On this episode of Manga Mavericks, Colton & Lum once again catch up on some news, especially a lot of sales news, as they finally get back to covering both the New York Times Graphic Books & Manga and Bookscan lists to see where North American manga sales have gone in the past three months. They also discuss the yearly overall NPD Bookscan to see just how well manga has been selling in general (and spoiler alert: Manga has been selling EVEN BETTER then last year)! This along with some serialization and licensing news, as well as a ton of anime news, including the announcement of a new Trigun anime coming from Studio Orange! Enjoy!


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PODCAST BREAKDOWN:

00:00 – Intro/Update on our email from Eric!

04:56 – My Hero Academia surpasses 10 million copies in print in the US

10:22 – NYT Graphic Books & Manga lists from April to June 2022

13:47 – Bookscan lists from March to May

33:49 – NPD Bookscan Report for 2021

1:13:44 – Oricon’s Top Selling Manga for the First Half of 2022

1:24:33 – Noragami enters its final arc

1:25:17 – Hinowa Ga Crush ending with its 8th volume

1:26:00 – Bakemonogatari manga goes on 3-month hiatus

1:27:05 – New Saintia Sho side-story manga

1:28:01 – New manga from the duo behind Deadman Wonderland 

1:30:35 – New one shot from Tatsuki Fujimoto (as well as release date for Chainsaw Man Part 2!)

1:33:14 – New simulpubs available on Manga Plus with more planning to be made available in 2023

1:40:44 – Bubbles Zine to publish Igaguri-kun: Young Judo Master

1:43:29 – Cross Infinite World Licenses

1:48:53 – Viz Media Licenses

2:00:25 – Sae Whan Song joins Viz Media

2:01:40 – Eisner 2022 nominations

2:03:22 – Otaku Elf gets anime

2:04:20 – Second Sword Art Online Progressive film opens in Japan on September 2nd

2:04:48 – Vinland Saga season 2 will come out in January 2023

2:05:17 – New Mononoke film coming

2:06:20 – New Trigun anime coming to Crunchyroll from Studio Orange

2:11:39 – New 3DCG Astro Boy series from the director of Miraculous Ladybug

2:13:16 – Captain Tsubasa 2018 is finally streaming via Roku

2:16:03 – New Junji Ito anime coming to Netflix in 2023 (with Uzumaki anime being delayed once again)

2:18:43 – Zom 100 gets live-action movie on Netflix

2:19:27 – Let’s Go Karaoke gets live-action film in 2023

2:20:11 – Justin Lin attached to direct live-action One-Punch Man film

2:21:10 – GKids acquires theatrical and home video rights to Evangelion 3.0+1.0

2:22:07 – Vote for your favorite episodes of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure

2:23:03 – Lum voted for their favorite episodes of Bleach

2:27:56 – Community Shout-outs!:

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About The Author Colton Solem

Colton is just your regular glasses wearing nerd residing in Saint Louis, Misery (that's a joke) who loves reading and collecting manga as a hobby and also records too many podcasts! He started off his podcasting escapades in 2013 when he created Life Lessons: The Gintama Manga Cast, which is dedicated to Gintama and its past English release of the manga. From there he became the co-host of shows such as the Manga Corner from Anime3000, Heavenly Kings, One Podcast Prevails and many more. Colton first discovered manga back in 2006 when he bought his first issue of Shonen Jump, and ever since then, his love and passion for manga took off from there! His favorite titles include One Piece, Eyeshield 21, My Hero Academia and much, much more. Oh yeah, guess he likes anime as well (but truth be told didn't know what it actually was until about 2007). Colton can be found frequenting sites such as MyAnimeList and Twitter under the handle of sniperking323.

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