearby village. Surprisingly, the village is covered in hairlike volcanic glass fibers, and all of it shines a bright gold. At night, when the villagers perform their custom of gazing up at the starry sky, countless unidentified flying objects come raining down on them—the opening act for the terror about to occur!

Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead volume three

Written by Haro Aso and illustrated by Kotaro Takata
Release date: August 17th, 2021
One by one, Akira has been checking little items like cleaning his room and snagging a new TV off his bucket list. Now, having grown weary of the hotbed of infection that is Tokyo, Akira makes the decision to head to his parents’ home in Gunma. But to get there, he’ll need to get past his former boss!

Source: Viz Media press release

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