NEWS

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.



Cedric Biscay, the co-author and producer of BLITZ, will be signing copies of his book at the 10th Monaco Book Fair on Saturday, June 19.

Click here for event information.

Click here for Cedric Biscay’s introduction.



The back cover of the fourth volume of the manga “BLITZ,” to be released on June 25, features the palace of the Principality of Monaco.



The whole team is proud to present you the trailer of volume 4 of Blitz which will be released on June 25th in bookstores!



♟ Télé Monaco


June 10, 2021

In an exclusive interview with Télé Monaco, Cédric Biscay, President & CEO of Shibuya Productions, talks about the company’s new strategy. Télé Monaco is a television program of the Principality of Monaco, in partnership with Monaco Telecom, which presents information on TV programs, events, movies, arts and culture in Monaco.



Cédric Biscay, co-Author and Producer of “BLITZ” will be signing copies of his book at the bookstore Gibert, 34 boulevard Sanit Michel, 75006 Paris, on June 26th from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The manga is out on June 25.

The first 50 people to arrive will receive a bookplate as a gift!

For more information, click here.



♟ BLITZ VOLUME 4


May 25, 2021

Here is the cover of the fourth volume of “BLITZ” to be released on June 25. Please look forward to the release of this volume.

For a synopsis, please click HERE.



“Blitz” volume 4 will be released on June 25, 2021.
This is a great opportunity to review the previous three volumes!

You can read the pitch HERE.



♟ FNAC SELECTION


April 13, 2021

“fnac”, a major French retail chain, sells the “BLITZ” series indoor and online (www.fnac.fr).
“BLITZ” has been selected as one of the “fnac” recommended manga.

The photo was taken in FNAC Monaco.



The very first edition of the LIFE (French Chess Engineering League) competition took place between November 2020 and February 2021.

Organized by BNEI, on the initiative of the ENSEEIHT (National School of Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Computer Science, Hydraulics and Telecommunications) chess club. The BNEI in France, an association under the law of 1901, is the only organization representing student engineers.

32 engineering schools from all over France have participated in this competition, through online matches (chess.com), in teams of 4.

The different formats of confrontations: Fast, Blitz and even Bughouse, to determine which teams will qualify for the final stages.

After several months of competition, LIFE ended on Monday, February 15th, with a victory for the Polytechnique team. ENSAE and ECE Paris complete this magnificent podium.



“Blitz” volume 3 has been released on February 26, 2021 and is neatly displayed in bookstores.
The photos are from the following bookstores.
GiBERT Joseph : the oldest bookstores in Paris, France
fnac : the distributor of books, cultural goods in various forms in France

The next volume will be available in June. 



Cedric Biscay, CEO and President of Shibuya Productions, was interviewed for the February 23 edition of Monaco Info, Monegasque’s national news channel. The main topic of discussion was the upcoming release of the third volume of “Blitz” on February 26.



It’s been a year since the first volume of “Blitz” came out, Feb. 14, 2020.
Thank you to everyone who has supported us. And the chess story of “Blitz” continues.

Volume 3 will be released on February 26, 2021.
For more information, Click HERE.



The first volume of "Blitz" is the only manga available at the french chain stores
Nature & Découvertes!  You can get it in stores and online!
Click here for more details.


We have created “Blitz” bookmarks to delight our readers!
Available for free in your bookstores for the release of volume 3 on February 26th.



♟ BLITZ VOLUME 3


January 28, 2021

While waiting for the release of volume 3 in bookstores on February 26, 2021, a small foretaste of what awaits you in this third installment of the Blitz saga.

Please Click HERE



Less than a year after its release, Volume 1 of Blitz has sold more than 10,000 copies and will be reprinted in France. The trailer for volume 3, due out in February, will be posted in the next post. Please take a look at this as well.



Pre-orders are available for “Blitz” Vol.3.

How will Tom and his teammates grow out of this tournament?

For more information, click here.

Relase date : February 26, 2021



♟ Online Book Store


January 22, 2021

“Blitz” is available at online shop “Librairie Attilan Comics”, which sells Independent online bookstore of comic books, comics and manga.
Please check the URL here.

In addition, "fnac" and "Cultura and Leclerc" sell it in bookstores and online, and
 "Amazon" sells it online. 
For more information about online, click here.



Here is the cover of the third volume of “Blitz”.

The more volumes you read , the more you are drawn into the story!

To be released on February 26th, 2021. Preorders will be available soon.

“Blitz” is scheduled to publish 3 volumes a year.



♟ BLITZ VOLUME 3


January 6, 2021

The third volume of French manga “Blitz” will be released on 26th February, 2021. Here is the back cover of Volume 3.

[Synopsis]
The intercollegiate championship of the Kanto region continues under the eyes of Karl who came to watch the potential emergence of new talents and opponents.

Although capable of real exploits, Tom is obsessed by his desire to beat his rival Ko and lets himself be overwhelmed by his emotions that are undermining his concentration…

Our friends from the ISS all find themselves facing strong personalities. Even the calm, Harmony is going to be disturbed in an unexpected way! How will Tom and his teammates come out of this tournament stronger?



"The Christmas Present Contest" held on the Blitz Official Twitter and 
Facebook pages was announced by Harmony, a character from the Manga 
"Blitz". You can see the random draw in action and find out who won in this video.
Please click here.


For the Christmas holidays coming up, we would like to give one of you the French version of the Manga “Blitz” goods.
The gifts are as follows.
– “Blitz” Volume 1
– “Blitz” Volume 2
– A Harmony USB jumper key
– Tom and Harmony’s child masks 1 piece each

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