Jump ToC Rankings (Issue 18, 2015)

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Japanese Issue 18

WSJ Cover 18 2015

Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma (Cover, Lead Colour, Poster, Anime Advertisement)
1. One Piece
2. My Hero Academia
Black Clover (Chapter 7)
3. Assassination Classroom
4. Toriko
5. Kagamigami (First Ranking)
Nisekoi: False Love (Center Colour)
Ultra Battle Satellite (Chapter 5)
6. Haikyuu!!
Gin Tama (Center Colour)
7. PSI Kusuo Saiki
8. Hinomaru Zumō
9. World Trigger
Cyborg Roggy (Chapter 6)
Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign (Center Colour, Special Chapter)
10. Bleach
11. Kochikame
12. Takujo no AGEHA: The Table Tennis of AGEHA
13. Gakkyu Hotei: School Judgment
Isobe Isobee Monogatari

Yup, School Judgment is definitely on the way out. Guess Pine’s father will be the final boss of the series.

On the other hand, Kagamigami gets a respectable 5th-place opener. Black Clover and Ultra Battle Satellite have been placed pretty highly by the editors for the unranked weeks, but there’s no telling if they’ll do well enough to stick. I’m sure you can recall a few series the editors placed highly that proceeded to immediately bomb. Cyborg Roggy has had very erratic editor placement. To be perfectly straight, though, I only expect 1, maybe 2 to live. They’re all battle manga and are likely to cannibalize each other.

Japanese Issue 19 Info

Cover, Lead Colour: My Hero Academia (to celebrate volume 3)
Center Colour: Assassination Classroom, a one-shot

Japanese Issue 22-23 Info

Naruto Gaiden: Nanadaime Hokage to Akairo no Hanatsuzuki (New Short Series)

Literally translates to “Naruto Side-Story: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring Month“.

English Issue 17

English Jump Cover 17 2015

Bleach (Cover)
One Piece
My Hero Academia
Toriko
Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma
Gakkyu Hotei: School Judgment
Nisekoi: False Love
One-Punch Man
Claymore (Jump Back)
Tokyo Ghoul (Special Preview)

Tokyo Ghoul was run to advertise that Viz has licensed the series. Also, if you’re wondering why none of the Jump Start series has started a full run in the magazine yet… then you clearly haven’t paid any attention.

This week’s Nihongo Lesson.

This week’s comments:

English Jump Comments 17 2015

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