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Here are the weekly Manga & Light Novel rankings for March 9th - 15th

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

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*1. 174,493 *,174,493 Mahoutsukai no Yome Vol.3
*2. 158,175 *,580,863 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Vol.13
*3. 128,677 *,541,968 Haikyuu!! Vol.15
*4. *76,331 *,147,541 Kangoku Gakuen Vol.16
*5. *74,602 *,271,048 Shokugeki no Souma Vol.11
*6. *67,671 *,*67,671 L♥DK Vol.17
*7. *55,332 *,184,515 New Prince of Tennis Vol.14
*8. *54,159 *,434,087 Kyou wa Kaisha Yasumimasu. Vol.8
*9. *52,882 *,*52,882 Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou Vol.7
10. *52,169 *,108,994 Amaama to Inazuma Vol.4

11. *51,470 *,549,159 Saint☆Onii-san Vol.11
12. *50,562 *,206,563 World Trigger Vol.10
13. *49,504 *,*71,641 Mahouka Koukou no Yuutousei Vol.5
14. *49,000 *,*49,169 Youkai Apartment no Yuuga na Nichijou Vol.8
15. *43,136 *,702,569 Nanatsu no Taizai Vol.13
16. *40,005 *,*75,572 Mahou Shoujo of the End Vol.8
17. *36,769 *,*78,456 Baki-Dou Vol.5
18. *36,474 *,492,432 Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun Vol.6
19. *35,759 *,174,511 Youkai Watch Vol.6
20. *34,011 *,115,542 Ookami-heika no Hanayome Vol.12

21. *33,521 *,565,835 Terra Formars Vol.12
22. *32,446 *,*32,446 Tsubasa to Hotaru Vol.4
23. *31,606 *,380,849 Uchuu Kyoudai Vol.25
24. *31,269 *,*31,269 Kantai Collection Anthology Comic: Yokosuka Chinjufu-hen Vol.9
25. *27,947 *,269,460 Orange Vol.4
26. *26,902 *,*51,974 GTO: Paradise Lost Vol.2
27. *26,730 *,*93,051 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Official Character Book: Meibo no Jikan
28. *25,559 *,285,234 Hoozuki no Reitetsu Vol.17
29. *24,787 *,*39,548 Kantai Collection Comic a la Carte: Maizuru Chinjufu-hen Vol.7
30. *23,106 *,*23,106 Chicchai Toki kara Suki dakedo Vol.5

31. *23,052 *,*42,788 Hakaiju Vol.14
32. *22,664 *,*22,664 Soredemo Boku wa Kimi ga Suki Vol.4
33. *22,224 1,329,127 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Vol.1
34. *22,071 *,*22,071 Ooedo Youkai Kawaraban Vol.3
35. *21,940 *,*21,940 Totsuzen desu ga, Ashita Kekkon Shimasu Vol.2
36. *21,582 *,165,123 Kidou Senshi Gundam: The Origin Vol.24 "Tokubetsu-hen"
37. *20,579 *,124,247 Ten Count Vol.3
38. *20,391 *,775,222 Nanatsu no Taizai Vol.12
39. *20,045 *,235,406 Dungeon Meshi Vol.1
40. *19,611 *,377,681 JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 8: Jojolion Vol.9

41. *19,292 1,200,984 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Vol.2
42. *18,620 *,*18,620 Seito Shokun!: Saishuushou - Tabidachi Vol.15
43. *17,646 *,*31,669 Biohazard: Heavenly Island
44. *17,613 *,*60,060 Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal Vol.8
45. *17,466 *,*17,466 Bukiyou na Silent Vol.5
46. *17,410 *,146,383 ReRe Hello Vol.6
47. *17,284 1,105,663 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Vol.3
48. *17,174 *,*21,926 Mahoutsukai no Yome Vol.3 Limited Edition
49. *16,726 *,784,266 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Vol.12
50. *16,688 *,137,388 Marmalade Boy: little Vol.3


Light Novels and Anime/Manga related books
*1. 89,471 *89,471 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index Vol.12
*2. 48,128 *48,128 Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Vol.2
*3. 31,704 *31,704 Eromanga-sensei Vol.4
*4. 17,737 *69,489 Naruto: Shikamaru Hiden - Yami no Shijima ni Ukabu Kumo
*5. 13,053 *13,053 Tenkyou no Alderamin - Nejimaki Seirei Senki Vol.7
*6. 10,115 126,223 Naruto: Kakashi Hiden - Hyouten no Ikazuchi
*7. *9,253 **9,253 Madoushi wa Heibon wo Nozomu Vol.8
*8. *8,332 153,183 Coffee-ten Talleyrand no Jikenbo Vol.4
*9. *7,903 **7,903 Kanae no Hoshi Vol.2
10. *7,126 **7,126 Nourin Vol.10

11. *6,811 *10,762 Senbonzakura Vol.3
12. *6,348 **6,348 World End Economica Vol.2
13. *5,962 **5,962 Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry Vol.0
14. *5,696 *28,960 Isekai Shokudou Vol.1
15. *5,673 **5,673 Ideologue! Vol.1
16. *5,078 **5,078 Manga no Kamisama Vol.1
17. *4,329 **5,654 Kita no Toride nite Vol.1
18. *4,149 **4,832 Kamisama wa Isekai ni Ohikkoshi shimashita Vol.3
19. *4,127 **4,127 Otonarisan wa Kahogo na Ouji-sama
20. *3,922 **3,922 Yuusha kara Ouhi ni Class-change shimashita ga, Nanka Omotteta no to Chigau node Maou ni Tenshoku shiyou to Omoimasu. Vol.1

21. *3,421 **3,421 Charpentier no Zakkaya-san Vol.2
22. *3,335 **3,335 Marginal Operation: [F] Vol.2

Source: Oricon Youtaiju

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Mar 18, 2015 1:52 PM
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*2. 158,175 *,580,863 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Vol.13
33. *22,224 1,329,127 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Vol.1
41. *19,292 1,200,984 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Vol.2
47. *17,284 1,105,663 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Vol.3
49. *16,726 *,784,266 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Vol.12

Well, i didnt know it's selling so well... nevertheless It deserves ;p
Anime is epic!

*2. 48,128 *48,128 Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Vol.2

Glad to see SAO spinoff doing well. Still want to read first volume, didnt see any translations anywhere tho...
Mar 18, 2015 1:52 PM
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*1. 174,493 *,174,493 Mahoutsukai no Yome Vol.3

Needs more love.
Mar 18, 2015 2:04 PM
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Mahoutsukai no Yome is doing so well! Nice.

Also this..
*2. 158,175 *,580,863 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Vol.13
*3. 128,677 *,541,968 Haikyuu!! Vol.15
*4. *76,331 *,147,541 Kangoku Gakuen Vol.16
*5. *74,602 *,271,048 Shokugeki no Souma Vol.11


Very happy to see all of them in the top 5 this week. Monster Musume will probably hit there sometimes in the future as well. Glad to see NT doing well too. That reminds me, I should go read the latest chapter..
Mar 18, 2015 2:07 PM
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Just bought the second volume of Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online, still haven't had the time to properly read the series.
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*9. *52,882 *,*52,882 Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou - That anime hype!

Also *3. 128,677 *,541,968 Haikyuu!! nice to see it selling well!
Mar 18, 2015 2:09 PM
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I hope the new To aru arc will be made into anime
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*5. *74,602 *,271,048 Shokugeki no Souma Vol.11 Waiting for the anime :) HYPE!!


*9. *52,882 *,*52,882 Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou Vol.7 Of course it will sell now with the anime adaption
Mar 18, 2015 2:27 PM
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I hope the new To aru arc will be made into anime


If you mean New Testament, the wait for that may be quite long.
Mar 18, 2015 2:33 PM

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*1. 174,493 *,174,493 Mahoutsukai no Yome Vol.3

Happy for Mahotsukai!! Keep it up~
Mar 18, 2015 2:36 PM

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Yohimo_asakura said:
*2. 158,175 *,580,863 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Vol.13
33. *22,224 1,329,127 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Vol.1
41. *19,292 1,200,984 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Vol.2
47. *17,284 1,105,663 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Vol.3
49. *16,726 *,784,266 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Vol.12

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Oh... Look at that the series is finally showing signs of getting anime boost. Prison school selling fairly well. I bet when the anime airs it will get a huge boost in sales.
Mar 18, 2015 2:38 PM

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<3 the power of anime XD
12. *50,562 *,206,563 World Trigger Vol.10

The ansatsu boost has been revealed.
Every volume has been boosted by 15K+ for the last several weeks but isn't shown on the list because it only goes to 50.
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*2. 48,128 *48,128 Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Vol.2

Glad to see SAO spinoff doing well. Still want to read first volume, didnt see any translations anywhere tho...


Not to be facetious but you do realize you can buy the Yen Press release? 3 volumes out (4th in april) & good translation quality. Give it a try
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Prison School : This series has already been selling so well before the Anime was announced i Guarantee once it airs the sales would jump immensely XD

Monster Musume: This series has already been selling so well even before it was announced to have an anime and it has been doing well in the top of new yorks best seller top 10 adn had already reached over a 1 million copies sold ....Trust me for a Harem ecchi manga to be this popular already before an anime was made is really rare these days which shows how good it is.... XD

Gekkan shoujo Nozaki kun...... Best shoujo comedy to come out in recent years,,,,i hope it keeps selling well and a new season will be announced soon :)
Mar 18, 2015 3:17 PM

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Live action movie boost another series again.

(Also worked with Gantz).

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RetainingEyes said:
Yohimo_asakura said:


*2. 48,128 *48,128 Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Vol.2

Glad to see SAO spinoff doing well. Still want to read first volume, didnt see any translations anywhere tho...


Not to be facetious but you do realize you can buy the Yen Press release? 3 volumes out (4th in april) & good translation quality. Give it a try


Do you understand he's talking about this spin-off by Kino no Tabi's author and not about the original series?
Mar 18, 2015 3:31 PM

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Never realised Ansatsu Kyoushitsu was so big in Japan.

Good to see JoJo, Orange and Gundamu still in the Top 40.
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Happy to see this in the top 5:

*3. 128,677 *,541,968 Haikyuu!! Vol.15

Also to Nanatsu no taizai in the top 40.
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ahh, another One Piece free week.

Nice to see Haikyuu doing well
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Ansatsu Kyoushitsu is doing great with several volumes already selling millions. Nice to see Kyou wa Kaisha Yasumimasu. on the list again!

Kinda surprised that Nourin is on top 10. The anime was average, but the light novel might actually be good.

That No. 20 title though. Light novels with long title have become a trend in the recent years.

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Good news for Index. And i need to start reading Alderamin as well
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*4. *76,331 *,147,541 Kangoku Gakuen Vol.16
*5. *74,602 *,271,048 Shokugeki no Souma Vol.11
*9. *52,882 *,*52,882 Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou Vol.7

Great to see these up there, hope they all get sizeable anime boosts when they air. Need to start Monster Musume soon.

*2. 48,128 *48,128 Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Vol.2
*3. 31,704 *31,704 Eromanga-sensei Vol.4

Fab, hope SAO Alternative can be licensed by Yen Press as well. Same goes for Eromanga-sensei (need to catch up with it).
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*1. 89,471 *89,471 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index Vol.12

why do they hold back on animating index? Ln is awesome

13. *5,962 **5,962 Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry Vol.0

this ^
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Amazing sales for assclass and some people said it didnt get a boost lol.
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Snow said:

Manga
*1. Mahoutsukai no Yome 174,493*,174,493
Wait Wait, this actually sells? Fuck YEAH ^^ I was under the impression that not alot of people read it since its so odd but this is great new!
Mar 18, 2015 8:08 PM

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Just a little more for One Piece new volume to appear on the rank.
Plus the previously one to appear with 3kk+
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Mahoutsukai no Yome in first place? Awesome news!

I can't wait for the release of the english volumes.
Mar 19, 2015 12:02 AM

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Assassination Classroom is doing well. Nice to see.
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Mahoutsukai selling well is nice. I really want to read it :3

Dat AssClass doe :O

Any news on Akatsuki no Yona getting boosts? D:
Mar 19, 2015 1:21 AM

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*5. *74,602 *,271,048 Shokugeki no Souma Vol.11
need more love
Mar 19, 2015 2:15 AM
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The Mahoutsukai no Yome looks nice. Its art style somewhat reminds me of Natsume Yuujinchou.
Mar 19, 2015 2:40 AM

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So Biblia Koshodou got out of the ranking before reaching 500k. :(
Mar 19, 2015 2:49 AM

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Happy to see Orange still on the ranking~

been waiting for more chapters to start reading Mahoutsukai, but seeing this 1st on the list is much wow! i should read this now
Mar 19, 2015 3:12 AM

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So Biblia Koshodou got out of the ranking before reaching 500k. :(


Threshold this week for the bunko rankings was 5673.
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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Is there a longer list, like a top 100?, i've been curious about it


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Is there a longer list, like a top 100?, i've been curious about it


For what? Manga or novels?

For manga, I believe Oricon counts the top 500, but we only have access to the top 50. Lower rankings are probably made available to firms in the industry, which is who this data is really produced for.

The novel ranking on this site is an amalgamation of several different rankings put out by oricon (with their rankings adjusted and irrelevant volumes excluded). The main one is the top 50 bunko, but there's also the top 50 "books" (a ranking that excludes bunko format and manga, amongst other things) which usually has a significantly lower threshold, as well as a "light novel ranking" which is also included. Not included is a separate light novel ranking posted on the oricon website which has really limited restrictions on what is included, and a light novel series ranking. Again, data is counted well below the cutoff points but this is not made publicly available.

There are a couple of other rankings for novels that are just the ranks with no sales figures which are publicly available and go down well below oricon's ranks (top 500 in the case of POS), but these are ranks only and often have a slightly different order to the ranks we see on Oricon, on account of having different sources for the data. Similar things probably exist for manga as well but I don't follow manga sales enough to know what they are.
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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Light novel rankings from Oricon Website:

*1. 2,865 140,687 Kokuhaku Yokou Renshuu Yakimochi no Kotae
*2. 2,581 152,525 Kokuhaku Yokou Renshuu
*3. 2,400 *91,108 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Ya-tan
*4. 2,318 **4,058 Strobe Edge
*5. 2,174 *44,068 Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata
*6. 1,831 *99,010 Tokyo Ghoul Hibi
*7. 1,575 **1,575 Strobe Edge: Kesenai Omoi
*8. 1,475 *81,753 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru 2
*9. 1,422 142,555 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru
10. 1,415 *29,197 Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata 5

Figures in red means that there are weeks missing from the data.

I can't find any past data on sales of this volume of Strobe Edge either - it was released on 28th December 2010
kuuderes_shadowMar 20, 2015 9:11 AM
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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*6. 1,831 *99,010 Tokyo Ghoul Hibi

Woah didn't know the novel was gonna hit 100k.
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Barion-Zara said:

Any news on Akatsuki no Yona getting boosts? D:


The anime already boosted Vol 16, released Dec 19th, from the usual ~70k to 108k, plus the previous volumes probably sold more as well.

Vol. 17 is released on Mar 20th, so we'll see next week if it gets better.
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Yohimo_asakura said:
*2. 158,175 *,580,863 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Vol.13
33. *22,224 1,329,127 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Vol.1
41. *19,292 1,200,984 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Vol.2
47. *17,284 1,105,663 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Vol.3
49. *16,726 *,784,266 Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Vol.12


Oh... Look at that the series is finally showing signs of getting anime boost.


The live action movie is coming out in a couple of days, so there's a lot of talk and promo for it all over mainstream media right now. That's probably helping.
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Ooh so nice to see Ten Count up there! I mean it's not UP up there but it's sales are pretty nice.
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Snow said:
Here are the weekly Manga & Light Novel rankings for March 9th - 15th

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

Light Novels and Anime/Manga related books

*3. 31,704 *31,704 Eromanga-sensei Vol.4


AWW YEA!

I pray an anime adaptation for it comes soon. I love the story
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RetainingEyes said:
Yohimo_asakura said:


*2. 48,128 *48,128 Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Vol.2

Glad to see SAO spinoff doing well. Still want to read first volume, didnt see any translations anywhere tho...


Not to be facetious but you do realize you can buy the Yen Press release? 3 volumes out (4th in april) & good translation quality. Give it a try


I know that, I was talking about Alternative version =)
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Ansatsu Kyoushitsu domination!!
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Never heard of Mahoutsukai no Yome. Looks good!!
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