New York Times Manga Best Seller List: June 7-13, 2015

Here are the top ten selling manga for the week of June 7-13, 2015, according to the New York Times.

1. Naruto Volume 70 by Masashi Kishimoto
2. Deadman Wonderland Volume 9 by Jinsei Katoka and Kazuma Kondou
3. Fairy Tail Volume 48 by Hiro Mashima
4. Assassination Classroom Volume 4 by Yusei Matsui
5. Kamisama Kiss Volume 18 by Julietta Suzuki
6. Food Wars! Volume 6 by Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki
7. Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Volume 1 by Fujino Omori and Kunieda
8. Attack on Titan Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama
9. Big Hero 6 Volume 1 by Haruki Ueno
10. Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past by Shotaro Ishinomori

Source: The New York Times

Fairy Tail Zero and Tale of Fairy Tail: Ice Trail Spinoff Manga Are Ending in July 2015

The 12th issue of Kodansha’s Monthly Fairy Tail magazine has announced that both Hiro Mashima’s Fairy Tail Zero prequel manga and Yūsuke Shirato’s Tale of Fairy Tail: Ice Trail spinoff manga will end in the magazine’s 13th issue, which Kodansha will publish in Japan on July 17, 2015.

Fairy Tail Zero is a prequel to the Fairy Tail manga, and tells the story of the founders of the Fairy Tail guild.

Tale of Fairy Tail: Ice Trail centers around the boyhood of the character Gray, following him until he joined the Fairy Tail guild.

Mashima launched the Fairy Tail Zero manga in the first issue of Monthly Fairy Tail in July 2014. Shirato launched the Tale of Fairy Tail: Ice Trail manga in the same issue.

Source: ANN

New York Times Manga Best Seller List: May 31-June 6, 2015

Here are the top ten selling manga in the United States for the week of May 31-June 6, 2015, according to the New York Times.

1. Naruto Volume 70 by Masashi Kishimoto
2. Assassination Classroom Volume 4 by Yusei Matsui
3. Fairy Tail Volume 48 by Hiro Mashima
4. Trinity Seven Volume 1 by Kenji Saitou and Akinari Nao
5. Food Wars! Volume 6 by Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki
6. Big Hero 6 Volume 1 by Haruki Ueno
7. High School DxD Volume 5 by Hiroji Mishima, Ichiei Ishibumi and Zero Miyama
8. Attack on Titan Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama
9. Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past by Shotaro Ishinomori
10. Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Volume 1 by Fujino Omori and Kunieda

Source: The New York Times

New Manga Releases: June 2, 2015

Here are the new manga releases for the week of June 2, 2015. If you see any errors or omissions in this, please feel free to leave a comment and let me know.

Ajin: Demi-Human GN 5
Assassination Classroom GN 4
Blue Exorcist GN 13
Dragon Ball Omnibus GN 25-27
Fairy Tail GN 48
Food Wars! GN 6
Kamisama Kiss GN 18
Kimi ni Todoke (From Me to You) GN 21
My Little Monster GN 8
Naruto GN 70
Natsume’s Book of Friends GN 18
One Piece Omnibus GN 34-36
Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign GN 5
So Cute It Hurts!! GN 1
Toriko GN 28
Voice Over! Seiyu Academy GN 11

New Anime Releases: June 2, 2015

Here are the new anime releases for the week of June 2, 2015. If you see any errors or omissions in this listing, please feel free to leave a comment and let me know.

5 Centimeters per Second [DVD]
Fairy Tail Collection 4 [Blu-ray/DVD Combo]
Haikyu!! Collection 1 [DVD]
Haikyu!! Collection 1 [Blu-ray]
Nobunagun Complete Series [Blu-ray/DVD Combo]
Nobunagun Complete Series [Blu-ray/DVD Combo Limited Edition]
Please Teacher! [DVD]
Ranma 1/2 Set 6 [DVD]
Ranma 1/2 Set 6 [Blu-ray]
Stepsister [DVD] (18+)
Temptation [DVD] (18+)
Wanna Be The Strongest in the World! Complete Series [Blu-ray/DVD Combo]
Wanna Be The Strongest in the World! Complete Series [Blu-ray/DVD Combo Limited Edition]

Kodansha Comics Announces Fairy Tail: Master’s Edition Collection

Kodansha Comics has announced plans to publish a Fairy Tail: Master’s Edition collection in North America in October 2015. The Master’s Edition will collect the first five volumes in a large-sized, high-quality package for $39.99.

Kodansha explains:

Whether you’re picking up Fairy Tail for the first time or are already a diehard fan, this is THE edition to own. This massive edition will look fantastic on anyone’s shelf, and Hiro Mashima’s art looks better than ever in this oversized book. Coming in at a whopping 7 by 10.5 inches, you haven’t experienced Fairy Tail until you’ve read it like this.

Fairy Tail is the revolutionary manga that has spawned a TV series, films, video games, and more. Fall in love all over again with the beautiful celestial wizard Lucy, the crazy fire wizard Natsu, his talking cat Happy, and the rest of the rowdy guild of hotshot wizards in Fairy Tail.

Did we mention that the Master’s Edition contains the first five volumes and is only $39.99? Be sure to check it out when it hits the shelves in October!

Source: Crunchyroll

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