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May 2021 manga releases from Viz Media

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Even though it’s almost a month away, Viz Media has released their North American print catalogue for May 2021. With some returning favourites, there’s also new series, such as Yoshifuma Tozuka’s adventure/comedy Undead Unluck.

Undead Unluck volume one

Written and illustrated by Yoshifumi Tozuka
Release date: May 4th, 2021
All Fuuko wants is a passionate romance like the one in her favorite shojo manga. Unfortunately, her Unluck ability makes that impossible. But just as Fuuko hits rock bottom, Andy sweeps her off her feet—literally! Now she’s become Andy’s unwilling test subject as he works to find a way to trigger a stroke of Unluck big enough to kill him for good. However, when the pair discovers a secret organization is hunting them, it puts Andy’s burial plans on hold.

Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead volume two

Written by Haro Aso and illustrated by Kotaro Takata
Release date: May 18th, 2021
Akira and Kencho make an impromptu trip to Ikebukuro to snag a widescreen TV. But before they can find one, they wind up trapped by zombies in a department store along with a couple of beautiful girls. As Akira tries to cozy up to one of them, the conversation shifts to childhood dreams, and he realizes it’s time to embrace his own—by becoming a superhero!

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations volume 11

Written by Ukyo Kodachi and illustrated by Mikio Ikemoto under supervision of Masashi Kishimoto
Release date: May 4th, 2021
On a mission to rescue the imprisoned Naruto, Boruto and his teammates find themselves up against the dastardly Boro. This new team will need to learn to work together quickly to have any hope of surviving.

Beastars volume 12

Written and illustrated by Paru Itagaki
Release date: May 18th, 2021
As a consequence of his savage battle with brown bear Riz, doors begin to close for gray wolf Legoshi, and he must strike out on his own. Temptation arises when he makes a new herbivore friend, Merino sheep Seven, who is being harassed at work by her carnivore colleagues. Then we finally meet the current valiant Beastar, horse Yahya, who shares a history with Legoshi’s family. Like Legoshi and Louis, Yahya strives to make the world a better place—but do his ends justify his means? And finally, both Louis and Legoshi must come to terms with their father figures…

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 4–Diamond Is Unbreakable volume nine

Written and illustrated by Hirohiko Araki
Release date: May 4th, 2021
Diamond is unbreakable! Josuke, Koichi, Okuyasu, Jotaro, Rohan and their newfound friends have been searching Morioh for any trace of the serial killer and Stand user Yoshikage Kira. After much effort and many battles against enemy Stands, they’ve found their prey! But does Kira have the upper hand after all? This is it! Witness the final battle of Yoshikage Kira and Josuke Higashikata, as Deadly Queen and Shining Diamond go head-to-head!

The Promised Neverland volume 19

Written by Kaiu Shirai and illustrated by Posuka Demizu
Release date: May 4th, 2021
With the queen now dead, chaos envelops the demon world. Emma and her friends head back to Grace Field House in order to rescue the other children from Peter Ratri—but can they make it in time? The final battle for the children’s future begins!

The King’s Beast volume two

Written and illustrated by Rei Toma
Release date: May 4th, 2021
Rangetsu knows she must keep a low profile in the palace if she’s to have any hope of tracking down her brother’s killer. But when an Ajin is wrongly accused of murder, can Rangetsu stand idly by knowing that Prince Tenyou has the power to prevent another horrible injustice?

The Way of the Househusband volume five

Written and illustrated by Kousuke Oono
Release date: May 18th, 2021
Tatsu is ambushed by a yakuza with a beef, and there’s only one way to settle things—an epic rap battle! But this throwdown is only a warm-up for the buffet battle yet to come, because when you’re the Immortal Dragon, you don’t choose the househusband life, it chooses you!

Fly Me to the Moon volume five

Written and illustrated by Kenjiro Hata
Release date: May 11th, 2021
Nasa and Tsukasa may be temporarily homeless, but life isn’t all bad for the newlyweds. Nasa finally manages to plan a simple date. Tsukasa finally gets a cell phone. And the artist finally gives in to the temptation to draw Tsukasa in a maid uniform.

Love Me, Love Me Not volume eight

Written and illustrated by Io Sakisaka
Release date: May 4th, 2021
Love and friendship have become quite complicated for these four friends. Yuna and Rio have started dating, and Akari and Kazuomi are growing closer. But now that Akari’s ex-boyfriend wants her back, will Kazuomi find the right time to tell Akari how he feels?

Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku volume eight

Written and illustrated by Yuji Kaku
Release date: May 18th, 2021
The survivors stage a desperate raid on Horai, even as the new landing party closes in. Battling these supernatural beings is a life-and-death proposition, requiring total focus and extreme skill. A moment’s distraction could be fatal. Will Gabimaru and Sagiri overcome the odds and survive this gauntlet?

Fullmetal Alchemist: Fullmetal Edition volume 13

Written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa
Release date: May 11th, 2021
In an alchemical ritual gone wrong, Edward Elric lost his arm and his leg, and his brother Alphonse became nothing but a soul in a suit of armor. The mysterious origins of the homunculi are revealed, and the brothers’ father positions himself for the coming conflict against these foes.

Black Clover volume 25

Written and illustrated by Yūki Tabata
Release date: May 4th, 2021
The Spade Kingdom’s Dark Triad has launched an all-out attack on the Heart Kingdom and the Black Bulls. While Asta and company have gotten stronger, can they stand up to these new devil-possessed mages? This might be the perfect time for Yami to save the day!

Haikyu!! volume 44

Written and illustrated by Haruichi Furudate
Release date: May 4th, 2021
Hinata and Kageyama finally meet again, this time in the V.League. Even amid the high-level plays between the top-tier Adlers and Black Jackals, Hinata shows off all that he can do and makes big waves on the court! Once again facing Hinata as an opponent, Kageyama watches him with growing excitement as he navigates the court.

Source: Viz Media press release


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