My Hero Academia to Get a New Spin-off Manga

This year’s 33rd issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has announced that Yōkō Akiyama will launch a spin-off manga of Kōhei Horikoshi’s My Hero Academia manga, titled My Hero Academia: Team Up Mission.

The manga will get a prologue chapter in the Summer Volume 2 issue of Shueisha’s Jump Giga magazine on July 25, 2019, and then the manga will start its serialization in the September 2019 issue of Shueisha’s Saikyō Jump magazine on August 2, 2019. The new spin-off manga is commemorating the fifth anniversary of the main manga.

Source: ANN

My Hero Academia is #1 Selling Graphic Novel in the United States for June 2019

Nielsen BookScan’s Top 20 selling graphic novel list for June 2019 included 13 manga titles:

  • My Hero Academia Volume 19 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#1)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#2)
  • Komi Can’t Communicate Volume 1 by Tomohito Oda (#4)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#5)
  • Splatoon Volume 6 by Sankichi Hinodeya (#6)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 3 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#8)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 18 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#11)
  • The Promised Neverland Volume 10 by Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu (#12)
  • One-Punch Man Volume 16 by ONE and Yūsuke Murata (#13)
  • Smashed: Junji Ito Story Collection by Junji Ito (#14)
  • Berserk Deluxe Volume 1 by Kentarou Miura (#15)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 4 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#18)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 17 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#19)

Source: ANN

FUNimation Entertainment’s Announcements at Anime Expo

FUNimation Entertainment announced at its Anime Expo panel that its streams for the Fairy gone and Kono Oto Tomare!: Sounds of Life anime will continue on for both of the shows’ second halves in Fall 2019. The company also confirmed that its stream of the upcoming fourth season of the My Hero Academia anime series will premiere in Fall 2019.

FUNimation also announced that it will release a steelbook home video release for the “first season” of Yū Yū Hakusho, and it will also release the “first season” of the new Fruits Basket anime on home video with both a standard and limited edition, with pre-orders available soon.

Source: ANN

Anime Expo to Host My Hero Academia Season 4 Premiere

FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it will present the premiere of the fourth season of the My Hero Academia anime on July 6, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Anime Expo. Voice actors Kaori Nazuka (Toru Hagakure), David Matranga (Shoto Todoroki), Patrick Seitz (Endeavor), and Ricco Fajardo (Mirio Togata) will appear at the screening.

The new season based on Kōhei Horikoshi’s My Hero Academia (Boku no Hero Academia manga will debut on Japanese television in October 2019, and FUNimation will stream the season as it airs in Japan.

Anime Expo will be taking place July 4-7, 2019 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.

Source: ANN

Top 20 Selling Manga for May 2019

NPD BookScan has announced the top 20 selling manga for May 2019:

  1. One-Punch Man Volume 16 by ONE and Yusuke Murata
  2. Berserk Deluxe Edition Volume 1 by Kentaro Miura
  3. Dragon Ball Super Volume 5 by Akira Toriyama and Toyotarou
  4. My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kohei Horikoshi
  5. My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kohei Horikoshi
  6. My Hero Academia Volume 18 by Kohei Horikoshi
  7. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 4 – Diamond Is Unbreakable Volume 1 by Araki Hirohiko
  8. One Piece Volume 90 by Eiichiro Oda
  9. Smashed: Junji Ito Story Collection by Junji Ito
  10. My Hero Academia Volume 3 by Kohei Horikoshi
  11. Black Clover Volume 15 bu Yuki Tabata
  12. My Hero Academia Volume 4 by Kohei Horikoshi
  13. My Hero Academia Volume 17 by Kohei Horikoshi
  14. My Hero Academia Volume 5 by Kohei Horikoshi
  15. My Hero Academia Volume 16 by Kohei Horikoshi
  16. Snow White with the Red Hair Volume 1 by Sorata Akiduki
  17. My Hero Academia Volume 15 by Kohei Horikoshi
  18. Sailor Moon Eternal Edition Volume 4 by Naoko Takeuchi
  19. Uzumaki by Junji Ito
  20. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 by Sui Ishida

Source: The Fandom Post

One-Punch Man Tops Top 20 Graphic Novel List for May 2019

NPD Bookscan has announced the Top 20 selling graphic novels in the United States for May 2019, and twelve manga titles made it onto the list:

  • One-Punch Man Volume 16 by ONE and Yusuke Murata (#1)
  • Berserk Deluxe Volume 1 by Kentaro Miura (#2)
  • Dragon Ball Super Volume 5 by Akira Toriyama and Toyotarou (#3)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kohei Horikoshi (#4)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kohei Horikoshi (#9)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 18 by Kohei Horikoshi (#10)
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 4 – Diamond is Unbreakable Volume 1 by Hirohiko Araki (#11)
  • One Piece Volume 90 by Eiichiro Oda (#12)
  • Smashed: Junji Ito Story Collection by Junji Ito (#14)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 3 by Kohei Horikoshi (#16)
  • Black Clover Volume 15 by Yuki Tabata (#19)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 4 by Kohei Horikoshi (#20)

Source: The Fandom Post

FUNimation Entertainment to Simulcast the Fourth Season of the My Hero Academia Anime

The official English Twitter account for the My Hero Academia television anime series has confirmed that FUNimation Entertainment will be simulcasting the upcoming fourth season of the anime. The new season will premiere in October 2019.

The third season of the anime premiered in April 2018. FUNimation streamed the English dub of the third season, while Crunchyroll and Hulu simulcast the series with English subtitles as it aired in Japan.

Source: ANN