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BookScan Manga Ranking, May 21-27

posted on 2012-06-05 01:30 EDT

The Publishers Weekly magazine listed Nielsen BookScan's graphic novel bestsellers in the United States for the week ending on May 27.

Rank Pre. Rank Weeks on List Title Author Publisher Price Pub. Date Units Units Year-to-Date Cover
2 2 4 Sailor Moon, Volume 5 Naoko Takeuchi / Author Kodansha Comics $10.99 May, 2012 1,031 7,200
3 3 4 Naruto, Vol. 56 (Original) Masashi Kishimoto / Author, Masashi Kishimoto / Illustrator Viz Media $9.99 May, 2012 1,014 6,348
11 26 2 Soul Eater, Volume 9 Atsushi Ohkubo / Author Yen Press $11.99 May, 2012 530 979
14 22 2 Omamori Himari, Volume 7 Milan Matra / Author Yen Press $11.99 May, 2012 453 921
15 11 7 Black Butler, Volume 9 Yana Toboso / Author Yen Press $11.99 Apr, 2012 405 5,028
16 37 2 Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Volume 1 Magica Quartet / Author, Hanokage / Illustrator Yen Press $11.99 May, 2012 395 702
17 36 2 Pandora Hearts, Volume 10 Jun Mochizuki / Author Yen Press $11.99 May, 2012 394 745
19 14 10 Sailor Moon, Volume 4 Naoko Takeuchi / Author Kodansha Comics $10.99 Mar, 2012 388 12,384
21 18 12 Naruto, Volume 55 Masashi Kishimoto / Author, Masashi Kishimoto / Illustrator Viz Media $9.99 Mar, 2012 322 12,963
24 21 36 Sailor Moon, Volume 1 Naoko Takeuchi / Author Kodansha Comics $10.99 Sep, 2011 319 8,466
25 29 20 Sailor Moon, Volume 3 Naoko Takeuchi / Author Kodansha Comics $10.99 Jan, 2012 306 16,398

The Nielsen BookScan rankings represent sales at Barnes & Noble and other book chains, independent bookshops, and online purchases — but not sales at comic book stores, Walmart, and some other venues.

Source: Publishers Weekly via The Beat


This article has a follow-up: BookScan Manga Ranking, May 28-June 3 (2012-06-08 17:45)
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