Starting the New Year with a Manga Moment and a Heroic SMASH!
Here we are, the newest Bookscan Chart for January 2021, you may recall in last month’s BookScan chart reveal shown us that the Big Two publishers (Marvel and DC Comics) were MIA, this time it is the same story but it is all Manga. ICv2’s Brigid Alverson has recently shared the newest chart and the data details.
Taking the lead is Kohei Horikoshi’s My Hero Academia Volume 26, last month MHA Volume One was sitting on top at Number One but now the first volume dropped to Number Fifteen. Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu’s The Promised Neverland Volumes One, Two, and Eighteen have made it in the Top 18. The Non-Viz Media book (and Manga related included) on the chart is Hajime Isayama‘s Attack on Titan‘s first Volume and Top Shelf Production’s They Called Us Enemy, Attack on Titan’s first volume has moved up six spots to Number 7 possibly due to the Final Season currently streaming and the announcement regarding the Manga Series reaching its conclusion coming up in April. Here is the other Manga that is not only featured but is Viz Media related:
- Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba
- Gege Akutami‘s Jujutsu Kaisen
- Junji Ito‘s Uzumaki
- Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata’s Death Note
- Sui Ishida’s Tokyo Ghoul
“Hawks and the Safety Commission have managed to get their hands on some top-secret information. A big villain attack is coming, and the heroes must do all they can to prepare. As part of these preparations, Eraser Head and Present Mic pay a visit to the prison, while Midoriya, Bakugo, and Todoroki begin training under Endeavor to become fighters who can stand on their own. But in the meantime, the boys will have to survive a dinner party at the Todoroki household!“My Hero Academia Vol. 26 Synopsis
NPD BookScan collects weekly point-of-sale data on print books from over 16,000 locations including e-tailers, chains, mass merchandisers, independent bookstores, and more. NPD BookScan covers approximately 85% of the U.S. trade print book market. The ranks on this chart are based on piece sales. Some publishers classify titles that are primarily text, or art books, as graphic novels; we’ve removed those titles from the ranking above. For more information on NPD Bookscan Charts and the Chart with Actual sales, click here to head over to ICv2.
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