New York Times Manga Best Seller List: April 6-12, 2014

Here are the top ten selling manga in the United States for the week of April 6-12, 2014, according to the New York Times.

1. Naruto Volume 65 by Masashi Kishimoto
2. Crimson Spell Volume 3 by Ayano Yamane
3. Sword Art Online: Aincrad by Reki Kawahara and Tamako Nakamura
4. Bleach Volume 60 by Tite Kubo
5. Wolf Children: Ame and Yuki by Mamoru Hosoda and Yu
6. Attack on Titan Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama
7. Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Volume 5 by Shinobu Ohtaka
8. Attack on Titan Volume 2 by Hajime Isayama
9. Fairy Tail Volume 36 by Hiro Mashima
10. Alice in the Country of Clover: Nightmare by QuinRose and Yobu

FanimeCon Announces Kira Buckland as Guest

FanimeCon has announced that anime voice actress Kira Buckland will be a guest at their next convention. Buckland’s credits include Blue Exorcist, Accel World, Lagrange, Magi – The Labyrinth of Magic, and 5 Centimeters per Second.

FanimeCon will be taking place May 23-26, 2014 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California.

Konomi Suzuki Performs Opening Theme for No Game, No Life

Konomi Suzuki is performing “This game,” the opening theme song for the No Game, No Life television anime series. The single for the song is being released in Japan on May 21, 2014 in two editions. The limited edition comes with a DVD containing a full PV of the song and a behind the scene footage of her first solo live performance at Shinjuku Blaze in Tokyo on March 15, 2014.

A “TV-size” preview video has been posted on YouTube, and I am embedding it below. I apologize in advance to any of my readers who are unable to view the video due to region blocking.

Trailer for Stand by Me Doraemon

A 90-second full trailer for the Stand by Me Doraemon CG anime film is now available for streaming at YouTube. The trailer features the film’s theme song, which is performed by Motohiro Hata.

The CD single for the song is being released in Japan on August 6, 2014. The film opens in Japanese theaters on August 8, 2014.

I am embedding the trailer below, and I apologize in advance to any of my readers who are unable to view the video due to region blocking.

English Dub Cast for Code:Breaker

FUNimation has announced the English dub cast for the Code:Breaker television anime series.

The English dub cast includes:

  • Jackie Ross is Sakura
  • Micah Solusod is Ogami
  • Jad Saxton is Aoba
  • Aaron Roberts is Sato
  • Lydia Mackay is Kanda
  • Ben Phillips is Prime Minister
  • David Matranga is Hitomi
  • Todd Haberkorn is Toki
  • Sonny Strait is Gotoku
  • Jerry Jewell is Yuki
  • Morgan Garrett is Mother Yuki
  • Cherami Leigh is Nenene
  • Eric Vale is Yukihina
  • Jessica Cavanagh is Hachioji
  • J. Michael Tatum is Heike

The dub is being directed by Colleen Clinkenbeard.

FUNimation is also streaming an official clip of Code:Breaker on YouTube, which I am embedding below. I apologize in advance to any of my readers who are unable to view the video due to region blocking.

Soul Eater Not! Is Now on Hulu

The Fandom Post is reporting that the first episode of the Soul Eater Not! television anime series is now available on Hulu after being made available to FUNimation’s EVS subscribers.

The series is available for Hulu Plus members to watch the show on their TV and mobile devices.

Ping Pong Is Now Available on Hulu

The Fandom Post is reporting that FUNimation has now made the first episode of Ping Pong television anime series on Hulu after FUNimation’s run for their EVS members.

The series is also available for Hulu Plus members to watch on their TV and mobile devices.