Top 20 Selling Manga for December 2021

These were the top 20 selling manga in December 2021, according to NPD BookScan:

  1. Chainsaw Man Volume 8 by Tatsuki Fujimoto
  2. Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 13 by Gege Akutami
  3. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 2 by Koyoharu Gotouge
  4. Chainsaw Man Volume 1 by Tatsuki Fujimoto
  5. Jujutsu Kaisen 0 by Gege Akutami
  6. Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 1 by Gege Akutami
  7. Chainsaw Man Volume 2 by Tatsuki Fujimoto
  8. Attack on Titan Volume 34 by Hajime Isayama
  9. Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Volume 1 by Aidairo
  10. Attack on Titan Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama
  11. Chainsaw Man Volume 3 by Tatsuki Fujimoto
  12. Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 2 by Gege Akutami
  13. Death Note Black Edition Volume 1 by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata
  14. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 by Sui Ishida
  15. Deserter: Junji Ito Story Collection by Junji Ito
  16. Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 3 by Gege Akutami
  17. Kaiju No. 8 Volume 1 by Naoya Matsumoto
  18. Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Volume 2 by Aidairo
  19. Haikyu!! Volume 1 by Haruichi Furudate
  20. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 4 by Koyoharu Gotouge

Source: The Fandom Post

Chainsaw Man Is #1 on the NPD BookScan Adult Graphic Novels List for December 2021

Manga volumes occupied 18 spots on NPD BookScan’s Top 20 adult graphic novels list for December 2021:

  • Chainsaw Man Volume 8 by Tatsuki Fujimoto (#1)
  • Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 13 by Gege Akutami (#2)
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 2 by Koyoharu Gotouge (#3)
  • Chainsaw Man Volume 1 by Tatsuki Fujimoto (#4)
  • Jujutsu Kaisen 0 by Gege Akutami (#5)
  • Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 1 by Gege Akutami (#8)
  • Chainsaw Man Volume 2 by Tatsuki Fujimoto (#9)
  • Attack on Titan Volume 34 by Hajime Isayama (#10)
  • Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Volume 1 by Aidairo (#11)
  • Attack on Titan Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama (#12)
  • Chainsaw Man Volume 3 by Tatsuki Fujimoto (#13)
  • Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 2 by Gege Akutami (#14)
  • Death Note Black Edition Volume 1 by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata (#15)
  • Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 by Sui Ishida (#16)
  • Deserter: Junji Ito Story Collection by Junji Ito (#17)
  • Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 3 by Gege Akutami (#18)
  • Kaiju No. 8 Volume 1 by Naoya Matsumoto (#19)
  • Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Volume 2 by Aidairo (#20)

Source: ANN

Crunchyroll Announces Simulcasts for the Winter 2022 Anime Season

Crunchyroll has announced its anime simulcast lineup for the Winter 2022 season.

Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2
Airtime: January 9, 2022
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc
Airtime: Sundays at 8:00 a.m. PST
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Ranking of Kings
Airtime: TBD (Episodes 1-10 are coming soon)
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, CIS, MENA, and India

The Case Study of Vanitas
Airtime: TBD (Episodes 1-12 are now available)
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, CIS, MENA, and India

Orient
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Blade Runner: Black Lotus
Airtime: Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. PST
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Platinum End
Airtime: Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. PST
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Akebi’s Sailor Uniform
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, CIS, MENA, and India

Cue!
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

In the Land of Leadale
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

The Irregular at Magic High School – Reminiscence Arc
Airtime: TBD
Available in: United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand

Life With an Ordinary Guy Who Reincarnated Into a Total Fantasy Knockout
Airtime: TDB
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Lord El-Melloi II’s Case Files {Rail Zeppelin} Grace note -Special Episode-
Airtime: TBD
Available in: United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand

Love of Kill
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Miss Kuroitsu From the Monster Development Department
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

My Dress-Up Darling
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, CIS, MENA and India

Princess Connect Re:Dive Season 2
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Sabikui Bisco
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

The Strongest Sage With the Weakest Crest
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Theatre of Darkness: Yamishibai
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Tokyo 24th Ward
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, CIS, MENA, and India

World’s End Harem
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
Airtime: Sundays at 1:00 p.m. PST
Available to: Crunchyroll members worldwide excluding Japan, and Premium members in French-speaking territories

Case Closed
Airtime: Saturdays at 4:30 a.m. PST
Available in: United States and United States territories, Canada, the United Kingdom and United Kingdom territories, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand

Digimon Ghost Game
Airtime: Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. PST
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai
Airtime: Fridays at 6:00 p.m. PST
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Kiyo in Kyoto: From the Maiko House
Airtime: Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. PST
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

One Piece
Airtime: Saturdays at 6:00 p.m. PST
Available in: North America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, American Samoa, Guam, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, US Minor Outlying Islands, Europe, Russia, Middle East and Africa

Tropical-Rouge! Precure
Airtime: Saturdays at 5:30 p.m. PST
Available in: North America, Latin America including the Caribbean, South America, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa

Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon – The Second Act
Airtime: Saturdays at 2:00 a.m. PST
Available in: United States, Canada, LatAM, and EMEA

Source: Crunchyroll

FUNimation Entertainment Announces Winter 2022 Anime Season Simulcasts

FUNimation Entertainment has announced the following simulcasts for the Winter 2022 anime season:

  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc – This ongoing simulcast will be available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand
  • Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2 – The simulcast begins on January 9, 2022, and will be available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Information on the SimulDub is forthcoming.
  • Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest Season 2 – The simulcast begins on January 13, 2022, and will be available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
  • She Professed Herself Pupil of the Wise Man – The simulcast begins on January 11, 2022, and will be available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
  • How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom – The simulcast begins on January 8, 2022, and will be available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
  • The Case Study of Vanitas – The simulcast begins on January 14, 2022, and will be available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Sabikui Bisco – The simulcast begins on January 10, 2022, and will be available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
  • The Genius Prince’s Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt – The simulcast begins on January 11, 2022, and will be available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
  • My Dress-Up Darling – The simulcast begins on January 8, 2022, and will be available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Tribe Nine – The simulcast begins on January 10, 2022, and will be available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Tokyo 24th Ward – The simulcast will begin on January 5, 2022, and will be available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Fantasia Sango – Realm of Legends – The simulcast will begin on January 10, 2022, and will be available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Akebi’s Sailor Uniform – The simulcast will begin on January 8, 2022, and will be available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
  • The Irregular at Magic High School: Reminiscence Arc – The premiere date for the simulcast isto be determined, and it will be available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Lord El-Melloi’s II Case Files {Rail Zeppelin} Grace note -Special Episode- – The premiere date for the simulcast is to be determined, and it will be available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Sasaki and Miyano – The simulcast will begin on January 9, 2022, and will be available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Tales of Luminaria the Fateful Crossroad – The simulcast will begin on January 20, 2022, and will be available in the United States and Canada.
  • One Piece – This ongoing simulcast will be available in the United States and Canada. It is also available in Germany and Russia on Wakanim.
  • Ranking of Kings – This ongoing simulcast and SimulDub will be available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. It is also available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.
  • Platinum End – This ongoing simulcast and SimulDub will be available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. It is also available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.
  • Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon—The Second Act – This ongoing simulcast and English dub will be available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.

Source: FUNimation Entertainment

Another Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train Promotional Event Is Happening at animate USA

From December 17 2021-January 3, 2022, animate USA is holding another promotional event for the Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train anime film. And just like before, fans will get the chance to snag a special bonus item alongside new items available at animate USA’s Online Shop.

Items include plush dolls, notebooks, and figures featuring characters from the film itself, amongst many more at animate USA’s Online Shop. And to top it all off, for every $15 spent on Demon Slayer items, customers will receive one of seven types of clear bookmarks. Please note that each bookmark is chosen at random and cannot be specifically selected by customers.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a manga by Koyoharu Gotouge that appeared in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump from February 2016 to May 2020 and adapted into an ongoing TV anime. The film Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train is currently the highest-grossing movie of all time in Japan.

Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train Promotional Event Part 2 originally ran at animate stores in Japan from July 24-August 29, 2021. Starting December 17, 2021, North American fans of the franchise can join in and grab a special bookmark for themselves. So mark your calendars and head over to animate USA’s Online Shop while supplies last.

Animate USA Online Shop: en.animate-onlineshop.jp
Official Twitter: twitter.com/animateUSA
Official Facebook: Facebook.com/animate.usa
Official Instagram: Instagram.com/animate_usa

Top 20 Selling Manga for November 2021

These were the top 20 selling manga in November 2021, according to NPD BookScan:

  1. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba Complete Box Set by Koyoharu Gotouge
  2. Attack on Titan Volume 34 by Hajime Isayama
  3. My Hero Academia Volume 29 by Kōhei Horikoshi
  4. Chainsaw Man Volume 1 by Tatsuki Fujimoto
  5. My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kōhei Horikoshi
  6. Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 1 by Gege Akutami
  7. Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Volume 1 by Aidairo
  8. Chainsaw Man Volume 2 by Tatsuki Fujimoto
  9. Chainsaw Man Volume 3 by Tatsuki Fujimoto
  10. Death Note Black Edition Volume 1 by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata
  11. Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Volume 2 by Aidairo
  12. Attack on Titan Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama
  13. Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 2 by Gege Akutami
  14. Berserk Deluxe Hardcover Volume 9 by Kentarou Miura
  15. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 23 by Koyoharu Gotouge
  16. Chainsaw Man Volume 7 by Tatsuki Fujimoto
  17. Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Volume 11 by Aidairo
  18. Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 3 by Gege Akutami
  19. JoJo’s Bizarre Adevnture Part 5 – Golden Wind Volume 2 by Hirohiko Araki
  20. My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kōhei Horikoshi

Source: The Fandom Post

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Complete Box Set Is #3 on the NPD BookScan Adult Graphic Novels List for November 2021

Manga volumes occupied 17 spots on NPD BookScan’s Top 20 adult graphic novels list for November 2021:

  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba Complete Box Set by Koyoharu Gotouge (#3)
  • Attack on Titan Volume 34 by Hajime Isayama (#4)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 29 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#5)
  • Chainsaw Man Volume 1 by Tatsuki Fujimoto (#6)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#8)
  • Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 1 by Gege Akutami (#9)
  • Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Volume 1 by Aidairo (#10)
  • Chainsaw Man Volume 2 by Tatsuki Fujimoto (#11)
  • Chainsaw Man Volume 3 by Tatsuki Fujimoto (#12)
  • Death Note Black Edition Volume 1 by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata (#13)
  • Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Volume 2 by Aidairo (#14)
  • Attack on Titan Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama (#15)
  • Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 2 by Gege Akutami (#16)
  • Berserk Deluxe Hardcover Volume 9 by Kentarou Miura (#17)
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 23 by Koyoharu Gotouge (#18)
  • Chainsaw Man Volume 7 by Tatsuki Fujimoto (#19)
  • Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Volume 11 by Aidairo (#20)

Source: ANN

FUNimation Entertainment Highlights December 2021 Releases

In December 2021, anime fans can spend the holidays on the high seas with swashbuckling pirates, hitting the beach for some volleyball, or slaying demons on fast moving trains with all new home video offerings from FUNimation Entertainment, the market leader in bringing anime to the forefront of audiences worldwide. Along with Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train arriving on Blu-ray for the first time on December 21, 2021, One Piece, Robotech, Harukana Receive, and more will also be available on Blu-ray throughout December 2021.

Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train Blu-ray – Standard Edition

Set after the events of the “Tanjiro Kamado: Unwavering Resolve Arc,” Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train has Tanjiro, Nezuko, Zenitsu, and Inosuke embark on a new mission. Together with one of the most powerful swordsmen of the Demon Slayer Corps, Flame Hashira Kyojuro Rengoku, they investigate the mysterious disappearance of over 40 people aboard the Mugen Train.

Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train Blu-ray – SE Specifications:
Rating: R
Languages: English, Japanese
Format: Blu-ray
Release Date: December 21, 2021
Subtitle: English
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Main Feature Audio: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; Japanese DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Main Feature Video: 1080p High Definition (HD Native)
Main Feature Runtime: 120

Additional home video releases from FUNimation in December 2021 include:

December 14, 2021:

December 21, 2021:

December 28, 2021:

All titles mentioned are now available for pre-order. Visit shop.funimation.com/home-video for more home entertainment offerings.

Top 20 Selling Manga for October 2021

These were the top 20 selling manga in October 2021, according to NPD BookScan:

  1. Chainsaw Man Volume 7 by Tatsuki Fujimoto
  2. Attack on Titan Volume 34 by Hajime Isayama
  3. Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 12 by Gege Akutami
  4. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 1 by Koyoharu Gotouge
  5. My Hero Academia Volume 29 by Kōhei Horikoshi
  6. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 2 by Koyoharu Gotouge
  7. Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku Volume 5 by Fujita
  8. Spy x Family Volume 6 by Tatsuya Endo
  9. One-Punch Man Volume 23 by ONE
  10. Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Volume 10 by Aidairo
  11. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 23 by Koyoharu Gotouge
  12. My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kōhei Horikoshi
  13. Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Volume 1 by Aidairo
  14. Attack on Titan Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama
  15. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 4 by Koyoharu Gotouge
  16. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 3 by Koyoharu Gotouge
  17. Komi Can’t Communicate Volume 15 by Tomohito Oda
  18. Berserk Deluxe Hardcover Volume 1 by Kentarou Miura
  19. My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kōhei Horikoshi
  20. Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 7 by Gege Akutami

Source: The Fandom Post

Top 20 Selling Manga for September 2021

These were the top 20 selling manga in September 2021, according to NPD BookScan:

  1. My Hero Academia Volume 29 by Kōhei Horikoshi
  2. My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kōhei Horikoshi
  3. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 1 by Koyoharu Gotouge
  4. My Hero Academia Volume 28 by Kōhei Horikoshi
  5. Berserk Deluxe Hardcover Volume 8 by Kentarou Miura
  6. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 23 by Koyoharu Gotouge
  7. 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. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 2 by Koyoharu Gotouge

Source: The Fandom Post