New Manga Releases: April 1, 2014

Here are the new manga releases for April 1, 2014. If you see any errors or omissions, please feel free to leave a comment and let me know.

Alice in the Country of Clover: Nightmare GN
Bleach GN 60
Dance in the Vampire Bund Omnibus GN 5
Dictatorial Grimoire: Red Riding Hood GN 3
Dragon Ball: Full Color GN 2
Hana-Kimi Omnibus GN 8
Happy Marriage?! GN 5
Hunter x Hunter GN 32
Library Wars: Love & War GN 11
Naruto GN 65
Nura: Rise of The Yokai Clan GN 20
Pokemon Black and White GN 15
Strike Witches: Maidens in the Sky GN 2
Sweet Rein GN 2
Toriko GN 21
Voice Over! Seiyu Academy GN 4

Seven Seas Releasing Dance in the Vampire Bund Dojinshi Collections

Seven Seas Entertainment announced that it will be releasing two dojinshi collections for Nozomu Tamaki’s Dance in the Vampire Bund manga series.

Dance in the Vampire Bund: Forgotten Tales includes 192 pages of previously uncollected manga as well as other bonus material. Seven Seas is planning to release this book in June 2014.

Dance in the Vampire Bund: Secret Chronicles features 280 pages of previously unpublished canonical short stories. As of this writing, no release date for this book has been announced.

New Manga Releases: November 5, 2013

Here are the new manga releases for November 5, 2013. If you see any errors or omissions in this list, please feel free to leave a comment and let me know.

Air Gear Omnibus GN 2
Alice in the Country of Hearts: The Mad Hatter’s Late Night Tea Party GN 1
A Centaur’s Life GN 1
D.Gray-man Omnibus GN 2
Dance in the Vampire Bund Omnibus GN 4
Mayo Chiki! GN 4
Midnight Secretary GN 2
Naruto GN 63
One Piece Box Set: East Blue and Baroque Works, Volumes 1-23
Pokémon Adventures GN 19
Pokémon Adventures: Black and White GN 2
Psyren GN 13
Senran Kagura: Skirting Shadows, Vol. 1
Skip Beat! Omnibus GN 6
Strobe Edge GN 7
Sweet Rein GN 1
Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee GN 15
Ultimo GN 9
Vampire Knight GN 17
World War Blue GN 3
Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s GN 5

Some FUNimation Titles Are Now Available for Streaming at Viewster.com

FUNimation has announced that some of the company’s anime titles are now available for streaming at Viewster.com:

  • Armitage III
  • Black Butler
  • Casshern Sins
  • Dance in the Vampire Bund
  • El Cazador de la Bruja
  • FLCL
  • Ouran High School Host Club
  • Shuffle!
  • Strike Witches
  • Trigun
  • Vandread
  • Hellsing
  • Samurai Champloo

New Manga Releases: August 6, 2013

Here are the new manga releases for August 6, 2013. If you see any errors or omissions in this list, please feel free to contact me and let me know.

Alice in the Country of Hearts: The Clockmaker’s Story GN
Bakuman. GN 20
A Certain Scientific Railgun GN 8
Dance in the Vampire Bund Omnibus GN 3
A Devil and Her Love Song GN 10
Happy Marriage?! GN 1
Kamisama Kiss GN 13
Kanokon Omnibus GN 3-4
Kaze Hikaru GN 21
Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You GN 17
Kitaro GN
Knights of Sidonia GN 4
Library Wars: Love & War GN 10
Lone Wolf and Cub Omnibus GN 2
Naruto GN 62
Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan GN 16
Otomen GN 16
Pokémon Adventures: Heart Gold Soul Silver GN 1
Pokémon Black and White GN 11
The Sacred Blacksmith GN 2
Slam Dunk GN 29
Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee GN 14
Toriko GN 17
The Wallflower GN 31
World War Blue GN 2

Naruto Is Top Selling Graphic Novel in the U.S. for May 2013

Naruto Volume 61 by Masashi Kishimoto came in at number one on Nielsen BookScan’s list of top 20 graphic novels in American bookstores for May 2013.

Other manga titles that appeared in the top 20 for May 2013 are:

The BookScan rankings include sales from Barnes & Noble and other book chains, independent bookshops, and online purchases; however, sales at comic book stores, Walmart and some other venues are not included.

New York Times Manga Best Seller List: May 12-18, 2013

Here are the top ten selling manga in the United States for the week of May 12-18, 2013, according to the New York Times.

  1. Naruto Volume 61 by Masashi Kishimoto
  2. Dance in the Vampire Bund Volume 14 by Nozomu Tamaki
  3. Dengeki Daisy Volume 12 by Kyousuke Motomi
  4. Black Bird Volume 16 by Kanoko Sakurakoji
  5. Bakuman. Volume 19 by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata
  6. Negima! Magister Negi Magi Volume 38 by Ken Akamatsu
  7. Doubt Volume 1 by Yoshiki Tonogai
  8. Black Butler Volume 13 by Yana Toboso
  9. Sailor Moon Volume 10 by Naoko Takeuchi
  10. Alice in the Country of Hearts: My Fanatic Rabbit Volume 2 by Owl Shinotsuki and Delico Psyche