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Japanese Comic Ranking, March 1-7

posted on 2010-03-10 16:59 EST
One Piece sets all-time record; Naruto, Reborn!, Bakuman., Toriko in top 5

The 57th volume of Eiichiro Oda's One Piece pirate manga sold 1,690,932 copies in its first week of sales — a new record in first-week sales for any book sold in Japan. The 57th volume's sales topped the previous record-holder, the 56th volume's 1,363,868 copies which were sold in the first week of December. Shueisha printed a record 3 million copies of the 57th volume, which is more than any book ever had in its first printing in Japan.


Rank Prev. Rank Title Author Weekly Copies Total Copies Publisher Price Cover
1 - One Piece #57 Eiichiro Oda 1,690,932 1,690,932 Shueisha Y420
2 - Naruto #50 Masashi Kishimoto 736,467 736,467 Shueisha Y420
3 - Katekyo Hitman Reborn! #28 Akira Amano 309,558 309,558 Shueisha Y420
4 - Bakuman. #7 Story: Tsugumi Ohba
Art: Takeshi Obata
217,531 217,531 Shueisha Y420
5 - Toriko #8 Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro 129,364 129,364 Shueisha Y420
6 - Steel Ball Run #20 Hirohiko Araki 117,225 117,225 Shueisha Y420
7 3 Kyō, Koi wo Hajimemasu #8 Kanan Minami 101,405 209,383 Shogakukan Y420
8 - MPD-Psycho #14 Script: Eiji Ohtsuka
Art: Shou Tajima
83,431 83,431 Kadokawa Shoten/ Kadokawa Group Publishing Y609
9 5 Shingetsutan Tsukihime #7 Story & Art: Sasakishonen
Original Concept: Type-Moon/ Shingetsutan Tsukihime Production Committee
68,390 148,615 ASCII Media Works/ Kadokawa Group Publishing Y630
10 8 Kanojo wa Uso o Ai Shisugiteru #3 Kotomi Aoki 67,511 136,074 Shogakukan Y420
11 - Psyren #10 Toshiaki Iwashiro 61,392 61,392 Shueisha Y420
12 1 Soul Eater #16 Atsushi Ookubo 56,765 269,432 Square Enix Y420
13 33 Gaku - Minna no Yama #11 Shinichi Ishizuka 52,583 82,862 Shogakukan Y550
14 - One Piece Eiichiro Oda Art Collection Color Walk 4 Eagle Eiichiro Oda 49,759 49,759 Shueisha Y1,550
15 2 Detective Conan
(Case Closed)
#67
Gosho Aoyama 49,403 473,853 Shogakukan Y420
16 27 Baka to Test to Shōkanjū #2 Creator: Kenji Inoue
Art: Mo-suke Mattaku, Yumeuta
Character Design: Yui Haga
44,921 77,253 Kadokawa Group Publishing Y588
17 - Sengoku Tenshō-ki #8 Hideki Miyashita 42,443 42,443 Kodansha Y580
18 9 Switch Girl!! #11 Natsumi Aida 42,049 107,604 Shueisha Y420
19 - Harukanaru Toki no Naka de
(Haruka: Beyond the Stream of Time)
17
Art: Tooko Mizuno
Original Concept: Ruby Party
41,033 41,033 Hakusensha Y420
20 - Chotto Edo Made #3 Masami Tsuda 40,790 40,790 Hakusensha Y420
21 - Bartender #16 Story: Araki Joh
Art: Kenji Nagatomo
40,174 40,174 Shueisha Y540
22 44 Oishimbo #104 Story: Tetsu Kariya
Art: Akira Hanasaki
39,815 63,608 Shogakukan Y540
23 - Ultimo #3 Original Creator: Stan Lee
Art: Hiroyuki Takei
37,259 37,259 Shueisha Y500
24 - Shin Tennis no Ouji-sama (The New Prince of Tennis) Official Character Guide PeaPuri Vol. 5 Takeshi Konomi 37,125 37,125 Shueisha Y500
25 14 Aozora Yell #4 Kazune Kawahara 36,768 91,888 Shueisha Y420
26 - Toshokan Sensō: Love & War #5 Kiiro Yumi
Original creator: Hiro Arikawa
36,469 36,469 Hakusensha Y420
27 7 Keroro Gunsō (Sgt. Frog) #20 Mine Yoshizaki 36,321 106,234 Kadokawa Shoten/ Kadokawa Group Publishing Y567
28 - Ao no Exorcist #3 Kazue Katō 34,992 34,992 Shueisha Y460
29 - Rainbow - Nisha Rokubō no Shichinin #22 Story: George Abe
Art: Masasumi Kakizaki 
34,447 45,059 Shogakukan Y590
30 10 Ahiru no Sora #26 Takeshi Hinata 27,735 292,420 Kodansha Y440

Source: Oricon


This article has a follow-up: Japanese Comic Ranking, March 8-14 (2010-03-17 18:06)
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