The 47th Angoulême International Comics Festival announced its nominees for Best Comic, which includes two manga:
- Gou Tanabe’s Les Chefs-D’œuvre de Lovecraft: Dans Labîme du Temps (Kūki no Sanmyaku ni te or H.P. Lovecraft’s At The Mountains Of Madness)
- Toshiya Higashimoto’s Le Bateau de Thésee (Theseus no Fune or Ship of Theseus)
H.P. Lovecraft’s At The Mountains Of Madness was also nominated in the same category last year.
Kōhei Horikoshi’s My Hero Academia and Tony Valente’s Radiant works are both nominated for this year’s Best Youth Comic award.
Yoshiharu Tsuge’s Le Fleurs Rouges omnibus book is nominated for Best Heritage Comic. Paru Itagaki’s BEASTARS manga and Akiko Higashimura’s Yukibana no Tora manga are both nominated for the Best Young Adult Comic award.
The Angoulême Festival will run from January 30 through February 2, 2020 in the Angoulême area of France.
FYE has collaborated with FUNimation Entertainment to create a brand-new collection of My Hero Academia-themed exclusive products, arriving at FYE now.
First, for the ultimate fan, FYE and FUNimation partnered with Japan Crate to create an exclusive triple-collaboration My Hero Academia Crate. Available only at FYE, these crates feature a delicious assortment of My Hero Academia-themed sweets & snacks from Japan. All crates include a free trial subscription to the FunimationNow anime streaming service.
Next up is the exclusive Plus Ultra Cereal. Each box is packed with a tasty Ultra Berry Blast cereal that will help you become a hero in your everyday life. And if that isn’t enough to wake up to, there’s the exclusive Bakugo’s Explosion Chocolate Bar. Each milk chocolate bar is loaded with explosive popping candy in every bite – just as volatile as Katsuki Bakugo himself.
This My Hero Academia collection is available exclusively at FYE stores and www.fye.com for a limited time. “Go Beyond” before they’re gone.
Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block has announced that the fourth season of the My Hero Academia anime will premiere on November 9, 2019 at 11:00 p.m. ET.
On that date, Toonami’s schedule will be:
- 11:00 p.m. – My Hero Academia
- 11:30 p.m. – One Punch Man
- 12:00 a.m. – Dr. Stone
- 12:30 a.m. – Fire Force
- 1:00 a.m. – Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma
- 1:30 a.m. – Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
- 2:00 a.m. – Black Clover
- 2:30 a.m. – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind
- 3:00 a.m. – Naruto Shippūden
- 3:30 a.m. – Lupin the Third: Part 5
- 4:00 a.m. – Attack on Titan
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)
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.
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.
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)