• A three-volume manga series from the creator of Rurouni Kenshin and Buso Renkin • Watsuki's Rurouni Kenshin has been a massive fan favorite in Japan and in the U.S. • Rurouni Kenshin has sold through over 1.26 million units in the U.S. to date. • Buso Renkin has sold through over 60k units in the U.S. since its release in 2006. • Gun Blaze West begins when Buso Renkin ends. • Gunz Blaze West is VIZ Media’s first Western/Wild West manga. • Action-packed art reminiscent of previous titles by Watsuki and of One Piece by Eichiro Oda • To be previewed and promoted in SHONEN JUMP magazine
19th century, America--Legend has it that in the far West lies a sacred land called Gun Blaze West, where only the strong can set foot. Viu Bannes, a cheerful and persistent boy, aspires to become a great gunslinger and yearns to travel to the West and test his strength. He befriends a vagabond, Marcus Homer, and they both decide to set off on a journey to find Gun Blaze West.
Five years after the death of Marcus Homer, Viu completes his training and begins his quest. While passing through St. Louis he meets a man who shares the same mission and dedication as himself. This man is Will Johnston, and he is a master of ropes! Does Viu have a new partner?!