Viva Psicom translated the 2 popular manga books, Attack on Titan and Fairy Tail and they now available in all National Bookstore branches for only P195.
Viva Psicom obtained license from Kodansha, Japan’s largest publishing company, for readers to enjoy the Philippine edition of the 2 popular mangas.
Attack on Titan
The manga series Attack on Titan takes us to a world where bizarre, gigantic humanoid creatures have killed most of mankind. For the past century, survivors have been hiding in a city surrounded by enormous walls, but the time has come when they are no longer safe. Titans invade the hometown of Eren Yeager, and his mother becomes one of the casualties. Vowing to take revenge, Eren enlists in the military to fight the Titans, accompanied by his adopted sister Mikasa Ackerman and their childhood friend Armin Arlert. As the story progresses, the truth behind the origin of the Titans is revealed, and Eren makes an astounding discovery about himself. The series is written and illustrated by Hajime Isayama,
It began serialization in Kodansha on September 9, 2009. It is now 14 volumes as of August 2014. As of November 2014, 45 million volumes have been printed, making it a tremendous commercial success. It also won the 2011 Kodansha Manga Award. It will soon hit the big screen with Attack on Titan Movie to be released on August and September 2015.
Trailer (credits: Madman Youtube channel)
Another tagalized manga is the series Fairy Tail, written and illustrated by Hiro Mashima. The story of the adventures of Lucy Heartfilia, a teenage wizard who runs away from home to join Fairy Tail, a famous wizard guild in the kingdom of Fiore. She teams up with Natsu Dragneel, a dragon slayer who is in search of his foster father, the dragon Igneel.
The Tagalized Attack on Titan comes in 14 volumes for Season 1 while Fairy Tail comes in 15 volumes for Season 1. The frequency of release is once a month.
VIVA PSICOM joined the “Manga and Anime Festival” at SM Megatrade Hall 1, SM Megamall last July 11, 2015. Exciting activities included a COSPLAY contest, a tutorial on how to draw manga, speed drawing and manga pin-up art contests, and battle of the bands. The social media sweetheart, Donnalyn Bartolome, attended the event.