My Hero Academia Is The #2 Selling Graphic Novel in the United States for April 2019

13 manga titles appeared on NPD BookScan’s Top 20 selling graphic novels list for April 2019:

  • My Hero Academia Volume 18 by Kohei Horikoshi (#2)
  • Smashed: Junji Ito Story Collection by Junji Ito (#3)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kohei Horikoshi (#4)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kohei Horikoshi (#7)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 17 by Kohei Horikoshi (#8)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 3 by Kohei Horikoshi (#9)
  • Attack on Titan Volume 27 by Hajime Isayama (#10)
  • Tokyo Ghoul:re Volume 10 by Sui Ishida (#11)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 4 by Kohei Horikoshi (#13)
  • My Hero Academia: Vigilantes Volume 4 by Hideyuki Furuhashi (#14)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 16 by Kohei Horikoshi (#15)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 5 by Koheu Horikoshi (#17)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 15 by Kohei Horikoshi (#18)

Source: The Fandom Post

My Hero Academia Takes 11 of the Top 20 Spots on the U.S. Monthly Bookscan October 2018 Manga List

The top 20 selling manga in the United States for October 2018, according to NPD Bookscan, are:

1. My Hero Academia Volume 15 by Kōhei Horikoshi
2. My Hero Academia: Vigilantes Volume 2 by Hideyuki Furuhashi and Kōhei Horikoshi
3. My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kōhei Horikoshi
4. My Hero Academia Volume 14 by Kōhei Horikoshi
5. Tokyo Ghoul:re Volume 7 by Sui Ishida
6. Berserk Official Guidebook by Kentarou Miura
7. My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kōhei Horikoshi
8. Frankeinstein: Junji Ito Story Collection by Junji Ito
9. Bleach Volume 74 by Tite Kubo
10. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Volume 4 by Akira Himekawa
11. My Hero Academia Volume 3 by Kōhei Horikoshi
12. My Hero Academia: Vigilantes Volume 1 by Hideyuki Furuhashi and Kōhei Horikoshi
13. My Hero Academia Volume 4 by Kōhei Horikoshi
14. My Hero Academia Volume 5 by Kōhei Horikoshi
15. My Hero Academia Volume 13 by Kōhei Horikoshi
16. Blue Exorcist Volume 20 by Kazue Katō
17. My Hero Academia Volume 6 by Kōhei Horikoshi
18. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 by Sui Ishida
19. The Promised Neverland Volume 6 by Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu
20. Food Wars! Volume 26 by Yūto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki

Source: ANN

Hulu Adds Sword Art Online: Alicization and Tokyo Ghoul:re Anime Simulcasts for Fall 2018

Hulu has announced that it will stream Sword Art Online: Alicization and the second part of Tokyo Ghoul:re as subtitled simulcasts during the Fall 2018 season. Sword Art Online: Alicization will premiere on October 6, 2018, with new episodes on Saturdays, and Tokyo Ghoul:re will premiere on October 9, 2018, with new episodes on Tuesdays.

Sword Art Online: Alicization will also be simulcast on Crunchyroll. Tokyo Ghoul:re is also streaming on FUNimation, where it will be available both subtitled and dubbed in English.

Hulu also announced that the following titles are joining its catalog in Fall 2018:

  • Hunter x Hunter Episodes 1-52, dubbed (available October 1, 2018)
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Episodes 1-26, dubbed (available October 1, 2018)
  • Megalobox, subtitled (available October 1, 2018)
  • One-Punch Man Season 1, dubbed (available October 1, 2018)
  • Overlord Season 2, dubbed (available October 24, 2018)
  • Sailor Moon Episodes 90-127, dubbed (available November 1, 2018)

All the shows that Hulu is adding with an English dub are already available on the streaming platform in Japanese with English subtitles.

Source: ANN

FUNimation Entertainment Announces Fall 2018 Simuldub Premiere Dates

FUNimation Entertainment has announced the premiere dates for its English-language simuldubs of the Fall 2018 anime season. The premiere dates are (all times at 4:00 p.m. EDT unless otherwise specified):

  • Double Decker! Doug & Kirill — September 30, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. EDT
  • SSSS.Gridman — October 6, 2018 at 1:40 p.m. EDT
  • Tokyo Ghoul:re Part 2 — October 16, 2018
  • RErideD: Derrida, who leaps through time — October 22, 2018
  • That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime — October 22, 2018
  • Space Battleship Tiramisu Zwei — October 23, 2018
  • Goblin Slayer — October 25, 2018
  • Ulysses: Jeanne d’Arc and the Alchemist Knight — October 25, 2018
  • Radiant — October 27, 2018
  • Zombie Land Saga — October 28, 2018
  • Fairy Tail Final Season — October 29, 2018
  • Ace Attorney Season 2 — October 30, 2018
  • Golden Kamuy Season 2 — October 31, 2018
  • Senran Kagura Shinovi Master — November 1, 2018

The dub premiere dates for Double Decker! Doug & Kirll and SSSS.Gridman are the same as their respective broadcast premiere dates in Japan. In the case of Tokyo Ghoul:re, there will be only a week’s delay between the subtitled version and the dubbed version.

The company also noted that it will have more simuldub titles to announce.

In addition, FUNimation will stream English-subtitled simulcasts of Fairy Tail and Tokyo Ghoul:re, beginning on October 6, 2018 and October 9, 2018, respectively. The company is also continuing its simuldub of Black Clover and its simulcast of One Piece.

Source: ANN

My Hero Academia Is #2 Selling Graphic Novel in the U.S. for August 2018

Fourteen manga titles appeared on NPD BookScan’s Top 20 selling graphic novel list for August 2018:

  • My Hero Academia Volume 14 by Kohei Horikoshi (#2)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kohei Horikoshi (#3)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kohei Horikoshi (#5)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 13 by Kohei Horikoshi (#6)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 3 by Kohei Horikoshi (#8)
  • My Hero Academia: Vigilantes Volume 1 by Hideyuki Furuhashi (#9)
  • Dragon Ball Super Volume 3 by Akira Toriyama and Toyotarou (#10)
  • Tokyo Ghoul: Re Volume 6 by Sui Ishida (#11)
  • RWBY: Official Manga Anthology Volume 2 (#12)
  • One Piece Volume 87 by Eiichiro Oda (#13)
  • One-Punch Man Volume 14 by ONE and Yusuke Murata (#15)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 4 by Kohei Horikoshi (#16)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 12 by Kohei Horikoshi (#17)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 5 by Kohei Horikoshi (#18)

Source: The Fandom Post

One-Punch Man Is #2 on the July 2018 U.S. Adult Graphic Novel BookScan List

14 manga titles appeared on the NPD BookScan Top 20 Adult Graphic Novel list for July 2018:

  • One-Punch Man Volume 14 by ONE and Yuusuke Murata (#2)
  • Dragon Ball Super Volume 3 by Toyotarō and Akira Toriyama (#3)
  • My Hero Academia: Vigilantes Volume 1 by Hideyuki Furuhashi and Betten Court (#5)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#6)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 13 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#7)
  • Attack on Titan Volume 25 by Hajime Isayama (#8)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#10)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 12 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#11)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 3 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#13)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 4 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#16)
  • Berserk Volume 39 by Kentarou Miura (#17)
  • Tokyo Ghoul:re Volume 5 by Sui Ishida (#18)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 11 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#19)
  • Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 by Sui Ishida (#20)

The BookScan rankings represent sales at Barnes & Noble and other book chains, independent bookshops, and online purchases. However, sales at comic book stores, Walmart.com, and some other venues are not included.

Source: ANN

My Hero Academia Occupies Seven of the Top 20 Spots on the U.S. Monthly BookScan List for June 2018

Manga occupied 13 of the Top 20 spots on BookScan’s June 2018 list, and seven of the 13 are volumes of Kōhei Horikoshi’s My Hero Academia.

The 13 manga that appeared on BookScan’s June 2018 list are:

  • My Hero Academia Volume 13 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#1)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#4)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 12 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#5)
  • Tokyo Ghoul:re Volume 5 by Sui Ishida (#8)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 2 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#9)
  • My Solo Exchange Diary Volume 1 by Kabi Nagata (#11)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 11 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#12)
  • Splatoon Volumr 3 by Sankichi Hinodeya (#13)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 3 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#15)
  • RWBY: Official Manga Anthology Volume 1 (#16)
  • My Hero Academia Volume 4 by Kōhei Horikoshi (#18)
  • Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 by Sui Ishida (#19)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Volume 3 by Akira Himekawa (#20)

The BookScan rankings represent sales at Barnes & Noble and other book chains, independent bookshops, and online purchases — but not sales at comic book stores, Walmart.com, and some other venues.

Source: ANN