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Oct 2, 2014 3:47 AM
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Here are the weekly Manga & Light Novel rankings for September 22nd - 28th

Rank / This week's sales by copies / Cumulative sales / Titles

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*1. 271,768 *,274,007 Uchuu Kyoudai Vol.24
*2. 226,490 *,227,254 Barakamon Vol.10
*3. 202,212 *,202,212 Kyou wa Kaisha Yasumimasu. Vol.7
*4. 187,309 *,188,045 Handa-kun Vol.2
*5. 120,099 *,120,317 Saki Vol.13
*6. 106,378 *,106,378 Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji Vol.10
*7. 103,139 *,348,252 Fairy Tail Vol.45
*8. 102,103 *,687,684 Kimi ni Todoke Vol.22
*9. *99,221 *,213,412 Skip Beat! Vol.35
10. *90,884 *,*92,313 Billy Bat Vol.15

11. *89,577 2,508,601 One Piece Vol.75
12. *72,194 *,*72,194 Honey Vol.5
13. *69,007 *,225,903 Diamond no Ace Vol.43
14. *64,962 *,*97,443 Angel Heart 2nd Season Vol.9
15. *64,349 *,*64,349 Shinohayu the Dawn of Age Vol.2
16. *54,628 *,116,566 Kamisama Hajimemashita Vol.19
17. *47,570 *,*96,792 Peace Maker Vol.13
18. *45,611 *,*45,611 Neko to Watashi no Kinyoubi Vol.6
19. *45,003 *,*45,003 D-Frag! Vol.9
20. *44,855 *,*44,855 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai Vol.11

21. *43,532 *,139,899 Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo Returns Vol.3
22. *42,634 *,*43,198 Kou no Dori Vol.6
23. *42,000 *,143,448 Hajime no Ippo Vol.108
24. *41,198 *,*41,198 Mahouka Koukou no Yuutousei Vol.4
25. *40,887 *,118,341 Shijou Saikyou no Deshi Kenichi Vol.58
26. *39,368 *,*39,368 Hachimitsu ni Hatsukoi Vol.9
27. *35,103 *,*95,748 Hayate no Gotoku! Vol.42
28. *34,780 *,*69,771 Liar Game Vol.17
29. *34,729 *,*35,134 Cooking Papa Vol.129
30. *33,690 *,*33,690 Gugure! Kokkuri-san Vol.7

31. *33,400 *,*33,400 Bread & Butter Vol.2
32. *32,975 *,*32,975 Mobile Suit Gundam MSV-R: Return of Johnny Ridden Vol.9
33. *31,418 *,*31,418 Guyver Vol.31
34. *30,747 *,*67,960 Boku wo Tsutsumu Tsuki no Hikari Vol.14
35. *30,501 *,422,919 Natsume Yuujinchou Vol.18
36. *29,876 *,*96,163 Area no Kishi Vol.42
37. *29,740 *,*29,740 Kedamono Kareshi Vol.6
38. *29,656 *,*70,067 Akatsuki no Yona Vol.15
39. *29,315 *,*29,315 Mobile Suit Crossbone Gundam: Ghost Vol.7
40. *28,838 *,*28,838 Shinrei Tantei Yakumo Vol.12

41. *27,954 *,*65,975 Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii Vol.8
42. *27,520 *,*80,867 Kamisama no Iutoori Ni Vol.8
43. *26,731 *,131,249 Mahou Tsukai no Yome Vol.2
44. *26,715 *,541,418 Tokyo Ghoul Vol.13
45. *26,240 *,*26,240 Taiyou ga Miteiru (kamo Shirenai kara) Vol.1
46. *25,471 *,657,457 Ao Haru Ride Vol.11
47. *24,959 *,*87,795 UQ Holder! Vol.4
48. *23,749 *,295,134 Handa-kun Vol.1
49. *23,006 *,*50,453 Shitsuji-sama no Okiniiri Vol.18
50. *22,901 *,565,697 Tokyo Ghoul Vol.8


Light Novels and Anime/Manga related books
*1. 35,804 126,604 Monogatari Series: Final Season Vol.6 "Zoku Owarimonogatari"
*2. 34,545 *62,150 Date A Live Vol.11
*3. 20,505 *20,505 Campione! Vol.17
*4. 17,472 179,008 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Vol.14
*5. 13,429 *13,429 Vatican Kiseki Chousakan Vol.9
*6. 10,161 *10,161 Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari Vol.7
*7. 10,024 *10,024 Onnakishi-san, JUSCO Ikou yo Vol.1
*8. *8,376 **8,376 Magi Craft Meister Vol.3
*9. *8,179 **8,179 Log Horizon Vol.8 Special Edition
10. *7,413 **7,413 Kenshin no Succeed Vol.10

11. *7,275 **7,275 Log Horizon Vol.8
12. *6,768 **6,768 Sensei, Machigattemasu. Vol.1
13. *6,135 310,071 Sword Art Online Vol.15
14. *6,123 *61,565 Hataraku Maou-sama! Vol.0
15. *4,867 **9,770 Hitsugi no Chaika Vol.10
16. *4,670 *60,100 Strike the Blood Vol.11


Source: Oricon Youtaiju

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Oct 2, 2014 3:49 AM
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Didn't know Barakamon sold well, neat.

What I would give for a second season of Skip Beat ;_;
Oct 2, 2014 3:51 AM
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Still waiting for more translation of Tobiichi Devil. Origami is the best girl and that is a fact.
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Oct 2, 2014 3:56 AM
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44. *26,715 *,541,418 Tokyo Ghoul Vol.13
50. *22,901 *,565,697 Tokyo Ghoul Vol.8


Damn, Tokyo Ghoul needs WAY more love.

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*2. 34,545 *62,150 Date A Live Vol.11


Now that's nice, Vol.10 was really great, glad to see this one doing so good.
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Oct 2, 2014 4:09 AM
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*4. 17,472 179,008 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Vol.14


Good, the Anime was able to push the novel up.
Oct 2, 2014 4:33 AM
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Nice sales.
Nice to see Mahouka getting better sales =)
Oct 2, 2014 4:35 AM
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Huh... Barakamon was unexpected @_@

Nice to see Log Horizon and Chaika, although, the sales are not impressive at all.
Oct 2, 2014 4:39 AM
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FlareStar101 said:
Snow said:
44. *26,715 *,541,418 Tokyo Ghoul Vol.13
50. *22,901 *,565,697 Tokyo Ghoul Vol.8


Damn, Tokyo Ghoul needs WAY more love.


It is doing just fine. The total weekly sales from all its volumes are still good. It sold 265,515 units this week. Oricon counts up to rank 500, so as long as it charts in the Top 50 later on or the 2014 Yearly Rankings, the additional sales should be reflected.

From Aug 11~Sep 28 (7 weeks worth)

Rank / Weekly sales / Weekly charted sales / Manga Series

*3 265,515 *49,616 Tokyo Ghoul (東京喰種トーキョーグール) ← This week's sales
*1 285,172 *79,886 Tokyo Ghoul (東京喰種トーキョーグール)
*3 278,026 122,698 Tokyo Ghoul (東京喰種トーキョーグール)
*3 292,849 274,291 Tokyo Ghoul (東京喰種トーキョーグール)
*2 367,529 347,246 Tokyo Ghoul (東京喰種トーキョーグール)
*1 535,902 389,250 Tokyo Ghoul (東京喰種トーキョーグール) ← Vol.13 was released
*3 301,451 253,432 Tokyo Ghoul (東京喰種トーキョーグール)
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Oct 2, 2014 4:41 AM
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Nice to see Log Horizon and Chaika, although, the sales are not impressive at all.


Both cases are the second highest reported sales for the series. Log Horizon will probably overtake volume 7 with next week's rankings.
Bestselling light novel volumes of the year/all time* (and more in the same club including weekly series ranks etc). <-- No longer being updated. Sorry.
*that there is data for

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Happy to see Kimi ni todoke.
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Really happy to see Barakamon in the top 10
Oct 2, 2014 5:05 AM
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Ejc said:
FlareStar101 said:


Damn, Tokyo Ghoul needs WAY more love.


It is doing just fine. The total weekly sales from all its volumes are still good. It sold 265,515 units this week. Oricon counts up to rank 500, so as long as it charts in the Top 50 later on or the 2014 Yearly Rankings, the additional sales should be reflected.


Could I ask for the link of the full Oricon LN & manga rankings this week (as in, up to rank 500)? There's a series that I wanna check how much it sold. I'll manage even if the link's in Japanese. :)
Oct 2, 2014 5:09 AM

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*2. 226,490 *,227,254 Barakamon Vol.10


Dat anime boost.
Oct 2, 2014 5:27 AM
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I know, right? Too bad the latest volume of Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun released in the middle of the summer season and next one will release only next year; I'd love to see this kind of anime boost for it.
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Space Brothers on top, announce s2 already.
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Oct 2, 2014 5:43 AM

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Good to see Barakamon up there.
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Really nice to see Monogatari topping the sales.
and oh boy Date A Live is selling well. very nice.
Oct 2, 2014 7:23 AM

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*1. 271,768 *,274,007 Uchuu Kyoudai Vol.24


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Ao Haru Ride:
Volume 10: 235,903(3 days), 419,435 (10 days), 540,575 (31 days)
Volume 11: 440,604 (7 days) 543, 534 (14 days) 595, 811 (21 days) 631,986 (28 days) 657,457 (35 days)

About 116~125k boost so far in volume 11 depending on how much the limited edition sold. And its still ranking well in the dailies on shosekiranking. It might make it next week as well, you never know

Barakamon:
Volume 8: 131, 657 (9 days) 153, 704 (16 days)
Volume 9: 160,328 (9 days) 189, 258 (16 days) 208, 875 (23 days)
Volume 10:, 227,254 (7 days)

Volume 10 has already beaten the total volume 9 accumulated in 23 days in just 7 days. Great boost here as well.

Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii:
Volume 6: 31,700(7 days)
Volume 7: 52,955 (10 days)
Volume 8: 38,021 (3 days) 65,975 (10 days)

Steady increase in sales for volume 8.
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*6. 10,161 *10,161 Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari Vol.7

FREAKING YES!!. Happy to see Shield Bro on the list. Hope it continues to sell.
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*2. 226,490 *,227,254 Barakamon Vol.10




Anime boost ftw.
Oct 2, 2014 7:35 AM

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Ejc said:
FlareStar101 said:


Damn, Tokyo Ghoul needs WAY more love.


It is doing just fine. The total weekly sales from all its volumes are still good. It sold 265,515 units this week. Oricon counts up to rank 500, so as long as it charts in the Top 50 later on or the 2014 Yearly Rankings, the additional sales should be reflected.

Will be interesting to see the future sales for TG's sequel, whether a direct sequel or not. October 11th can't come fast enough!!!

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*6. 10,161 *10,161 Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari Vol.7

FREAKING YES!!. Happy to see Shield Bro on the list. Hope it continues to sell.

And get an anime adaptation along with Danmachi since I got a similar vibe/feeling while reading both series.

Oct 2, 2014 7:44 AM

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BotatoPriest said:

Nice to see Log Horizon and Chaika, although, the sales are not impressive at all.


Both cases are the second highest reported sales for the series. Log Horizon will probably overtake volume 7 with next week's rankings.
So basically this is good considering previous sales for the novels.
Still not that great compared to other series. Actually not sure, I don't know much about LN sales.

Thanks for the info.
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44. *26,715 *,541,418 Tokyo Ghoul Vol.13
50. *22,901 *,565,697 Tokyo Ghoul Vol.8

Not bad at all. Lets see how Vol.14 does in a few weeks.

*6. 10,161 *10,161 Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari Vol.7

Excellent. I didn't expect to see it in the list at all. It would be pretty cool to see if it gets an adaption soon.
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Glad to see Barakamon in the SECOND PLACE!
Ohh, Haganai is there too :)
Oct 2, 2014 8:12 AM

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BotatoPriest said:
kuuderes_shadow said:


Both cases are the second highest reported sales for the series. Log Horizon will probably overtake volume 7 with next week's rankings.
So basically this is good considering previous sales for the novels.
Still not that great compared to other series. Actually not sure, I don't know much about LN sales.

Thanks for the info.


From 3 days of sales, Log Horizon's 15454 sales puts it as the 152nd bestselling release of the year to date out of what I include on my spreadsheets. It should be able to get a second week in, which would likely leave it just outside the top 100.

To put you in perspective, there are 74 new light novel releases coming out this week alone. Admittedly this is rather higher than a usual week, but on the other hand that's just the stuff on amazon's list of light novels, which excludes many things that would be included on these lists, and on my spreadsheet - including, incidentally, log horizon volume 8 (which is particularly bizarre given that they count volume 1 as a light novel but whatever...)

It's comfortably within the top 10% of sellers.

Chaika is rather more disappointing. Especially considering last week's sales figure, I was really thinking it was a given that it would pass 10k (thus getting on my spreadsheet) and beat volume 2 to become the bestselling volume of the series. Log Horizon's previous bestseller came out in December and thus was already experiencing the anime sales boost, whereas Chaika's peak came out well before the anime was even being thought about, and it seems the anime series hasn't been effective enough to push it above that level.
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Bestselling light novel volumes of the year/all time* (and more in the same club including weekly series ranks etc). <-- No longer being updated. Sorry.
*that there is data for

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Barakamon x'3
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Good to see Tokyo Ghoul is still selling well, hope it gets higher up in the ranks before the start of season 2 from the anime.
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One Piece passing 2.5 million ;)

Even the manga versions are selling well :) season 2 here we come XD

24. *41,198 *,*41,198 Mahouka Koukou no Yuutousei Vol.4
*4. 17,472 179,008 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Vol.14
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*3. 202,212 *,202,212 Kyou wa Kaisha Yasumimasu. Vol.7


this seems to be pretty popular, am i mistaken or has no scanlation group picked this up so far?
Oct 2, 2014 9:38 AM

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tsudecimo said:
Didn't know Barakamon sold well, neat.

What I would give for a second season of Skip Beat ;_;

The manga is fine really but I wouldn't say no to a second season.

Also looking forward to more Space Bros. Sure hope they'll continue that anime at some point
Oct 2, 2014 9:40 AM

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Looks like Barakamon got boosted up by anime.Great to see! as well as Space Bros #1
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YESSSSSSSSSSSSSS

Space Brothers at top of the food chain. Thank God for that. Well actually I'm pretty happy about all the series in the top 10 manga section this week. I should probably start reading Billy Bat soon too.

Hopefully Barakamon gets a season 2 in the future.
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Ehh kind of a shame that Chaika isn't doing so well.
At least a second season is already a thing and we'll get the full story, I guess :|

Thanks again! Really interesting numbers :D
Oct 2, 2014 12:48 PM

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Didn't know Barakamon sold well, neat.

What I would give for a second season of Skip Beat ;_;


+1 for both. SKIP BEAT S2 WHEN T_T
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Wow, no HxH in the top?
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Wow, no HxH in the top?
I think this is the backlash from all those Hiatuses
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IzKir said:
Wow, no HxH in the top?
I think this is the backlash from all those Hiatuses


I don't even think any new volume is out for hxh yet.
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Lol HxH is one chapter short from a new volume release.

Togashi master troll.
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well done campione
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Space Brothers on top, announce s2 already.
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Yesss. I need moar.

And nice to see Barakamon selling well. :)
Oct 2, 2014 3:47 PM

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Saki Top 5 <3

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Skip Beat still selling very well, I wonder why they haven't made another season of it yet....
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Log Horizon is leagues beyond SAO, sad that it hasn't really caught on.
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Amazing to see Guyver on the list! Even when i've seen it for the first time, it was already published for like 10 years! And it's still selling! Shame there's only 1 volume per year/
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Oct 2, 2014 6:17 PM

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Barakamon!! I see that coming :)
Kyoudai where's my season 2 souvenir from moon?

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Space Brothers and Barakamon! My two favorite feel-good anime :D

Even Barakamon's spin off is 4th. I didn't know Barakamon sold so well.
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SPACE BROTHERS! ♥

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Barakamon!! Awesome sales.
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Uchuu Kyoudai season 2 when?

*5. 120,099 *,120,317 Saki Vol.13

15. *64,349 *,*64,349 Shinohayu the Dawn of Age Vol.2


Hell Yeah! Tanoshii is doing well.

KAN!KAN!KAN!TSUMO! RINSHAN KAIHOU! It's over 9000!
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