Gift Ideas for the Holidays
With the Holiday Season 2023 here, Viz Media has announced a list of gift suggestions. This includes box sets and new manga titles coming in December. Also recommended are clothing made in collaboration with major brands while based on your favorite series. All works can be purchased through Viz Media or authorized vendors.
Here is a breakdown of some of the holiday gift suggestions from Viz Media.
- Chainsaw Man Box Set – The first arc of Chainsaw Man is now available in one box set. The collection contains the first 11 volumes of the manga along with an exclusive double-sided color poster.
- Demon Slayer Complete Box Set – The complete Demon Slayer is available in one box set. The collection contains all 23 volumes along with an exclusive booklet and a double-sided poster.
- The Promised Neverland Complete Box Set – The complete Promised Neverland saga is available in one box set. In addition to all 20 volumes, the box set contains an exclusive booklet and a double-sided full-color poster.
- Bleach Box Set 3 – The third Bleach manga box set completes the series. It features volumes 49-74 along with an exclusive booklet containing a cover art gallery and author interview, as well as a double-sided poster.
- Naruto Box Set 3 – The final Naruto Box Set contains the conclusion to one of the most popular manga series. Included are Volumes 49-72 along with an exclusive premium.
- Pokémon Adventures Red & Blue Box Set – The collection captures the excitement of Pokémon with volumes 1–7 of the series. Also included is a collectible poster.
New in December
- Neighborhood Story, Vol. 1 – Peppy and Mikako want nothing more than to make it as a fashion designer. When she enters art school alongside her lifelong friend Tsutomu, she becomes distracted by his sudden popularity. Despite her feelings, Mikako forms a club with Tsutomu as a means to sell their creations at a local flea market. While the group is out scouting, discord arises between members, and things quickly turn sour.
- Demon Slayer: Kimetsu Academy, Vol. 1 – A comedy spin-off to the acclaimed series follows Tanjro, Inosuke, and Zenitsu having to endure life at school.
- Spy x Family: Family Portrait – A collection of stories that follows the adventure of the Forger family. Anya attempts to make friends with her target Damian during an Eden Academy camping trip. Yuri spends his day off babysitting his niece. Then, when the family sits for a portrait painting, Yor is terrified that her secret could be exposed.
- BLEACH Ichigo Kurosaki Hockey Jersey – BLEACH-inspired jersey that features an embroidered design of Ichigo Kurosaki’s mask and sword on the front. On the backs are “Kurosaki” and “15” lettering.
- BLEACH Butterfly Icons Hoodie – BLEACH-inspired hoodie featuring lettering surrounded by icons from the anime. The sweatshirt includes a front pocket and drawstring hood. Unisex while made with 60% cotton and 40% polyester.
- Naruto Shippuden Akatsuki Cloud Hockey Jersey – Naruto style jersey featuring an Akatsuki cloud design on the front. On the back, you have “Uchiha” and “09” lettering embroidered.
- Naruto Shippuden Akatsuki Cloud Panel T-Shirt – Shinobi style shirt featuring an Akatsuki cloud panel design along with “Akatsuki” embroidered.
- Naruto Shippuden Itachi Akatsuki Cloud Holiday Sweater – Naruto inspired sweater featuring a portrait of Itachi on an Akatsuki cloud background.
- Naruto Shippuden Ichiraku Ramen Color Block Woven Button-Up – Naruto inspired shirt featuring printed “Ichiraku Ramen” lettering and embroidered design of Naruto.
Hot Topic Collaboration
- Death Note “L” Notebook Mug and Keychain Gift Set – A notebook, mug, and keychain featuring L’s symbol. The mug is dishwasher and microwave-safe. Notebook features an integrated bookmark and lined pages.
- Death Note Ryuk Jumbo Graphic T-Shirt – Death Note shirt featuring Ryuk.
- Naruto Shippuden Akatsuki Balaclava – A balaclava featuring a knit design of the Akatsuki clouds.
- Naruto Shippuden Akatsuki Clouds Pajama Pants – Pajama pants decorated with large Akatsuki clouds from Naruto.
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