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Manga Tops Amazon Japan's Best-Selling Kindle Book Ranking for 2018

posted on 2018-12-06 16:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Best-selling physical manga also listed

Amazon Japan posted the rankings for its top products based on sales data between November 13, 2017 and October 31, 2018. Manga made up 18 of the top 20 spots on the Kindle books list, and in all cases it was not individual volumes that ranked, but purchases of the entire series at once.

The top 20 Kindle book titles are:

  1. Attack on Titan manga (27 volumes)
  2. Delicious in Dungeon manga (6 volumes)
  3. Hunter X Hunter manga (36 volumes)
  4. Kingdom manga (52 volumes)
  5. Golden Kamuy manga (16 volumes)
  6. Okane 2.0: Atarashii Keizai no Rule to Ikikata (Money 2.0: How to Live With New Economics Rules)
  7. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime manga (10 volumes)
  8. Yurucamp manga (7 volumes)
  9. Goblin Slayer manga (6 volumes)
  10. Nagi no Oitoma manga (4 volumes)
  11. 1-nichi Gaishutsu-roku Hanchō manga (4 volumes)
  12. Hinamatsuri manga (15 volumes)
  13. Teasing Master Takagi-san manga (9 volumes)
  14. Nihon Sakō Senryaku (Japan Revival Strategy)
  15. My Hero Academia manga (21 volumes)
  16. Chūkan Kanriroku Tonegawa manga (7 volumes)
  17. A Bride's Story manga (11 volumes)
  18. Saga of Tanya the Evil manga (11 volumes)
  19. Tokyo Ghoul:re manga (16 volumes)

The manga-only top 20 list also includes One Piece (volumes 51-90) and Space Brothers (34 volumes) at #19 and #20, respectively.

The top 20 physical manga volumes are as follows:

  1. Yotsuba&! volume 14
  2. One Piece volume 89
  3. One Piece volume 88
  4. Attack on Titan volume 25
  5. Attack on Titan volume 24
  6. Attack on Titan volume 26
  7. One Piece volume 90
  8. Hunter X Hunter volume 35
  9. Five Star Stories volume 14
  10. Delicious in Dungeon volume 6
  11. Hunter X Hunter volume 36
  12. Kingdom volume 50
  13. Kingdom volume 51
  14. Kingdom volume 49
  15. Berserk volume 40
  16. Ojisama to Neko volume 1
  17. A Bride's Story volume 10
  18. Saint Young Men volume 15
  19. Hyakushō Kizoku volume 5
  20. What Did You Eat Yesterday? volume 14

Several manga ranked in the general category for physical books instead. Shōichi Haga's manga adaptation of Genzaburō Yoshino's 1937 book Kimi-tachi wa Dō Ikiru ka (How Do You Live?) ranked at #1. (Hayao Miyazaki is working on a feature film with the same title.) The first compiled volume for Tarō Yabe's Oya-san to Boku (Landlady and Me) manga ranked at #3 on the general list and topped the literature category.

The 13th volume of Kugane Maruyama's Overlord light novel series ranked at #19 in the general category. Yoru Sumino's I Want to Eat Your Pancreas novel ranked at #17 in the literature category.

Source: Amazon Japan


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