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2010 Japanese Manga Magazine Circulation Numbers

posted on 2011-01-17 13:41 EST
Ultra Jump, Coro Coro, Shonen Jump, Dragon Age, Asuka, Ciel, Melody were only mags that rose

The Japanese Magazine Publishers Association released the circulation numbers for Japanese manga magazines from its Magazine Data 2011 book on Friday. The data covers the period between October 1, 2009 and September 30, 2010.

Of all the magazines, only Ultra Jump, Coro Coro Comic, Weekly Shonen Jump, Dragon Age, ASUKA, Ciel, and MELODY rose in circulation from last year. Two magazines, Weekly Comic Bunch and Deluxe Margaret, ended their runs or were revamped under a new title.

The bestselling manga magazine, Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump, rose in circulation again from 2,809,362 copies to 2,876,459. However, its closest competitor, Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine, dropped again from 1,650,205 to 1,571,063. Similarly, Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday dropped from 773,062 to 678,917. Shogakukan's Coro Coro Comic's circulation rose from 911,667 to 950,834.

Boys' Comic Magazines

Magazine Publisher Circulation
Ultra Jump Shueisha 73,250 *
Monthly Shonen Sirius Kodansha 15,167 *
Monthly Shonen Magazine Kodansha 847,250 *
Monthly Shōnen Rival Kodansha 89,834 *
Coro Coro Comic Shogakukan 950,834 *
Sunday GX Shogakukan 26,000 *
Jump Square Shueisha 360,000 *
Weekly Shonen Sunday Shogakukan 678,917 *
Weekly Shonen Jump Shueisha 2,876,459 *
Weekly Shōnen Magazine Kodansha 1,571,063 *
Shōnen Ace Kadokawa Group Publishing (Kadokawa Shoten) 75,084 *
Dragon Age Kadokawa Group Publishing (Fujimi Shobo) 29,842 *
Magazine Special Kodansha 70,834 *
Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh ASCII Media Works 130,000
Monthly Shonen Sunday (Gessan) Shogakukan 50,000
Weekly Shōnen Champion Akita Shoten 500,000

* Verified circulation

Men's Comic Magazines

Magazine Publisher Circulation
Afternoon Kodansha 102,834 *
Ikki Shogakukan 11,500 *
Evening Kodansha 147,980 *
Gundam Ace Kadokawa Group Publishing (Kadokawa Shoten) 135,417 *
Comic Ran LEED Publishing Co., Ltd. 207,350 *
Comic Ran Twins LEED Publishing Co., Ltd. 141,202 *
Comic Ran Twins Sengoku Bushou Retsuden LEED Publishing Co., Ltd. 91,442 *
Weekly Young Jump Shueisha 768,980 *
Super Jump Shueisha 277,500 *
Business Jump Shueisha 285,334 *
Big Comic Shogakukan 454,000 *
Big Comic Original Shogakukan 729,750 *
Big Comic Spirits Shogakukan 260,024 *
Big Comic Superior Shogakukan 204,125 *
Morning Kodansha 340,209 *
Morning 2 Kodansha 35,000 *
Young Animal Hakusensha 159,709 *
Young Animal Arashi Hakusensha 151,584 *
Young Magazine Kodansha 807,871 *
Comic Kairakuten WANIMAGAZINE CO.,LTD. 350,000
Comic Kairakuten BEAST WANIMAGAZINE CO.,LTD. 120,000
Comic Shitsurakuten WANIMAGAZINE CO.,LTD. 250,000
Comic Hana-Man WANIMAGAZINE CO.,LTD. 100,000
Comic Beam Publisher: Enterbrain
Distributor: Kadokawa Group Publishing
25,000
Weekly Manga Goraku Nihonbungeisha 500,000
Weekly Manga Sunday Jitsugyo no Nihon Sha 300,000
Comic Dengeki Moeoh ASCII Media Works 50,000
Manga Action Futabasha 200,000
MEN'S GOLD LEED Publishing Co., Ltd. 50,000
Young King Shonen Gahosha Co 200,000
Young King Ours Shonen Gahosha Co 68,000
Young Comic Shonen Gahosha Co 100,000
Young Champion Akita Shoten 250,000

* Verified circulation

Girls' Comic Magazines

Magazine Publisher Circulation
ASUKA Kadokawa Group Publishing (Kadokawa Shoten) 37,084 *
The Margaret Shueisha 136,667 *
Shōjo Comic Shogakukan 162,609 *
Cheese! Shogakukan 103,917 *
Ciao Shogakukan 745,455 *
Nakayoshi Kodansha 252,084 *
Hana to Yume Hakusensha 203,959 *
Betsucomi Shogakukan 89,334 *
Bessatsu Hana to Yume Hakusensha 66,750 *
Bessatsu Friend Kodansha 91,750 *
Bessatsu Margaret Shueisha 261,667 *
Margaret Shueisha 95,044 *
LaLa Hakusensha 169,542 *
LaLa DX Hakusensha 74,034 *
Ribon Shueisha 243,334 *
Sylph ASCII Media Works 70,000

* Verified circulation

Women's Comic Magazines

Magazine Publisher Circulation
ARIA Kodansha 39,667 *
office YOU Shueisha 104,000 *
Kiss Kodansha 127,962 *
Cookie Shueisha 122,084 *
Chorus Shueisha 136,250 *
The Dessert Kodansha 100,834 *
CIEL Kadokawa Group Publishing(Kadokawa Shoten) 29,500 *
Silky Hakusensha 54,250 *
Dessert Kodansha 83,167 *
BE-LOVE Kodansha 153,792 *
FEEL YOUNG Shodensha 37,642 *
Petit Comic Shogakukan 105,000 *
Flowers Shogakukan 33,000 *
Bessatsu Friend 2010 Kodansha 69,167 *
MELODY Hakusensha 47,434 *
YOU Shueisha 162,917 *
Elegance Eve Akita Shoten 150,000
Go-Kinjo no Warui Uwasa Ohzora Publishing Co. 90,000
Comic Aqua Oakla Publishing Co., Ltd. 25,000
Comic B's Log Kyun! Enterbrain/Kadokawa Group Publishing 50,000
Saikō no Ai to Kandō Ohzora Publishing Co. 62,000
Shiawase na Kekkon Ohzora Publishing Co. 58,000
Harmony Romance Ohzora Publishing Co. 80,000
For Mrs. Akita Shoten 150,000
Hontō ni Kowai Yome/Shūtome Ohzora Publishing Co. 61,000
Young Love Comic aya Ohzora Publishing Co. 82,000
Renai Hakusho Pastel Ohzora Publishing Co. 150,000

* Verified circulation


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