This week sees the release of the graphic novel Apocrypha: The Legend of Babymetal! In anticipation of that release, Amuse Inc. & Z2 Comics have released a preview of the graphic novel! The preview contains art from GMB Chomichuk, and explores the origins of the band.

Amuse Group USA and Z2 Comics also announced  that, in response to high demand in Japan, Z2 has prepared a Japanese translation guide for APOCRYPHA. The guide, which directly translates the book line-by-line from English to Japanese, will be available via an exclusive link using a code found in the book. A definitive Japanese edition has not yet been determined.

Apocrypha takes its three protagonists, who have been reincarnated, on a journey through time! The book can be ordered online via AmazonASMARTBarnes & Noble, and Books-A-Million; the standard edition of the book will be in comic book stores and bookstores on October 30, 2018 and retail for $24.99. Additionally, new APOCRYPHA: THE LEGEND OF BABYMETAL merchandise will be available exclusively at BABYMETAL’s official online store on October 30.