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Top-Selling Light Novels in Japan: 2011 (Updated)

posted on by Egan Loo
Haruhi Suzumiya, Baka and Test, Index, Haganai, Oreimo, IS rank in top 10

The following chart covers sales from November 22, 2010 to November 20, 2011:

Rank Title Copies
1 Suzumiya Haruhi no Kyōgaku (The Surprise of Haruhi Suzumiya) 435,124
2 Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts 9 253,748
3 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index (New Testament: A Certain Magical Index) 2 251,287
4 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (Haganai) 5 238,712
5 Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index (New Testament: A Certain Magical Index) 234,510
6 Ore no Imōto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai (Oreimo) 8 233,595
7 Ore no Imōto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai (Oreimo) 9 208,502
8 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (Haganai) 6 207,104
9 Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts 9.5 201,658
10 IS (Infinite Stratos) 7 190,900
11 IS (Infinite Stratos) 6 190,411
12 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (Haganai) 189,712
13 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (Haganai) 7 187,496
14 Durarara!! x 9 185,084
15 IS (Infinite Stratos) 171,789
16 The Story of Saiunkoku: Shian no Gyokuza Part I 168,013
17 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (Haganai) 2 167,391
18 The Story of Saiunkoku: Shian no Gyokuza Part II 167,009
19 IS (Infinite Stratos) 2 164,222
20 IS (Infinite Stratos) 3 159,365
21 Durarara!! x 10 159,002
22 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (Haganai) 3 155,542
23 IS (Infinite Stratos) 4 154,828
24 IS (Infinite Stratos) 5 151,593
25 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (Haganai) 4 147,382
26 Gosick 138,310
27 Aria the Scarlet Ammo IX: Spark Out 114,970
28 Aria the Scarlet Ammo VIII: Tornado High 114,194
29 Sword Art Online 6: Phantom Bullet 110,582
30 Sword Art Online 7: Mother's Rosario 110,110
31 Sword Art Online 8: Early and Late 108,959
32 Aria the Scarlet Ammo X: Arcanum Duo 106,503
33 Seitokai no Ichizon: Hekiyō Gakuen Seitokai Gijiroku 4 105,697
34 Seitokai no Ichizon: Hekiyō Gakuen Seitokai Gijiroku 5 101,720
35 Full Metal Panic! Maji de Abunai Kyūshi ni Isshō? 99,291
36 Mahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei 1: Nyūgaku-hen Part I 99,047
37 Aria the Scarlet Ammo 95,217
38 Gosick II: Gosick Sono Tsumi wa Namonaki 94,643
39 Full Metal Panic! Another I 93,587
40 Ore no Imōto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai (Oreimo) 7 90,996
41 Kino's Journey XV: The Beautiful World 89,561
42 Mahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei 1: Nyūgaku-hen Part II 88,743
43 Aria the Scarlet Ammo II: Diamond Dust 84,077
44 Ore no Imōto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai (Oreimo) 82,960
45 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (Haganai) 7 DVD-Bundled Special Edition 82,356
46 Shakugan no Shana XXII 80,814
47 Gosick VII: Gosick Bara-Iro no Jinsei 80,448
48 Mayo Chiki! 7 80,356
49 Zero no Tsukaima 20 79,231
50 Mayo Chiki! 6 78,450

Source: Oricon

Update: Gosick II's copies sold corrected. Thanks, enurtsol.


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