VIZ nabs North American license for sci-fi anime Accel World

Since VIZ Media debuted the Accel World simulcast last year, fan excitement has grown, and now VIZ has been named master licensee for Accel World, holding the North American rights for videogram, TV, online distribution, and all merchandising licensing.

In Accel World, Haruyuki, a bullied teen, is picked by the astute and popular class president Kuroyukihime to participate in a mysterious virtual reality called Accel World. Each user in this multiplayer online game is able to accelerate their brain temporarily, gaining the time to make critical decisions at crucial moments in their day-to-day lives. The possibilities are endless for Haruyuki, but what is the true purpose of the Brain Burst technology and the Accel World?!


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