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Japanese Comic Ranking, December 16-22

posted on 2008-12-24 17:57 EST
Fairy Tail 13, Ahiru no Sora 22, Bloody Monday 9 debut on top

Rank Prev. Rank Title Author Weekly Copies Total Copies Publisher Price Cover
1 - Fairy Tail #13 Hiro Mashima 166,509 166,509 Kodansha Y440
2 - Ahiru no Sora #22 Takeshi Hinata 157,359 157,359 Kodansha Y440
3 - Bloody Monday #9 Ryō Ryūmon, Kōji Megumi 140,019 140,019 Kodansha Y440
4 - Hajime no Ippo #86 George Morikawa 129,530 129,530 Kodansha Y440
5 - Air Gear #23 Oh! great 119,986 119,986 Kodansha Y440
6 - Fullmetal Alchemist #21 Hiromu Arakawa 107,356 107,356 Square Enix Y420
7 1 One Piece #52 Eiichiro Oda 101,934 1,422,906 Shueisha Y420
8 8 Life #19 Keiko Suenobu 83,677 144,948 Kodansha Y440
9 - Kaiōki #38 Masatoshi Kawahara 83,326 83,326 Kodansha Y440
10 - Zettai Karen Children #15 Takashi Shiina 79,133 79,133 Shogakukan Y420
11 5 Major #70 Takuya Mitsuda 78,158 177,415 Shogakukan Y420
12 - Gakuen Alice #17 Tachibana Higuchi 65,266 65,266 Hakusensha Y420
13 - Shitsuji-sama no Okiniiri #5 Art: Rei Izawa
Story Composition: Fuyu Tsuyama
57,731 57,731 Hakusensha Y420
14 17 Yamato Nadeshiko Shichihenge
(The Wallflower)
#22
Tomoko Hayakawa 57,316 95,178 Kodansha Y440
15 - Gekkō Jōrei (Moonlight Act) #3 Kazuhiro Fujita 55,512 55,512 Shogakukan Y420
16 2 Bleach #36 Kubotite 55,323 751,547 Shueisha Y420
17 - Rozen Maiden #17 Peach-Pit 49,618 49,618 Shueisha Y630
18 - Zetman #11 Masakazu Katsura 47,845 47,845 Shueisha Y680
19 3 Angel Heart #28 Tsukasa Hojo 47,415 176,562 Shinchosha Y540
20 35 Mainichi Kāsan #5 Kuroshio Family Arc Rieko Saibara 47,235 66,285 The Mainichi Newspapers Y880
21 - Godhand Teru #44 Kazuki Yamamoto 41,706 41,706 Kodansha Y440
22 - Code:Breaker #2 Akimine Kamijyō 41,161 41,161 Kodansha Y440
23 4 D.Gray-man #17 Katsura Hoshino 40,876 483,837 Shueisha Y420
24 - Shiawase Kissa 3-chōme #12 Kō Matsuzugi 39,733 39,733 Hakusensha Y420
25 6 Gintama #26 Hideaki Sorachi 36,826 405,379 Shueisha Y420
26 - Kinnikuman Nisei Kyūkyoku no Chōjin Tag Arc #15 Yudetamago 36,645 36,645 Shueisha Y540
27 - Kinnikuman Nisei Kyūkyoku no Chōjin Tag Arc #16 Yudetamago 36,465 36,465 Shueisha Y540
28 - Usogui #10 Toshio Sako 35,421 35,421 Shueisha Y540
29 - Saikyō! Toritsu Aoizaka Kōkō Yakyūbu #18 Motoyuki Tanaka 33,507 33,507 Shogakukan Y420
30 - Smash! #11 Kaori Saki 30,147 30,147 Kodansha Y440

Source: Oricon, Tohan

Update: Cleaned up layout of the entry for Life manga. Thanks, tasogarenootome. The Code:Breaker manga is now correctly attributed.


This article has a follow-up: 2008's Top-Selling Manga in Japan, by Series (2009-01-02 22:15)
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