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Japan's Weekly Light Novel Rankings for Dec 3 - 9

by Snow
Dec 15, 2018 2:22 PM | 15 Comments
Here are the weekly light novel rankings for December 3 - 9

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

*1. 76,665 *76,665 Sword Art Online Vol.21
*2. 23,321 *23,321 Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Vol.9
*3. 21,156 *23,806 Haikyuu!! Shousetsu-ban!! Vol.10
*4. 13,184 *13,184 IDOLiSH7: Re:member
*5. 11,715 *11,715 Hataraku Maou-sama! Vol.20
*6. 11,472 125,832 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. Vol.13
*7. 11,187 *13,051 Bleach: Can't Fear Your Own World Vol.3
*8. 10,506 *10,506 Kyoukaisenjou no Horizon Vol.29
*9. *6,568 **6,568 Heavy Object Vol.16
10. *6,243 **6,243 Isekai Izakaya "Nobu" Vol.5

11. *5,960 **5,960 Honzuki no Gekokujou: Shisho ni Naru Tame ni wa Shudan wo Erandeiraremasen Part 4 Vol.5
12. *5,833 **6,738 Sousei no Onmyouji: Santen Haja
13. *5,752 *12,771 Last Embryo Vol.6
14. *5,220 *10,393 Owari no Seraph: Ichinose Guren, 19-sai no Sekai Resurrection Vol.2
15. *5,215 114,614 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Vol.27
16. *4,653 **8,884 Shounen Onmyouji "Gendai-hen Too no Nemuri no Mina Mezame"
17. *4,645 *18,360 Kidou Senshi Gundam NT
18. *4,003 **4,003 Oushuu Youitan Vol.20
19. *3,421 *88,024 Seishun Buta Yarou Series Vol.1
20. *3,335 *96,569 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Vol.15

21. *3,268 *11,118 Seirei Gensouki Vol.12
22. *2,384 **2,384 Murabito desu ga Nani ka? Vol.5
23. *2,281 **2,281 Itai no wa Iya nano de Bougyoryoku ni Kyokufuri Shitai to Omoimasu. Vol.5
24. *2,279 **8,808 Kenja no Deshi wo Nanoru Kenja Vol.10

Separated by Specific Ranking
Bunko
*1. 76,665 *76,665 Sword Art Online Vol.21
*4. 23,321 *23,321 Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Vol.9
11. 11,715 *11,715 Hataraku Maou-sama! Vol.20
12. 11,472 125,832 Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. Vol.13
15. 10,506 *10,506 Kyoukaisenjou no Horizon Vol.29
25. *6,568 **6,568 Heavy Object Vol.16
26. *6,243 **6,243 Isekai Izakaya "Nobu" Vol.5
31. *5,752 *12,771 Last Embryo Vol.6
36. *5,220 *10,393 Owari no Seraph: Ichinose Guren, 19-sai no Sekai Resurrection Vol.2
37. *5,215 114,614 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Vol.27

41. *4,653 **8,884 Shounen Onmyouji "Gendai-hen Too no Nemuri no Mina Mezame"
43. *4,003 **4,003 Oushuu Youitan Vol.20
(cut-off 3,525)

Book
*6. 21,156 *23,806 Haikyuu!! Shousetsu-ban!! Vol.10
28. 13,184 *13,184 IDOLiSH7: Re:member
35. 11,187 *13,051 Bleach: Can't Fear Your Own World Vol.3
(cut-off 8,878)

Literature Books Genre (duplicates removed)
*7. *5,960 **5,960 Honzuki no Gekokujou: Shisho ni Naru Tame ni wa Shudan wo Erandeiraremasen Part 4 Vol.5
*8. *5,833 **6,738 Sousei no Onmyouji: Santen Haja
10. *4,645 *18,360 Kidou Senshi Gundam NT
16. *2,384 **2,384 Murabito desu ga Nani ka? Vol.5
19. *2,281 **2,281 Itai no wa Iya nano de Bougyoryoku ni Kyokufuri Shitai to Omoimasu. Vol.5
20. *2,279 **8,808 Kenja no Deshi wo Nanoru Kenja Vol.10
(cut-off 2,279)

Source: Oricon Youtaijou

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15 Comments Recent Comments

sunnykappa said:
@TodAboT welp not a surprise

Yes, not surprised that the most popular show in Japan is the most sold.
Doesn't prove anything.
You should just stop being obsessed with me.

Dec 29, 2018 11:22 AM by TodAboT

@TodAboT welp not a surprise

Dec 29, 2018 10:41 AM by sunnykappa

Wasn't surprised to see SAO at first (and might be in the top 5 for awhile).

Dec 16, 2018 11:22 AM by fullmetalmasify

Always nice to see Sao back on top. Looks like this new arc started off with a strong start.

Dec 16, 2018 9:28 AM by Shingster

*1. 76,665 *76,665 Sword Art Online Vol.21
*2. 23,321 *23,321 Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Vol.9
*5. 11,715 *11,715 Hataraku Maou-sama! Vol.20
*7. 11,187 *13,051 Bleach: Can't Fear Your Own World Vol.3

Very happy for these.

Detective1412 said:
And obligatory 'Hataraku Maou-sama S2 when?' comment.

+1.
(Also "Please make the second season of Bleach" comment).

Dec 16, 2018 8:17 AM by Andan210

Series rankings from Oricon website:
*1. Sword Art Online
*2. Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online
*3. Seishun Buta Yarou Series
*4. Haikyuu!! Shousetsuban!!
*5. Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken
*6. BLEACH Can't Fear Your Own World
*7. Idolish Seven Re:member Novelisation
*8. Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru
*9. Hataraku Maou-sama!
10. GENESIS Series: Kyoukaisenjou no Horizon
11. Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!
12. Heavy Object
13. Isekai Izakaya "Nobu"
14. Goblin Slayer
15. Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei
16. Sousei no Onmyouji -Santen Haja-
17. Last Embryo
18. Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu
19. Owari no Seraph: Ichinose Guren 19-sai no Resurrection
20. Shounen Onmyouji Gendai-hen

(Source: Oricon website)

Dec 16, 2018 7:14 AM by kuuderes_shadow

Ah, SAO on top, how long have we not seen that?

And obligatory 'Hataraku Maou-sama S2 when?' comment.

Dec 16, 2018 5:27 AM by Detective1412

Mugiwara_Hyogo said:
chriskor022 said:
SAO back at top after 1 year hiatus. The drop of sales tho.


The volume just released on december 7. So this sales only two days.

Here's to hoping it gets translated by the good guys on reddit

Dec 16, 2018 4:19 AM by LightningSoul

chriskor022 said:
SAO back at top after 1 year hiatus. The drop of sales tho.


The volume just released on december 7. So this sales only two days.

Dec 16, 2018 1:20 AM by Mugiwara_Hyogo

Paulo27 said:
caio_brb said:
SAO with a pretty big spoiler on the cover for anime viewers watching Alicization. lol
So Asuna doesn't die after all.


More on Alice being in there considering her circumstances.

Dec 15, 2018 5:06 PM by caio_brb

wew mahouka and konosuba still manage to rank again

Dec 15, 2018 3:55 PM by Kyuu-oppa

caio_brb said:
SAO with a pretty big spoiler on the cover for anime viewers watching Alicization. lol
So Asuna doesn't die after all.

Dec 15, 2018 3:07 PM by Paulo27

SAO with a pretty big spoiler on the cover for anime viewers watching Alicization. lol

Dec 15, 2018 2:50 PM by caio_brb

SAO back at top after 1 year hiatus. The drop of sales tho.

Dec 15, 2018 2:45 PM by chriskor022

Aww Honzuki missed the top 10 byu one rank this time around.

And here we go, Kyoukaisenjou no Horizon is now a finished series. Took around 25,000 pages to reach that, but it's done~
...And the last book is 1160 pages long lol~.

Dec 15, 2018 2:24 PM by Zefyris