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Japanese Comic Ranking, December 6-12

posted on 2010-12-15 17:03 EST
Shingeki no Kyojin 3 lands at #1 with 1st 2 volumes rising into top 30

Not only did the latest Shingeki no Kyojin manga volume by 24-year-old Hajime Isayama land at #1 this past week, but the recent surge in popularity for the series put the first two volumes onto the chart as well. The third volume sold 6.6 times as many copies in its first week as the second volume sold in its first week.

Rank Prev. Rank Title Author Weekly Copies Total Copies Publisher Price Cover
1 - Shingeki no Kyojin #3 Hajime Isayama 185,674 185,674 Kodansha Y440
2 1 Bleach #48 Tite Kubo 173,224 635,378 Shueisha Y420
3 3 D.Gray-man #21 Katsura Hoshino 148,236 363,413 Shueisha Y460
4 4 Gintama #37 Hideaki Sorachi 134,298 322,916 Shueisha Y420
5 5 Katekyo Hitman Reborn! #32 Akira Amano 121,456 302,216 Shueisha Y420
6 9 Claymore #19 Norihiro Yagi 76,466 167,037 Shueisha Y420
7 12 Vampire Knight #13 Matsuri Hino 64,386 140,189 Hakusensha Y420
8 13 Kuroko no Basuke #10 Tadatoshi Fujimaki 60,111 135,419 Shueisha Y420
9 11 Sket Dance #16 Kenta Shinohara 58,315 135,141 Shueisha Y420
10 - Drop #12 Original Creator: Hiroshi Shinagawa
Art: Dai Suzuki
Character Design: Hiroshi Takahashi
54,420 54,420 Akita Shoten Y420
11 27 Switch Girl!! #14 Natsumi Aida 53,093 98,180 Shueisha Y420
12 16 Faster than a Kiss #8 Meca Tanaka 52,370 117,228 Hakusensha Y420
13 90 Shingeki no Kyojin #1 Hajime Isayama 49,527 320,756 Kodansha Y440
14 2 Yotsuba&! #10 Kiyohiko Azuma 48,372 503,796 ASCII Media Works/ Kadokawa Group Publishing Y630
15 94 Shingeki no Kyojin #2 Hajime Isayama 46,671 309,798 Kodansha Y440
16 20 MPD-Psycho #15 Script: Eiji Ohtsuka
Art: Shou Tajima
46,141 99,078 Kadokawa Shoten/ Kadokawa Group Publishing Y609
17 - Saint Seiya: Next Dimension - The Myth of Hades #3 Masami Kurumada 44,200 44,200 Akita Shoten Y750
18 6 Real #10 Takehiko Inoue 42,089 458,510 Shueisha Y630
19 21 Kure-nai #6 Original Creator: Kentarō Katayama
Art: Yamato Yamamoto
41,398 92,977 Shueisha Y460
20 - Higanjima #33 Kōji Matsumoto 41,217 41,217 Kodansha Y580
21 8 Fullmetal Alchemist #27 Hiromu Arakawa 40,247 1,154,954 Square Enix Y450
22 - Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai #3 Original creator: Tsukasa Fushimi 
Original Character Design: Hiro Kanzaki 
Art: Sakura Ikeda
39,198 39,198 ASCII Media Works Y599
23 - Broken Blade (Break Blade) #9 Yunosuke Yoshinaga 38,159 38,159 SoftBank Creative Y4630
24 - Wangan Midnight C1 Runner #4 Michiharu Kusunoki 37,060 38,007 Kodansha Y560
25 7 March comes in like a lion [Sangatsu no Lion] #5 Chika Umino 35,957 435,107 Hakusensha Y510
26 38 Pyu to Fuku! Jaguar #20 Kyosuke Usuta 34,787 72,417 Shueisha Y420
27 24 Ao no Exorcist #5 Kazue Katō 34,529 81,565 Shueisha Y460
28 - Seitokai no Ichizon #4 Art: 10mo
Story: Sekina Aoi
Original Character Design: Kira Inugami
33,494 33,494 Fujimi Shobo Y609
29 - Yowamushi Pedal #15 Wataru Watanabe 32,691 32,691 Akita Shoten Y420
30 33 Psyren #14 Toshiaki Iwashiro 29,482 69,389 Shueisha Y420

Source: Oricon

Update: Punctuation fixed. Thanks, Nonaka Machine Gun B.


This article has a follow-up: Japanese Comic Ranking, December 13-19 (2010-12-22 17:10)
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