Viz Media has announced that the print and digital editions of its Monster Hunter Flash Hunter manga will hit storefronts on April 12th.
Monster Hunter Flash Hunter is based on the Capcom video game, Monster Hunter.
Official press release:
VIZ MEDIA LAUNCHES NEW FANTASY ACTION MANGA SERIES MONSTER HUNTERTM: FLASH HUNTER BASED ON HIT VIDEO GAME
Imaginative New Series Based On Capcom’s Smash Hit Monster HunterTM Property Launches This Spring
San Francisco, CA, March 14, 2016 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, delivers brand new manga action inspired by Capcom’s Monster HunterTM, one of the hottest RPG video game properties.
MONSTER HUNTER: FLASH HUNTER is a manga (graphic novel) series written by Keiichi Hikami, with artwork by Shin Yamamoto, and is set to launch in print on April 12th. The fantasy action series is rated ‘T’ for Teens and will carry a print MSRP of $10.99 U.S. / $12.99 CAN. MONSTER HUNTER: FLASH HUNTER will also launch digitally on April 12th via VIZManga.com and the VIZ Manga App, as well as from the Nook, Kobo, Kindle, iBooks, comiXology, Google Play, and BOOK WALKER Global stores. Subsequent volumes of the 10-volume series will be published in English on a bi-monthly basis.
It is an age when monsters rule the world, soaring through the sky, treading the earth and filling the seas. Humanity survives on the fringes, relying on a special kind of hero to defend the people from danger – the Monster Hunters!
In the opening volume of the series, hunting giant man-eating beasts is no job for the weak-hearted, but along with courage, it takes skill and experience to be a good Hunter. It also takes good teamwork. Raiga and his comrades are experts now, but when they started down the path of the Monster Hunter, they lacked these qualities. When they head off to confront the dragon-like Queropeco, they quickly learn that this flaw could cost them dearly…
“MONSTER HUNTER: FLASH HUNTER is based on Capcom’s bestselling game property that has sold more than 33 million units across four game titles, “ says Michael Montesa, Editor. “Fans of the video game will not want to miss this action-driven new fantasy series that offers a whole new way to enjoy the popular storyline and characters.”
For additional information on MONSTER HUNTER: FLASH HUNTER or other manga titles published by VIZ Media, please visitwww.VIZ.com.