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Japanese Comic Ranking, January 27-February 2

posted on 2009-02-04 18:51 EST

The live-action television drama adaptation of Riko Miyagi's Mei-chan no Shitsuji (Mei-chan's Butler) shōjo manga continues to bolster sales of the original manga after its broadcast premiere last month. The first four volumes and the last volume rank on Oricon's weekly comic chart— even though the first volume was released back in November 2006.

Rank Prev. Rank Title Author Weekly Copies Total Copies Publisher Price Cover
1 - Kuroshitsuji #6 Yana Toboso 359,703 359,703 Square Enix Y590
2 24 Glass no Kamen (Glass Mask) #43 Suzue Miuchi 311,180 340,180 Hakusensha Y420
3 9 Bamboo Blade #10 Story: Masahiro Totsuka
Art: Aguri Igarashi
79,023 125,279 Square Enix Y540
4 - Black Bird #7 Kanoko Sakurakoji 75,689 75,690 Shogakukan Y420
5 6 Kidō Senshi Gundam-san Yottsume no Kan Hideki Ohwada
Original Concept: Hajime Yatate, Yoshiyuki Tomino
71,871 149,534 Kadokawa Group Publishing Y588
6 - Seiho High School Men's!!! (Men's Kō) #7 Kaneyoshi Izumi 54,287 54,288 Shogakukan Y420
7 - Shakugan no Shana #6 Art: Ayato Sasakura
Original Concept: Yashichiro Takahashi
52,709 52,709 ASCII MediaWorks Y578
8 - World Embryo #5 Daisuke Moriyama 48,757 48,757 Shonen Gahosha Co Y420
9 - Ōkami to Kōshinryō (Spice and Wolf) II Art: Keito Koume
Original creator: Isuna Hasekura
Character Design: Jū Ayakura
48,042 48,042 ASCII MediaWorks Y599
10 - Gang King #15 Daiju Yanauchi 46,767 46,768 Shonen Gahosha Co Y530
11 10 Koibana! Koiseyo Hanabi #4 Nagamu Nanaji 43,188 88,102 Shueisha Y420
12 62 Mei-chan no Shitsuji #1 Riko Miyagi 42,943 126,560 Shueisha Y410
13 - Channel wa Sonomama! #1 Noriko Sasaki 42,487 42,487 Shogakukan Y980
14 - Tsuki no Waltz Kaco Mitsuki 42,108 42,109 Shogakukan Y420
15 8 Giant Killing #9 Original Story: Masaya Tsunamoto
Art: Tsujitomo
41,824 100,795 Kodansha Y570
16 - Mei-chan no Shitsuji #8 Riko Miyagi 41,655 115,689 Shueisha Y410
17 - Oyasumi Punpun #4 Inio Asano 41,166 41,166 Shogakukan Y540
18 12 Naruhodo Kotowaza Gundam-san Hideki Ohwada
Original Concept: Sunrise
40,986 83,635 Kadokawa Group Publishing Y588
19 3 Pride #10 Yukari Ichijo 39,669 147,999 Shueisha Y440
20 53 Mei-chan no Shitsuji #2 Riko Miyagi 38,259 120,048 Shueisha Y410
21 - Dengeki Daisy #4 Kyousuke Motomi 37,945 37,946 Shogakukan Y420
22 - Futari Ecchi (Manga Sutra) #41 Aki Katsu 36,152 36,152 Hakusensha Y420
23 16 Nanacorobin #2 Aya Nakahara 35,713 72,004 Shueisha Y420
24 - Sengoku Strays #3 Shingo Nanami 35,124 35,124 Square Enix Y590
25 51 Mei-chan no Shitsuji #3 Riko Miyagi 33,721 111,060 Shueisha Y410
26 5 Kekkaishi #23 Yellow Tanabe 32,324 255,657 Shogakukan Y420
27 4 Liar Game #8 Shinobu Kaitani 32,200 137,787 Shueisha Y540
28 49 Mei-chan no Shitsuji #4 Riko Miyagi 31,463 104,536 Shueisha Y410
29 - Koi Shitagari no Blue #4 Yoshiko Fujiwara 31,285 31,286 Shogakukan Y420
30 1 Hayate the Combat Butler
(Hayate no Gotoku!)
#18
Kenjirou Hata 31,070 318,220 Shogakukan Y420

Source: Oricon, Tohan


This article has a follow-up: Japanese Comic Ranking, February 3-9 (Updated) (2009-02-11 19:38)
follow-up of Japanese Comic Ranking, January 20-26
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