NYCC | Viz Media to release Matsumoto’s GoGo Monster
Viz Media announced today at New York Comic Con that it will publish in November the eagerly awaited translation of Gogo Monster, by Tekkonkinkreet creator Taiyō Matsumoto.
Released in 2000 in Japan, Gogo Monster centers on Yuki, a boy who has no friends because he claims he can see spirits. Yuki’s isolation ends when one day Makoto decides to sit next to him at school. But then the spirit world begins to intrude upon reality. (A more florid description of the well-regarded work can be found here.)
Viz also announced it will handle the North American translation of the new, unnamed manga by superstar creator Rumiko Takahashi (Ranma ½, Inuyasha, Maison Ikkoku).
A complete breakdown of the new titles, including Yu-Gi-Oh! R and the Boys Over Flowers epilogue, can be found here.