News Naruto is #2 Graphic Novel in U.S. Bookstores in June
posted on 2013-07-08 16:00 EDT
The 61st volume of Masashi Kishimoto's Naruto manga ranked #2 on Nielsen BookScan's list of top 20 graphic novels in American bookstores for June. The same volume had topped the chart in May.
Nine other volumes of manga ranked in the top 20 for June. Naoko Takeuchi's Sailor Moon volume 11 ranked at #4, Kazuki Takahashi's Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal volume 3 ranked at #11, Eiichiro Oda's One Piece volume 67 ranked at #13, Naruto omnibus edition volume 5 ranked at #15, Mamenosuke Fujimaru's Alice in the Country of Clover: Ace of Hearts ranked at #16, Yoshiki Nakamura's Skip Beat! volume 31 ranked at #17, Shiro Amano's Kingdom Hearts: Final Mix volume 1 ranked at #18, Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan volume 1 ranked at #19, and Yoshikazu Yasuhiko's Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin volume 2 ranked at #20.
Sailor Moon volume 11 had ranked at #4 last month, and Naruto omnibus edition volume 5 had ranked at #18 last month.
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.