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Manga With Biggest 1st Printings from Kodansha, Shogakukan, Shueisha

posted on 2014-04-08 02:35 EDT
Attack on Titan, Silver Spoon, One Piece top respective charts in April 2013-March 2014

The joint May/June issue of The Tsukuru magazine published a chart listing the top 15 manga volumes for three major publishers — Kodansha, Shogakukan, Shueisha — in the last 12 months based on first printings. The chart reflects the print runs from April 2013 through March 2014. The editor of Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan manga announced last month that the manga will top its own record; volume 13 will ship on Wednesday with 2.75 million copies.

Kodansha

Rank Title Volume Number Copies Printed (in thousands)
1 Attack on Titan 12 2250
2 Saint Young Men 9 965
3 Vagabond 35 900
4 Fairy Tail 38 600
5 Space Brothers 22 507
6 Chihayafuru 21 400
7 Hajime no Ippo 102 380
8 Ookiku Furikabutte (Big Windup!) 21 380
9 Ahiru no Sora 38 370
10 Say, "I Love You". 11 355
11 Ace of Diamond 39 340
12 Initial D 46 335
13 The Seven Deadly Sins 6 310
14 Giant Killing 29 310
15 Ajin 3 300

Shogakukan

Rank Title Volume Number Copies Printed (in thousands)
1 Silver Spoon 11 1200
2 Detective Conan 79 700
3 MIX 3 650
4 Magi 20 640
5 Magi: Sinbad no Sinbad no Bōken 2 350
6 Hayate the Combat Butler 37 260
7 Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt 3 235
8 I Am a Hero 12 230
9 Kobayashi ga Kawai Sugite Tsurai!! 6 223
10 The World God Only Knows 21 215
11* Miseinen Dakedo Kodomo Janai 1 200
12* Yume no Shizuku, Kin no Torikago 4 200
13* Kanojo wa Uso o Ai Shisugiteru 13 200
14* Ane no Kekkon 5 180
15* Shijō Saikyō no Deshi Kenichi 52 180

Shueisha

Rank Title Volume Number Copies Printed (in thousands)
1 One Piece 73 4000
2 Naruto 68 1400
3 Kuroko's Basketball 24 1000
4 Assassination Classroom 3 1000
5 Kimi ni Todoke 21 850
6 Blue Exorcist 12 750
7 Terra Formars 8 750
8 REAL 12 700
9 JoJolion 6 700
10 Bleach 62 660
11 Toriko 29 540
13 D.Gray-man 24 500
13 To Love-Ru -Trouble- Darkness 9 480
14 Ao Haru Ride 9 460
15 Gintama 53 410

*Shogakukan's #11 through #13 all sold around the same number over volumes, as did its #14 and #15.


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