Saturday, July 2, 2011

New Season of "Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan" Anime Streams July 3rd


To Celebrate, NURA: RISE OF THE YOKAI CLAN Vol. 1 Manga Available For Limited Time As Free Download On VIZ Manga App

VIZ Media has just announced the online simulcast of the second season of the hit animated fantasy action-adventure, NURA: RISE OF THE YOKAI CLAN – DEMON CAPITAL, on VIZAnime, the company’s own free website for anime, as well as on content provider HULU. The first subtitled episode of the new season (rated TV-14) launches on Sunday, July 3rd, with new episodes to debut weekly.

To celebrate the premiere, VIZ Media also makes the NURA: RISE OF THE YOKAI CLAN manga (graphic novel) Volume 1 (rated ‘T’ for Teens) available digitally for FREE via the VIZ Manga App for the Apple iPad™, iPhone™ and iPod touch™. The special promotion runs for a limited time only starting July 1st. The VIZ Manga App is free to download through the iTunes store and is the leading digital application to read Japanese manga. For more information on the VIZ Manga App, please visit

NURA RISE OF THE YOKAI CLAN – DEMON CAPITAL is based on a bestselling manga series created by Hiroshi Shiibashi, and also published in North America by VIZ Media under its Shonen Jump imprint. Rikuo Nura looks like your typical junior high student, but in reality, he is a quarter yokai and is the grandson of Nurarihyon, the leader of all yokai! As the Third Heir to the Nura Clan, Rikuo has successfully brought an end to the territory conflict against the Shikoku yokai. Now, Rikuo must face his most powerful enemies yet—the Hagoromo-Gitsune and her Kyoto yokai! With her absolute power and charisma, the Hagoromo-Gitsune is taking the ancient capital of Kyoto by storm in a quest to fulfill her four-hundred-year-old wish. Joined by the Oshu-Tono Family yokai and the Keikain Clan Onmyoji, Rikuo and his Nura Clan will take on the Hagoro-Gitsune for an epic showdown! is a free-to-use web destination that is now the permanent home to some of the company’s best-loved animated series. Over 1,700 episodes are currently available, and new content is added on a weekly basis. Series currently simulcast on include TIGER & BUNNY, BLUE EXORCIST, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN and BLEACH. Other fan-favorite series available include CROSS GAME, DEATH NOTE, FULL MOON, INUYASHA: THE FINAL ACT, KEKKAISHI, NAOKI URASAWA’S MONSTER, NURA: RISE OF THE YOKAI CLAN, ONE PIECE, VAMPIRE KNIGHT, and more!

To stream subtitled NURA: RISE OF THE YOKAI CLAN – DEMON CAPITAL animated episodes and other VIZ Media animated titles, please visit

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