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Japanese Comic Ranking, April 18-24

posted on 2011-04-27 18:30 EDT
Naruto, Bleach, Gantz, Giant Killing land in top 5 with Fairy Tail

Takarajimasha's Bessatsu Takarajima Manga to Zukai de Wakaru Drucker book has now sold over 500,000 copies since it went on sale last November. Like Natsumi Iwasaki's Moshi Kōkō Yakyū no Joshi Manager ga Drucker no "Management" o Yondara novel and its Moshidora anime series and live-action film adaptations, Takarajimasha's book is based on the productivity tips of Austrian-American management guru Peter Drucker.

Rank Prev. Rank Title Author Weekly Copies Total Copies Publisher Price Cover
1 - Naruto #55 Masashi Kishimoto 650,587 650,587 Shueisha Y420
2 - Bleach #49 Tite Kubo 425,882 425,882 Shueisha Y420
3 - Gantz #31 Hiroya Oku 204,938 204,938 Shueisha Y650
4 - Giant Killing #19 Original Story: Masaya Tsunamoto
Art: Tsujitomo
133,264 133,264 Kodansha Y570
5 2 Fairy Tail #26 Hiro Mashima 132,359 292,200 Kodansha Y440
6 - Thermae Romae #3 Mari Yamazaki 116,567 116,567 Enterbrain Y714
7 3 Ahiru no Sora #31 Takeshi Hinata 101,136 217,877 Kodansha Y440
8 - Shijō Saikyō no Deshi Kenichi #42 Shun Matsuena 99,954 100,188 Shogakukan Y440
9 - Tegami Bachi [Letter Bee] #12 Hiroyuki Asada 87,268 87,268 Shueisha Y460
10 - Kami Nomi zo Shiru Sekai #12 Tamiki Wakaki 75,484 75,690 Shogakukan Y440
11 - Vinland Saga #10 Makoto Yukimura 74,761 74,761 Kodansha Y610
12 - Switch Girl!! #16 Natsumi Aida 70,582 70,582 Shueisha Y420
13 1 Shingeki no Kyojin #4 Hajime Isayama 64,615 519,560 Kodansha Y440
14 - Kami Nomi zo Shiru Sekai #12 Stainless Steel Bookmark-Bundled Special Edition Tamiki Wakaki 57,324 57,324 Shogakukan Y900
15 - Hoshi wa Utau #11 Natsuki Takaya 56,158 56,158 Hakusensha Y420
16 9 Seitokai Yakuindomo #5 Tozen Ujiie 55,167 118,988 Kodansha Y440
17 - Gekkō Jōrei (Moonlight Act) #13 Kazuhiro Fujita 54,947 55,232 Shogakukan Y440
18 - Magi #8 Shinobu Ohtaka 50,140 50,140 Shogakukan Y440
19 - Orange Chocolate #6 Nanpei Yamada 49,734 49,734 Hakusensha Y420
20 - Monokuro Shōnen Shōjo #6 Ryoko Fukuyama 49,161 49,161 Hakusensha Y420
21 4 Ao Haru Ride #1 Io Sakisaka 46,668 138,650 Shueisha Y420
22 11 Area no Kishi #25 Original Story: Tadashi Agi
Art: Kaya Tsukiyama
45,729 96,685 Kodansha Y440
23 - Countach #23 Haruto Umezawa 45,264 45,264 Shueisha Y540
24 - Kochira Katsushika-ku Kamearikouen-mae Hashutsujo #174 Osamu Akimoto 43,785 43,785 Shueisha Y420
25 - Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni Kai Matsuri-bayashi-hen #7 Creator/ Supervisor: Ryukishi07
Art: Karin Suzuragi
41,751 41,751 Square Enix Y600
26 - Kōtetsu no Hanappashira #2 Hiroyuki Nishimori 41,565 41,734 Shogakukan Y440
27 5 Kuragehime #7 Akiko Higashimura 39,197 129,944 Kodansha Y440
28 18 Sakura-Hime Kaden #8 Arina Tanemura 35,289 72,941 Shueisha Y420
29 17 Kimi no Iru Machi #13 Kouji Seo 34,822 74,424 Kodansha Y440
30 6 Ouran High School Host Club #18 Bisco Hatori 34,172 345,794 Hakusensha Y420

Source: Oricon, MyCom Journal via Temple Knights


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