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Manga With Biggest 1st Printings from Kodansha, Shogakukan, Shueisha: 2014-2015

posted on 2015-06-06 00:30 EDT
Attack on Titan, Silver Spoon, One Piece top their respective lists

The July issue of The Tsukuru Shuppan's Tsukuru magazine published a chart on Saturday listing the top 15 manga volumes for three major publishers — Kodansha, Shogakukan, and Shueisha — in the last 12 months based on first printings. The chart reflects the first print runs from volumes released between April 2014 through March 2015.

Kodansha

Rank Title Volume Number Copies Printed (in thousands)
1 Attack on Titan 13 2750
2 The Seven Deadly Sins 13 800
3 Saint Young Men 10 750
4 Vagabond 37 680
5 Fairy Tail 43 600
6 Attack on Titan: No Regrets * 550
7 Ajin 4 520
8 Space Brothers 24 505
9 Chihayafuru 24 400
10 Hozuki no Reitetsu 15 380
11 The Heroic Legend of Arslan 3 370
12 Ahiru no Sora 39 365
13 Ookiku Furikabutte (Big Windup!) 23 340
14 Say I Love You. 13 340
15 Daiya no A (Ace of Diamond) 41 340

Shogakukan

Rank Title Volume Number Copies Printed (in thousands)
1 Silver Spoon 12 1200
2 Detective Conan 83 700
3 Yo-Kai Watch 4 670
4 Magi 21 660
5 Yo-kai Watch: Tanjō no Himitsu da Nyan! (movie manga) - 650
6 MIX 5 630
7 Black Lagoon 10 500
8 Magi: Sinbad no Bōken 3 400
9 Master Keaton Remaster - 300
10 Umimachi Diary 6 260
11 Yo-Kai Watch "Zen Yo-Kai Dai-Hyakka" #1-26 - 230
12 I Am A Hero 15 225
13 So Cute It Hurts!! 7 212
14 Kanojo wa Uso o Ai Shisugiteru 14 210
15 Yume no Shizuku, Kin no Torikago 5 210

Shueisha

Rank Title Volume Number Copies Printed (in thousands)
1 One Piece 76 4000
2 Naruto 72 1300
3 Terra Formars 12 900
4 Assassination Classroom 13 850
5 Kimi ni Todoke 23 810
6 Haikyu!! 15 750
7 Kuroko no Basuke (Kuroko's Basketball) 30 700
8 Tokyo Ghoul:re * 700
9 Ao Haru Ride (Blue Spring Ride) 12 660
10 REAL 14 650
11 JoJolion 9 600
13 Bleach 66 600
13 Blue Exorcist 13 600
14 Kyō wa Kaisha Yasumimasu. 8 600
15 One-Punch Man 7 500

* Note: The volume numbers for these two series were not specified, but the release dates listed in the magazine match the release dates for volume 2 for both series.

The #1 titles for each publisher has not changed since last year.


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