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Japanese Comic Ranking, August 9-15

posted on 2010-08-18 17:47 EDT
One Piece sells 2 million+ in 2 weeks; FMA, Strobe Edge, Amanchu! in top 10

One Piece #59 is the second volume from the series to sell over two million copies in two weeks. (The first to accomplish this was the 57th volume.) Moreover, the release of the newest volume propelled sales of the rest of the series; 13 One Piece volumes ranked in the top 100 this past week.

Rank Prev. Rank Title Author Weekly Copies Total Copies Publisher Price Cover
1 - Fullmetal Alchemist #26 Hiromu Arakawa 781,466 781,466 Square Enix Y420
2 1 One Piece #59 Eiichiro Oda 317,944 2,170,485 Shueisha Y420
3 2 Naruto #52 Masashi Kishimoto 161,363 1,007,569 Shueisha Y420
4 - Strobe Edge #9 Io Sakisaka 152,907 152,907 Shueisha Y420
5 3 Bleach #46 Tite Kubo 106,181 655,093 Shueisha Y420
6 4 Katekyo Hitman Reborn! #30 Akira Amano 105,108 435,288 Shueisha Y420
7 - Amanchu! #3 Kozue Amano 95,123 95,123 Mag Garden Y600
8 10 Initial D #41 Shūichi Shigeno 92,603 184,311 Kodansha Y560
9 5 Gintama #35 Hideaki Sorachi 89,800 369,985 Shueisha Y420
10 - 7SEEDS #18 Yumi Tamura 76,428 76,428 Shogakukan Y420
11 6 Bakuman. #9 Story: Tsugumi Ohba
Art: Takeshi Obata
73,777 324,859 Shueisha Y420
12 - Happy Marriage!? #4 Maki Enjōji 69,471 69,471 Shogakukan 420
13 7 Kaichō wa Maid-sama! #11 Hiro Fujiwara 64,201 178,226 Hakusensha Y420
14 - Tonari no Atashi #5 Atsuko Nanba 57,980 57,980 Kodansha Y440
15 - Kuragehime #5 Akiko Higashimura 54,824 54,824 Kodansha Y440
16 - Sakura-Hime Kaden #6 Arina Tanemura 53,883 53,883 Shueisha Y420
17 12 Masuda Kōsuke Gekijō Gag Manga Biyori #11 Kousuke Masuda 49,336 129,628 Shueisha Y420
18 - Gifū Dōdō!! Naoe Kanetsugu -Maeda Keiji Tsuki-gatari #8 Story: Tetsuo Hara, Nobuhiko Horie
Art: Yūji Takemura
43,806 44,094 Shinchosha Y540
19 8 Kuroko no Basuke #8 Tadatoshi Fujimaki 40,559 143,567 Shueisha Y420
20 9 Beelzebub #7 Ryūhei Tamura 33,707 128,140 Shueisha Y420
21 27 Shinjuku Swan #23 Ken Wakui 31,659 58,332 Kodansha Y560
22 16 Omamori Himari #7 Milan Matra 31,280 69,088 Kadokawa Group Publishing Y609
23 11 Bleach Official Character Book 2 Masked Tite Kubo 30,732 117,186 Shueisha Y820
24 21 One Piece #58 Eiichiro Oda 26,914 2,339,218 Shueisha Y420
25 14 Bartender #17 Story: Araki Joh
Art: Kenji Nagatomo
21,011 65,619 Shueisha Y540
26 18 Soul Eater #17 Atsushi Ookubo 20,433 295,552 Square Enix Y420
27 44 Crows Zero #9 Original creator: Hiroshi Takahashi
Script: Shogo Muto
Art: Kenichirō Naitō
20,270 35,980 Akita Shoten Y420
28 - Crash! #8 Yuka Fujiwara 19,950 19,950 Shueisha Y420
29 - Momo #5 Mayu Sakai 19,842 19,842 Shueisha Y420
30 47 Clover #17 Tetsuhiro Hirakawa 19,616 34,707 Akita Shoten Y420

Source: Oricon (link 2)

Update: Kuragehime's publisher corrected. Thanks, flawful.


This article has a follow-up: Japanese Comic Ranking, August 16-22 (Updated) (2010-08-25 17:58)
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