Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Is #2 on the U.S. Monthly Bookscan March 2020 List

15 manga volumes appeared on NPD BookScan’s Top 20 Adult Graphic Novel list for March 2020:

  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 11 by Koyoharu Gotouge (#2)
  • One-Punch Man Volume 19 by ONE and Yūsuke Murata (#3)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#4)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#5)
  • Berserk Deluxe Volume 4 by Kentarou Miura (#6)
  • Dragon Ball Super Volume 8 by Toyotarō (#7)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 23 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#8)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 22 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#10)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 3 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#11)
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 1 by Koyoharu Gotouge (#12)
  • Uzumaki Hardcover by Junji Ito (#14)
  • The Promised Neverland Volume 14 by Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu (#15)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 4 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#16)
  • BEASTARS Volume 5 by Paru Itagaki (#17)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 5 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#19)

Source: ANN

My Hero Academia Is #2 on the January 2020 NPD BookScan Top 20 Adult Graphic Novel List

17 manga volumes appeared on NPD BookScan’s Top 20 Adult Graphic Novel list for January 2020:

  • My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#2)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#4)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Volume 6 by Akira Himekawa (#5)
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 10 by Koyoharu Gotouge (#6)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 22 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#7)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 3 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#8)
  • Uzumaki by Junji Ito (#10)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 4 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#11)
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 1 by Koyoharu Gotouge (#12)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 20 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#13)
  • No Longer Human by Junji Ito (#14)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 21 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#15)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 5 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#16)
  • Persona 5 Volume 1 by Hisato Murasaki (#17)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 19 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#18)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 18 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#19)
  • The Promised Neverland Volume 13 by Kaiu Shirai (#20)

The BookScan rankings collect data sales from more than 16,000 locations including Barnes & Noble and other book chains, independent bookshops, and online purchases — but not sales at comic book stores, Walmart.com, and some other venues.

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The Promised Neverland Manga to Take a One Week Break So Authors Can Do Research

This year’s ninth issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has announced that Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu’s The Promised Neverland manga will take a one week break so the authors can do research. The manga will return in the 11th issue of the magazine, which ships on February 10, 2020.

The manga previously took one week breaks in October 2019 and December 2019.

Shirai and Demizu launched The Promised Neverland manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in August 2016. VIZ Media publishes the manga in North America.

Source: ANN

The Promised Neverland Manga to Take a One Week Break

This year’s 52nd issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has announced that Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu’s The Promised Neverland manga will take a one week break next week. The manga will return in the second 2020 issue of the magazine, which ships on December 9, 2019. The manga previously took a break in the 48th issue so the authors could perform research.

Shirai and Demizu launched The Promised Neverland manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in August 2016, and the series has entered its final arc as of September 2018.

VIZ Media publishes the manga in North America.

Source: ANN

Aniplex of America Details the Home Video Releases for The Promised Neverland and Sword Art Online Alicization Anime

Aniplex of America announced at its panel at Anime NYC that it will release the first season of The Promised Neverland anime on Blu-ray Disc on March 31, 2020. The release is available for pre-order on the Right Stuf retailer’s website. The release will include English and Japanese audio tracks and Englsh subtitles, all 12 episodes of the first season, a deluxe booklet, and video extras such as a Japanese and English “Mix-up Video.”

The company also announced it will release the first season of the Sword Art Online: Alicization anime on Blu-ray Disc on April 21, 2020. The set will include all 24 episodes plus episode 18.5.

Source: ANN

The Promised Neverland Manga to Take a One-Week Break So Authors Can Do Research

This year’s 47th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has announced that Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu’s The Promised Neverland manga will take a one-week break next week so the authors can perform research. The manga will return in the 49th issue on November 2, 2019.

Shirai and Demizu launched The Promised Neverland manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in August 2016, and the series has entered its final arc as of September 2018.

VIZ Media publishes the manga in North America.

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

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

Voice Actresses from The Promised Neverland and Made in Abyss to Appear at Anime Expo

The official website for Anime Expo has announced that The Promised Neverland anime’s director Mamoru Kanbe and voice actresses Sumire Morohoshi, Maaya Uchida, and Mariya Ise will attend the convention as guests. They will participate in a panel alongside English dub voice actresses Erica Mendez, Jeannie Tirado, and Laura Stahl.

Sentai Filmworks has also announced that it will host a “Voices of the Abyss: Meet the Made in Abyss Seiyuus” panel at Anime Expo, and will host voice actresses Miyu Tomita (Riko), Mariya Ise (Reg), and Shiori Izawa (Nanachi) as guests at the panel. The voice actresses’ appearances at the event will include fan interactions, autograph signings, and a behind-the-scenes look at their performances in the Made in Abyss anime franchise.

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

Source: ANN

The Promised Neverland Manga to Take a One-Week Break

This year’s 24th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has announced that Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu’s The Promised Neverland manga will take a one-week break and will not appear in the magazine’s next issue on May 20, 2019, and will return in the 26th issue on May 27, 2019. The manga will take the break so that Shirai can recover from health issues.

Shirai and Demizu launched The Promised Neverland manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in August 2016.

Source: ANN