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That's the picture from the cover of the last combined issue of Jump, in case anybody doesn't know. And yeah, it's pretty good. Glad to see it's getting a little more visibility from being that little picture before among a million heads.
Does anyone have info on the sales of manga and Naruto in particular in the US and France? I mean, just how much do they sell? Because I see that there were only just over 3000 copies sold for Naruto's last volumes through Amazon.
Last edited by k-dom; October 06, 2012 at 10:45 AM.
117,000 copies sold...?
I guess mangaka don't even get much money from overseas sales of volumes, games and merchandise, right?
And isn't France has the biggest manga industry together with US (US comes in second, I think) outside of Japan?
Last edited by Samui; October 06, 2012 at 11:54 AM.
This guy analysis bookscan reports every year. It is an interesting read.
For those who don’t know. Bookscan is something like the American oricon but unlike oricon it doesn’t have access to all sales but only to a certain percentage. They claim it to be 75%, other sources claim it to be something like 65%.
On comicbookresources you will find the Top 750 lists from 2003-2011
Here is a direct link to 2011:
Some guy from Live Journal once took the 2011 list and added around 30% to the sales to make it 100% with only a plus/minus 5% difference.
Of course it is not 100% accurate but this is the closest there is to “official” sale numbers and the dimension should be correct.
Last edited by Josl; October 06, 2012 at 05:34 PM.
To tie with a blockbuster like XIII is quite an achievement. And yes I think France is the second market (we are also only 60 millions inhabitants) In term of diversity however I think there are more titles available than in US for sure.
lol nura sold pretty good in usa. And toriko is nowere to be seen.
Jump #46 (15/10) :Quote:
PSI Kusuo Saiki (Cover & Lead Color Page)
Bleach (Color Page)
Kuroko no Basket
Renai Ginga Ku Ishikawasou (Color Page, One Shot, 47 pg.)
Kurogane (Color Page, Popularity Contest Results, First Year Anniversary)
Retsu! Date Senpai
Hunter x Hunter (Hiatus)
Cover & Lead CP: One Piece
CP: Kuroko no Basket, Beelzebub
OS: Jugon Kitan Miyaura-san
Nice TOC. Nisekoi in 9th, hope this doesn't become a trend. I doubt it though.
Assassination Classroom is third which is great, been a while since toriko last took a place in the top 3 so i might catch up again soon. kuroko is still doing great
i'm excited about Bleach's color page
Edit : wow gintama is low, why is that ?
Last edited by meeedoooz; October 10, 2012 at 12:45 AM.
Furuichi arc surely gathers some positive votes for Beelzebub, I'm quite satisfied with this week TOC, though I don't want Nisekoi and Haikyuu get a lower rank than last week.