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Japanese Comic Ranking, April 26-May 2 (Updated)

posted on 2010-05-05 17:58 EDT
Naruto, Nodame, Reborn!, Gintama, Bakuman. debut in top 10; FMA stays

Update: After two weeks of sales, the 25th volume of the Fullmetal Alchemist manga has sold over one million copies. In 2010, only three other manga volumes have sold one million copies: Naruto #49 in January, One Piece #57 in March, and Naruto #50 in March. As a publication of Square Enix, Fullmetal Alchemist #50 is the first manga volume to reach the one-million milestone from a company other than Shueisha this year. Source: animeanime.jp


Rank Prev. Rank Title Author Weekly Copies Total Copies Publisher Price Cover
1 - Naruto #51 Masashi Kishimoto 618,737 618,737 Shueisha Y420
2 92 Nodame Cantabile #24 Tomoko Ninomiya 535,132 545,739 Kodansha Y440
3 - Katekyo Hitman Reborn! #29 Akira Amano 269,353 269,353 Shueisha Y420
4 1 Fullmetal Alchemist #25 Hiromu Arakawa 255,557 1,080,859 Square Enix Y420
5 - Gintama #34 Hideaki Sorachi 223,675 223,675 Shueisha Y420
6 - Bakuman. #8 Story: Tsugumi Ohba
Art: Takeshi Obata
182,267 182,267 Shueisha Y420
7 2 Ookiku Furikabutte (Big Windup!) #14 Asa Higuchi 158,037 375,734 Kodansha Y550
8 3 xxxHOLiC #17 CLAMP 143,266 313,019 Kodansha Y560
9 - Shin Tennis no Ouji-sama (The New Prince of Tennis) #3 Takeshi Konomi 134,197 134,197 Shueisha Y460
10 10 Saki #7 Ritz Kobayashi 104,155 187,623 Square Enix Y540
11 - Toriko #9 Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro 96,436 96,436 Shueisha Y420
12 - Mayoi Neko Overrun! #1 Story: Tomohiro Matsu
Art: Kentaro Yabuki
Character Design: Peco
91,599 91,599 Shueisha Y500
13 - Bokutachi wa Shitteshimatta #9 Kaho Miyasaka 89,642 90,116 Shogakukan Y420
14 16 Arakawa Under the Bridge #10 Hikaru Nakamura 76,602 135,127 Square Enix Y540
15 12 Mei-chan no Shitsuji #12 Riko Miyagi 73,758 153,655 Shueisha Y420
16 - Faster than a Kiss #7 Meca Tanaka 69,778 69,778 Hakusensha Y420
17 17 Clover #23 Toriko Chiya 61,609 117,715 Shueisha Y420
18 - Gunslinger Girl #12 Yu Aida 60,298 60,298 ASCII Media Works Y578
19 - Yu-Gi-Oh! GX #7 Supervision: Kazuki Takahashi
Story & Art: Naoyuki Kageyama
57,838 57,838 Shueisha Y420
20 7 Giant Killing #14 Original Story: Masaya Tsunamoto
Art: Tsujitomo
54,873 143,611 Kodansha Y570
21 - Psyren #11 Toshiaki Iwashiro 51,406 51,406 Shueisha Y420
22 - Jin #18 Motoka Murakami 51,130 51,130 Shueisha Y540
23 - New Say Hello to Black Jack #8 Shuho Sato 48,908 48,908 Shogakukan Y580
24 90 Nodame Cantabile #24 Limited DVD&CD-Bundle Edition Tomoko Ninomiya 48,704 59,424 Kodansha Y2,480
25 20 Kyoku Yawaku #12 Ryo Ikuemi 45,167 94,932 Shueisha Y420
26 - Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's #1 Story: Masahiro Hikokubo
Art: Masashi Satō
44,130 44,130 Shueisha Y420
27 14 The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya #11 Original Creator: Nagaru Tanigawa
Art: Gaku Tsugano
Original Character Design: Noizi Ito
42,103 109,832 Kadokawa Group Publishing Y588
28 4 Ahiru no Sora #27 Takeshi Hinata 36,294 262,670 Kodansha Y440
29 15 Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni Kai Mina-koroshi-hen #5 Creator/ Supervisor: Ryukishi07
Art: Hinase Momoyama
34,773 99,140 Square Enix Y610
30 25 Yozakura Quartet #8 Suzuhito Yasuda 33,561 79,374 Kodansha Y580

Source: Oricon


This article has a follow-up: Japanese Comic Ranking, May 3-9 (2010-05-12 17:47)
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