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Japan's Monthly Manga & Light Novel Rankings for December

by Snow
Jan 14, 2016 7:38 AM | 16 Comments
Here are the monthly manga & light novel rankings for December (November 30 - December 27)

Rank / Monthly sales by copies / Titles

Manga
*1. 1,457,497 Shingeki no Kyojin Vol.18
*2. *,753,586 Haikyuu!! Vol.19
*3. *,669,904 One Punch-Man Vol.10
*4. *,614,235 Tokyo Ghoul:re Vol.5
*5. *,483,813 Nanatsu no Taizai Vol.18
*6. *,436,246 Detective Conan Vol.88
*7. *,378,766 Owari no Seraph Vol.10
*8. *,349,397 Prison School Vol.19
*9. *,346,699 Yotsuba to! Vol.13
10. *,317,510 Mix Vol.8

11. *,292,706 World Trigger Vol.13
12. *,281,650 Otoyomegatari Vol.8
13. *,273,824 One Piece Vol.80
14. *,269,958 JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken Part 8: JoJolion Vol.11
15. *,267,710 Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun Vol.7
16. *,265,157 Major 2nd Vol.3
17. *,253,694 Toriko Vol.37
18. *,224,715 Kimi ni Todoke Vol.25
19. *,186,235 Orange Vol.5
20. *,175,289 I Am a Hero Vol.18


Light Novels
*1. *,208,961 Sword Art Online: Progressive Vol.4
*2. *,*80,802 Haikyuu!! Shousetsu-ban!! Vol.6
*3. *,*61,104 No Game No Life Vol.8
*4. *,*52,693 Papillion Rouge to Arashi no Hoshi: Kaizoku to Joou no Kouchuuki
*5. *,*51,976 Owari no Seraph: Kyuuketsuki Mikaela no Monogatari Vol.1
*6. *,*49,887 Okitegami Kyouko no Taishoku Negai
*7. *,*37,854 Okitegami Kyouko no Bibouroku
*8. *,*29,868 Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry Vol.9
*9. *,*27,214 Tokyo Ravens Vol.14
10. *,*25,888 Last Embryo Vol.2

11. *,*25,563 High School DxD DX Vol.2
12. *,*24,690 Death March kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyousoukyoku Vol.6
13. *,*22,103 Shinmai Maou no Testament Vol.9
14. *,*21,978 Ore no Kanojo to Osananajimi ga Shuraba Sugiru Vol.10
15. *,*21,762 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Vol.18
16. *,*21,538 Netgame no Yome wa Onna no Ko ja Nai to Omotta? Vol.9
17. *,*20,994 Hachi-nan tte, Sore wa Nai desho! Vol.7
18. *,*19,646 Okitegami Kyouko no Suisenbun
19. *,*19,178 IDOLiSH7: Ryuusei ni Inoru
20. *,*18,616 Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri Gaiden Vol.4 Part 1

Source: Oricon Youtaijou

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Posted the Series sales earlier in their respective weekly threads.

Manga: http://myanimelist.net/forum/?topicid=1472298#msg44228809

Light Novels: http://myanimelist.net/forum/?topicid=1472297#msg44228865
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Overall Series sales as below.

Source: Oricon Youtaiju and http://www.oricon.co.jp/rank/zzl/m/2015-12/

Key: Rank / Sales / Main Contributor to sales / Series Title (Main individual contributor item to sales)

Note: Main contributor can be Movie BD/DVD, Anime BD/DVD, Music BD/DVD, Music CD, Book/Novel, Game or Manga

December 2015 Oricon Top 20 Overall Series Ranking (2015/11/30~2015/12/27)
*1 ¥2,458,999,890 Anime    Love Live! (The School Idol Movie)
*3 ¥1,094,331,753 Manga    Shingeki no Kyojin (Vol.18)
*4 ¥*,751,373,314 Manga    One Punch Man (Vol.10)
*6 ¥*,608,107,578 Manga    Haikyuu!! (Vol.19)
*8 ¥*,503,175,729 Anime    THE IDOLM@STER (THE IDOLM@STER MILLION LIVE! 2ndLIVE ENJOY H@RMONY!! LIVE Blu-ray“COMPLETE THE@TER”)
*9 ¥*,488,104,623 Manga    orange (Vol.5)
10 ¥*,471,535,105 Manga    Tokyo Ghoul (re Vol.5)

11 ¥*,459,405,195 Manga    ONE PIECE (Vol.80)
12 ¥*,401,768,201 Manga    Nanatsu no Taizai (Vol.18)
13 ¥*,387,880,056 Anime    ARIA (BD-BOX)
15 ¥*,370,651,210 Manga    Owari no Seraph (Vol.10)
16 ¥*,367,947,708 Anime    UtaPri (Vol.6 BD+CD)
17 ¥*,364,121,232 Manga    Kangoku Gakuen (Vol.19)
18 ¥*,357,408,422 Anime    Gundam (ORIGIN II)
19 ¥*,338,723,280 Manga    Detective Conan (Vol.88)
20 ¥*,330,025,338 *Music    Kurosaki-kun no Iinari ni Nante Naranai (カラフル Eyes by Sexy Zone)

Jan 15, 2016 12:01 AM by Ejc

Tyrel said:
Seky said:


The second season will be boring.


Uh... If anything, it'll be actually really good.


Lol, ignore the alt account.

Jan 14, 2016 9:48 PM by keragamming

not surprised (-ω-ゞ

Jan 14, 2016 9:02 PM by Rubcies

Seky said:
FedeBankai said:
Snk please start soon, I've really got sick of OPM threads.

¯\_(ツ)_/¯

OT: I'm glad to see DC back on top. ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)


The second season will be boring.


Uh... If anything, it'll be actually really good.

Jan 14, 2016 8:37 PM by Tyrel

*2. *,753,586 Haikyuu!! Vol.19

I'm always happy to see Haikyuu!! in these lists

Jan 14, 2016 6:50 PM by Bird

Well...

At least it's better than the NY Times Top 10 manga list

Jan 14, 2016 2:43 PM by Comic_Sans

FedeBankai said:
Snk please start soon, I've really got sick of OPM threads.

¯\_(ツ)_/¯

OT: I'm glad to see DC back on top. ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)


The second season will be boring.

ichii_1 said:
NGNL 2 when?

"sigh"
17. *,253,694 Toriko Vol.37


I told him that the end was invented.

Jan 14, 2016 2:23 PM by Seky

Cool to see OPM and Taizai up there.

Jan 14, 2016 12:53 PM by G_Spark233

Well, at least DC is still alive.

Jan 14, 2016 12:15 PM by Since1900

All that Prison School and Jojo goodness <3

Jan 14, 2016 12:08 PM by Yehart

At least Japan's list has some diversity
Good to see AoT on the first spot.. Prison School had pretty good sales as well.

Jan 14, 2016 10:52 AM by Danae

Good to see Yotsuba in top 10..

I also hope Otoyomegatari get into the top 10 by end of this month. Such an underrated series.

Jan 14, 2016 10:44 AM by Stark700

snk is killing it......GO!!!

Jan 14, 2016 8:59 AM by ultravigo

FedeBankai said:
I'm glad to see DC back on top
fuck the 30 character rule.very annoying

Jan 14, 2016 8:14 AM by TheGeniusBaka

NGNL 2 when?

"sigh"
17. *,253,694 Toriko Vol.37

Jan 14, 2016 8:12 AM by ichii_1

Snk please start soon, I've really got sick of OPM threads.

¯\_(ツ)_/¯

OT: I'm glad to see DC back on top. ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

Jan 14, 2016 7:54 AM by FedeBankai