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Japanese Comic Ranking, July 6-July 12 (Updated)

posted on 2009-07-15 17:51 EDT
Reborn!, Gintama rise to top; Angel Heart, Natsume's Book, Pluto fill out top 5

Rank Prev. Rank Title Author Weekly Copies Total Copies Publisher Price Cover
1 2 Katekyo Hitman Reborn! #25 Akira Amano 154,234 414,666 Shueisha Y420
2 4 Gintama #29 Hideaki Sorachi 138,670 343,102 Shueisha Y420
3 - Angel Heart #30 Tsukasa Hojo 111,839 111,839 Shinchosha Y540
4 5 Natsume's Book of Friends #8 Yuki Midorikawa 88,645 219,042 Hakusensha Y420
5 1 Pluto #8 Story: Osamu Tezuka
Art: Naoki Urasawa
86,472 437,616 Shogakukan Y620
6 15 Initial D #39 Shūichi Shigeno 83,074 83,313 Kodansha Y550
7 - Hanma Baki - Son of Ogre #19 Keisuke Itagaki 74,142 74,142 Akita Shoten Y420
8 3 Kuroshitsuji #7 Yana Toboso 66,954 490,810 Square Enix Y590
9 6 Steel Ball Run #18 Hirohiko Araki 64,344 164,186 Shueisha Y420
10 13 Masuda Kōsuke Gekijō Gag Manga Biyori #10 Kousuke Masuda 55,918 118,779 Shueisha Y420
11 16 pPoi! #27 Takako Yamazaki 53,712 107,313 Hakusensha Y420
12 - Asu no Yoichi! #10 Yuu Minamoto 49,635 49,635 Akita Shoten Y420
13 - The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi-chan #3 Super Limited Edition yo! Original Creator: Nagaru Tanigawa
Art: Puyo
Original Character Design: Noizi Ito
46,491 46,491 Kadokawa Group Publishing Y1,680
14 - Shinjuku Swan #19 Ken Wakui 46,101 46,119 Kodansha Y560
15 14 Pyu to Fuku! Jaguar #17 Kyōsuke Usuta 45,663 102,832 Shueisha Y420
16 - Ganso! Urayasu Tekkin Kazoku #23 Kenji Hamaoka 43,636 43,636 Akita Shoten Y420
17 - Saru Lock #21 Naoki Serizawa 41,395 41,406 Shueisha Y560
18 17 Beelzebub #1 Ryūhei Tamura 39,684 90,847 Shueisha Y580
19 - Higanjima #27 Kōji Matsumoto 37,458 37,458 Kodansha Y560
20 - Gifū Dōdō!! Naoe Kanetsugu -Maeda Keiji Tsuki-gatari #3 Story: Tetsuo Hara, Nobuhiko Horie
Art: Yūji Takemura
37,458 37,458 Shinchosha Y540
21 - Kenka Shōbai #16 Yasuaki Kita 35,936 35,953 Kodansha Y560
22 70 Hyakki Yakou Shou #18 Ichiko Ima 35,779 51,478 Asahi Sonorama Y798
23 7 Ookiku Furikabutte #12 Asa Higuchi 34,884 421,161 Kodansha Y550
24 30 Bartender #14 Story: Araki Joh
Art: Kenji Nagatomo
32,037 67,957 Shueisha Y540
25 21 Shiki #5 Original creator: Fuyumi Ono
Art: Ryu Fujisaki
31,060 76,713 Shueisha Y460
26 8 xxxHOLiC #15 CLAMP 30,164 369,174 Kodansha Y560
27 29 Harukanaru Toki no Naka de
(Haruka: Beyond the Stream of Time)
16
Art: Tooko Mizuno
Original Concept: Ruby Party
30,053 66,134 Hakusensha Y420
28 - Kodomo no Jikan #7 Kaworu Watashiya 29,264 29,264 Futabasha Y630
29 11 Billy Bat #1 Art: Naoki Urasawa
Story Joint Collaboration: Takashi Nagasaki
29,117 243,163 Shogakukan Y630
30 19 Majin Tantei Nōgami Neuro #22 Yusei Matsui 28,939 77,711 Shueisha Y420

Source: Oricon, Tohan

Update: Beelzebub #1's numbers recalculated. Thanks, skafreak51.


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