Yen Licenses Include Sexy Sci-Fi, Deadly Romance, and a Goblin Slayer Spinoff
October 13, 2020
The virtual version of New York Comic Con, the New York Comic Con Metaverse, took place last weekend, and the manga news includes nine new manga licenses for Yen Press and one for Vertical Comics.
PRO: October 2020 NPD BookScan - Top 20 Author, Manga, and Superhero Graphic Novels with Actual Sales
Big Shifts in the Individual Categories
November 9, 2020
Superhero numbers were down, Manga numbers were up, and Author titles are all over the place.
'My Hero Academia' Just Keeps Getting Hotter
December 4, 2020
My Hero Academia, on the other hand, just keeps on racking up sales, with Volume 1 posting sales comparable to new volumes in other months.
PRO: November 2020 NPD BookScan - Top 20 Author, Manga, and Superhero Graphic Novels with Actual Sales
Numbers Show Diverging Trends Between Superheroes and Other Categories
December 10, 2020
The actual sales numbers show remarkably different pictures of the list of the top 20 author, manga, and superhero graphic novels in the book channel.
A Big Two-Free Month
January 8, 2021
The December list is Big Two-free.
What We Read While We Stayed Indoors
January 20, 2021
The adult graphic novel bestseller chart for 2020 shows what we reach while we stayed indoors.
Sales Are Up, Down, and All Over the Place
February 9, 2021
The sales figures for the three categories look very different for the top 20 Author, Manga, and Superhero graphic novels in the book channel.
More Room for Variety in Top 20s
February 9, 2021
There's more variety than usual on the top 20 Author, Manga, and Superhero graphic novels in the book channel.
The Market for Manga, the Manga Supply Chain, the Hot Titles
March 3, 2021
We caught up with VIZ Media VP Kevin Hamric for Manga Week to talk about what’s happening in the manga market, the manga supply chain, and the hot titles.