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Japanese Comic Ranking, February 17-23

posted on 2009-03-04 17:58 EST
xxxHOLiC 14, Negima 25, Daiya no A 14, last Inuyasha, Skip Beat! 21 on top

Rumiko Takahashi's Inuyasha historical fantasy manga ended at volume 56, which sold 141,899 copies in its first week of release. The Real Clothes shōjo fashion manga from Satoru Makimura (Do Da Dancin'!) received a boost from its Prize for Excellence in Manga at the 12th Japan Media Arts Festival Awards. The award was announced last December, and the festival itself took place from February 4 to February 15.

Rank Prev. Rank Title Author Weekly Copies Total Copies Publisher Price Cover
1 - xxxHOLiC #14 CLAMP 264,393 264,393 Kodansha Y560
2 - Negima! Magister Negi Magi #25 Ken Akamatsu 177,903 177,903 Kodansha Y440
3 - Daiya no A (Ace of Diamond) #14 Yūji Terajima 145,802 145,802 Kodansha Y440
4 - Inuyasha #56 Rumiko Takahashi 141,899 141,899 Shogakukan Y420
5 - Skip Beat! #21 Yoshiki Nakamura 137,071 137,071 Hakusensha Y420
6 - Major #71 Takuya Mitsuda 120,710 120,710 Shogakukan Y420
7 - Gantz #25 Hiroya Oku 109,037 109,037 Shueisha Y650
8 - Dear Boys Act II #30 Hiroki Yagami 99,398 99,398 Kodansha Y440
9 - Shijō Saikyō no Deshi Kenichi #32 Shun Matsuena 94,966 94,966 Shogakukan Y420
10 2 Detroit Metal City #7 Kiminori Wakasugi 80,021 234,737 Hakusensha Y540
11 - Area no Kishi #14 Original Story: Tadashi Agi
Art: Kaya Tsukiyama
78,691 78,691 Kodansha Y440
12 - Peace Maker #3 Ryoji Minagawa 69,528 69,528 Shueisha Y630
13 - Sayonara Zetsubō Sensei #16 Kôji Kumeta 67,861 67,861 Kodansha Y440
14 - Ocha ni Gosu #7 Hiroyuki Nishimori 63,036 63,036 Shogakukan Y420
15 1 Naruto #45 Masashi Kishimoto 60,480 944,752 Shueisha Y420
16 - Negima! Magister Negi Magi #25 DVD-Bundled Limited First Edition Ken Akamatsu 56,062 56,062 Kodansha Y3570
17 - Nosatsu Junkie #16 Ryoko Fukuyama 51,633 51,633 Hakusensha Y420
18 - Code:Breaker #3 Kazuki Yamamoto 48,668 48,668 Kodansha Y440
19 - 81diver #10 Yokusaru Shibata 48,168 48,168 Shueisha Y540
20 - Tobaku Haōden Zero #7 Nobuyuki Fukumoto 45,950 45,950 Kodansha Y560
21 3 Bleach #37 Tite Kubo 45,671 786,896 Shueisha Y420
22 - Real Clothes #6 Satoru Makimura 44,420 44,420 Shueisha Y440
23 - Ore-sama Teacher #4 Izumi Tsubaki 40,868 40,868 Hakusensha Y420
24 - Alive - Saishū Shinka teki Shōnen #17 Story: Tadashi Kawashima 
Art: Adachitoka
39,848 39,848 Kodansha Y440
25 - Countach #15 Haruto Umezawa 38,970 38,970 Shueisha Y540
26 19 Papillon - Hana to Chō #6 Miwa Ueda 38,227 70,065 Kodansha Y440
27 - Akagi #22 Nobuyuki Fukumoto 36,572 36,572 Takeshobo Y440
28 - Yankee-kun to Megane-chan #11 Miki Yoshikawa 35,744 35,744 Kodansha Y440
29 18 Tokyo Alice #4 Toriko Chiya 35,625 68,715 Kodansha Y440
30 5 Gintama #27 Hideaki Sorachi 35,532 436,477 Shueisha Y420

Source: Oricon, Tohan


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