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Japanese Comic Ranking, April 7-13

posted on 2009-04-15 18:33 EDT
Fullmetal Alchemist 22, Bleach 38, Reborn! 24, Gintama 28, Conan 64 in top 5

The April 2 premiere of Kyoto Animation's K-ON! television anime series has propelled both volumes of kakifly's original manga onto the charts, even though the first volume was released back in May of 2008.

Rank Prev. Rank Title Author Weekly Copies Total Copies Publisher Price Cover
1 - Fullmetal Alchemist #22 Hiromu Arakawa 536,207 536,207 Square Enix Y420
2 1 Bleach #38 Tite Kubo 205,197 681,808 Shueisha Y420
3 3 Katekyo Hitman Reborn! #24 Akira Amano 174,158 439,464 Shueisha Y420
4 4 Gintama #28 Hideaki Sorachi 157,792 387,015 Shueisha Y420
5 2 Detective Conan
(Case Closed)
#64
Gosho Aoyama 122,283 462,830 Shogakukan Y420
6 - Slam Dunk 10 Days After Takehiko Inoue 88,522 88,522 Flower Y2100
7 6 Monster Hunter Orage #3 Hiro Mashima
Supervision: CAPCOM
76,173 161,493 Kodansha Y440
8 8 Kaichou wa Maid-sama! #7 Hiro Fujiwara 69,265 150,684 Hakusensha Y420
9 7 To Love-Ru -Trouble- #13 Story: Saki Hasemi
Art: Kentaro Yabuki
63,287 148,441 Shueisha Y420
10 11 Nurarihyon no Mago #4 Hiroshi Shiibashi 55,456 129,726 Shueisha Y420
11 5 Saint Young Men (Saint O-nii-san) #3 Hikaru Nakamura 50,200 561,623 Kodansha Y580
12 - Crows Zero #1 Original creator: Hiroshi Takahashi
Script: Shogo Muto
Art: Kenichirō Naitō
46,446 46,446 Akita Shoten Y420
13 - Crows Zero #2 Original creator: Hiroshi Takahashi
Script: Shogo Muto
Art: Kenichirō Naitō
45,046 45,046 Akita Shoten Y420
14 9 NANA #21 Ai Yazawa 43,706 1,322,034 Shueisha Y420
15 - Omamori Himari #5 Milan Matra 43,209 43,209 Kadokawa Group Publishing Y609
16 - 7SEEDS #15 Yumi Tamura 36,264 36,264 Shogakukan Y420
17 - Gifū Dōdō!! Naoe Kanetsugu -Maeda Keiji Tsuki-gatari #2 Story: Tetsuo Hara, Nobuhiko Horie
Art: Yūji Takemura
34,327 34,327 Shinchosha Y540
18 - Clover #10 Tetsuhiro Hirakawa 30,806 30,806 Akita Shoten Y420
19 - Chrome Shelled Regios #02 Art: Miyuu
Story: Shūsuke Amagi
28,385 28,385 Fujimi Shobo Y567
20 - Megami no Oni #12 Hiroshi Tanaka 27,691 27,706 Kodansha Y580
21 18 One Piece #53 Eiichiro Oda 26,847 1,709,716 Shueisha Y420
22 12 Shaman King Kang Zeng Bang #27 Hiroyuki Takei 25,407 89,271 Shueisha Y1000
23 - Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas - Meiō Shinwa #13 Story: Masami Kurumada
Art: Shiori Teshirogi
25,238 25,238 Akita Shoten Y420
24 15 Soul Eater #14 Atsushi Ookubo 24,682 330,202 Square Enix Y420
25 10 Hellsing #10 Kouta Hirano 22,749 196,580 Shounen Gahousha Y530
26 76 K-ON! #1 kakifly 22,639 56,711 Houbunsha Y860
27 91 K-ON! #2 kakifly 20,434 61,879 Houbunsha Y860
28 46 Jin #14 Motoka Murakami 20,192 39,048 Shueisha Y540
29 - Coppelion #3 Tomonori Inoue 20,067 20,067 Kodansha Y580
30 - Dokaben Superstars #28 Shinji Mizushima 19,202 19,202 Akita Shoten Y420

Source: Oricon, Tohan


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