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Japanese Comic Ranking, April 27-May 3 (Updated)

posted on 2009-05-06 18:27 EDT
Naruto, Ouran, Eyeshield 21, Claymore debut in top 5, followed by Mei-chan

Kyoto Animation's K-ON! television anime series continues to propel the first volume of kakifly's original manga onto the charts, even though it was released back in May of 2008.

Rank Prev. Rank Title Author Weekly Copies Total Copies Publisher Price Cover
1 - Naruto #46 Masashi Kishimoto 504,024 504,024 Shueisha Y420
2 - Ouran High School Host Club #14 Bisco Hatori 158,334 158,334 Hakusensha Y420
3 - Eyeshield 21 #35 Story: Riichirou Inagaki
Art: Yuusuke Murata
103,333 103,333 Shueisha Y420
4 - Claymore #16 Norihiro Yagi 95,300 95,300 Shueisha Y420
5 1 Mei-chan no Shitsuji #9 Riko Miyagi 83,917 190,915 Shueisha Y420
6 - Toriko #4 Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro 83,216 83,216 Shueisha Y420
7 - Gintama Official Character Book 2 (Gintama Gonensei) Hideaki Sorachi 79,681 79,681 Shueisha Y720
8 9 Bokutachi wa Shitteshimatta #6 Kaho Miyasaka 56,340 105,202 Shogakukan Y420
9 4 Fullmetal Alchemist #22 Hiromu Arakawa 56,087 1,012,712 Square Enix Y420
10 - Yu-Gi-Oh! GX #5 Supervision: Kazuki Takahashi
Story & Art: Naoyuki Kageyama
54,713 54,713 Shueisha Y420
11 - Gang King #16 Daiju Yanauchi 54,549 54,555 Shonen Gahosha Co Y530
12 - Kurenai #3 Original Creator: Kentarō Katayama
Art: Yamato Yamamoto
54,125 54,125 Shueisha Y460
13 - Kochira Katsushika-ku Kamearikouen-mae Hashutsujo #164 Osamu Akimoto 47,750 47,750 Shueisha Y420
14 - Futari Ecchi (Manga Sutra) #42 Aki Katsu 47,348 47,348 Hakusensha Y550
15 - Majin Tantei Nōgami Neuro #21 Yusei Matsui 46,834 46,834 Shueisha Y420
16 - Sengoku Tenshō-ki #5 Hideki Miyashita 45,875 45,875 Kodansha Y580
17 - Hana Yorimo Hana no Gotoku #7 Minako Narita 38,011 38,011 Hakusensha Y420
18 28 Crimson Hero #15 Mitsuba Takanashi 35,468 63,296 Shueisha Y420
19 - Ikaryaku Kouta Hirano 34,683 34,683 SoftBank Creative Y998
20 3 Giant Killing #10 Original Story: Masaya Tsunamoto
Art: Tsujitomo
32,253 127,357 Kodansha Y570
21 5 Kekkaishi #24 Yellow Tanabe 32,029 240,780 Shogakukan Y420
22 2 Hayate the Combat Butler
(Hayate no Gotoku!)
#19
Kenjirou Hata 30,910 293,567 Shogakukan Y420
23 6 Daiya no A (Ace of Diamond) #15 Yūji Terajima 29,950 210,620 Kodansha Y440
24 - Dorabase: Doraemon Chō-Yakyū (Super Baseball) Side Story #17 Art: Shintarō Mugiwara
Original Creator: Fujiko Pro
28,991 28,991 Shogakukan Y410
25 7 Zipang #40 Kaiji Kawaguchi 28,421 87,270 Kodansha Y560
26 11 Life #20 Keiko Suenobu 28,000 195,362 Kodansha Y440
27 - One Piece Sōshū-hen The 11th Log Eiichiro Oda 27,655 27,655 Shueisha Y680
28 - Atsumare! Gakuen Tengoku #2 Mikiyo Tsuda 27,552 37,159 Shinshokan Y580
29 17 Fate/stay night #9 Art: Datto Nishiwaki
Story: Type-Moon
27,018 66,648 Kadokawa Group Publishing Y588
30 61 K-ON! #1 kakifly 26,547 112,722 Houbunsha Y860

Source: Oricon, Tohan

Update: Atsumare! Gakuen Tengoku's title corrected. Thanks, ringoiero360.


This article has a follow-up: Japanese Comic Ranking, May 4-10 (2009-05-13 18:14)
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