My Hero Academia Is #1 on the NPD BookScan Adult Graphic Novels List for September 2021

Manga volumes occupied 19 spots on NPD BookScan’s Top 20 adult graphic novels list for September 2021:

  • My Hero Academia Volume 29 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#1)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#2)
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 1 by Koyoharu Gotouge (#3)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 28 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#4)
  • Berserk Deluxe Hardcover Volume 8 by Kentarou Miura (#5)
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 23 by Koyoharu Gotouge (#6)
  • Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Volume 1 by Aidairo (#8)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#9)
  • Dragon Ball Super Volume 14 by Toyotarō and Akira Toriyama (#10)
  • Chainsaw Man Volume 2 by Tatsuki Fujimoto (#11)
  • Sensor Hardcover by Junji Ito (#12)
  • Given Volume 6 by Natsuki Kizu (#13)
  • Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 11 by Gege Akutami (#14)
  • Attack on Titan Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama (#15)
  • Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 1 by Gege Akutami (#16)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 3 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#17)
  • Chainsaw Man Volume 6 by Tatsuki Fujimoto (#18)
  • Tomie Complete Deluxe Edition by Junji Ito (#19)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Volume 9 by Akira Himekawa (#20)

Source: ANN

Top 20 Selling Manga for August 2021

NPD BookScan has published the top 20 selling manga in the United States for August 2021:

  1. Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 11 by Gege Akutami
  2. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 23 by Koyoharu Gotouge
  3. Chainsaw Man Volume 6 by Tatsuki Fujimoto
  4. My Hero Academia Volume 28 by Kōhei Horikoshi
  5. Sensor Hardcover by Junji Ito
  6. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 5 Golden Wind Volume 1
  7. Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Volume 1 by Aidairo
  8. Haikyu!! Volume 45 by Haruichi Furudate
  9. The Promised Neverland Volume 20 by Kaiu Shirai
  10. My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kōhei Horikoshi
  11. Attack on Titan Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama
  12. My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kōhei Horikoshi
  13. Tomie Complete Deluxe Edition by Junji Ito
  14. Uzumaki 3-in-1 Deluxe Edition by Junji Ito
  15. Berserk Deluxe Hardcover Volume 2 by Kentarou Miura
  16. Komi Can’t Communicate Volume 14 by Tomohito Oda
  17. My Hero Academia Volume 27 by Kōhei Horikoshi
  18. Love is Hard for Otaku Volume 1 by Fujita
  19. Berserk Deluxe Hardcover Volume 1 by Kentarou Miura
  20. One Piece Volume 1 Omnibus Edition by Eiichiro Oda

Source: The Fandom Post

Jujutsu Kaisen Is #1 on the NPD BookScan Adult Graphic Novels List for August 2021

Manga volumes occupied 19 spots on NPD BookScan’s Top 20 adult graphic novels list for August 2021:

  • Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 11 by Gege Akutami (#1)
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 23 by Koyoharu Gotouge (#2)
  • Chainsaw Man Volume 6 by Tatsuki Fujimoto (#3)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 28 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#4)
  • Sensor Hardcover by Junji Ito (#5)
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 5 Golden Wind Volume 1 (#6)
  • Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Volume 1 by Aidairo (#7)
  • Haikyu!! Volume 45 by Haruichi Furudate (#8)
  • The Promised Neverland Volume 20 by Kaiu Shirai (#9)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#10)
  • Attack on Titan Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama (#11)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#12)
  • Tomie Complete Deluxe Edition by Junji Ito (#13)
  • Uzumaki 3-in-1 Deluxe Edition by Junji Ito (#14)
  • Berserk Deluxe Hardcover Volume 2 by Kentarou Miura (#16)
  • Komi Can’t Communicate Volume 14 by Tomohito Oda (#17)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 27 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#18)
  • Love is Hard for Otaku Volume 1 by Fujita (#19)
  • Berserk Deluxe Hardcover Volume 1 by Kentarou Miura (#20)

Source: ANN

Berserk Manga to Get a New Chapter

This year’s combined 16th and 17th issue of Hakusensha’s Young Animal magazine has announced that the magazine’s 18th issue will publish a new chapter of Kentarou Miura’s Berserk manga on September 10, 2021. Chapter 364 will feature a full-color opening page. The issue labels the chapter as the “latest” chapter of the manga.

The magazine will be a “memorial” issue to Miura, and will also have a special “Messages to Kentarou Miura” booklet and a poster of “famous scenes” from the manga.

Miura passed away on May 6, 2021 due to acute aortic dissection. He was 54 years old at the time of his passing.

Source: ANN

All Berserk Deluxe Edition Manga Volumes Rank on Amazon’s Overall Best-Selling Books List

All eight currently published Deluxe Edition volumes of Kentarou Miura’s Berserk manga from Dark Horse Comics have ranked in the list of top 100 overall best-selling books on Amazon.com since the announcement of Miura’s passing. Miura passed away on May 6, 2021 due to acute aortic dissection. He was 54 years old at the time of his passing.

While Anime News Network confirmed that the highest-ranking book was the first volume at #9, Stray Dog of Anime: The Films of Mamoru Oshii author Brian Ruh posted on Twitter on May 20, 2021 that several volumes of the manga ranked in the top 10 (including Volume 1 at #4) and all eight volumes ranked in the top 20 on May 20, 2021.

Miura published the one-shot version of the Berserk manga in Hakusensha’s Monthly Comicomi magazine in 1988. He launched the full Berserk manga series in Hakusensha’s Monthly Animal House magazine in 1989, and the series continued in Hakusensha’s Young Animal magazine until now.

Source: ANN

Berserk Soundtrack Vinyl Release Going on Sale on April 8, 2021

Crunchyroll is reporting that Tiger Lab Vinyl is releasing a vinyl Audiophile Edition of the soundtrack for the 1997 Berserk anime. On 12:00 p.m. EDT (9:00 a.m. PDT), orders go live for the soundtrack on Tiger Lab’s website.

The deluxe pressing has been cut at 45rpm and pressed on 180gram black vinyl across two LPs. There will be black-on-black and red logo gatefold package options.

Source: Crunchyroll

Top 20 Selling Manga in the United States for November 2020

Here are the Top 20 selling manga in the United States for November 2020 according to NPD BookScan:

  1. My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kōhei Horikoshi
  2. My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kōhei Horikoshi
  3. My Hero Academia Volume 25 by Kōhei Horikoshi
  4. Haikyu!! Volume 1 by Haruichi Furudate
  5. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 18 by Koyoharu Gotouge
  6. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 1 by Koyoharu Gotouge
  7. My Hero Academia Volume 3 by Kōhei Horikoshi
  8. My Hero Academia Volume 24 by Kōhei Horikoshi
  9. Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Volume 1 by Aidairo
  10. My Hero Academia Volume 4 by Kōhei Horikoshi
  11. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 by Sui Ishida
  12. Uzumaki (Hardcover) by Junji Ito
  13. My Hero Academia Volume 5 by Kōhei Horikoshi
  14. Haikyu!! Volume 2 by Haruichi Furudate
  15. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 2 by Koyoharu Gotouge
  16. Berserk Deluxe Volume 6 by Kentaro Miura
  17. Death Note Black Edition Volume 1 by Tsugumi Ohba
  18. Chainsaw Man Volume 1 by Tatsuki Fujimoto
  19. The Promised Neverland Volume 17 by Kaiu Shirai
  20. Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 2 by Gege Akutami

Source: The Fandom Post

My Hero Academia Is #1 on the NPD BookScan Adult Graphics Novel List for November 2020

16 manga volumes appeared on NPD BookScan’s Top 20 adult graphic novels list for November 2020:

  • My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#1)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#2)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 25 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#4)
  • Haikyu!! Volume 1 by Haruichi Furudate (#5)
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 18 by Koyoharu Gotouge (#6)
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 1 by Koyoharu Gotouge (#7)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 3 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#8)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 24 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#9)
  • Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Volume 1 by Aidairo (#10)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 4 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#11)
  • Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 by Sui Ishida (#12)
  • Uzumaki (Hardcover) by Junji Ito (#13)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 5 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#14)
  • Haikyu!! Volume 2 by Haruichi Furudate (#15)
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 2 by Koyoharu Gotouge (#16)
  • Berserk Deluxe Volume 6 by Kentaro Miura (#20)

The BookScan rankings collect sales data from more than 16,000 locations including Barnes & Noble and other book chains, independent bookshops, and online purchases — but not sales at comic book stores, Walmart.com, and some other venues.

Source: The Fandom Post

My Hero Academia Is at #4 on the NPD BookScan Adult Graphics Novel List for July 2020

12 manga volumes appeared on NPD BookScan’s Top 20 adult graphic novels list for July 2020:

  • My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#4)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 24 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#5)
  • Berserk Deluxe Volume 5 (hardcover) by Kentarou Miura (#7)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#8)
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 14 by Koyoharu Gotouge (#9)
  • One-Punch Man Volume 20 by ONE and Yūsuke Murata (#10)
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 1 by Koyoharu Gotouge (#13)
  • Haikyu!! Volume 1 by Haruichi Furudate (#15)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 3 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#17)
  • Uzumaki Hardcover by Junji Ito (#18)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time – Legendary Edition by Akira Himekawa (#19)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 4 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#20)

Source: ANN

FUNimation Entertainment to Add Sailor Moon R: The Movie and Berserk Anime Films

FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it will begin streaming the Sailor Moon R: The Movie anime film in Japanese with English subtitles and in English on August 7, 2020. The company also revealed that it will begin streaming the Berserk: The Golden Age Arc II – The Battle for Doldrey and Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III – The Advent anime films on August 14, 2020. FUNimation will stream all three movies from VIZ Media in the United States and Canada.

VIZ Media released the films on Blu-ray Disc and DVD in North America.

Source: ANN