NEWS

The new cover of Blitz volume 6, which will be released on February 25 in bookstores.



A little event of “BLITZ” provided by “Manga news”

The French manga news site “Manga news” is holding a drawing for a copy of volume 6 of the manga if you guess the two characters on the cover of volume 6 of “BLITZ,” which goes on sale on February 25!

For more information, please check out the “Manga news” Twitter page.↗︎

Click here to see the cover designs for volumes 1 through 5. ↗︎



The cover of the sixth volume of BLITZ, which will be released on February 25, will be revealed soon.

Please look forward to it!



Happy New Year!

May 2022 be a happy and great year for you.

With New Year’s greetings, we would like to share with you an illustration of the back cover of the sixth volume of “BLITZ,” which will be released on February 25.



♟ Christmas Present!


December 24, 2021

Here is a Christmas present from Shibuya Productions.

We are giving away a copy of Volume 3 “BLITZ” signed by chess champion Garry Kasparov!
This is a very rare opportunity, so please RT and follow us if you are interested.



@BlitzManga
and
@CedricBiscay



Here is a video review of the launch of the fifth volume of BLITZ, a partnership between the Monaco Media Library and the Monaco City Hall.

The launch of the fifth volume of BLITZ was held at the Princess Caroline Library in Monaco on November 10, 2021. The event included a book signing by Cedric Biscay, author of BLITZ, as well as a special workshop sent by intuition specialist Alexis Champion, Manga artist Regis Pulisciano, and International Chess Federation International Master Pierre Villegas.

The Monaco Media Library is made up of four sites below;
The Louis Notari Library, The Jose Notari Video and Sound Library, The Caroline Library, The Heritage Fund



♟ BLITZ Autograph Session!


December 19, 2021

On Saturday, December 18, a book signing event was held at Libralie du D., a French comich book sotre near Monaco, for Cedric Biscay, the author and co-writher of BLITZ.

Here are some pictures.



On Saturday, December 18, a book signing event will be held at Librairie du D., a French comic book store near Monaco, for Cédric Biscay, the author and co-writer of BLITZ.

The event will be held from 15:00 to 17:00 local time.

For more information about the bookstore Librairie du D., click here.



Here are some photos from the “Blitz” event that took place on Saturday, December 4th at the Shibuya Production Day.



On the sidelines of the World Chess Championships taking place in the Universal Exhibition. Created by Cédric Biscay and sponsored by Garry Kasparov, the manga Blitz is being offered a wonderful place of exposition from November 29 to December 5, 2021, in the Monegasque Pavilion, with an exceptional highlight, on Saturday December 4, 2021.

To celebrate its dedicated day in the Pavilion, Shibuya Productions invites you to come, meet and compete with two leading chess champions who are doing us the honor of supporting Blitz.

Sophie Milliet, International Master, six times French Champion and recent gold medalist on the 3rd board at the last European Championships in Slovenia.

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, International Grandmaster, European vice champion in the team event at the last European Championships in Slovenia, former number 2 in the world and currently in the top 10.

Festivities will start at 4pm in the temporary exhibition and in the private lounge of the Pavilion:

4pm: Chess initiation presented by our champions to the visitors.

7pm: Press conference to present the manga Blitz to international journalists with its creator Cédric Biscay accompanied by Sophie Milliet, who will intervene under the angle of female chess to make the parallel with Harmony the heroine of the manga.

An initiation to chess and a will be presented by our 2 champions to the international press. Finally, Sophie Milliet will face Gareth Wittstock, Princess Charlene Foundation’s General Secretary, in a game already memorable.

Please take a look at some scenes from the Monaco Pavilion, the Dubai Expo.

For more information about the Monaco Pavilion at the Dubai Expo, click HERE.



On November 10, an event was held at the Princess Caroline Library in Monaco to celebrate the release of the fifth volume of the BLITZ. The event included a variety of workshops and a book signing by Cedric Biscay, the author and co-author of BLITZ.

It was a great event to be able to share our time with the next generation of children through BLITZ.

Please take a look at the photos of the event.



♟ BLITZ ON ALL FRONT


November 9, 2021

Since a few weeks, the Blitz manga has been travelling all over France to meet its public.

From October 24th to 31st, thanks to the partnership signed with the French Chess Federation, Blitz was present during the whole French Youth Chess Championship in Agen. This dive in the heart of the competition and closer to its public was a fantastic experience. (The first 2 photos are from the French Youth Chess Championship in Agen)

Blitz was also present at the Napoleon Chess Trophy organized by the magazine Route 64. (The second 2 photos are from the French Chess Federation)

Blitz and its author Cédric Biscay were the guests of the 30th edition of Paris Manga on November 6 and 7, 2021.
The opportunity to meet many fans and journalists to talk with them about Blitz.
(The rest of the photos are from the 30th edition of Paris Manga)

Find the Cedric Biscay’s interview on TV5 Monde at 3’38”


Blitz was also present at the Napoleon Chess Trophy organized by the magazine Route 64.



♟ Suprise Gift


October 25, 2021

In Agen, France, the “French Youth Chess Championship 2021” has been held since 24 October.
All participants in the tournament received a copy of the first volume of “BLITZ”.



Find in exclusivity the box of the first 4 volumes of Blitz in limited edition at Nature et Découvertes.

A great gift idea for Christmas.

For more information, please click here.



♟ BLITZ VOLUME 5 TRAILER


October 19, 2021

While waiting for the release of volume 5 in bookstores on November 12th 2021, here is a little taste of what awaits you in this fifth part of the Blitz saga. Fasten your seatbelts!



We are pleased to announce that “BLITZ” has been invited to take part in the French Youth Chess Championship 2021 in Agen, France, from 24 to 31 October, in a dedicated space.

For more information, please click here.



♟ Nature and Discoveries


October 13, 2021

Our collaboration with Nature et Découvertes continues. After the success of the first volume of Blitz, the only manga sold in stores and on the website, the store chain asked us to make a boxed set of the first 4 volumes for Christmas. It’s done, the box set will be available soon on their website and in all the stores in France.



The entire Blitz team will be present for the launch on November 10 at the Princess Caroline Library in Monaco from 2pm, two days before the official release date, to allow fans to enter the world of Blitz by taking part in various workshops. A signing session is planned at the end of the afternoon with the creator and the co-writer Cédric Biscay.
For more information about the Princess Caroline Library, click here.



The Paris Manga & Sci-Fi Show is the first Parisian pop culture festival to reopen its doors since the pandemic.
It offers very varied themes Japanese culture and traditions, comics, video games, cinema, TV series, web culture, manga, Japanese animation, cosplay material arts and many other things! It attracts many visitors every year. This year, the event will be held for two days, November 6 and 7, 2021.

Cedric Biscay, author and co-writer of “BLITZ”, will participate as a guest in the “Animation & Manga” category. He also will give a preview of the fifth volume of “BLITZ”.

[Cédric Biscay’s Signing Session]
On Saturday November 6 from 3pm (Local Time)
On Sunday November 7 from 2pm (Local Time)

For more information about the event, please click here.



Less than a year its release, it’s now the turn of the second volume of BLITZ to exceed 10,000 copies sold in France. Thanks to all of you!



♟ The Dubai World Expo 2020


September 24, 2021

The Dubai World Expo 2020, which had been postponed due to the COVID19 pandemic, will be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022.

The manga “BLITZ” will be exhibited in the Monegasque Pavilion throughout the World Expo. It is a great honor for Shibuya Productions to be able to contribute to the cultural diversity of Monaco through “BLITZ” to the 25 million expected visitors. It is a real opportunity for “BLITZ” to have this international influence.

We hope that the Dubai World Expo will allow “BLITZ” to grow a little more.

Here is the BLITZ Manga Trailer Expo 2020 Dubai English Version.

For more information about Dubai International Expo, please visit HERE.



♟ BLITZ VOLUME 5


September 23, 2021

Find now the new cover of the Blitz Volume 5, which will release on November the 12th!



On July 2, we were pleased to notice that Blitz Volumes 1 and 4 belonged to the TOP 9 of the “readers selections” of the famous bookstore Gibert.

IWA will keep on publishing three volumes per year for the pleasure of all our readers!



♟ June 19, 2021


June 19, 2021

One June 19, Cedric Biscay, the co-author and producer of BLITZ, held a book signing sessions at the Monaco Book Fair.
Here are some pictures showing the event.