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Japan's Monthly Manga & Light Novel Rankings for August

by Snow
Sep 10, 2015 8:02 AM | 41 Comments
Here are the monthly manga & light novel rankings for August (August 3 ~ 30)

Rank / Monthly sales by copies / Titles

Manga
*1. 1,566,702 Shingeki no Kyojin Vol.17
*2. *,913,132 Naruto Gaiden: Nanadaime Hokage to Akairo no Hanatsuzuki
*3. *,758,081 Haikyuu!! Vol.17
*4. *,634,879 Nanatsu no Taizai Vol.16
*5. *,467,510 One Punch-Man Vol.9
*6. *,455,993 Detective Conan Vol.87
*7. *,451,804 Shokugeki no Souma Vol.14
*8. *,432,513 Terra Formars Vol.14
*9. *,428,162 Bleach Vol.69
10. *,350,067 Nisekoi Vol.19

11. *,328,693 Gintama Vol.60
12. *,327,925 Chihayafuru Vol.28
13. *,312,760 Dungeon Meshi Vol.2
14. *,294,055 Boku no Hero Academia Vol.5
15. *,293,215 Diamond no Ace Vol.47
16. *,289,596 Prison School Vol.18
17. *,267,504 Handa-kun Vol.4
18. *,241,723 Ookiku Furikabutte Vol.25
19. *,240,789 Five Star Monogatari Vol.13
20. *,225,352 Kimi ni Todoke Vol.24

Light Novels
*1. *,222,681 Sword Art Online Vol.16
*2. *,162,490 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Vol.17
*3. *,*74,510 Boruto: Naruto The Movie
*4. *,*53,621 Bakemono no Ko (Kadokawa Bunko)
*5. *,*44,279 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai Vol.11
*6. *,*35,800 No Game No Life Vol.7
*7. *,*35,781 Overlord Vol.1
*8. *,*35,441 Naruto: Dojunjou Ninden
*9. *,*33,871 Okitegami Kyouko no Chousenjou
10. *,*32,840 Hidan no Aria Vol.21

11. *,*32,683 Overlord Vol.2
12. *,*32,536 Date A Live: Encore Vol.4
13. *,*32,422 Bakemono no Ko (Kadokawa Tsubasa Bunko)
14. *,*29,275 Overlord Vol.3
15. *,*22,469 Death March kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyousoukyoku Vol.5
16. *,*19,825 Naruto Hiden Vol.6
17. *,*18,281 Overlord Vol.4
18. *,*17,978 Seiken Tsukai no World Break Vol.13
19. *,*17,704 Mitou Shoukan://Blood Sign Vol.3
20. *,*17,534 Netgame no Yome wa Onna no Ko ja Nai to Omotta? Vol.8

Source: Oricon Youtaijou

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POS ranks for light novels in August 2015 translated and sorted by rank, if anyone's interested:

https://kuuderesshadow.wordpress.com/2015/09/24/light-novel-pos-ranks-for-august-2015/

I'm not sure if I'll end up doing this regularly or if this will prove to be just a one-off.

Sep 24, 2015 3:26 AM by kuuderes_shadow

Boku wa tomodachi..good to see it their...
hoping for it

Sep 12, 2015 6:05 AM by rageiX

FireEmblemIke24 said:
The prison school rise shall continue...

Especially after the latest episode as well.

Sep 12, 2015 5:57 AM by Yehart

Them SnK sales though, very good.

Sep 12, 2015 5:48 AM by sim0n2170

giathuan2707 said:
ToG25thBaam said:
Damn son, Nisekoi is closing in to 200 chapters and still selling well. Can any manga reader tells me how's the story going right now? Or is it still in an infinite loop?


Ships are sinking and there is a progression.


The-...the-... there's progression ??? HOLY SHIT D:

Sep 12, 2015 4:55 AM by DatRandomDude

giathuan2707 said:
ToG25thBaam said:
Damn son, Nisekoi is closing in to 200 chapters and still selling well. Can any manga reader tells me how's the story going right now? Or is it still in an infinite loop?


Ships are sinking and there is a progression.


The-...the-... there's progression ??? HOLY SHIT D:

Sep 12, 2015 4:54 AM by DatRandomDude

SAO for the win!

Sep 12, 2015 4:37 AM by Yohimo_asakura

Zhou said:
Nachtwandler_21 said:
So, you removed total sales column and left only weekly one? It looks confusing now.

These are the monthy sales.


My bad, didn't read the topic. But still it looks a bit confusing without total sales. It could have been better to post them for compraison

Sep 12, 2015 3:06 AM by Nachtwandler_21

*1. 1,566,702 Shingeki no Kyojin Vol.17
i need more snk in my life

*1. *,222,681 Sword Art Online Vol.16
hope for s3

Sep 11, 2015 1:43 PM by tragedydesu

Nachtwandler_21 said:
So, you removed total sales column and left only weekly one? It looks confusing now.

These are the monthy sales.

Sep 11, 2015 12:44 PM by Zhou

So, you removed total sales column and left only weekly one? It looks confusing now.

Sep 11, 2015 12:26 PM by Nachtwandler_21

ToG25thBaam said:
Damn son, Nisekoi is closing in to 200 chapters and still selling well. Can any manga reader tells me how's the story going right now? Or is it still in an infinite loop?


Ships are sinking and there is a progression.

Sep 11, 2015 10:28 AM by giathuan2707

Damn son, Nisekoi is closing in to 200 chapters and still selling well. Can any manga reader tells me how's the story going right now? Or is it still in an infinite loop?

Sep 11, 2015 5:29 AM by ToG25thBaam

SheasonDuerulo said:
ichii_1 said:
The list is obviously not taking quality into account.
*9. *,428,162 Bleach Vol.69


Too true.
Bleach should be nr.1

True, but atleast it's above gintama even with no anime for years :)

Sep 10, 2015 10:23 PM by ichii_1

ichii_1 said:
The list is obviously not taking quality into account.
*9. *,428,162 Bleach Vol.69


Too true.
Bleach should be bumped out of the top 10.

Sep 10, 2015 10:10 PM by SheasonDuerulo

Manga
*1. 1,566,702 Shingeki no Kyojin Vol.17

Season 2 come fast

*2. *,913,132 Naruto Gaiden: Nanadaime Hokage to Akairo no Hanatsuzuki

Going out with a fucking bang
*3. *,758,081 Haikyuu!! Vol.17

Hyped for September 30

*4. *,634,879 Nanatsu no Taizai Vol.16

Keep up the great work,Nakaba-sensei
*5. *,467,510 One Punch-Man Vol.9

MADHOUSE WILL DELIVER <3

*7. *,451,804 Shokugeki no Souma Vol.14

Please tease Season 2 during this season's finale

*9. *,428,162 Bleach Vol.69

Anime please come back

11. *,328,693 Gintama Vol.60

Stay strong,Gorilla

14. *,294,055 Boku no Hero Academia Vol.5

ANIME ! ANIME ! ANIME !



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Sep 10, 2015 8:05 PM by shaaaaan

Heyo Naruto. Good to see it so high.

Sep 10, 2015 7:47 PM by malvarez1

I am pleased that Overlord at least got somewhere in the top 20 (light novels wise).

Sep 10, 2015 6:58 PM by scythefrogger

moodie said:
u can keep ur scores mal

im satisfied with this

10. *,350,067 Nisekoi Vol.19

11. *,328,693 Gintama Vol.60

Lmao acting like the difference is big.

Sep 10, 2015 6:32 PM by Cash

Hell yes Gintama

Sep 10, 2015 6:22 PM by ultravigo