Viz Media is bringing another original series to print as they’ve solicited for the first volume of Status Royale. The first volume is set for a February 13th, 2024 release priced at $16.99 with it listed as coming in at 216 pages.
The property comes from writer/artist Ru Xu which was announced by Viz Media in June of 2023 with plans for a spring 2024 release originally.
Plot Concept: Choose your teammates carefully and rank up fast because in the world of esports, anyone can snatch the crown!
Status Royale is THE game to master if you want to join the rank of elite players in the competitive world of VR esports. Vell is just having fun as a casual gamer with her best friend and teammate Jun teaching her the tips and tricks…until he shuts her down and skips town! Vell’s competitive spirit is unlocked and she vows to challenge her former best friend with her own team of amateur Status Royale players and beat Jun at his own game, but does she really know who she’s competing against?
This is my love letter to Yugioh and sports manga~ 🥰 I hope you'll like the characters as much as I've enjoyed writing and drawing them! pic.twitter.com/4XK0pnNtAz
— Ru Xu (@ruemxu) June 9, 2023