Japanese Issue 17
Haikyuu!! (Cover, Lead Colour)
1. One Piece
2. Assassination Classroom
3. My Hero Academia
Cyborg Roggy (Chapter 5)
4. Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma
Hinomaru Zumō (Center Colour)
Kagamigami (Chapter 7)
5. Gin Tama
Black Clover (Chapter 6)
Dondohare (Center Colour, One-Shot)
6. PSI Kusuo Saiki
Ultra Battle Satellite (Chapter 4)
7. Nisekoi: False Love
11. Gakkyu Hotei: School Judgment
12. Takujo no AGEHA: The Table Tennis of AGEHA
Isobe Isobee Monogatari
World Trigger (Absent)
World Trigger volume sales have hit 200,000 for the first time.
It wasn’t a fluke, then. School Judgment is probably on the way out unless one of the new series just flopped that badly.
Japanese Issue 18 Info
Cover, Lead Colour: Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma
Center Colour: Gin Tama, Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign (Special Chapter)
All of these are to advertise their upcoming anime. Remember, the issues are leaked early – issue 18 is supposed to correspond with the start week of the Summer anime season.
English Issue 16
One-Punch Man (Cover)
Nisekoi: False Love
My Hero Academia (Center Colour)
Ultra Battle Satellite (Jump Start)
Gakkyu Hotei: School Judgment
Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma
Boys Over Flowers Season 2 (Jump Start)
Claymore (Jump Back)
My opinion on this Jump Start round: Kagamigami > Boys Over Flowers Season 2 > Black Clover = Ultra Battle Satellite > Cyborg Roggy. At this point, all of them have had three chapters, but remember: Boys Over Flowers Season 2 gets four chapters.
This week’s Nihongo Lesson is on directions: “migi”, “hidari” and “massugu”. Kanji were included this time due to how similar the ones for migi and hidari are.
This week’s comments: