Seven Seas Entertainment Licenses the Dance in the Vampire Bund: A.S.O. Manga

Seven Seas Entertainment has announced that it has licensed Nozomu Tamaki’s Dance in the Vampire Bund: A.S.O. manga. The company will release the first compiled book volume of the manga physically and digitally on October 8, 2019.

The series is a sequel to Tamaki’s Dance in the Vampire Bund manga and a continuation of the story from Dance in the Vampire Bund II: Scarlet Order.

Dance in the Vampire Bund: A.S.O. launched in TO Books’ web manga magazine Comic Corona in May 2018, and the publisher released the first compiled book volume on December 1, 2018.

Seven Seas Entertainment has also announced that it will re-release the original Dance in the Vampire Bund manga digitally in 2019.

Source: ANN

Crunchyroll Adds More Anime from FUNimation Entertainment

Crunchyroll has announced that it has added the Gad Guard, NO-RIN, Dance in the Vampire Bund, The Sacred Blacksmith, Last Exile -Fam, The Silver Wing-, Heaven’s Lost Property, and Heaven’s Lost Property Forte anime from FUNimation Entertainment.

Gad Guard, Heaven’s Lost Property, and Heaven’s Lost Property Forte are available to users in the United States, Canada, and South Africa.

Dance in the Vampire Bund and The Sacred Blacksmith are available to users in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Ireland.

Last Exile -Fam, the Silver Wing is available to users in the United States and Canada.

NO-RIN is available to users in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, and South Africa. It is also streaming for premium members only in Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and the Netherlands.

Source: ANN

Dance in the Vampire Bund Manga to Return in New Sequel

Nozomu Tamaki has announced on his official Twitter account that he is launching a new manga for his Dance in the Vampire Bund series. The manga’s tentative title is Dance in the Vampire Bund A.S.O., and it will be a continuation of the most recent story in the series, Dance in the Vampire Bund II: Scarlet Order. Launch date information will be revealed at a later date.

He also announced that TO Books will reprint the entire Dance in the Vampire Bund manga into two-in-one omnibus volumes. The compiled omnibus volumes will include color pages and new short stories about Mina.

Source: ANN

Dance in the Vampire Bund II: Scarlet Order Manga Ends in Japan

The May 2015 issue of Media Factory’s Comic Flapper magazine has published the final chapter of Nozomu Tamaki’s Dance in the Vampire Bund II: Scarlet Order manga.

Nozomu Tamaki launched the manga sequel to Dance in the Vampire Bund in Kadokawa’s Comic Flapper magazine in December 2013, after delaying it since spring 2013. Tamaki ended the earlier Dance in the Vampire Bund: The Memories of Sledge Hammer mini-series that same year. Kadokawa’s Media Factory imprint published the third compiled book volume of Scarlet Order in December 2014.

Seven Seas has licensed the series for North American release, and will publish the third compiled volume in October 2015.

Source: ANN

Seven Seas Releasing Dance in the Vampire Bund Dojinshi Collections

Seven Seas Entertainment announced that it will be releasing two dojinshi collections for Nozomu Tamaki’s Dance in the Vampire Bund manga series.

Dance in the Vampire Bund: Forgotten Tales includes 192 pages of previously uncollected manga as well as other bonus material. Seven Seas is planning to release this book in June 2014.

Dance in the Vampire Bund: Secret Chronicles features 280 pages of previously unpublished canonical short stories. As of this writing, no release date for this book has been announced.

Source: ANN

Naruto Is Top Selling Graphic Novel in the U.S. for May 2013

Naruto Volume 61 by Masashi Kishimoto came in at number one on Nielsen BookScan’s list of top 20 graphic novels in American bookstores for May 2013.

Other manga titles that appeared in the top 20 for May 2013 are:

  • Sailor Moon Volume 11 by Naoko Takeuchi (#4)
  • Black Bird Volume 16 by Kanoko Sakurakouji (#9)
  • Sailor Moon Volume 10 by Naoko Takeuchi (#10)
  • Black Butler Volume 13 by Yana Toboso (#12)
  • Dance in the Vampire Bund Volume 14 by Nozomu Tamakiana (#14)
  • Naruto Volume 60 by Masashi Kishimoto (#17)
  • Naruto Omnibus Volume 5 by Masashi Kishimoto (#18)

The BookScan rankings include sales from Barnes & Noble and other book chains, independent bookshops, and online purchases; however, sales at comic book stores, Walmart and some other venues are not included.

Sailor Moon Is #7 Selling Graphic Novel for October 2012

Naoko Takeuchi’s Sailor Moon Volume 8 was the seventh best-selling graphic novel in the United States in October 2012, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Other manga titles that made it onto the chart are:

  • Naruto Volume 58 by Masashi Kishimoto (#10)
  • Bleach Volume 48 by Tite Kubo (#11)
  • Black Butler Volume 11 by Yana Toboso (#13)
  • Bleach Volume 49 by Tite Kubo (#15)
  • Sailor Moon Volume 7 by Naoko Takeuchi (#16)
  • Dance in the Vampire Bund Volume 13 by Nozomu Tamaki (#19)

The BookScan rankings include sales at Barnes & Noble and other book chains, independent bookshops and online purchases; however, sales at comic book shops, Walmart, and some other venues are not included.

Source: ANN

Sailor Moon Is the Top Graphic Novel in the U.S. in September 2011

Nielsen BookScan reports that Sailor Moon Volume 1 by Naoko Takeuchi is the best selling graphic novel in the United States in September 2011.

The other manga in the September 2011 list include:

  • Codename: Sailor V by Naoko Takeuchi (#2)
  • Naruto Volume 52 by Masashi Kishimoto (#3)
  • Black Bird Volume 10 by Kanoko Sakurakoji (#6)
  • Bleach Volume 36 by Tite Kubo (#8)
  • Fullmetal Alchemist Volume 26 by Hiromu Arakawa (#9)
  • Dance in the Vampire Bund Volume 7 by Nozomu Tamaki (#12)
  • Dance in the Vampire Bund Volume 6 by Nozomu Tamaki (#13)
  • Grand Guignol Orchestra Volume 1 by Kaori Yuki (#15)
  • Dance in the Vampire Bund Volume 9 by Nozomu Tamaki (#17)
  • Omamori Himari Volume 1 by Milan Matra (#18)
  • Ultimo Volume 2 by Hiroyuki Takei(#20)

BookScan’s rankings include sales at Barnes & Noble and other book chains, independent bookstores, and online purchases. However, these rankings do not include sales at comic book stores, Walmart, and some other venues.

Source: ANN