Titan Manga Gives Rights to Debut as an Isekai Gem 'My Name Is Zero'
On a momentous Wednesday, Titan Manga declared its acquisition of the English publishing rights for Hana Shinohara's enthralling manga, "My Name Is Zero" (Zero no Shiniki). Anticipation builds as readers across the English-speaking world will dive into this isekai masterpiece, with the first volume slated for release on July 9, 2024.
The narrative unfolds around Kanazaki Rei, a dedicated gamer whose financial burdens burgeon due to the exorbitant costs of his sister's medical treatments. In a desperate quest for aid, Rei stumbles upon a mysterious email promising assistance. Little does he know that clicking that fateful link would thrust him headlong into the perilous realm of his beloved video game.
In this virtual world, every boss defeated translates into much-needed funds, a lifeline for Rei's ailing sister. Yet, the stakes are high, and peril lurks with each confrontation, as the line between the game and reality blurs. The gripping tale explores the lengths one would go to safeguard a loved one, weaving a narrative that tugs at the heartstrings while immersing readers in the thrilling dynamics of an otherworldly adventure.
Hana Shinohara, the creative force behind this captivating journey, embarked on this odyssey in February 2014 within the pages of Tokuma Shoten's Monthly Comic Zenon magazine. The saga unfolded with compelling momentum, reaching its zenith with the publication of the second compiled volume in December 2014.
As Titan Manga opens the gateway to "My Name Is Zero" for the English-speaking audience, readers can anticipate a blend of heart-wrenching dilemmas, virtual escapades, and the resolute spirit of a gamer navigating the precarious intersections of life and gaming. Mark your calendars for July 9, 2024, as the realms of reality and fiction converge in a story that promises an unforgettable journey into the unknown.