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

VIZ Media Announces a Pair of New Publishing Releases for August 2019

Explore a hilarious take on your favorite heroes and villains from My Hero Academia in the comedy spoof My Hero Academia: Smash!! Then, the novel Automatic Eve joins the Haikasoru imprint’s literary roster and dives into the world of steampunk with an action-driven tale of political intrigue. Both titles will be available to readers in August 2019 in print and digital editions.

New Publishing Releases for August 2019:

MY HERO ACADEMIA: SMASH!! by Hirofumi Neda
Original Concept by Kohei Horikoshi
MSRP: $9.99 U.S. / $12.99 CAN · Rated “T” for Teens
Available August 6, 2019

The superpowered society of My Hero Academia takes a hilarious turn in this reimagining of the best-selling series. Join Midoriya, All Might and all the aspiring heroes of U.A. High, plus memorable villains, in an irreverent take on the main events of the series, complete with funny gags, ridiculous jokes and superpowered humor. Includes bonus illustrations and a message from My Hero Academia creator Kohei Horikoshi.

AUTOMATIC EVE by Rokuro Inui
MSRP: $16.99 U.S. / $22.99 CAN
Available August 20, 2019

A mighty shogunate ruling the land from Tempu Castle. An imperial line with strict female succession. Caught between these two immense powers, the sprawling city of Tempu is home to many wonders—not least a superhuman technological achievement in the form of a beautiful automaton known as Eve. When a secret that threatens to shake the imperial line intersects with the mystery of Eve’s creation, events are set in motion that soon race toward a shocking conclusion. A new, astonishingly inventive science fantasy masterpiece of historic proportions.

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

NPD 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