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Top-Selling Manga in Japan by Volume: 2013

posted on 2013-12-01 21:00 EST
Top 4 are One Piece for 5th straight year; each Attack on Titan book sells over 1.2 million

One Piece and Attack on Titan took over all the spots in the top 15. One Piece held the top four spots, and last year's One Piece volume 68 still ranked #38. All 11 volumes of Attack on Titan ranked in the top 15, and each book sold over 1.2 million copies in 2013.

This is the fifth year in a row that One Piece has taken the top four spots in the annual charts. Attack on Titan's final 2013 series total of 15,933,801 is six times its total in 2012, 2.683 million.

This list covers sales surveyed from November 19, 2012 to November 17, 2013.

Rank Estimated Copies
in Period
Title Publisher Release Date
Author
1 3,147,224 One Piece 69 Shueisha 2013/03
Eiichiro Oda
2 3,039,487 One Piece 70 Shueisha 2013/06
Eiichiro Oda
3 2,890,263 One Piece 71 Shueisha 2013/08
Eiichiro Oda
4 2,354,005 One Piece 72 Shueisha 2013/11
Eiichiro Oda
5 1,950,807 Attack on Titan 9 Kodansha 2012/12
Hajime Isayama
6 1,915,976 Attack on Titan 10 Kodansha 2013/04
Hajime Isayama
7 1,453,879 Attack on Titan 11 Kodansha 2013/08
Hajime Isayama
8 1,339,845 Attack on Titan 8 Kodansha 2012/08
Hajime Isayama
9 1,299,048 Attack on Titan 1 Kodansha 2010/03
Hajime Isayama
10 1,267,129 Attack on Titan 2 Kodansha 2010/07
Hajime Isayama
11 1,261,251 Attack on Titan 7 Kodansha 2012/04
Hajime Isayama
12 1,250,663 Attack on Titan 3 Kodansha 2010/12
Hajime Isayama
13 1,248,339 Attack on Titan 6 Kodansha 2011/12
Hajime Isayama
14 1,247,333 Attack on Titan 5 Kodansha 2011/08
Hajime Isayama
15 1,241,299 Attack on Titan 4 Kodansha 2011/04
Hajime Isayama
16 1,205,558 Naruto 63 Shueisha 2012/12
Masashi Kishimoto
17 1,193,383 Hunter × Hunter 31 Shueisha 2012/12
Yoshihiro Togashi
18 1,186,245 Hunter × Hunter 32 Shueisha 2012/12
Yoshihiro Togashi
19 1,153,948 Naruto 64 Shueisha 2013/04
Masashi Kishimoto
20 1,152,347 Kimi ni Todoke 18 Shueisha 2013/01
Karuho Shiina
21 1,088,464 Naruto 65 Shueisha 2013/07
Masashi Kishimoto
22 1,069,793 Kimi ni Todoke 19 Shueisha 2013/06
Karuho Shiina
23 1,054,934 Naruto 66 Shueisha 2013/09
Masashi Kishimoto
24 946,531 Saint Young Men 8 Kodansha 2012/12
Hikaru Nakamura
25 941,090 Silver Spoon 6 Shogakukan 2013/01
Hiromu Arakawa
26 910,006 Assassination Classroom 2 Shueisha 2012/12
Yusei Matsui
27 896,968 I'm Sakamoto, you know. 1 Enterbrain 2013/01
Nami Sano
28 884,432 Kuroko's Basketball 20 Shueisha 2012/12
Tadatoshi Fujimaki
29 847,264 Kimi ni Todoke 20 Shueisha 2013/10
Karuho Shiina
30 844,790 Blue Exorcist 10 Shueisha 2012/12
Kazue Katō
31 840,542 Kuroko's Basketball 21 Shueisha 2013/02
Tadatoshi Fujimaki
32 827,464 Assassination Classroom 3 Shueisha 2013/03
Yusei Matsui
33 811,519 Kuroko's Basketball 22 Shueisha 2013/05
Tadatoshi Fujimaki
34 807,784 Silver Spoon 7 Shogakukan 2013/04
Hiromu Arakawa
35 777,352 Silver Spoon 8 Shogakukan 2013/07
Hiromu Arakawa
36 772,635 Assassination Classroom 4 Shueisha 2013/05
Yusei Matsui
37 756,451 Assassination Classroom 1 Shueisha 2012/11
Yusei Matsui
38 728,158 One Piece 68 Shueisha 2012/11
Eiichiro Oda
39 723,550 Saint Young Men 9 Kodansha 2013/08
Hikaru Nakamura
40 722,087 Blue Exorcist 11 Shueisha 2013/08
Kazue Katō
41 706,051 Assassination Classroom 5 Shueisha 2013/07
Yusei Matsui
42 705,360 Yotsuba&! 12 ASCII Media Works 2013/03
Kiyohiko Azuma
43 698,273 Kuroko's Basketball 23 Shueisha 2013/08
Tadatoshi Fujimaki
44 692,756 Silver Spoon 9 Shogakukan 2013/10
Hiromu Arakawa
45 679,880 Terra Formars 3 Shueisha 2012/11
Story: Yū Sasuga
Art: Kenichi Tachibana
46 667,540 Kuroko's Basketball 24 Shueisha 2013/10
Tadatoshi Fujimaki
47 660,646 Bleach 57 Shueisha 2012/12
Tite Kubo
48 639,122 Bleach 58 Shueisha 2013/03
Tite Kubo
49 627,996 Bleach 59 Shueisha 2013/06
Tite Kubo
50 623,213 Assassination Classroom 6 Shueisha 2013/10
Yusei Matsui

Rank Estimated Copies
in Period
Title Publisher Release Date
Author
51 609,979 Black Butler 16 Square Enix 2013/03
Yana Toboso
52 605,617 Magi 17 Shogakukan 2013/05
Shinobu Ohtaka
53 605,379 Terra Formars 4 Shueisha 2013/02
Story: Yū Sasuga
Art: Kenichi Tachibana
54 603,149 Terra Formars 1 Shueisha 2012/04
Story: Yū Sasuga
Art: Kenichi Tachibana
55 601,227 Magi 16 Shogakukan 2013/02
Shinobu Ohtaka
56 596,434 Detective Conan 78 Shogakukan 2012/12
Gosho Aoyama
57 590,050 Terra Formars 5 Shueisha 2013/05
Story: Yū Sasuga
Art: Kenichi Tachibana
58 581,809 Terra Formars 2 Shueisha 2012/08
Story: Yū Sasuga
Art: Kenichi Tachibana
59 581,422 Bleach 60 Shueisha 2013/08
Tite Kubo
60 571,648 Magi 18 Shogakukan 2013/09
Shinobu Ohtaka
61 569,850 JoJolion 4 Shueisha 2013/05
Hirohiko Araki
62 567,552 Black Butler 17 Square Enix 2013/08
Yana Toboso
63 566,039 Fairy Tail 37 Kodansha 2013/04
Hiro Mashima
64 559,551 Detective Conan 79 Shogakukan 2013/04
Gosho Aoyama
65 556,564 Ao Haru Ride 7 Shueisha 2013/04
Io Sakisaka
66 552,135 REAL 12 Shueisha 2012/11
Takehiko Inoue
67 551,852 March comes in like a lion 9 Hakusensha 2013/09
Chica Umino
68 546,686 Detective Conan 80 Shogakukan 2013/07
Gosho Aoyama
69 542,170 Terra Formars 6 Shueisha 2013/08
Story: Yū Sasuga
Art: Kenichi Tachibana
70 540,507 Ao Haru Ride 6 Shueisha 2012/12
Io Sakisaka
71 533,910 Ao Haru Ride 8 Shueisha 2013/08
Io Sakisaka
72 532,053 Thermae Romae VI Enterbrain 2013/06
Mari Yamazaki
73 518,315 Natsume's Book of Friends 15 Hakusensha 2013/01
Yuki Midorikawa
74 513,282 Magi 19 Shogakukan 2013/10
Shinobu Ohtaka
75 493,510 Space Brothers 20 Kodansha 2013/02
Chūya Koyama
76 490,289 Vagabond 35 Kodansha 2013/04
Story & Art: Takehiko Inoue / Original Novel: Eiji Yoshikawa
77 489,120 March comes in like a lion 8 Hakusensha 2012/12
Chica Umino
78 487,098 Fairy Tail 36 Kodansha 2013/02
Hiro Mashima
79 479,564 Fairy Tail 40 Kodansha 2013/10
Hiro Mashima
80 471,427 Neon Genesis Evangelion 13 Kadokawa 2012/11
Story & Art: Yoshiyuki Sadamoto / Original Work: Khara, Gainax
81 466,017 Fairy Tail 38 Kodansha 2013/06
Hiro Mashima
82 464,362 Mix 2 Shogakukan 2013/03
Mitsuru Adachi
83 463,879 Toriko 22 Shueisha 2012/12
Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro
84 455,034 JoJolion 5 Shueisha 2013/10
Hirohiko Araki
85 452,463 Magi 15 Shogakukan 2012/11
Shinobu Ohtaka
86 448,182 Fairy Tail 39 Kodansha 2013/08
Hiro Mashima
87 447,716 Toriko 23 Shueisha 2013/02
Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro
88 444,431 Chihayafuru 19 Kodansha 2012/12
Yuki Suetsugu
89 441,906 Toriko 24 Shueisha 2013/05
Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro
90 438,262 Chihayafuru 20 Kodansha 2013/03
Yuki Suetsugu
91 437,671 To Love-Ru -Trouble- Darkness 7 Shueisha 2013/04
Story: Saki Hasemi 
Art: Kentaro Yabuki
92 431,162 Space Brothers 21 Kodansha 2013/06
Chūya Koyama
93 429,497 Inu X Boku Secret Service (Inu × Boku SS) 8 Square Enix 2012/11
Cocoa Fujiwara
94 429,374 One-Punch Man 1 Shueisha 2012/12
Story: ONE 
Art: Yuusuke Murata
95 428,163 Kyō wa Kaisha Yasumimasu. 3 Shueisha 2013/02
Mari Fujimura
96 428,038 Gintama 47 Shueisha 2012/12
Hideaki Sorachi
97 427,359 Gintama 50 Shueisha 2013/07
Hideaki Sorachi
98 425,559 Chihayafuru 21 Kodansha 2013/06
Yuki Suetsugu
99 423,275 Say "I love you". (Suki-tte Ii na yo) 10 Kodansha 2013/01
Kanae Hazuki
100 422,566 Gintama 48 Shueisha 2013/02
Hideaki Sorachi

Source: Oricon, Narinari.com


This article has a follow-up: Japanese Comic Ranking, November 25-December 1 (2013-12-04 20:00)
follow-up of Top-Selling Manga in Japan by Series: 2013

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