Weekly SJ Alpha Synchronizes with Japanese Releases

VIZ Media will synchronize its Weekly Shonen Jump Alpha, a weekly serial anthology of some of the most popular manga series in the world, to Japan releases starting with the January 21, 2013 issue.

Weekly SJ Alpha, available exclusively on the VIZ Manga digital platform, will feature new installments of Bleach, Cross Manage, Naruto, Nisekoi, One Piece and Toriko on the same day as their general release in Japan. Monthly series such as Blue Exorcist, Rurouni Kenshin: Restoration and YU-GI-OH! Zexal will debut the closest Monday after the Japanese release. There are also plans for additional series to join the Weekly SJ Alpha lineup.

Weekly SJ Alpha is available through the VIZ Manga digital platform through an annual membership that provides 52 weeks of digital access to 48 weekly issues for just $25.99. Members also receive exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME promotional cards throughout the year, an annual collector’s yearbook and access to exclusive content, including creator interviews and exclusive videos.