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New York Times Manga Best Seller List, February 22-28

posted on 2009-03-05 19:28 EST
8 Naruto volumes, MPD-Psycho 8, Eden 11 in first ever list from newspaper

The New York Times newspaper has added three new graphic book categories to its bestseller lists on Thursday: hardcover, softcover, and manga. The newspaper compiles the lists from "hundreds of independent book retailers (statistically weighted to represent all such outlets); national, regional and local chains; online and multimedia entertainment retailers; university, gift, supermarket, discount department stores and newsstands" as well as "unit sales reported by retailers nationwide that specialize in graphic novels and comic books."

Here are the manga bestsellers for the week ending on February 28:

Rank Prev. Rank Title Author Publisher Price Cover
1 - Naruto #38 Masashi Kishimoto Viz Media US$7.95
2 - Naruto #40 Masashi Kishimoto Viz Media US$7.95
3 - Naruto #39 Masashi Kishimoto Viz Media US$7.95
4 - Naruto #41 Masashi Kishimoto Viz Media US$7.95
5 - MPD-Psycho #8 Eiji Otsuka, Shou Tajima Dark Horse Comics US$12.95
6 - Naruto #37 Masashi Kishimoto Viz Media US$7.95
7 - Naruto #35 Masashi Kishimoto Viz Media US$7.95
8 - Naruto #36 Masashi Kishimoto Viz Media US$7.95
9 - Naruto #34 Masashi Kishimoto Viz Media US$7.95
10 - Eden #11 Hiroki Endo Dark Horse Comics US$12.95

Thank you to Kris for the news tip.


This article has a follow-up: New York Times Manga Best Seller List, March 1-7 (2009-03-13 17:36)
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