NEWS

Today is World Chess Day, officially recognized by the United Nations. It is also the second edition of the “Manga Day” in France.

Cedric Biscay’s Blitz series, featuring the legendary Kasparov, will be avaukable in the U.S., U.K. and Australian markets from September 14th via Ablaze / Diamond Comics.



♟ As a Monaco brand


July 6, 2022

Our company, Shibuya Productions was highlighted in the Grand Format program of Monaco info, which had as its theme the Monaco brand, and the “Blitz” was also mentioned!



Volume 1 of the English version of Blitz is now available for pre-order at Barnes & Noble, the largest bookstore chain in the United States, and many other stores!

Click here to visit the Blitz page at Barnes & Noble.



Blitz volume 4 has just exceeded 10,000 copies sold in France!
Thank you all!!!



♟ At the FNAC!


June 29, 2022

While waiting for the Japan Expo, the FNAC proposes a selection of manga not to be missed during the Japan Mania operation.

We have the chance to find Blitz among the biggest blockbusters!

All the fans of Japan and manga can find this selection from June 22nd to July 6th.




Today, Wednesday June 29th, we will be signing at the Alphabet bookstore in Monaco, starting at 2pm!
Come and meet Cédric Biscay, creator and co-author of The Blitz!

We hope to see you there!

Alphabet Bookshop
25 Rue de Millo, 98000 Monaco



♟ Thank you, Rennes!


June 27, 2022

Thanks to everyone who came to the Blitz signing!

Photo gallery of the Blitz dedication in Rennes on June 25th.



♟ Thank you, Betton!


June 26, 2022

Here is a photo gallery from Blitz‘s signing in Betton, France on June 25.

Thanks to everyone who came out for this event!



♟ Daruma Award


June 26, 2022

The Daruma are back for the 2022 edition at Japan Expo!

This prize rewards every year, since 2006, the best manga and anime and Blitz has been nominated for the Daruma of the French Touch!

Your vote is welcome and you have until July 6th to support Blitz HERE

The award ceremony will take place on Friday, July 15th at 4pm at the Salon and will be simultaneously broadcasted live on Twitch.
Thank you for your support!

For more information, please click here.

Japan Expo is a comprehensive exhibition of Japanese culture organized by JTS Group and held since 2000 in Paris and Marseille, France, and San Mateo, USA.

It focuses on Japanese culture, including popular culture such as manga, anime, games and music, as well as traditional culture such as calligraphy, martial arts, tea ceremony and origami.

The 2022 edition is scheduled for July 14-17.



♟ France 3 Interview


June 13, 2022

On the occasion of the release of Blitz Volume 7, the creator and co-author Cédric Biscay was recently interviewed on the Fnance 3 television news!
Thank you for your support!



♟ Blitz Volume 7!


June 12, 2022

Since June 10th the manga Blitz volume 7 is now available!
We hope you will enjoy it!

We are pleased to present you the illustration of chapter 50 of Blitz by Daitaro Nishihara.



Cédric Biscay, creator and co-author of Blitz, will be in conference and signing session at the media library of Betton, near Rennes in Brittany, in the northwest of France!

The signing will take place on :
– Saturday, June 25th, 2022
– From 3pm local time
– 5 bis rue du Vau-Chalet 35830 Betton

You can sign up for a simultaneous chess game on the same day at 4:30pm!

We are looking forward to welcoming you!



On June 11th, a signing session took place at the FNAC in Nice, France, to celebrate the release of Blitz volume 7. Thanks to the many people who came! Thanks to your support, the event was a great success.

We would like to share with you some pictures of the signing session.

Thanks to the FNAC for the great organization!

Finally, thank you for the support. It’s a great pleasure and motivates us even more to continue!



We look forward to seeing you there!



On June 9, 2022, the day before the release of volume 7 of the chess manga Blitz, creator and co-writer Cedric Biscay appeared on the national news channel Monaco Info!



On Sunday, June 5, the Team Blitz took part in the “Riviera Water Bike Challenge 2022” in support of the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation.

From left to right : Manila di Giovanni , Sophie Milliet , Mika Hakkinen , Marco Holzer and Cédric Biscay

The Riviera Water Bike Challenge, organized since 2017 by the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation, is a charity event aimed at helping to prevent drowning. Participants form teams of five with celebrities from the world of sport to compete in a water bike relay on the Bay of Monaco.



Cedric Biscay, creator and co-author of Blitz, will be signing books at Japanim Rennes Joffre bookstore in the heart of Rennes, in Bretagne!

The signing will take place on
– Saturday 25th June 2022
– From 10:30 am to 12:00 pm, local time
– 21 Rue Maréchal Joffre, 35000 RENNES

Store info
The Japanim Rennes Joffre bookshop is specialized in manga and comics and is located in the heart of Rennes. It also sells other products such as figurines.

The whole series is available! Come and visit us!



Discover the new trailer of volume 7 of Blitz which will be released on June 10, 2022!



On June 11th, Cédric Biscay, creator and co-author of Blitz, will be at a signing session from 3pm at the FNAC in Nice to celebrate the release of volume 7!



Here is the cover of Blitz volume 7 which will be released on June 10th.
This volume already marks the 50th chapter of the series!