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Japanese Comic Ranking, February 22-28

posted on 2010-03-03 17:00 EST
Soul Eater, KyōKoi, Tsukihime debut in top 5; Conan, Skip Beat! stay

Update: As reported last month, Shueisha is publishing 3 million copies of the 57th volume of Eiichiro Oda's One Piece pirate manga on Thursday. This record first printing tops not only the previous manga record of 2.85 million copies set by the 56th volume last year, but also the all-time Japanese record of 2.9 million copies made by J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in 2004. The first 57 volumes of One Piece have sold 185.6 million copies since 1997. Source: Asahi

Rank Prev. Rank Title Author Weekly Copies Total Copies Publisher Price Cover
1 - Soul Eater #16 Atsushi Ookubo 212,254 212,667 Square Enix Y420
2 1 Detective Conan
(Case Closed)
#67
Gosho Aoyama 117,994 424,450 Shogakukan Y420
3 - Kyō, Koi wo Hajimemasu #8 Kanan Minami 107,978 107,978 Shogakukan Y420
4 5 Skip Beat! #24 Yoshiki Nakamura 88,404 217,078 Hakusensha Y420
5 - Shingetsutan Tsukihime #7 Story & Art: Sasakishonen
Original Concept: Type-Moon/ Shingetsutan Tsukihime Production Committee
80,225 80,225 ASCII Media Works/ Kadokawa Group Publishing Y630
6 4 Kekkaishi #28 Yellow Tanabe 72,194 220,169 Shogakukan Y420
7 - Keroro Gunsō (Sgt. Frog) #20 Mine Yoshizaki 69,913 69,913 Kadokawa Shoten/Kadokawa Group Publishing Y567
8 - Kanojo wa Uso o Ai Shisugiteru #3 Kotomi Aoki 68,563 68,563 Shogakukan Y420
9 - Switch Girl!! #11 Natsumi Aida 65,555 65,555 Shueisha Y420
10 2 Ahiru no Sora #26 Takeshi Hinata 64,896 264,685 Kodansha Y440
11 11 Pride #12 Yukari Ichijo 62,956 128,015 Shueisha Y440
12 13 Otomen #10 Aya Kanno 59,955 122,860 Hakusensha Y420
13 12 Liar Game #11 Shinobu Kaitani 57,383 122,073 Shueisha Y540
14 - Aozora Yell #4 Kazune Kawahara 55,120 55,120 Shueisha Y420
15 14 Rozen Maiden #3 Peach-Pit 54,036 116,155 Shueisha Y630
16 - Shachō Shima Kōsaku (President Kosaku Shima) #5 Kenshi Hirokane 53,155 53,155 Kodansha Y560
17 - Maria Holic #6 Minari Endo 51,401 51,401 Media Factory Y500
18 3 Negima! Magister Negi Magi #29 Ken Akamatsu 51,093 199,321 Kodansha Y440
19 - Princess Resurrection #11 Yasunori Mitsunaga 46,179 46,179 Kodansha Y580
20 7 Shijō Saikyō no Deshi Kenichi #37 Shun Matsuena 42,313 137,979 Shogakukan Y420
21 17 Boku o Tsutsumu Tsuki no Hikari #8 Saki Hiwatari 41,738 93,544 Hakusensha Y420
22 6 Bloody Monday Season 2: Pandora no Hako #2 Ryō Ryūmon, Kōji Megumi 40,598 147,281 Kodansha Y440
23 - Ojō-sama wa Oyome-sama. #8 Megumi Hazuki 37,599 37,599 Shueisha Y420
24 8 Dear Boys Act 3 #3 Hiroki Yagami 36,839 132,048 Kodansha Y440
25 24 Real Clothes #9 Satoru Makimura 36,738 76,475 Shueisha Y440
26 - The Devil and Lovesongs #9 Miyoshi Tomori 33,477 33,477 Shueisha Y420
27 - Baka to Test to Shōkanjū #2 Creator: Kenji Inoue
Art: Mo-suke Mattaku, Yumeuta
Character Design: Yui Haga
32,332 32,332 Kadokawa Group Publishing Y588
28 9 Zettai Karen Children #20 Takashi Shiina 31,651 109,602 Shogakukan Y420
29 - Crimson Hero #17 Mitsuba Takanashi 31,525 31,525 Shueisha Y420
30 - Dengeki Daisy #6 Kyousuke Motomi 31,343 31,343 Shogakukan Y420

Source: Oricon


This article has a follow-up: Japanese Comic Ranking, March 1-7 (2010-03-10 16:59)
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