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October 8, 2012

Space Battle Fantasy Manga Series BARRAGE On VIZ Manga App And

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VIZ Media brings the new hit WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP ALPHA manga series – BARRAGE – to and the VIZ Manga App on October 4th. Volume 1 of the action series, created by Kouhei Horikoshi, is rated ‘T’ for Teens and debuts today, the same day the graphic novel launches in Japan. Digital MSRP will be $4.99; the print edition is scheduled to debut in March 2013.

BARRAGE is a space battle fantasy series set on a planet called Industria, which is in a state of chaos, and its fate lays in the hands of Astro, a kid from the slums! Please visit for a free chapter 1 preview of BARRAGE, as well as to purchase and view Volume 1.

VIZ Media’s innovative digital manga platform allows for universal access to read manga from your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Android smart phones and tablets, as well as on on your desktop and laptop computers. The free VIZ Manga App is the top application for reading manga and features a rapidly growing library of the most popular manga series in the world.

The VIZ Manga App is available for free through the iTunes Store and Google Play Store, and all manga volumes are generally available for purchase and download in the U.S. and Canada within the application for $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) per volume. More than 100 series and 800 volumes are currently available for download with new series and volumes added every Tuesday.

Download the free VIZ Manga App for Android and iOS devices at

To learn more about VIZ Manga, please visit


About the Author

E. Ortiz
E. Ortiz has been working as a freelance journalist, videographer and editor for almost ten years for many different organizations: from MoCCA to FUSE Music Television. Nowadays Mr. Ortiz is the brains behind Nerd Caliber and sometimes you can see him leading his team at conventions.



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