News Naruto is #3 Graphic Novel in U.S. Bookstores in March
posted on 2013-04-19 22:30 EDT
The Naruto volume is one of seven manga titles on the list. Naoko Takeuchi's Sailor Moon volume 10 ranked at #5, Akihisa Ikeda's Rosario + Vampire Season II volume 11 ranked at #10, Sailor Moon volume 9 ranked at #12, Matsuri Hino's Vampire Knight volume 16 ranked at #13, QuinRose and Mamenosuke Fujimaru's Alice in the Country of Clover: Cheshire Cat Waltz volume 4 ranked at #14, and Eiichiro Oda's One Piece volume 66 ranked at #17.
Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead comic series continued to dominate the chart, claiming seven places this month, with The Walking Dead Compendium volumes 1 and 2 taking the top two spots.
The 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.