New York Times Manga Best Seller List: April 5-11, 2015

Here are the top ten selling manga in the United States for the week of April 5-11, 2015, according to the New York Times.

1. One Piece Volume 74 by Eiichiro Oda
2. Big Hero 6 Volume 1 by Haruki Ueno
3. Attack on Titan Volume 15 by Hajime Isayama
4. Fairy Tail Volume 47 by Hiro Mashima
5. Soul Eater Volume 25 by Atsushi Ohkubo
6. Food Wars! Volume 5 by Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki
7. Assassination Classroom Volume 3 by Yusei Matsui
8. Attack on Titan: Before the Fall Volume 4 by Hajime Isayama, Ryo Suzukaze and Satoshi Shiki
9. Attack on Titan Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama
10. Sword Art Online: Fairy Dance Volume 3 by Reki Kawahara and Tsubasa Haduki

Source: The New York Times

New York Times Manga Best Seller List: March 29-April 4, 2015

Here are the top ten selling manga in the United States for the week of March 29-April 4, 2015, according to the New York Times.

1. Attack on Titan Volume 15 by Hajime Isayama
2. Big Hero 6 Volume 1 by Haruki Ueno
3. Soul Eater Volume 25 by Atsushi Ohkubo
4. Attack on Titan: Before the Fall Volume 4 by Hajime Isayama, Ryo Suzukaze and Satoshi Shiki
5. Attack on Titan Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama
6. Fairy Tail Volume 47 by Hiro Mashima
7. Attack on Titan: No Regrets Volume 1 by Gun Snark, Hikaru Suruga and Hajime Isayama
8. Naruto Volume 69 by Masashi Kishimoto
9. Sword Art Online: Fairy Dance Volume 3 by Reki Kawahara and Tsubasa Haduki
10. All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka, Ryosuke Takeuchi and Takeshi Obata

Source: The New York Times

New Manga Releases: March 31, 2015

Here are the new manga releases for March 31, 2015. If you see any errors or omissions in this list, please feel free to leave a comment and let me know.

Attack on Titan: Before the Fall GN 4
Blade of the Immortal GN 31: Final Curtain
Fairy Tail GN 47
Lone Wolf & Cub Omnibus GN 8
Prophecy GN Part 03
What Did You Eat Yesterday? GN 7
Wolfsmund GN 6
Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches GN 1

Fairy Tail’s Tartarus Arc Casts the Nine Demon Gates

This year’s 17th issue of Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine is announcing the cast for the “Nine Demon Gates” in Fairy Tail‘s Tartarus arc.

The cast includes:

  • Ai Kayano is Kyouka
  • Aki Toyosaki is Sayla
  • Kenjiro Tsuda is Silver
  • Takuma Terajima is Jackal
  • Takahiro Mizushima is Tempesta
  • Yutaka Aoyama is Franmalth
  • Masaki Terasoma is Torafusa
  • Hiroshi Tsuchida is Ezel
  • Kouji Nakata is Keith
  • Momo Asakura is Lamy

The Tartarus arc began in Hiro Mashima’s manga in October 2013 with the 356th chapter, and ended with the 416th chapter in January 2015.

The arc will begin on April 4, 2015.

The 2009 Fairy Tail anime that concluded with a “To Be Continued” title card in 2013. The second series began airing in Japan in April 2014, and Crunchyroll and FUNimation simulcast the series as it airs. FUNimation is releasing the first series on DVD and Blu-ray Disc in North America.

Source: ANN

New Anime Releases for March 10, 2015

Here are the anime releases for the week of March 10, 2015. If you see any errors or omissions in this list, please feel free to leave a comment and let me know.

Fairy Tail Part 15 [Blu-ray/DVD Combo]
The Familiar of Zero: Knight of the Twin Moons [DVD]
The Familiar of Zero: Knight of the Twin Moons [Blu-ray]
Family Affair [DVD] (18+)
Persona 3 the Movie #2 Midsummer Knight’s Dream [Blu-ray; collector’s edition; import]
Persona 3 the Movie #2 Midsummer Knight’s Dream [Blu-ray; import]
The World God Only Knows – Goddesses [DVD]
The World God Only Knows – Goddesses [Blu-ray]
Yu-Gi-Oh! Collection Volume 1 [DVD]

ICv2 Lists North American Market’s Top Manga of Fall/Holiday 2014

ICv2, a retailer focused hobby game and comics/graphic novel markets news site associated with distributor Diamond, has published its list of top 10 manga properties for 2014’s Q4 fall and holidays season. This list was compiled based on interviews with retailers, distributors, and manufacturers.

1. Attack on Titan (Kodansha Comics)
2. Naruto (VIZ Media)
3. Sailor Moon (Kodansha Comics)
4. Pokémon (VIZ Media)
5. Black Butler (Yen Press)
6. Death Note (VIZ Media)
7. Fairy Tail (Kodansha Comics)
8. Soul Eater (Yen Press)
9. Fullmetal Alchemist (VIZ Media)
10. Maximum Ride (Yen Press)

Source: ICv2

New York Times Manga Best Seller List: February 1-7, 2015

Here are the top ten selling manga in the United States for the week of February 1-7, 2015, according to the New York Times.

1. Assassination Classroom Volume 2 by Yusei Matsui
2. Food Wars! Volume 4 by Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki
3. Akame ga KILL! Volume 1 by Takahiro and Tetsuya Tashiro
4. Noragami: Stray God Volume 3 by Adachitoka
5. Soul Eater Volume 24 by Atsushi Ohkubo
6. Unofficial Hatsune Mix by KEI
7. Sword Art Online: Progressive Volume 1 by Reki Kawahara and Kiseki Himura
8. Fairy Tail Volume 46 by Hiro Mashima
9. Black Butler Volume 19 by Yana Toboso
10. Attack on Titan Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama

Source: The New York Times