New Anime Releases: August 25, 2015

Here are the new anime releases for August 25, 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 16 [Blu-ray/DVD Combo]
Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works Complete First Season [DVD]
Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works Complete First Season [Limited Edition Blu-ray]
Kamigami no Asobi Complete Collection [DVD]
Kamigami no Asobi Complete Collection [Blu-ray]
Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions ~ Heart Throb [DVD]
Vampire Hunter D [DVD]
Vampire Hunter D [Blu-ray]

New York Times Manga Best Seller List: August 2-8, 2015

Here are the top ten selling manga in the United States for the week of August 2-8, 2015, according to the New York Times.

1. Naruto Volume 71 by Masashi Kishimoto
2. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 1 – Phantom Blood Volume 3 by Hirohiko Araki.
3. One Piece Volume 75 by Eiichiro Oda
4. My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kouhei Horikoshi
5. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 by Sui Ishida
6. Fairy Tail Volume 49 by Hiro Mashima
7. No Game, No Life Volume 2 by Yuu Kamiya
8. Attack on Titan Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama
9. Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign Volume 1 by Takaya Kagami and Yamato Yamamoto
10. Akame ga KILL! Volume 3 by Takahiro and Tetsuya Tashiro

Source: The New York Times

Fairy Tail Is Getting a New Monthly Magazine in September 2015

The official website for Kodansha’s Monthly Fairy Tail Magazine has announced that a new monthly magazine dedicated to Hiro Mashima’s Fairy Tail manga will launch digitally on September 1, 2015 and in print on September 17, 2015. The new magazine will be titled Monthly Fairy Tail Collection.

In addition to Fairy Tail news, each issue of the magazine will bundle a DVD with four episodes of the anime and a special video featuring Lucy’s voice actress Aya Hirano. Each issue will also have three pieces of merchandise designed by Mashima. The first issue will include a rubber strap featuring Natsu and Happy, an acrylic key chain featuring Lucy, and a tin badge featuring Grey.

Monthly Fairy Tail Magazine launched in July 2014 and ended after 13 issues exactly one year later in July 2015.

Source: ANN

New York Times Manga Best Seller List: July 26-August 1, 2015

Here are the top ten selling manga in the United States for the week of July 26-August 1, 2015, according to the New York Times.

1. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 by Sui Ishida
2. Akame ga KILL! Volume 3 by Takahiro and Tetsuya Tashiro
3. The Devil Is a Part-Timer! Volume 2 by Satoshi Wagahara and Akio Hiiragi
4. No Game, No Life Volume 2 by Yuu Kamiya
5. Big Hero 6 Volume 1 by Haruki Ueno
6. Black Butler Volume 20 by Yana Toboso
7. Naruto Volume 70 by Masashi Kishimoto
8. Attack on Titan Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama
9. Death Note Black Edition Volume 1 by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata
10. Fairy Tail Volume 49 by Hiro Mashima

Source: The New York Times

New Manga Releases: July 28, 2015

Here are the new manga releases for July 28, 2015. If you see any errors or omissions in this list, please feel free to leave a comment and let me know.

The Complete Chi’s Sweet Home Omnibus GN 1
Fairy Tail GN 49
Magical Girl Apocalypse GN 4
Oh My Goddess! Omnibus GN 1
The World’s Greatest First Love GN 2
Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches GN 3

Kodansha’s Monthly Fairy Tail Magazine Ceases Publication

Kodansha has published the 13th and last issue of Monthly Fairy Tail Magazine.

Fairy Tail manga creator Hiro Mashima and Kodansha launched the magazine exactly one year ago on July 17, 2014. Each issue of the magazine included a DVD with four episodes of the Fairy Tail TV anime.

The magazine launched with two spinoff manga. Mashima drew the prequel Fairy Tail Zero manga, which tells the story of the founders of the Fairy Tail guild. YĆ«suke Shirato drew the Tale of Fairy Tail: Ice Trail manga, which centers around the boyhood of the character Gray, following him until he joined the Fairy Tail guild. Both manga ended in the magazine’s 13th issue.

Source: ANN

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