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Japan's Weekly Manga Ranking For May 4 - 10

by dtshyk
May 13, 2009 4:43 PM | 19 Comments
Here is the weekly manga sales ranking top 30 for May 4th - 10th.

*1, 291,155 *,795,179 Naruto vol.46
*2, 165,719 *,324,053 Ouran High School Host Club vol.14
*3, *85,933 *,181,233 Claymore vol.16
*4, *80,171 *,183,504 Eyeshield 21 vol.35
*5, *66,271 *,149,487 Toriko vol.4
*6, *57,201 *,136,882 Gintama Character Book vol.2 Gintama Gonensei
*7, *54,085 *,*54,085 Hanma Baki vol.18
*8. *45,085 *,*99,798 Yu-Gi-Oh! GX vol.5
*9, *43,852 *,*43,852 Baki Gaiden - Scarface vol.5
10, *42,569 *,*88,444 Sengoku Tenshouki vol.5

11, *40,188 *,*94,313 Kure-nai vol.3
12. *39,379 *,*77,390 Hana yorimo Hana no Gotoku vol.7
13, *36,712 1,049,424 Fullmetal Alchemist vol.22
14, *34,701 *,*82,451 Kochira Katsushika-ku Kamearikouen-mae Hashutsujo vol.164
15, *32,980 *,*79,814 Majin Tantei Nougami Neuro vol.21
16, *29,008 *,219,923 Mei-chan no Shitsuji vol.9
17, *24,261 *,*42,644 Kenka Shoubai vol.15
18, *24,096 *,129,298 Bokutachi wa Shitte Shimatta vol.6
19, *23,277 *,135,999 K-ON! vol.1
20, *22,561 *,136,334 K-ON! vol.2

21, *21,663 *,232,283 Ace of Diamond vol.15
22. *21,440 *,*50,431 Dorabase vol.17
23, *21,368 *,262,148 Kekkaishi vol.24
24, *20,402 *,*44,215 Aishiteru Kaiyou vol.1
25, *20,237 *,*43,620 Aishiteru Kaiyou vol.2
26, *19,996 *,215,358 Life vol.20
27, *19,792 *,663,040 Saint Young Men vol.3
28, *19,588 1,789,091 One Piece vol.53
29. *18,307 *,*18,307 flat vol.2
30, *18,207 *,311,774 Hayate The Combat Butler! vol.19

Last week's ranking: Japan's Weekly Manga Ranking For Apr 27 - May 3
Source: Oricon Comic Ranking

Live action TV drama Tenchijin (Wikipedia) was announced to get a manga adaptation. Shimotsuki Kairi depicts the historical drama in Boys Love (Yaoi) style. The episodes will be published online for the mobile phones from May 27th.

Key illustration of the manga

Source: Mainichi

Weekly Light Novel Ranking For May 4 - 10
*1, 33,712 133,964 Saiunkoku Monogatari vol.4
*2, 28,023 *28,023 Spice and Wolf vol.11
*3, 15,103 *65,547 Baka to Tesuto to Shoukanjuu vol.6
*4, 11,278 *11,278 Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko vol.2
*5. 10,521 232,277 La Maison en Petits Cubes
*6. 10,479 *20,081 Waka Okami wa Shougakusei! vol.13
*7, 10,266 *35,468 Umi no Soko
*8, *9,909 *75,233 Uchi no 3 Shimai vol.9
*9, *9,760 *36,311 Bungaku Shoujo vol.10
10, *9,048 **9,048 Okami-san to Tottemo Otome na Bunbuku Chagama
11, *7,488 145,579 Gintama 3 nen Z Gumi Ginpachi sensei vol.4

Source: Oricon Novel Ranking

19 Comments Recent Comments

Pyrrhus said:
Loverhina said:
Claymore manga > Naruto manga ..... :-p

ahh total agree oO!


+1

May 19, 2009 6:23 AM by seif

Loverhina said:
Claymore manga > Naruto manga ..... :-p

ahh total agree oO!

May 19, 2009 12:09 AM by Pyrrhus

... and Naruto wins again :p

May 16, 2009 7:18 PM by ss4gojetanks

Fai said:
dtshyk said:

*3, *85,933 *,181,233 Claymore vol.16


F-YESSS :3
What I was thinking :3

May 16, 2009 4:57 AM by LolitaDecay

Too little Naruto.

May 15, 2009 10:40 PM by mitamaking

Hooray for One Piece and Ouran!

May 15, 2009 10:37 PM by Animegal9215

Ha, One Piece is freaking insane. Also fuck yeah Toriko. :D

Glad Kekkaishi and Hayate the Combat Butler continue selling nicely.

Loverhina said:
Claymore manga > Naruto manga ..... :-p


Most manga > Naruto manga

May 15, 2009 9:30 PM by Hakumen

oh, my.
we should organize a betting office here xD

May 14, 2009 2:24 AM by Iahel

dtshyk said:

*2, 165,719 *,324,053 Ouran High School Host Club vol.14


Oh, yay!!! Go Ouran =3

May 14, 2009 1:36 AM by Mimiko

dtshyk said:

*3, *85,933 *,181,233 Claymore vol.16


F-YESSS :3

May 13, 2009 11:54 PM by Ahenshihael

dtshyk said:
Weekly Light Novel Ranking For May 4 - 10
*1, 33,712 133,964 Saiunkoku Monogatari vol.4
♥♥♥

May 13, 2009 11:09 PM by adamantine

Yay Saint Young Men. Glad to see it outselling most things aside from the usual Jump titles. Hilarious manga. I bought it. (>_<)b

May 13, 2009 10:48 PM by kasumisama

It's been more than a month already, and One Piece 53 is still in the top 30!! That's very impressive!

May 13, 2009 10:41 PM by SoraKing

Yes, go Ouran! That's the second time that I've seen it on the list once again.

Yay for Fullmetal and One Piece.

May 13, 2009 8:26 PM by BlackAssassin

Claymore manga > Naruto manga ..... :-p

May 13, 2009 6:55 PM by Lvhina

yay naruto

May 13, 2009 6:29 PM by simo000

Yay Ouran.

May 13, 2009 5:32 PM by CreamyVelvet

only care about Ouran. <3

May 13, 2009 5:14 PM by Maora

Ref.
NARUTO vol.42 (released on Friday, the same condition as vol.46)
1st week 505,506
2nd week 264,862 (total 770,368)
Yearly total 1,092,295

NARUTO sales in US per volume: 110,000 - 140,000 copies
US Manga Market: $170 million
Japanese Manga Market: $2.4 billion (Tankobon) + $2.1 billion (Manga magazine)

Sources:
Nikkei
Ultimo Spalpeen

May 13, 2009 5:08 PM by dtshyk