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The weekly manga and light novels rankings for May 27th - June 2nd

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

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*1. 87,211 *,*87,720 Pandora Hearts Vol.20
*2. 79,163 *,302,427 Inu x Boku SS Vol.9
*3. 69,748 *,*69,748 Tomehane! Vol.11
*4. 66,513 *,*66,513 Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt Vol.2
*5. 65,872 *,173,092 Deadman Wonderland Vol.12
*6. 65,330 *,990,994 Shingeki no Kyojin Vol.10
*7. 63,183 1,049,557 Shingeki no Kyojin Vol.9
*8. 62,638 1,085,884 Shingeki no Kyojin Vol.8
*9. 62,230 1,246,735 Shingeki no Kyojin Vol.5
10. 61,608 1,290,909 Shingeki no Kyojin Vol.4

11. 61,119 1,196,926 Shingeki no Kyojin Vol.6
12. 60,765 1,415,443 Shingeki no Kyojin Vol.3
13. 60,455 1,493,382 Shingeki no Kyojin Vol.1
14. 60,036 1,110,987 Shingeki no Kyojin Vol.7
15. 59,640 1,458,574 Shingeki no Kyojin Vol.2
16. 59,282 *,124,627 Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji Vol.6
17. 54,536 *,157,567 Hoozuki ni Reitetsu Vol.9
18. 52,729 *,448,690 Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Vol.17
19. 50,933 *,*50,933 Jisatsutou Vol.9
20. 46,862 *,423,024 JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 8: Jojolion Vol.4

21. 42,687 *,*89,929 Himitsu no Ai-Chan Vol.10
22. 40,931 *,*78,424 Switch Girl!! Vol.22
23. 40,499 *,*90,031 Hana ni Kedamono Vol.10
24. 38,674 *,138,646 Zetsuen no Tempest Vol.9
25. 38,280 *,*58,172 07-Ghost Vol.16
26. 37,575 *,100,083 Piano no Mori Vol.23
27. 34,316 *,*34,316 World Embryo Vol.10
28. 34,039 *,*34,039 World Embryo Vol.11
29. 33,284 *,335,020 Terra Formars Vol.5
30. 30,287 *,*61,346 Heroine Shikkaku Vol.10

Rank 31-50

Light Novels and Anime/Manga related books
*1. 147,983 147,983 Kagerou Days Vol.3
*2. *37,262 155,277 Koyomimonogatari
*3. *14,657 *14,657 Knight & Magic Vol.2
*4. *14,526 *97,435 Shingeki no Kyojin INSIDE KOU
*5. *14,231 *14,231 Highschool DxD Vol.15 - Limited Edition with OAD
*6. *12,999 *12,999 Shounen Onmyouji Vol.39 "Ononoku Hitomi ni Kuchi-zusame"
*7. *11,582 871,222 Toshokan Sensou Vol.1 Small Size Edition
*8. *10,434 *10,434 Next Life Vol.1
*9. **9,428 342,596 Kagerou Days Vol.1

10. **9,355 **9,355 Shinmai Maou no Testament Vol.3
11. **9,018 570,850 Toshokan Sensou Vol.2 Small Size Edition
12. **8,750 *57,737 Date A Live Encore
13. **8,664 296,928 Kagerou Days Vol.2
14. **8,388 487,600 Toshokan Sensou Vol.3 Small Size Edition
15. **8,071 *10,544 Shousetsu PandoraHearts ~Caucus race~ Vol.3
16. **8,017 465,729 Toshokan Sensou Vol.4 Small Size Edition
17. **8,012 426,044 Toshokan Sensou Vol.5 Small Size Edition
18. **7,875 154,088 Toaru Majutsu no Index: New Testament Vol.7
19. **7,546 383,176 Toshokan Sensou Vol.6 Small Size Edition

20. **7,229 **7,229 Love Live! School idol diary ~Takasaka Honoka~
21. **6,833 **6,833 Kuro no Hiera Glaphicos Vol.6
22. **6,549 *30,746 Campione Vol.14
23. **6,191 **8,992 Tsuki ga Michibiku Isekai Dochu
24. **6,183 **6,183 Cross Regalia Guard the Vampire Princess Vol.5 "Kaijin no Isan"
25. **5,937 **5,937 Hatsukoi Trap
26. **5,906 **5,906 The Silvery Knights of Dragon Vol.9 "Usagi to Yonin no Tei'i Keishousha"
27. **5,808 **8,580 Order was Tantei ni Vol.2 "Satou to Miruku to Supuun Ippai no Nazotoki wo"
28. **5,636 113,974 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. Vol.1
29. **5,573 *24,551 Gakusen Toshi Asterisk Vol.3
30. **5,559 *32,442 Kore wa Zombie desuka Vol.13

Source: Oricon Youtaiju
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Now nearly all of the SnK volumes have surpassed the 1,000,000 sales mark. Next week (or this one) volume 10 should finally join the others. Aside from that

52,729 *,448,690 Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Vol.17
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That's a lot of Shingeki no Kyojin if u ask me
 
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Y'all are looking at SnK, but all I'm seeing is this:

*1. 87,211 *,*87,720 Pandora Hearts Vol.20


Fuck yes, I gotta catch up on PH..
 
 
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I didn't know that Kagerou Days was so popular..
 
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Kakukaku Shikajika held on at the very end. I picked up that one and a few other titles leftover from last week's rankings.
 
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Ookami Shoujo YAY!! Anime??? :P
 
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YAY! Pandora Hearts.
 
 
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DxD LE only sell 14K. And Inu x BokuSS still strong.
Kickstarter for Rokujouma is fully funded. Good work everyone. Lets wait for the result of our hard work together.
 
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Snowical said:

Light Novels and Anime/Manga related books
*1. 147,983 147,983 Kagerou Days Vol.3
*9. **9,428 342,596 Kagerou Days Vol.2
13. **8,664 296,928 Kagerou Days Vol.2


wow kagerous days is so popular even though it hasn't anime adaptation.
probably i should read it now
 
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hakazee said:
Snowical said:

Light Novels and Anime/Manga related books
*1. 147,983 147,983 Kagerou Days Vol.3
*9. **9,428 342,596 Kagerou Days Vol.2
13. **8,664 296,928 Kagerou Days Vol.2


wow kagerous days is so popular even though it hasn't anime adaptation.
probably i should read it now


Plus, the new Kagerou Days album called MekakuCity Records that now (I'm not sure if it still is) sky rocketed to number 1 on the Oricon charts in the matter of three days! Really, ONLY THREE VOCALOID ALBUMS EVER MADE IT TO NUMBER 1. That's really successful for a Vocaloid producer, especially since it's the first Vocaloid album by a Vocaloid producer that went solo (really successful)

Yep, here's a warning folks; the Kagerou Project anime will take us all by storm (announced last year, but no following words of it yet)


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Oh yeah Pandora Hearts! And Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji is still doing well ^^
 
 
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Every slow week puts Shingeki no Kyojin on the rise.

I really should start reading Terra Formars.
 
Jun 10, 2013 4:15 PM

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SnK as big as Naruto now? Anyone who has been following the sales want to chip in on this?
 
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SnK as big as Naruto now? Anyone who has been following the sales want to chip in on this?
For the year 2013, actually bigger. SnK is #4, Naruto is #6.
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2013-06-02/top-selling-manga-in-japan-by-series/2013-first-half
 
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SnK as big as Naruto now? Anyone who has been following the sales want to chip in on this?
For the year 2013, actually bigger. SnK is #4, Naruto is #6.
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2013-06-02/top-selling-manga-in-japan-by-series/2013-first-half


Do you have the sales number volume wise as comparison?

SnK received a rather large boost due to anime, no? I remember it was hovering around 400-500k before.
 
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I hope RE edition of DxD sell better than LE edition.
Kickstarter for Rokujouma is fully funded. Good work everyone. Lets wait for the result of our hard work together.
 
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SnK as big as Naruto now? Anyone who has been following the sales want to chip in on this?
For the year 2013, actually bigger. SnK is #4, Naruto is #6.
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2013-06-02/top-selling-manga-in-japan-by-series/2013-first-half


Do you have the sales number volume wise as comparison?

SnK received a rather large boost due to anime, no? I remember it was hovering around 400-500k before.
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2013-06-02/top-selling-manga-in-japan-by-volume/2013-first-half

The list seems rather obsolete, when comparing it to today's news.
 
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I hope RE edition of DxD sell better than LE edition.
dont worry there was only afew Limited editions they dont call limited edtion for nothing.
 
 
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I'm so happy to see Suicide Island/Jisatsutou in the rankings!

And Shingeki no Kyojin continues to dominate.

Glad to see Deadman Wonderland and JoJo are also continuing to do well.

I really need to get around to reading Pandora Hearts...
 
 
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thanks alot jmal 4 the last reply it answered a lot of questions in my mind,, bro what do u think about naruto sales this year is it normal to be at #6
 
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I have not read the LN version of Kagerou Days yet but nice to see it on this chart :>

Only read manga so far.
 
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theres two kagerou days vol 2 in light novel section , mistake?
 
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theres two kagerou days vol 2 in light novel section , mistake?
Fixed.

> 20. **7,229 **7,229 Love Live! School idol diary ~Takasaka Honoka~

This is the first and more will be coming yay!
So MAL finally starts locking news threads that are only a few weeks old?

I wonder where was the announcement of this change? Or we are seeing yet another case of changes made that impacted users but not communicated to them?

I wonder how long people would put up with this.

As much as I have a bunch of information to share about anime announced recently I cannot share it in news board, and the anime series is too disorganized and chaotic to share information except with people already interested in the particular series.
 
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> 20. **7,229 **7,229 Love Live! School idol diary ~Takasaka Honoka~

This is the first and more will be coming yay!


Nice to see Love Live! on here :D
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how well are the sales doing for Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo?
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The weekly manga and light novels rankings for May
*2. 79,163 *,302,427 Inu x Boku SS Vol.9

16. 59,282 *,124,627 Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji Vol.6

30. 30,287 *,*61,346 Heroine Shikkaku Vol.10

37. 23,098 *,*56,203
Hirunaka no Ryuusei Vol.6


yay for snk!!
and i need to start reading zetsuen no tempest
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All of the SnK vol. on the list again.

I should start reading PH again. I still have it on-hold.
Nice to see Inu x Boku SS, Magi and Zetsuen no Tempest.
 
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symbv said:
darkkrisna said:
theres two kagerou days vol 2 in light novel section , mistake?
Fixed.

> 20. **7,229 **7,229 Love Live! School idol diary ~Takasaka Honoka~

This is the first and more will be coming yay!

What exactly are those books about?
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*2. 79,163 *,302,427 Inu x Boku SS Vol.9
24. 38,674 *,138,646 Zetsuen no Tempest Vol.9


Good to see these two up there. Zetsuen got a good boost in it's manga sales so the anime wasn't a total loss...I hope.


37. 23,098 *,*56,203 Hirunaka no Ryuusei Vol.6
16. 59,282 *,124,627 Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji Vol.6
30. 30,287 *,*61,346 Heroine Shikkaku Vol.10


What I would give for even one of these to get an anime. Come on, Shueisha, please? Ok, ok, I know, TnK, Sukitte and KamiHaji's disc sales were horrible but both Sukitte and TnK made it to the Top Selling Manga for the First Half of 2013. That's gotta mean something right? And even KamiHaji got a good boost in manga sales.
Please Shueisha? :(


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Ookami Shoujo YAY!! Anime??? :P


What I want as well. It would make such a funny anime. But it's been so long since Shueisha animated one of their shoujo manga. =(
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> 20. **7,229 **7,229 Love Live! School idol diary ~Takasaka Honoka~
This is the first and more will be coming yay!

What exactly are those books about?
This is actually a novel that is supposed to be a diary written by Honoka about things she does to become an idol and her activities as an idol. And it also has illustrations and character details information too. Eventually the same "idol diary" will come out for each of the members in Muse.
So MAL finally starts locking news threads that are only a few weeks old?

I wonder where was the announcement of this change? Or we are seeing yet another case of changes made that impacted users but not communicated to them?

I wonder how long people would put up with this.

As much as I have a bunch of information to share about anime announced recently I cannot share it in news board, and the anime series is too disorganized and chaotic to share information except with people already interested in the particular series.
 
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^ I think they skirt around to much. Just announce the second season already :)
 
 
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I hope RE edition of DxD sell better than LE edition.
dont worry there was only afew Limited editions they dont call limited edtion for nothing.


I saw the limited edition and regular edition covers on baka-tsuki for vol.15 and i would honestly want to get the regular edition as well over the limited edition.
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celoer said:
NeoAnkara said:
I hope RE edition of DxD sell better than LE edition.
dont worry there was only afew Limited editions they dont call limited edtion for nothing.
I saw the limited edition and regular edition covers on baka-tsuki for vol.15 and i would honestly want to get the regular edition as well over the limited edition.
Just in case people don't know: The regular edition of HDxD v15 will not be out until Jun 20th.
So MAL finally starts locking news threads that are only a few weeks old?

I wonder where was the announcement of this change? Or we are seeing yet another case of changes made that impacted users but not communicated to them?

I wonder how long people would put up with this.

As much as I have a bunch of information to share about anime announced recently I cannot share it in news board, and the anime series is too disorganized and chaotic to share information except with people already interested in the particular series.
 
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*2. *37,262 155,277 Koyomimonogatari
22. **6,549 *30,746 Campione Vol.14

Glad my week late orders of those two weren't too late to rank...

20. **7,229 **7,229 Love Live! School idol diary ~Takasaka Honoka~

Too bad I hadn't heard of this. Wonder if it's any good. Anyone give it a try?

28. **5,636 113,974 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. Vol.1

Loving the anime, not sure why I haven't ordered all of these yet... maybe I will... not that I don't have too many unread light novels on my shelf already, sigh...
 
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Shingeki no Kyojin rises like King. All of the volumes were included in the Top 20.

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All Kagerou Days LNs are on the charts with extremely high sales! Especially the 3rd volume! :D

I'm so proud of Jin! I really love his series~
 
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celoer said:
NeoAnkara said:
I hope RE edition of DxD sell better than LE edition.
dont worry there was only afew Limited editions they dont call limited edtion for nothing.


Add onto that the Limited edition came with blu-ray and costs the equivalent of $50 or £30 instead of the normal $5-6 14k sales is pretty good.

 
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Lots of light novels on around 150k sales right now.

Weekly sales total for vol 1-9 of SnK:

April 8:
247484

April 15:
352387

April 22:
343040

April 29th:
526855

May 6th:
519867

May 13th:
407914

May 20th:
627810


May 27th:
551674


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35. 24,855 *,*24,855 Yuru Yuri Vol.10 Special Edition

Damn, non-LE didn't make it.


It's my fault for not having bought it yet.
Being serious, though, remember that the thing that matters is the total sales figures, whether we see them or not. If anything splitting it would increase the total sales, not decrease it.
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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.
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