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Top-Selling Light Novels in Japan: 2011 (Updated)

posted on 2011-11-30 20:30 EST
Haruhi Suzumiya, Baka and Test, Index, Haganai, Oreimo, IS rank in top 10

The following chart covers sales from November 22, 2010 to November 20, 2011:

Rank Title Copies
1 Suzumiya Haruhi no Kyōgaku (The Surprise of Haruhi Suzumiya) 435,124
2 Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts 9 253,748
3 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index (New Testament: A Certain Magical Index) 2 251,287
4 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (Haganai) 5 238,712
5 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index (New Testament: A Certain Magical Index) 234,510
6 Ore no Imōto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai (Oreimo) 8 233,595
7 Ore no Imōto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai (Oreimo) 9 208,502
8 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (Haganai) 6 207,104
9 Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts 9.5 201,658
10 IS (Infinite Stratos) 7 190,900
11 IS (Infinite Stratos) 6 190,411
12 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (Haganai) 189,712
13 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (Haganai) 7 187,496
14 Durarara!! x 9 185,084
15 IS (Infinite Stratos) 171,789
16 The Story of Saiunkoku: Shian no Gyokuza Part I 168,013
17 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (Haganai) 2 167,391
18 The Story of Saiunkoku: Shian no Gyokuza Part II 167,009
19 IS (Infinite Stratos) 2 164,222
20 IS (Infinite Stratos) 3 159,365
21 Durarara!! x 10 159,002
22 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (Haganai) 3 155,542
23 IS (Infinite Stratos) 4 154,828
24 IS (Infinite Stratos) 5 151,593
25 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (Haganai) 4 147,382
26 Gosick 138,310
27 Aria the Scarlet Ammo IX: Spark Out 114,970
28 Aria the Scarlet Ammo VIII: Tornado High 114,194
29 Sword Art Online 6: Phantom Bullet 110,582
30 Sword Art Online 7: Mother's Rosario 110,110
31 Sword Art Online 8: Early and Late 108,959
32 Aria the Scarlet Ammo X: Arcanum Duo 106,503
33 Seitokai no Ichizon: Hekiyō Gakuen Seitokai Gijiroku 4 105,697
34 Seitokai no Ichizon: Hekiyō Gakuen Seitokai Gijiroku 5 101,720
35 Full Metal Panic! Maji de Abunai Kyūshi ni Isshō? 99,291
36 Mahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei 1: Nyūgaku-hen Part I 99,047
37 Aria the Scarlet Ammo 95,217
38 Gosick II: Gosick Sono Tsumi wa Namonaki 94,643
39 Full Metal Panic! Another I 93,587
40 Ore no Imōto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai (Oreimo) 7 90,996
41 Kino's Journey XV: The Beautiful World 89,561
42 Mahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei 1: Nyūgaku-hen Part II 88,743
43 Aria the Scarlet Ammo II: Diamond Dust 84,077
44 Ore no Imōto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai (Oreimo) 82,960
45 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (Haganai) 7 DVD-Bundled Special Edition 82,356
46 Shakugan no Shana XXII 80,814
47 Gosick VII: Gosick Bara-Iro no Jinsei 80,448
48 Mayo Chiki! 7 80,356
49 Zero no Tsukaima 20 79,231
50 Mayo Chiki! 6 78,450

Source: Oricon

Update: Gosick II's copies sold corrected. Thanks, enurtsol.


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