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Japanese Comic Ranking, December 21-27

posted on 2009-12-30 16:50 EST

Update: Yoshihiro Togashi revealed in the author's notes of the 27th Hunter X Hunter action manga volume that he and Sailor Moon creator Naoko Takeuchi had their second baby. Togashi further noted that their baby is already one year old as he returns to his manga after a one-year hiatus. Kaiji Kawaguchi ended his Zipang time-traveling naval manga with the 43rd compiled book volume.

Rank Prev. Rank Title Author Weekly Copies Total Copies Publisher Price Cover
1 - Fullmetal Alchemist #24 Hiromu Arakawa 886,135 886,135 Square Enix Y420
2 - Hunter X Hunter #27 Yoshihiro Togashi 488,446 488,446 Shueisha Y420
3 - Ookiku Furikabutte #13 Asa Higuchi 301,130 301,130 Kodansha Y550
4 - xxxHOLiC #16 CLAMP 281,589 281,589 Kodansha Y580
5 4 Kekkaishi #27 Yellow Tanabe 98,347 211,108 Shogakukan Y420
6 - Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni Kai Mina-koroshi-hen #4 Creator/ Supervisor: Ryukishi07
Art: Hinase Momoyama
87,398 87,398 Square Enix Y610
7 - Umineko no Naku Koro ni Episode 1: Legend of the golden witch #4 Creator/ Supervisor: Ryukishi07
Art: Kei Natsumi
85,847 85,847 Square Enix Y650
8 - Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni Kai Matsuri-bayashi-hen #3 Creator/ Supervisor: Ryukishi07
Art: Karin Suzuragi
85,259 85,259 Square Enix Y610
9 3 K-ON! #3 kakifly 81,252 202,559 Houbunsha Y860
10 - The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi-chan #4 Original Creator: Nagaru Tanigawa
Art: Puyo
Original Character Design: Noizi Ito
79,549 79,549 Kadokawa Group Publishing Y588
11 - Neon Genesis Evangelion: Shinji Ikari Raising Project #9 Art: Osamu Takahashi
Original Concept: Gainax/Khara
77,615 81,915 Kadokawa Shoten/ Kadokawa Group Publishing Y588
12 7 Major #74 Takuya Mitsuda 76,978 158,757 Shogakukan Y420
13 - Mei-chan no Shitsuji #11 Riko Miyagi 76,019 76,019 Shueisha Y420
14 - Umineko no Naku Koro ni Episode 2: Legend of the golden witch #2 Creator/ Supervisor: Ryukishi07
Art: Jiro Suzuki
69,650 69,650 Square Enix Y600
15 - Zipang #43 Kaiji Kawaguchi 67,060 67,060 Kodansha Y560
16 - Initial D #40 Shūichi Shigeno 66,168 66,168 Kodansha Y550
17 - Sekirei #9 Sakurako Gokurakuin 65,732 65,732 Square Enix Y540
18 - Bokutachi wa Shitteshimatta #8 Kaho Miyasaka 64,597 64,597 Shogakukan Y420
19 1 Hajime no Ippo #90 George Morikawa 61,151 193,744 Kodansha Y440
20 2 Air Gear #27 Oh! great 60,554 188,611 Kodansha Y440
21 - Nagasarete Airantou #16 Takeshi Fujishiro 59,535 59,535 Square Enix Y420
22 5 One Piece #56 Eiichiro Oda 59,339 1,924,398 Shueisha Y420
23 - Suki Desu Suzuki-kun!! #6 Gō Ikeyamada 58,972 58,972 Shogakukan Y420
24 8 Nodame Cantabile #23 Tomoko Ninomiya 58,155 1,042,231 Kodansha Y440
25 - The Enchained Spiritual Beast Ga-Rei #11 Hajime Segawa 56,504 59,116 Kadokawa Group Publishing Y588
26 10 Shijō Saikyō no Deshi Kenichi #36 Shun Matsuena 54,811 130,749 Shogakukan Y420
27 - Fate/stay night #11 Art: Datto Nishiwaki
Story: Type-Moon
53,651 53,651 Kadokawa Group Publishing Y588
28 - Uchū Kyōdai #8 Chūya Koyama  53,291 53,291 Kodansha Y580
29 6 GTO: Shonan 14 Days #2 Tohru Fujisawa 50,862 145,544 Kodansha Y440
30 - Higurashi no Naku Koroni Hirukowashi-hen Creator/ Supervisor: Ryukishi07
Art: Rechi Kazuki
47,738 47,738 Square Enix Y600

Source: Oricon


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