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Japanese Comic Ranking, December 9-15

posted on 2008-12-17 23:57 EST
One Piece 52, Bleach 36 stay on top; Angel Heart 28, Major 70 debut in top 5

Rank Prev. Rank Title Author Weekly Copies Total Copies Publisher Price Cover
1 1 One Piece #52 Eiichiro Oda 275,035 1,320,972 Shueisha Y420
2 2 Bleach #36 Kubotite 145,218 696,224 Shueisha Y420
3 - Angel Heart #28 Tsukasa Hojo 129,147 129,147 Shinchosha Y540
4 3 D.Gray-man #17 Katsura Hoshino 101,918 442,961 Shueisha Y420
5 - Major #70 Takuya Mitsuda 99,257 99,257 Shogakukan Y420
6 4 Gintama #26 Hideaki Sorachi 97,810 368,553 Shueisha Y420
7 - Hanma Baki - Son of Ogre #16 81,343 81,343 Keisuke Itagaki Akita Shoten Y420
8 - Life #19 61,271 61,271 Keiko Suenobu Kodansha Y420
9 6 Claymore #15 Norihiro Yagi 60,121 189,023 Shueisha Y420
10 10 Faster than a Kiss #4 Meca Tanaka 56,073 125,759 Hakusensha Y420
11 9 Monster Hunter Orage #2 Hiro Mashima
Supervision: CAPCOM
53,968 149,180 Kodansha Y440
12 - Hetalia 2 Axis Powers Hidekaz Himaruya 53,321 53,321 Gentosha Y420
13 - Hetalia 2 Axis Powers Special Edition Hidekaz Himaruya 49,680 49,680 Gentosha Y1260
14 5 Vagabond #29 Original Novel: Eiji Yoshikawa
Art: Takehiko Inoue
49,503 458,237 Kodansha Y560
15 7 Kimi ni Todoke #8 Karuho Shiina 49,427 535,026 Shueisha Y420
16 8 March comes in like a lion [Sangatsu no Lion] #2 Chika Umino 41,441 313,667 Hakusensha Y510
17 - Yamato Nadeshiko Shichihenge
(The Wallflower)
#22
Tomoko Hayakawa 37,862 37,862 Kodansha Y420
18 15 Shugo Chara! #8 Peach-Pit 36,247 80,683 Kodansha Y440
19 19 Shinjuku Swan #16 Ken Wakui 33,489 61,349 Kodansha Y560
20 - Touhou Bougetsushou ~ Silent Sinner in Blue. Volume II Original Creator: ZUN
Art: Akieda
33,250 33,250 Ichijinsha Y840
21 29 Saru Lock #19 Naoki Serizawa 29,034 52,256 Shueisha Y560
22 - Clover #8 Tetsuhiro Hirakawa 27,473 27,473 Akita Shoten Y420
23 31 Kenka Shōbai #13 Yasuaki Kita 25,369 47,875 Kodansha Y560
24 - Mitsudomoe #6 Norio Sakurai 24,883 24,883 Akita Shoten Y420
25 11 Majin Tantei Nōgami Neuro #19 Yusei Matsui 23,278 75,238 Shueisha Y420
26 - Asu no Yoichi! #8 You Minamoto 23,088 23,088 Akita Shoten Y420
27 22 Me & My Brothers #10 Hari Tokeino 23,017 50,314 Kodansha Y420
28 12 Kochira Katsushika-ku Kamearikouen-mae Hashutsujo #162 Yusei Matsui 22,539 73,050 Shueisha Y420
29 - Yoru Cafe. #3 Maki Enjōji 22,469 22,469 Shogakukan Y420
30 - Ginga Legend Weed #55 Yoshihiro Takahashi 20,059 21,320 Nihonbungeisha Y580

Source: Oricon, Tohan


This article has a follow-up: 2008's Top-Selling Manga in Japan, #1-25 (2008-12-19 08:46)
follow-up of Japanese Comic Ranking, December 3-9

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