UDON Bestseller Report for May 6, 2014!

Welcome to the UDON Bestseller Report for May 6th, featuring the hottest-selling titles from UDON Entertainment! After the excitement of this weekend’s Free Comic Book Day, which drove fans to visit their local comic shops, there’s been quite a shake-up in the UDON Bestseller Report!

This information is gathered and reported to us from comic book stores and other bookstores across the world! Keep reading to find out what UDON’s hottest books are, and where you can buy them!

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#1. SoulCalibur: New Legends of Project Soul

Taking over the top spot this week is SoulCalibur: New Legends of Project Soul! Transcending history and the world, a tale of souls and swords eternally retold! SoulCalibur: New Legends of Project Soul collects the artwork of the ultimate weapons-based fighting game – SoulCalibur V. One of the most detailed art books UDON has ever released, this collection is packed with series lore and features character designs, rough concepts, storyboards, creator commentary, character relationship charts, exclusive interviews, and more!

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$39.99, 192 pages, softcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-95-2

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DmC Devil May Cry-cover#2. DmC: Devil May Cry Visual Art

Another title moving quickly up the charts is DmC: Devil May Cry Visual Art, with its powerful new vision for the classic video game. DmC: Devil May Cry depicts a duplicitous world where nothing is ever as it seems and the line between good and evil is constantly blurred. Spurred into action by the promises of a trusted relation, Dante bursts into this new world intent on revenge at any cost. DmC: Devil May Cry Visual Art collects all the concept art behind this modern re-imagining of the Devil May Cry universe and its characters. Included are key visuals, character and location designs, unused concepts, and creator commentary.

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$39.99, 192 pages, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-97-6

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monster_hunter_2#3. Monster Hunter Illustrations 2

Moving into third place is Monster Hunter Illustrations 2! This book collects all of the artwork from the third generation of Monster Hunter games (and some from the second generation), including Monster Hunter Tri, Monster Hunter 3 UltimateMonster Hunter Freedom Unite, and Monster Hunter Portable 3rd! Includes character, armor and weapon designs, environment paintings, rough artwork, and extensive commentary by the Monster Hunter teams throughout the book! As a bonus, our version of the book collects the Japanese black-and-white and color Monster Hunter Illustrations 2 books into one massive collection!

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$49.99, 400 pages, Softcover, 11.75″ x 8.25″, ISBN-13: 978-1926778884
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GurrenLagann-cover#4. Gurren Lagann Art Works

Bust through the heavens with your soul, Gurren Lagann! Featuring buxom babes, brutal beastmen, and mountainous mecha as only GAINAX can deliver, Gurren Lagann is a nonstop roller coaster of all-out anime action! Gurren Lagann Art Works collects the dynamic imagery of this landmark series, including DVD covers, magazine artwork, poster images, promotional illustrations, and more! This stellar book features a ton of double-page spreads, merchandise artwork, and other rare artwork created for the anime and supporting products.

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$39.99, 136 pages, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-07-2

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SFClassicV3-cover#5. Street Fighter Classic Volume 3: Psycho Crusher

Presenting UDON’s classic Street Fighter comics in a gorgeous, oversized hardcover collection! It’s all the pulse-pounding martial arts action of the ultimate fighting game experience, presented through spectacular anime-influenced artwork! In Vol. 3, Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li, Guile, Cammy, and more have finally reached the Street Fighter tournament! Some seek revenge, others aim to uncover M. Bison’s secrets, while others still are simply looking for a good fight! It’s all-out, no-holds-barred martial arts action with the fate of the world at stake!

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$39.99, 136 pages, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-07-2

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#6. Dark Souls Design Works

Showcasing the grim and chilling artwork behind the fan-favorite Dark Souls game in a gorgeous hardcover collection, Dark Souls Design Works features key visuals, concept art, character and monster designs, rough sketches, and an exclusive interview with the game’s creators! (preview)

$39.99, 128 pages, Hardcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-89-1
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Dragon's Dogma ODW#7. Dragon’s Dogma: Official Design Works

This week, Dragon’s Dogma: Official Design Works moves to seventh place on our list! Set in a rich world full of dangerous monsters and classic action-RPG style adventure, Dragon’s Dogma: Official Design Works collects the development artwork behind this expansive game, including character, creature, and weapon designs, plus rough sketches, key visuals, and plenty of creator commentary. (preview)

$44.99, 312 pages, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-92-1
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Ys Art Book Cover#8. Ys: The Art Book

Sticking around in the #8 spot is Ys: The Art Book, celebrating over 25 years of Ys, the flagship series of Japanese RPG publisher Nihon Falcom! Ys: The Art Book collects the fantastic artwork of more than a dozen titles in the Ys franchise, from the original game all the way up to the brand-new Ys: Memories of Celceta. Includes pin-ups, character designs, rare concept art, and more! (preview)

$44.99, 280 pages, Softcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-01-0

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Persona4Cover#9. Persona 4 Official Design Works

Collecting all of Shigenori Soejima’s original art and designs as well as behind-the-scenes material from Atlus’ mega-popular game! (preview)

$39.99, 192 pages, 8.25″ x 11.75″, Diamond: FEB121165, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-45-7
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Okami Official Complete Works cover#10. Okami Official Complete Works

For the second week in a row, Okami Official Complete Works rounds out our top ten titles – a remarkable feat from this perennial bestseller! Based on traditional Japanese brush painting, Okami’s visual style has become a fan favorite. This gorgeous book shows off all of the artwork for the original game!

$39.99, 288 pages, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-897376-02-7
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Mega Man Gigamix Volume 1 cover#11. Mega Man Gigamix Vol. 1

Mega Man Gigamix Vol. 1 is the first chapter in Mega Man’s most epic adventure ever! The three-volume Gigamix series features every Robot Master from the first eight classic Mega Man games, as well as the Stardroids, Bass, Proto Man, Duo, Drs. Cossack, Light, and Wily, and more! (preview)

$12.95, 224 pages, 5.75? wide X 8.25? long, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-23-5
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Eyes_of_Bayonetta#12. The Eyes of Bayonetta

More than just a standard art book, The Eyes of Bayonetta is an awesome collection of artwork, designs, and commentary that comes with a full-length DVD documentary about the creation of the Bayonetta game, including exclusive interviews with director Hideki Kamiya and other key figures behind Bayonetta! A must-have for all of the die-hard fans of this amazing character and game! (preview)

$49.99, 224 pages, Hardcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1926778426
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