Tag: Berserk

New York Times Manga Best Seller List: October 16-22, 2016

Here are the top ten selling manga in the United States for the week of October 16-22, 2016, according to the New York Times.

1. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 9 by Sui Ishida

VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 9 enters the list at number one.

2. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 by Sui Ishida

VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 moves back up one spot to number two in its 68th week on the list.

3. One-Punch Man Volume 1 by ONE and Yusuke Murata

VIZ Media’s release of One-Punch Man Volume 1 falls two spots to number three in its 59th week on the list.

4. One-Punch Man Volume 8 by ONE and Yusuke Murata

VIZ Media’s release of One-Punch Man Volume 8 re-enters at number four in its fifth week on the list.

5. Magika Swordsman and Summoner Volume 5 by Mitsuki Mihara and MonRin

Seven Seas Entertainment’s release of Magika Swordsman and Summoner Volume 5 enters the list at number five.

6. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 8 by Sui Ishida

VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 8 re-enters at number six in its ninth week on the list.

7. Attack on Titan Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama

Kodansha Comics’ release of Attack on Titan Volume 1 re-enters at number seven in its 125th week on the list.

8. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 2 by Sui Ishida

VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 2 re-enters at number eight in its 40th week on the list.

9. Berserk Volume 1 by Kentaro Miura

Dark Horse Comics’ release of Berserk Volume 1 re-enters at number nine in its third week on the list.

10. Assassination Classroom Volume 12 by Yusei Matsui

VIZ Media’s release of Assassination Classroom Volume 12 falls six spots to number ten in its third week on the list.

Source: The New York Times

New York Times Manga Best Seller List: October 2-8, 2016

Here are the top ten selling manga for the week of October 2-8, 2016, according to the New York Times.

1. Yona of the Dawn Volume 2 by Mizuho Kusanagi

VIZ Media’s release of Yona of the Dawn Volume 2 enters the list at number one.

2. Food Wars! Volume 14 by Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki

VIZ Media’s release of Food Wars! Volume 14 enters the list at number two.

3. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 by Sui Ishida

VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 moves back up six spots to number three in its 66th week on the list.

4. Assassination Classroom Volume 12 by Yusei Matsui

VIZ Media’s release of Assassination Classroom Volume 12 enters the list at number four.

5. Black Clover Volume 3 by Yuki Tabata

VIZ Media’s release of Black Clover Volume 3 enters the list at number five.

6. The Demon Prince of Momochi House Volume 6 by Aya Shouoto

VIZ Media’s release of The Demon Prince of Momochi House Volume 6 enters the list at number six.

7. Berserk Volume 1 by Kentaro Miura

Dark Horse Manga’s release of Berserk Volume 1 falls one spot to number seven in its second week on the list.

8. Twin Star Exorcists Volume 6 by Yoshiaki Sukeno

VIZ Media’s release of Twin Star Exorcists Volume 6 enters the list at number eight.

9. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 8 by Sui Ishida

VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 8 moves back up one spot to number nine in its eighth week on the list.

10. One-Punch Man Volume 1 by ONE and Yusuke Murata

VIZ Media’s release of One-Punch Man Volume 1 falls eight spots to number ten in its 57th week on the list.

Source: The New York Times

New York Times Manga Best Seller List: September 25-October 1, 2016

Here are the top ten selling manga in the United States for the week of September 25-October 1, 2016, according to the New York Times.

1. Fairy Tail Volume 56 by Hiro Mashima

Kodansha Comics’ release of Fairy Tail Volume 56 enters the list at number one.

2. One-Punch Man Volume 1 by ONE and Yusuke Murata

VIZ Media’s release of One-Punch Man Volume 1 falls one spot to number two in its 56th week on the list.

3. Akame ga KILL! Zero Volume 3 by Takahiro and Kei Toru

Yen Press’ release of Akame ga KILL! Zero Volume 3 enters the list at number three.

4. One-Punch Man Volume 8 by ONE and Yusuke Murata

VIZ Media’s release of One-Punch Man Volume 8 holds steady at number four in its fourth week on the list.

5. Assassination Classroom Volume 1 by Yusei Matsui

VIZ Media’s release of Assassination Classroom Volume 1 re-enters at number five in its 20th week on the list.

6. Berserk Volume 1 by Kentaro Miura

Dark Horse Manga’s release of Berserk Volume 1 enters the list at number six.

7. Haikyu!! Volume 3 by Haruichi Furudate

VIZ Media’s release of Haikyu!! Volume 3 falls two spots to number seven in its fourth week on the list.

8. Devils’ Line Volume 3 by Ryo Hanada

Vertical Comics’ release of Devils’ Line Volume 3 enters the list at number eight.

9. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 by Sui Ishida

VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 falls seven spots to number nine in its 65th week on the list.

10. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 8 by Sui Ishida

VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 8 falls two spots to number ten in its seventh week on the list.

Source: The New York Times

Information on the New Berserk Television Anime Series

Information has been revealed for the forthcoming new Berserk television anime series.

Shin Itagaki is directing the anime. Makoto Fukami is supervising the series scripts in collaboration with Takashi Yamashita. Hisashi Abe is designing the characters. Shiro Sagisu is composing the music. LIDEN FILMS is credited for production, while GEMBA and Millepensee are credited for animation production.

The cast includes:

  • Hiroaki Iwanaga is Guts
  • Kaoru Mizuhara is Puck
  • Yōko Hikasa is Farnese
  • Kazuyuki Okitsu is Serpico
  • Hiro Shimono is Isidro
  • Hiroki Yasumoto is Azan
  • Toa Yukinari is Casca
  • Takahiro Sakurai is Griffith
  • Akio Ohtsuka is Skull Knight
  • Unshou Ishizuka is Narrator

The new Berserk anime is scheduled to premiere in July 2016.

Source: ANN

Berserk Manga to Resume as Monthly Series

This year’s 14th issue of Hakusensha’s Young Animal magazine is announcing that Kentarou Miura’s Berserk manga will resume in the magazine’s next issue as a monthly series, after a 10-month hiatus. Hakusensha will publish this year’s 15th issue of Young Animal in Japan on July 24, 2015. Miura’s last published a chapter of the manga in Young Animal on September 26, 2014.

Miura took a break from Berserk in early 2014 to publish the six-chapter Gigantomakhia mini-series. Berserk returned to Young Animal in the eighth issue, which was published on April 11, 2014, but then the manga went on hiatus again in June 2014. It returned again in August 2014, and went on hiatus again in September 2014.

Hakusensha published the 37th compiled book volume of Berserk in Japan in March 2013. Dark Horse Comics published the same volume in North America in December 2013. The manga inspired a new movie trilogy from Studio 4°C that VIZ Media released in North America.

Source: ANN

Viz Media Announces Special Theatrical Screening of Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III – The Advent

Viz Media has announced that the Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III – The Advent anime film will be screened at the 2014 Japan Film Festival of San Francisco. The film will screen on July 23, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. with an encore presentation on July 27, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. The film will be presented with the original Japanese dialogue and English subtitles. Tickets for Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III – The Advent are $13.00 each.

Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III – The Advent depicts the horrifying conclusion to the epic Golden Age trilogy and unfolds in a magnificently violent nightmare, signifying the birth of a new era. It’s been a year since Griffith’s imprisonment by the Kingdom of Midland. Once praised as the saviors of the Midland, the Band of the Hawk has been on the run and is on the brink of breaking apart. Much to everyone’s surprise, Guts returns to the Hawks, and the search for Griffith begins!

Japan Film Festival of San Francisco to Screen Anime Films

The Japan Film Festival of San Francisco will be taking place July 19-27, 2014, and the films being screened at this year’s event have been announced.

The anime films being screened during the festival include:

  • Short Peace (July 20, 2014)
  • The Garden of Words (July 21, 2014)
  • anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day (July 21, 2014)
  • Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III – The Advent (July 23 and 27, 2014)
  • Hunter x Hunter -The Last Mission- (U.S. premiere; July 26, 2014)