My Hero Academia Is #2 on NPD’s BookScan September 2019 Adult Graphic Novel List

11 manga titles appeared on NPD BookScan’s Top 20 Adult Graphic Novels list for September 2019:

  • My Hero Academia Volume 21 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#2)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#4)
  • Dragon Ball Super Volume 6 by Akira Toriyama and Toyotarō (#8)
  • Uzumaki (Hardcover) by Junji Ito (#9)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 20 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#10)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#11)
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 8 by Koyoharu Gotouge (#13)
  • Splatoon Volume 7 by Sankichi Hinodeya (#14)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 3 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#15)
  • The Way of the Househusband Volume 1 by Kousuke Oono (#16)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 4 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#20)

Source: ANN

Five English Cast Members Announced for the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Anime

Five English cast members have been announced for the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba anime:

  • Zach Aguilar is Tanjiro Kamado
  • Abby Trott is Nezuko Kamado
  • Aleks Le is Zenitsu Agatsuma
  • Bryce Papenbrook is Inosuke Hashibira
  • Johnny Yong Bosch is Giyu Tomioka

Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block will premiere the anime on October 12, 2019.

Source: ANN

Toonami to Premiere the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Anime on October 12, 2019

Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block has announced that the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba television anime will premiere on October 12, 2019.

Aniplex of America announced in July 2019 that the anime will premiere on Toonami with an English dub.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba premiered on April 6, 2019, and Aniplex of America licensed the series. The show is streaming on Hulu, Crunchyroll, and FunimationNow.

Source: ANN

Aniplex of America’s Announcements at Anime Expo

Aniplex of America announced at its Anime Expo panel that the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba television anime will premiere with an English dub on Adult Swim’s Toonami block. The company did not announce a premiere date for the anime.

Aniplex of America also announced the following home video release dates:

  • Kill la Kill Complete Blu-ray Disc Box Set: December 24, 2019
  • Fate/Zero Complete Blu-ray Disc Box Set: October 29, 2019
  • Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel II. lost butterfly Limited and Standard Edition Blu-ray Disc: November 19, 2019
  • Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai Complete Blu-ray Disc Box Set: November 19, 2019
  • I want to eat your pancreas Blu-ray Disc: October 29, 2019

Source: ANN

Four More Cast Members Announced for the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Anime

Four more cast members have been announced for the anime adaptation of the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga:

  • Toshihiko Seki is Muzan Kibutsuji
  • Ryohei Kimura is Swamp Demon
  • Jun Fukuyama is Yahaba
  • Mikako Komatsu is Susamaru

The characters will appear in the show starting with the sixth episode.

The anime premiered in Japan on April 6, 2019, and Aniplex of America has licensed the series. The show is streaming on Hulu, Crunchyroll, and FunimationNow.

Source: ANN

Aniplex of America Licenses the We Never Learn: BOKUBEN and Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Anime

Aniplex of America has announced that it has licensed the anime of Taishi Tsutsui’s We Never Learn (Boku-tachi wa Benkyō ga Dekinai) manga and Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga. Both series will debut on Hulu, Crunchyroll, and FunimationNow on April 6, 2019.

We Never Learn: BOKUBEN is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on April 7, 2019.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on April 6, 2019.

Source: ANN

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga to Get a Four-Panel Spin-off in Jump+ App

This year’s 18th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has announced that Ryōji Hirano will launch a four-panel spin-off manga based on Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga on Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ app and website. The full-color manga will be titled Kimetsu no Aima!, and it will update on the site and app on Sundays. The manga will feature super deformed versions of the characters from the main manga.

The 18th issue also published the first chapter in a two-chapter side-story manga titled “Kimetsu no Yaiba: Tomioka Giyū Gaiden.” Gotouge is credited with the original work, and Hirano is drawing the manga.

The main manga debuted in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in February 2016.

Source: ANN