While Kaze picked up the rights to this manga last year, Viz Media has revealed that they’ve picked up the North American manga rights for Little Battler Experience with plans to release the first two volumes via its Perfect Square kids imprint on November 4th, 2014. The series, which was done by Hideaki Fuji, ran for six volumes between 2011 and 2013. The timing works out well as the anime adaptation from 2011-2012 that ran for 44 episodes is set to land this summer in North America on NickToons via Dentsu Entertainment, who also picked up the second series that ran for 58 episodes. The most recent series from 2013 that ran for 37 episodes is not listed as part of the deal at this time.
Property concept: In 2050, the popularity of miniature robots remotely is extremely powerful at its height! These are the LBX: Little Battlers eXperience!
In the not so distant future, Van is a passionate young boy fighting LBX but his mother refuses to offer him. One day, a mysterious scientist, pursued by men in black, hands him a briefcase with a LBX overpowered powers, she calls “Hope and despair of humanity” before disappearing. This unusual robot, named “Achilles” will cause Van and his comrades, Kaz and Amy on a great adventure, or they will face a mysterious organization that intends to conquer the world!