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Is that a low number for Shin Prince of Tennis? It seems low to me. I hope that's not a bad sign, I am actually enjoying it.
Manga Rankings 12/6 - 12/12
1. One Piece volume 56 (398,550/1,762,418) (Weekly Shonen Jump)
2. Bleach volume 42 (162.299/638,210) (Weekly Shonen Jump)
3. D.Gray-man volume 19 (156,739/400,788) (Jump SQ)
4. Reborn! volume 27 (149,210/403,076) (Weekly Shonen Jump)
5. Nodame Cantabile volume 23 (115,047/905,264) (Kiss)
6. Baki Son of Ogre volume 21 (77,385) (Weekly Shonen Champion)
7. Fist of the Blue Sky volume 21 (76,934) (Comic Bunch)
8. Vampire Knight volume 11 (72,522/162,419) (LaLa)
9. Chihayafuru volume 7 (70,790) (Be Love)
10. Toriko volume 7 (64,500/167,067) (Weekly Shonen Jump)
11. Nurarihyon no Mago volume 8 (63,699/173,336) (Weekly Shonen Jump)
12. Black Butler volume 8 (58,768/499,306) (GFantasy)
13. Naruto 10th Anniversary Book (42,419/96,163) (Weekly Shonen Jump)
14. Real volume 9 (42,225/464,260) (Weekly Young Jump)
15. Yotsuba&! volume 9 (39,000/447,181) (Dengeki Daioh)
16. Ane-Doki volume 1 (38,396/93,014) (Weekly Shonen Jump)
17. Kure-nai volume 4 (37,321/96,548) (Jump SQ)
18. Medaka Box volume 2 (27,947/82,141) (Weekly Shonen Jump)
19. Higanjima volume 29 (26,328/53,970) (Young Magazine)
20. Mitsudomoe volume 8 (25,932) (Weekly Shonen Champion)
21. Papillon - Hana to Chou volume 7 (25,106) (Betsufure)
22. Saint Seiya - The Lost Canvas volume 17 (24,849) (Weekly Shonen Champion)
23. Heart no Kuni no Alice volume 4 (24,519) (Comic Blade Avarus)
24. Detective Conan volume 66 (24,192/512,611) (Weekly Shonen Sunday)
25. Triage X volume 1 (23,427) (Dragon Age)
26. One Piece volume 55 (23,213/1,865,327) (Weekly Shonen Jump)
27. My Heavenly Hockey Club volume 14 (22,099) (Betsufure)
28. Naruto volume 48 (20,926/1,087,620) (Weekly Shonen Jump)
29. Kamen no Maid Guy volume 11 (19,641) (Dragon Age)
30. Monochrome Factor volume 8 (19,176) (Comic Blade Avarus)
One Piece doing quite well... How much was the first printing again? Like 2.5 million?
Toriko sold more than Mago in its second week, though Mago still sold more this round overall.
And I'm amazed how much Kuroshitsuji (Black Butler) sells... No wonder it's getting a second anime.
I'm happy Ane and Medaka are approaching 100k. Great sales for early volumes. One Piece is just staggering. This could end up being it's most popular volume ever. Good article at ANN about this.
One Piece is like an unstoppable force right now. Kuroshitsuji is tempting me to read its manga after all. It will be nice if Kure-nai breaks 100K.
I'm loving this. I can't wait to rub this in the faces of the MB Hate Brigade.Quote:
Am I reading that correctly? If so that is just ridiculous that One Piece takes up more than 25% of the top 200 for a week. I mean volume 1 is, what, 12 years old now? Surely at some point sales will begin to decrease for One Piece. Right? Riiiiiight?Originally Posted by From said article
1.7 million in 2 weeks is amazing. Apparently, it's almost surpassed volume 55.
By the way, which is currently the highest selling volume of One Piece?
Volume 27 is the current bestseller. Sold 2,630,000 in it's first pressing. /Kaiten
Moderator message by: Akiyamayeah, but that's just 1st pressing, volume 1 didn't get that many copies for it's first run
Last edited by Akiyama; December 17, 2009 at 03:36 AM.
Akiyama is probably correct 90% of books not just mangas have the best seller as number 1. most people would buy 1 and not finish the series. its rare someone buys a volume half way thruogh the series without buying number 1. although second and 3rd volumes might get higher on the charts thats because the series of books is already a hit so there will be more printed therefor more people can buy them in a week.
Ane and Medaka selling quite well.
and Oda makes history again.
the effect of the movie is showing up already
I don't know if it has been mentioned here.
But there's an Oricon Top 200, and One Piece made it in with ALL 56 volumes.
Last edited by Xadyu; December 17, 2009 at 01:03 PM.
thanks xadyu im really surprised at how well one peice does in japan. i like it clearly more then naruto. viz has just given it the wrong exposure. its seen as a little kids manga here all the 10-13 year olds read it. people my age will be like OP wtf is that. then ill say DL it because viz hasnt published much. and people will like it more then naruto. i know i have. One Peice has really been given the wrong exposure by viz. they set it up for the wrong market. but i guess thats there problem >.<, they should slap stickers all over it saying BEST SELLER IN JAPAN! rather then a little pirate rubber man with a big belly.
Oricon Manga Rankings 12/14 - 12/20
1. Hajime no Ippo volume 90 (132,593)(Weekly Shonen Magazine)
2. Air Gear volume 27 (128,057)(Weekly Shonen Magazine)
3. K - On! volume 3 (121,307)(Manga Times Kirara)
4. Kekkaishi volume 27 (112,761)(Shonen Sunday)
5. One Piece volume 56 (102,641/1,865,059)(Weekly Shonen Jump)
6. GTO: Shonan 14 Days volume 2 (94,682)(Weekly Shonen Magazine)
7. Major volume 70 (81,779)(Shonen Sunday)
8. Nodame Cantabile volume 23 (78,812/984,076)(KISS)
9. Kaikouki volume 42 (77,397)(Monthly Shonen Magazine)
10. HSD Kenichi volume 36 (75,938)(Shonen Sunday)
11. Bloody Monday season II volume 1 (66,630)(Weekly Shonen Magazine)
12. Capeta volume 21 (62,525)(Weekly Shonen Magazine)
13. Zettai Karen Children volume 19 (61,898)(Shonen Sunday)
14. Shitsuji-sama no Okiniiri volume 7 (58,887)(Betsuhana)
15. Chihayafuru volume 7 (55,266/126,056)(Be Love)
16. Bleach volume 42 (47,469/685,679)(Weekly Shonen Jump)
17. Code: Breaker volume 8 (45,827)(Weekly Shonen Magazine)
18. Reborn volume 27 (44,662/447,738)(Weekly Shonen Jump)
19. D. Gray Man volume 19 (43,728/444,516)(Weekly Shonen Jump)
20. Usogui volume 14 (42,549)(Weekly Young Jump)
21. One Piece Strong World Film (42,076)
22. Usogui volume 15 (41,127)(Weekly Young Jump)
23. Papillon - Hana to Chou volume 8 (32,816/57,922)(Betsufure)
24. Souten no Ken volume 21 (32,470/109,404)(Comic Bunch)
25. Kurogane no Linebarrel volume 14 (31,605)(Champion Red)
26. Kingdom volume 16 (31,177)(Weekly Young Jump)
27. Eden no Ori volume 5 (28,586)(Weekly Shonen Magazine)
28. Saijou no Meii volume 8 (27,682)(Shonen Sunday)
29. Monochrome Shounen Shoujo volume 2 (26,836)(Hana to Yume)
30. Kinnikuman Nisei Kyuukyoku no Choujin Tag Arc volume 20 (26,770)(Weekly Playboy)
Bloody Monday Season 2 didn't do too bad I guess, but I would like to see it get up there with Air Gear and Hajime no Ippo with the next few volumes hopefully.