Toonami to Replace One Piece with Tokyo Ghoul

Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block has announced on Facebook that it is taking the One Piece anime series off its schedule starting on March 25, 2017. Toonami will start airing the Tokyo Ghoul anime series on the same day.

Toonami began airing One Piece in May 2013 starting with episode 207. The premiere garnered 995,000 viewers.

The programming block most recently added both Dragon Ball Super and Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn RE:0096 to its schedule starting on January 7, 2017. Toonami will debut Mamoru Oshii and Production I.G’s five-part hybrid live-action/CG micro-series Sand Whale and Me on March 18, 2017.

Source: ANN

My Hero Academia Is Best Selling Manga for February 2017

Seven manga titles made it onto Nielsen BookScan’s Top 20 selling graphic novels for February 2017:

  • My Hero Academia Volume 7 by Kohei Horikoshi (#3)
  • Tokyo Ghoul Volume 11 by Sui Ishida (#4)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition Volume 2 by Akira Himekawa (#5)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition Volume 1 by Akira Himekawa (#7)
  • One-Punch Man Volume 10 by Yusuke Murata and ONE (#11)
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 3 – Stardust Crusaders Volume 2 by Hirohiko Araki (#14)
  • One Piece Volume 81 by Eiichiro Oda (#18)

Source: The Fandom Post

English Cast Announced for One Piece Film Gold

FUNimation Entertainment has announced the English cast for One Piece Film Gold:

  • Colleen Clinkenbeard is Luffy
  • Christopher R. Sabat is Zoro
  • Luci Christian is Nami
  • Sonny Strait is Usopp
  • Eric Vale is Sanji
  • Brina Palencia is Chopper
  • Stephanie Young is Robin
  • Patrick Seitz is Franky
  • Ian Sinclair is Brook
  • Keith Silverstein is Tesoro
  • Michele Knotz is Carina
  • Amber Lee Connors is Baccarat
  • Daman Mills is Tanaka
  • Tyson Rinehart is Dice

Joel McDonald is directing.

Source: ANN

New York Times Manga Best Seller List: November 13-19, 2016

Here are the top ten selling manga in the United States for the week of November 13-19, 2016, according to the New York Times.

1. The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition Volume 1 by Akira Himekawa

VIZ Media’s release of The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition Volume 1 holds steady at number one in its third week on the list.

2. My Hero Academia Volume 6 by Kohei Horikoshi

VIZ Media’s release of My Hero Academia Volume 6 moves up one spot to number three in its third week on the list.

3. One-Punch Man Volume 9 by ONE and Yusuke Murata

VIZ Media’s release of One-Punch Man Volume 9 falls one spot to number three in its third week on the list.

4. One Piece Volume 80 by Eiichiro Oda

VIZ Media’s release of One Piece Volume 80 moves back up two spots to number four in its third week on the list.

5. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 by Sui Ishida

VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 falls one spot to number five in its 72nd week on the list.

6. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 9 by Sui Ishida

VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 9 falls one spot to number six in its fifth week on the list.

7. One-Punch Man Volume 1 by ONE and Yusuke Murata

VIZ Media’s release of One-Punch Man Volume 1 moves up one spot to number seven in its 63rd week on the list.

8. Attack on Titan Volume 1 by Hajima Isayama

Kodansha Comics’ release of Attack on Titan Volume 1 re-enters at number eight in its 127th week on the list.

9. One-Punch Man Volume 8 by ONE and Yusuke Murata

VIZ Media’s release of One-Punch Man Volume 8 re-enters at number nine in its seventh week on the list.

10. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 8 by Sui Ishida

VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 8 re-enters at number ten in its 12th week on the list.

Source: The New York Times

New York Times Manga Best Seller List: November 6-12, 2016

Here are the top ten selling manga in the United States for the week of November 6-12, 2016, according to the New York Times.

1. The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition Volume 1 by Akira Himekawa

VIZ Media’s release of The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition Volume 1 moves up one spot to number one in its second week on the list.

2. One-Punch Man Volume 9 by ONE and Yusuke Murata

VIZ Media’s release of One-Punch Man Volume 9 falls one spot to number two in its second week on the list.

3. My Hero Academia Volume 6 by Kohei Horikoshi

VIZ Media’s release of My Hero Academia Volume 6 holds steady at number three in its second week on the list.

4. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 by Sui Ishida

VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 moves back up four spots to number four in its 71st week on the list.

5. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 9 by Sui Ishida

VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 9 moves back up two spots to number five in its fourth week on the list.

6. One Piece Volume 80 by Eiichiro Oda

VIZ Media’s release of One Piece Volume 80 falls one spot to number six in its second week on the list.

7. Bleach Volume 68 by Tite Kubo

VIZ Media’s release of Bleach Volume 68 falls one spot to number seven in its second week on the list.

8. One-Punch Man Volume 1 by ONE and Yusuke Murata

VIZ Media’s release of One-Punch Man Volume 1 moves back up one spot to number eight in its 62nd week on the list.

9. Fire Force Volume 1 by Atsushi Ohkubo

Kodansha Comics’ release of Fire Force Volume 1 enters the list at number nine.

10. Princess Jellyfish Volume 3 by Akiko Higashimura

Kodansha Comics’ release of Princess Jellyfish Volume 3 enters the list at number ten.

Source: The New York Times

New York Times Manga Best Seller List: October 30-November 5, 2016

Here are the top ten selling manga in the United States for the week of October 30-November 5, 2016, according to the New York Times.

1. One-Punch Man Volume 9 by ONE and Yusuke Murata

VIZ Media’s release of One-Punch Man Volume 9 enters the list at number one.

2. The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition Volume 1 by Akira Himekawa

VIZ Media’s release of The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition Volume 1 enters the list at number two.

3. My Hero Academia Volume 6 by Kohei Horikoshi

VIZ Media’s release of My Hero Academia Volume 6 enters the list at number three.

4. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 3 – Stardust Crusaders Volume 1 by Hirohiko Araki

VIZ Media’s release of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 3 – Stardust Crusaders Volume 1 enters the list at number four.

5. One Piece Volume 80 by Eiichiro Oda

VIZ Media’s release of One Piece Volume 80 enters the list at number five.

6. Bleach Volume 68 by Tite Kubo

VIZ Media’s release of Bleach Volume 68 enters the list at number six.

7. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 9 by Sui Ishida

VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 9 falls six spots to number seven in its third week on the list.

8. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 by Sui Ishida

VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 falls three spots to number eight in its 70th week on the list.

9. One-Punch Man Volume 1 by ONE and Yusuke Murata

VIZ Media’s release of One-Punch Man Volume 1 falls three spots to number nine in its 61st week on the list.

10. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 8 by Sui Ishida

VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 8 falls six spots number ten in its 11th week on the list.

Source: The New York Times

New York Times Manga Best Seller List: August 14-20, 2016

Here are the top ten selling manga in the United States for the week of August 14-20, 2016, according to the New York Times.

1. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 8 by Sui Ishida

VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 8 enters the list at number one.

2. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 by Sui Ishida

VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 falls one spot to number two in its 59th week on the list.

3. Attack on Titan Volume 19 by Hajime Isayama

Kodansha Comics’ release of Attack on Titan Volume 19 moves back up four spots to number three in its third week on the list.

4. One-Punch Man Volume 1 by ONE and Yusuke Murata

VIZ Media’s release of One-Punch Man Volume 1 moves back up one spot to number four in its 50th week on the list.

5. Haikyu!! Volume 2 by Haruichi Furudate

VIZ Media’s release of Haikyu!! Volume 2 moves back up four spots to number five in its third week on the list.

6. Attack on Titan Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama

Kodansha Comics’ release of Attack on Titan Volume 1 re-enters at number six in its 121st week on the list.

7. Assassination CLassroom Volume 11 by Yusei Matsui

VIZ Media’s release of Assassination Classroom Volume 11 enters the list at number seven.

8. One-Punch Man Volume 5 by ONE and Yusuke Murata

VIZ Media’s release of One-Punch Man Volume 5 re-enters at number eight in its eighth week on the list.

9. One Piece Volume 79 by Eiichiro Oda

VIZ Media’s release of One Piece Volume 79 falls five spots number nine in its third week on the list.

10. My Hero Academia Volume 5 by Kohei Horikoshi

VIZ Media’s release of My Hero Academia Volume 5 falls seven spots to number ten in its third week on the list.

Source: The New York Times