Oricon Ranks Top 10 Shōjo Manga

posted on 2005-11-07 10:12 EST by Christopher Macdonald
NANA Tops the List

Oricon, a company that ranks pretty much everything related to Japanese entertainment (they got their start ranking music sales and are the "Billboard of Japan") has produced a ranking of the top 10 Shoujo manga in Japan today.

The list was published in the November 4th issue of their magazine, Oricon Style. Based on a survey of 1137 respondents, the top 10 shoujo manga are:

1 NANA (Shueisha)
2 Hana Yori Dango (Shueisha)
3 Honey and Clover (Shueisha)
4 Nodame Cantabile (Kodansha)
5 Tenshi Nanka ja Nai (Shueisha)
6 Kareshi Kanojo no Jijyou (Hakusensha)
7 Renai Catalogue (Shueisha)
8 Glass no Kamen (Hakusensha)
9 Fruits Basket (Hakusensha)
10 Chibi Maruko-chan (Shueisha)

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