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

My Hero Academia Wins Best Manga at the Harvey Awards

The Harvey Awards, which honors outstanding work in comics and sequential art, awarded Kōhei Horikoshi’s My Hero Academia manga with the Best Manga award at New York Comic Con.

The manga competed against Junji Ito’s Frankenstein: Junji Ito Story Collection, ONE’s Mob Psycho 100, Yuhki Kamatani’s Our Dreams At Dusk: Shimanami Tasogare, Junji Ito’s Smashed, and Kamome Shirahama’s Witch Hat Atelier manga.

VIZ Media publishes My Hero Academia digitally and in print, and Caleb Cook translates the manga.

Source: ANN

Crunchyroll to Simulcast the Fourth Season of the My Hero Academia Anime

Crunchyroll has announced that it will begin simulcasting the My Hero Academia anime’s fourth season with English subtitles on October 12, 2019, the same day that it will premiere in Japan. The anime will stream in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean. The series will also stream for Premium Members in Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and the Netherlands.

FUNimation Entertainment and Hulu will simulcast the season with English subtitles as it airs in Japan. FUNimation will also stream an English simuldub, but the start date has not been announced for it yet.

Source: ANN

FUNimation Entertainment to Simulcast the Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld and We Never Learn Season 2 Anime

FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it will simulcast the Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld and the second season of the We Never Learn: BOKUBEN anime in Fall 2019.

The simulcast for Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld will debut on October 12, 2019 for users in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.

The simulcast for We Never Learn: BOKUBEN Season 2 will debut on October, 2019 5 for users in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.

In addition, the company revealed the debut dates and confirmed SimulDubs for some of its previously announced simulcasts, including:

  • My Hero Academia Season 4 (October 12, 2019 in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand)
  • Kono Oto Tomare!: Sounds of Life Season 2 (October 5, 2019 in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand)

Source: ANN

FUNimation Entertainment and Hulu to Simulcast the Fourth Season of the My Hero Academia Anime on October 12, 2019

FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it and Hulu will begin simulcasting the My Hero Academia anime’s fourth season with English subtitles on October 12, 2019, the same day as it premieres in Japan. FUNimation will simulcast the anime in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, and Australia. FUNimation will also stream an English simuldub at an as-yet unannounced date.

The new season covers the manga’s Hero Intern arc.

New cast members include Shinichiro Miki as Sir Nighteye, Rie Murakawa as Bubble Girl, Kazuyuki Okitsu as Fat Gum, and Seiran Kobayashi as Eri.

Source: ANN

My Hero Academia Is Best-Selling Graphic Novel in the U.S. for August 2019

The BookScan Top 20 selling adult graphic novels list for August 2019 includes 13 manga titles:

  • My Hero Academia Volume 20 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#1)
  • One-Punch Man Volume 17 by ONE and Yūsuke Murata (#4)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#6)
  • Komi Can’t Communicate Volume 2 by Tomohito Oda (#7)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#9)
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 4 Diamond Is Unbreakable Volume 2 by Hirohiko Araki (#10)
  • One Piece Volume 91 by Eiichiro Oda (#11)
  • Attack on Titan Volume 28 by Hajime Isayama (#13)
  • The Promised Neverland Volume 11 by Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu (#14)
  • My Hero Academia: Smash!! Volume 1 by Hirofumi Neda (#16)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 19 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#17)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 3 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#18)
  • Komi Can’t Communicate Volume 1 by Tomohito Oda (#20)

Source: ANN

The Top Selling Manga on the NPD BookScan Top 20 Adult Graphic Novels List for July 2019

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

  • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Volume 5 by Akira Himekawa (#4)
  • Berserk Deluxe Volume 2 by Kentarou Miura (#5)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#6)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#7)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 19 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#8)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 3 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#9)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 4 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#12)
  • Komi Can’t Communicate Volume 1 by Tomohito Oda (#13)
  • My Hero Academia: Vigilantes Volume 5 by Hideyuki Furuhashi and Betten Court (#14)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 16 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#15)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 18 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#16)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 17 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#17)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 5 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#18)
  • Berserk Deluxe Volume 1 by Kentarou Miura (#20)

Source: ANN