With the summer con season, such as it is, almost over, manga publishers are still announcing a handful of new licenses and formats.
VIZ Media will release a box set of all 16 volumes of Tokyo Ghoul: re,
the sequel to the series Tokyo Ghoul,
in October 2020. The box set will include an exclusive double-sided poster and will have an MSRP of $169.99.
Seven Seas Entertainment has licensed SUPER HXEROES,
a satire about superheroes powered by lust. Aliens have invaded the earth, and they are planning to conquer the human race by sapping their sexual energy and putting an end to reproduction. To stop them, the government puts together a superhero team and equips them with technology that lets them convert their own horniness into superpowers. Naturally, this team is made up of teenagers, including four beautiful girls and two lucky lads. The series is rated for Older Teens, and the first volume is scheduled for February 2021 with an MSRP of $13.99.
Square Enix has two new manga series in the works as well as plans to reissue a quartet of Final Fantasy XIV
I Think Our Son Is Gay
is a slice-of-life comedy about a mother who suspects her son is gay. Hiroki is in his first year of high school, and he is starting to think about romance, but he keeps making slips of the tongue that suggest that he has boys, not girls, on his mind. His mother, Tomoko, wants to support her son but she also has to wait for him to figure things out for himself. Square Enix calls this a "family friendly" series; the first volume is scheduled for May 2021 with an MSRP of $12.99.
is a sci-fi survival story with a yuri (lesbian) twist. Two women set out to explore the Otherside, a strange realm outside our own reality that is filled with mysterious and dangerous creatures, and they also find romance along the way. The series is rated for Older Teens and the first volume is scheduled for May 2021 with an MSRP of $12.99.
Square Enix will also publish new editions of four Final Fantasy
art books that it initially published in 2017. Both are two-volume sets, and each 300+ page trade paperback volume will include a code for an in-game minion.
Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward | The Art of Ishgard - Stone and Steel -
and Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward | The Art of Ishgard - The Scars of War -
will be published in March 2021 with an MSRP of $39.99 apiece.
Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood | The Art of the Revolution - Western Memories - and Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood | The Art of the Revolution - Eastern Memories - are both scheduled for July 2021 with an MSRP of $39.99 apiece.
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