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Japanese Comic Ranking, December 23-January 5

posted on 2009-01-07 18:18 EST
FMA 21 rises to #1; Moyashimon 7, last High School Debut debut right below

Rank Prev. Rank Title Author Weekly Copies Total Copies Publisher Price Cover
1 6 Fullmetal Alchemist #21 Hiromu Arakawa 825,026 932,382 Square Enix Y420
2 - Moyashimon #7 Masayuki Ishikawa 300,206 300,384 Kodansha Y560
3 - High School Debut #13 Kazune Kawahara 243,051 243,052 Shueisha Y420
4 - Initial D #38 Shūichi Shigeno 209,054 209,055 Kodansha Y550
5 - Ōoku #4 Fumi Yoshinaga 186,801 186,802 Kodansha Y650
6 - Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin #18 Lalah Arc (Part II) Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, Hajime Yatate
Original Concept: Yoshiyuki Tomino
163,896 163,897 Kadokawa Shoten / Kadokawa Group Publishing Y588
7 - Iryū - Team Medical Dragon #19 Story & Art: Tarō Nogizaka
Original creator: Akira Nagai
149,341 149,341 Shogakukan Y540
8 - Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni Kai Mina-goroshi-hen #1 Creator / Supervisor: Ryukishi07
Art: Hinase Momoyama
137,632 137,633 Square Enix Y610
9 - Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni Kai Matsuri-bayashi-hen #1 Creator / Supervisor: Ryukishi07
Art: Karin Suzuragi
135,413 135,414 Square Enix Y600
10 - Clover #21 Toriko Chiya 129,816 129,817 Shueisha Y420
11 66 The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi-chan #2 Original Creator: Nagaru Tanigawa
Art: Puyo
Original Character Design: Noizi Ito
129,539 141,566 Kadokawa Group Publishing Y588
12 7 One Piece #52 Eiichiro Oda 118,043 1,540,949 Shueisha Y420
13 - The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya #7 Original Creator: Nagaru Tanigawa
Art: Gaku Tsugano
Original Character Design: Noizi Ito
115,797 123,394 Kadokawa Group Publishing Y588
14 - Bokutachi wa Shitteshimatta #5 Kaho Miyasaka 115,147 115,148 Shogakukan Y420
15 - Oh My Goddess! (Aa Megami-sama) #38 Kosuke Fujishima 111,426 111,426 Kodansha Y500
16 - MPD-Psycho #13 Script: Eiji Ohtsuka
Art: Shou Tajima
101,866 101,866 Kadokawa Shoten / Kadokawa Group Publishing Y609
17 - Umineko no Naku Koro ni Kai Episode 1: Legend of the golden witch #2 Creator / Supervisor: Ryukishi07
Art: Kei Natsumi
100,557 100,558 Square Enix Y610
18 1 Fairy Tail #13 Hiro Mashima 100,146 266,655 Kodansha Y440
19 - Nabari no Ō #10 Yuhki Kamatani 99,996 99,997 Square Enix Y600
20 2 Ahiru no Sora #22 Takeshi Hinata 97,597 254,956 Kodansha Y440
21 42 Koizora ~Setsunai Koi Monogatari~ #7 Art: Ibuki Haneda
Original Concept: Mika
94,963 116,000 Futabasha Y410
22 - Zipang #38 Kaiji Kawaguchi 84,647 84,747 Kodansha Y560
23 12 Gakuen Alice #17 Tachibana Higuchi 83,354 148,620 Hakusensha Y420
24 - Kamen Rider Spirits #15 Original Creator: Shotarō Ishinomori
Art: Kenichi Muraeda
80,373 80,374 Kodansha Y600
25 - Kiyoku Yawaku #9 Ryo Ikuemi 79,586 79,587 Shueisha Y420
26 - Nagasarete Airantou #14 Takeshi Fujishiro 76,243 76,244 Square Enix Y420
27 5 Air Gear #23 Oh! great 75,251 195,237 Kodansha Y440
28 4 Hajime no Ippo #86 George Morikawa 74,818 204,348 Kodansha Y440
29 - Aozora Yell #1 Kazune Kawahara 74,666 74,667 Shueisha Y420
30 - Moyashimon #7 Limited Edition ~nano~ Masayuki Ishikawa 73,331 77,787 Kodansha Y1,470

Source: Oricon, Tohan


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