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Japanese Comic Ranking, March 31-April 6

posted on 2009-04-08 19:13 EDT
Bleach 38, Conan 64, Reborn! 24, Gintama 28, Saint Young Men 3 in top 5

The popularity of the current Saint Young Men manga volume helped propel the first volume back onto the chart at #28. The latest volume of To Love-Ru -Trouble- appeared twice on the charts — once for the regular edition, and again for the limited edition with the bundled original animation DVD.

Rank Prev. Rank Title Author Weekly Copies Total Copies Publisher Price Cover
1 - Bleach #38 Tite Kubo 476,611 476,611 Shueisha Y420
2 - Detective Conan
(Case Closed)
#64
Gosho Aoyama 340,547 340,547 Shogakukan Y420
3 - Katekyo Hitman Reborn! #24 Akira Amano 265,306 265,306 Shueisha Y420
4 - Gintama #28 Hideaki Sorachi 229,223 229,223 Shueisha Y420
5 1 Saint Young Men (Saint O-nii-san) #3 Hikaru Nakamura 107,020 511,423 Kodansha Y580
6 - Monster Hunter Orage #3 Hiro Mashima
Supervision: CAPCOM
85,320 85,320 Kodansha Y440
7 - To Love-Ru -Trouble- #13 Story: Saki Hasemi
Art: Kentaro Yabuki
85,154 85,154 Shueisha Y420
8 - Kaichou wa Maid-sama! #7 Hiro Fujiwara 81,419 81,419 Hakusensha Y420
9 3 NANA #21 Ai Yazawa 78,255 1,278,328 Shueisha Y420
10 4 Hellsing #10 Kouta Hirano 76,479 173,831 Shounen Gahousha Y530
11 - Nurarihyon no Mago #4 Hiroshi Shiibashi 74,270 74,270 Shueisha Y420
12 - Shaman King Kang Zeng Bang #27 Hiroyuki Takei 63,864 63,864 Shueisha Y1000
13 - Shin Kurosagi #2 Art: Kuromaru
Story: Takeshi Natsuhara
57,603 57,657 Shogakukan Y540
14 - Moon -Subaru Solitude Standing- #3 Masahito Soda 56,648 56,710 Shogakukan Y540
15 2 Soul Eater #14 Atsushi Ookubo 52,041 305,520 Square Enix Y420
16 - Jōkyō Afro Tanaka #6 Masaharu Noritsuke 41,258 41,269 Shogakukan Y540
17 33 Kuroshitsuji Anthology Comic Nijiishitsuji Square Enix 41,083 75,262 Square Enix Y600
18 18 One Piece #53 Eiichiro Oda 40,917 1,682,869 Shueisha Y420
19 21 Pandora Hearts #8 Jun Mochizuki 40,482 85,435 Square Enix Y600
20 - Ushijima the Loan Shark #14 Shohei Manabe 39,002 39,036 Shogakukan Y540
21 43 Pocket Monsters Special #31 Art: Satoshi Yamamoto
Original Story: Hidenori Kusaka
35,729 62,041 Shogakukan Y460
22 9 Aozora Yell #2 Kazune Kawahara 34,207 96,033 Shueisha Y420
23 5 The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya #8 Original Creator: Nagaru Tanigawa
Art: Gaku Tsugano
Original Character Design: Noizi Ito
32,167 120,856 Kadokawa Group Publishing Y588
24 16 Suki Desu Suzuki-kun!! #2 Gō Ikeyamada 31,807 84,946 Shogakukan Y420
25 - Last Inning #21 Art: Yuu Nakahara
Original Story: Ryū Kamio
29,818 29,846 Shogakukan Y540
26 14 Ahiru no Sora #23 Takeshi Hinata 28,341 309,317 Kodansha Y440
27 - To Love-Ru -Trouble- #13 Anime DVD Bundle Limited Edition Story: Saki Hasemi
Art: Kentaro Yabuki
27,230 27,230 Shueisha Y420
28 35 Saint Young Men (Saint O-nii-san) #1 Hikaru Nakamura 26,243 644,878 Kodansha Y580
29 13 Fairy Tail #14 Hiro Mashima 24,497 332,161 Kodansha Y440
30 17 Amatsuki #9 Shinobu Takayama 23,987 77,062 Ichijinsha Y580

Source: Oricon, Tohan


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