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Japanese Comic Ranking, May 23-29

posted on 2011-06-01 19:00 EDT
Billy Bat, Genshiken, Deadman Wonderland, Mei-chan land in top 5 with One Piece

The Blue Exorcist television anime series helped propel the first three volumes of the original manga onto the top 30 chart.

Rank Prev. Rank Title Author Weekly Copies Total Copies Publisher Price Cover
1 - Billy Bat #6 Art: Naoki Urasawa
Story Joint Collaboration: Takashi Nagasaki
134,466 134,909 Kodansha Y630
2 - Genshiken #10 Nidaime no Ichi [1] Shimoku Kio 120,999 121,804 Kodansha Y580
3 - Deadman Wonderland #10 Jinsei Kataoka, Kazuma Kondou 115,978 115,978 Kadokawa Group Publishing Y588
4 - Mei-chan no Shitsuji #15 Riko Miyagi 82,265 82,265 Shueisha Y420
5 7 One Piece #62 Eiichiro Oda 68,393 2,767,056 Shueisha Y420
6 - Psychic Detective Yakumo #5 Original creator: Manabu Kaminaga
Art: Suzuka Oda
64,272 67,325 Kadokawa Group Publishing Y588
7 - Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai #2 Art: Itachi
Original creator: Yomi Hirasaka
Original Character Design: Buriki
61,731 61,948 Media Factory Y570
8 1 Kekkaishi #34 Yellow Tanabe 59,870 218,394 Shogakukan Y440
9 18 Barakamon #4 Satsuki Yoshino 59,441 94,332 Square Enix Y600
10 - The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya #14 Original Creator: Nagaru Tanigawa
Art: Gaku Tsugano
Original Character Design: Noizi Ito
57,758 57,758 Kadokawa Group Publishing Y588
11 3 Steel Ball Run #23 Hirohiko Araki 48,191 189,606 Shueisha Y420
12 4 Daiya no A (Ace of Diamond) #26 Yūji Terajima 47,398 185,879 Kodansha Y440
13 - Five #15 Shiori Furukawa 44,391 44,391 Shueisha Y420
14 - Yume-miru Taiyō #9 Ichigo Takano 42,809 42,809 Shueisha Y420
15 - Blue Exorcist #1 Kazue Katō 39,837 349,213 Shueisha Y460
16 2 Negima! Magister Negi Magi #34 Ken Akamatsu 38,617 187,379 Kodansha Y440
17 - Rozen Maiden #5 Peach-Pit 38,051 38,051 Shueisha Y630
18 22 Ikusa no Ko ~Oda Saburō Nobunaga Gaiden~ #1 Story: Tetsuo Hara
Art: Seibō Kitahara
37,430 66,143 Shinchosha Y630
19 - Battle Angel Alita: Last Order (GUNNM: Last Order) #16 Yukito Kishiro 36,823 36,823 Kodansha Y700
20 - Go-ji kara Ku-ji made (From Five to Nine) #3 Miki Aihara 36,728 36,728 Shogakukan Y420
21 10 Gakuen Alice #24 Tachibana Higuchi 36,509 106,199 Hakusensha Y420
22 - Gang King #21 Daiju Yanauchi 36,298 36,562 Shonen Gahosha Co Y550
23 - Blue Exorcist #2 Kazue Katō 35,399 329,033 Shueisha Y460
24 - Cooking Papa #114 Tochi Ueyama 34,551 35,129 Kodansha Y540
25 - Principal #1 Ryo Ikuemi 33,649 33,649 Shueisha Y420
26 8 KenIchi the Mightiest Disciple #43 Shun Matsuena 33,285 133,536 Shogakukan Y440
27 45 Judge #3 Yoshiki Tonogai 33,263 47,765 Square Enix Y600
28 6 Hayate the Combat Butler
(Hayate no Gotoku!)
#28
Kenjirou Hata 31,316 142,356 Shogakukan Y440
29 - Amagami precious diary #3 Art: Tarō Shinonome
Original Concept: Enterbrain
30,676 30,676 Hakusensha Y580
30 28 Blue Exorcist #3 Kazue Katō 30,038 326,297 Shueisha Y460

Source: Oricon

Update: Volume number of Blue Exorcist corrected. Thanks, FH14.


This article has a follow-up: Japanese Comic Ranking, May 30-June 5 (2011-06-08 20:30)
follow-up of Top-Selling Manga in Japan by Series: 2011 (First Half)

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