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May 31, 2011 5:58 PM

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Here are the light novels sales rankings for the first half of the fiscal 2011.

Volume by volume (copies)
*1, 962,495 Moshidora
*2. 240,443 One Piece Strong Words vol.1
*3, 223,124 Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu vol.9
*4, 206,086 Toaru Majutsu no Index: New Testament vol.1
*5, 205,326 Kabukimonogatari
*6, 180,408 Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai vol.8
*7, 178,077 Hanamonogatari
*8, 171,476 IS: Infinite Stratos vol.6
*9, 168,478 Durarara!! vol.9
10, 162,836 IS: Infinite Stratos vol.7
11, 152,939 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai vol.5
12, 151,910 IS: Infinite Stratos vol.1
13, 145,523 IS: Infinite Stratos vol.2
14, 143,478 Gintama Kaettekita 3 nen Z gumi Ginpachi Sensei Returns
15, 140,817 IS: Infinite Stratos vol.3
16, 139,380 One Piece Strong Words vol.2

Author by author (copies)
*1, 1,123,683 Kamachi Kazuma
*2, 1,100,471 Arikawa Hiro
*3, 1,040,219 Yumizuru Izuru
*4, *,969,905 Iwasaki Natsumi ("Moshidora")
*5, *,695,053 Sakuraba Kazuki
*6, *,635,229 Nisio Isin
*7, *,624,064 Fushimi Tsukasa
**, *,472,409 Oda Eiichiro

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dtshyk said:

*9, 168,478 Durarara!! vol.9


That's all i wanted to say~ ♡
 
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May 31, 2011 6:01 PM

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What do the numbers next to the author mean?

Also yeah index FTW with Kamachi number 1. Also, for Oreimo.

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*4, 206,086 Toaru Majutsu no Index: New Testament vol.1
Wanna read the"To aru majutsu no index" Light novels in English? Go here.
http://www.baka-tsuki.org/project/index.php?title=To_Aru_Majutsu_no_Index

 
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dtshyk said:
Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu vol.9
*4, 206,086 ]
I didn't know Baka to test was so popular.
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Moshidora is so popular, yeah..

BakaTest, OreImo & Drrr!! Glad to see them.. :3
 
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dtshyk said:

Author by author (copies)
*1, 1,123,683 Kamachi Kazuma


Proof that people will buy poorly written garbage.
 
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dtshyk said:
*4, 206,086 Toaru Majutsu no Index: New Testament vol.1

*1, 1,123,683 Kamachi Kazuma


Hell yeah. :)b
 
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Is the Moshidora novel really even that good to warrant that much sales? I also heard the anime adaptation was pretty crap so I'm assuming that the novel has some groundbreaking themes and elements and shit.
 
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Numi said:
dtshyk said:
*4, 206,086 Toaru Majutsu no Index: New Testament vol.1

*1, 1,123,683 Kamachi Kazuma


Hell yeah. :)b

Seconded!

Lolis_and_Shotas said:
dtshyk said:
Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu vol.9
*4, 206,086 ]
I didn't know Baka to test was so popular.

Try reading it for a change, it's really funny and lighthearted novel <3

-- I'm looking for "The One" and I'll find her more quickly if I audition two at a time. Think you can do better? --
-- The World God Only Knows -- Toaru Majutsu no Index -- Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai --
 
Jun 1, 2011 12:02 AM

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I see freaking IS there. Life isn't fair
 
Jun 1, 2011 1:06 AM

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FUCK YEAH!
OREIMO!
 
Jun 1, 2011 5:58 AM

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Oh shit didnt know
there was new index series
apparently its the sequel huh
 
Jun 1, 2011 9:03 AM

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IS

Yuck, Japan has lost it.


 
Jun 1, 2011 9:57 AM

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Aezile said:

Lolis_and_Shotas said:
dtshyk said:
Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu vol.9
*4, 206,086 ]
I didn't know Baka to test was so popular.

Try reading it for a change, it's really funny and lighthearted novel <3
I'll probly read it at somepoint, I was just saying I didnt know it was so popular.
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Toaru Majutsu no Index: New Testament need to read it
 
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Nice to see the Moshidora novel at 1#.Also very glad to see the Gintama novel on there too.Usually novels based on manga never do so well.
 
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I can't believe IS is so popular.
 
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