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Prince of Tennis Mangaka Raises Funds in Osaka for Quake Victims Mangaka Konomi Takeshi will take to the streets in Osaka on March 26th to raise funds for the earthquake victims.
Konomi Takeshi, famed for his manga "Prince of Tennis", as well as other interested parties, will be conducting fund-raising activities in Yodogawa Ward, Osaka City on the 26th of March, in aid of the victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami.
Konomi had been thinking about what he could do for the quake victims, and decided to conduct the fund-raiser. There have been no songs or talk shows planned for the day, and those who come to donate may leave anytime they like. Entrance is open to all. All proceeds will go to the Japanese Red Cross.original source
Oricon Comic Ranking, March 14 - 20 New volumes of Daiya no A, Hajime no Ippo, Air Gear, Capeta and Good Morning Kiss make the top 10.
Kimi ni Todoke, xxxHOLiC, Chihayafuru, Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Bakuman fill out the rest of the top 10, with Kimi ni Todoke continuing its reign at the top spot for the second week running.
- Kimi ni Todoke #13 (316,730 / 735,119)
- Daiya no A #25 (91,039 / 91,039)
- xxxHOLiC #19 (89,398 / 270,988)
- Chihayafuru #12 (87,724 / 163,013)
- Hajime no Ippo #95 (85,711 / 85,711)
- Air Gear #31 (79,054 / 79,054)
- Capeta #24 (49,559 / 49,559)
- Puella Magi Madoka Magica #2 (49,166 / 80,216)
- Good Morning Kiss #7 (46,939 / 46,939)
- Bakuman. #12 (45,956 / 429,268)
- Bloody Monday Season 2: Pandora no Hako #7 (41,342 / 41,342)
- Katekyo Hitman Reborn! #33 (39,266 / 347,657)
- Shura no Mon Dai-ni-mon #1 (37,899 / 37,899)
- Shin Tennis no Ouji-sama (The New Prince of Tennis) #5 (36,000 / 244,280)
- Hiyokoi #4 (35,441 / 35,441)
- AKB49 Renai Kishin Jorei #2 (31,866 / 31,866)
- One Piece #61 (31,032 / 2,940,217)
- Code:Breaker #14 (30,573 / 30,573)
- Shitsuji-sama no Okiniiri #10 (29,677 / 29,677)
- Nurarihyon no Mago #15 (29,232 / 257,300)
- Natsume's Book of Friends #11 (28,846 / 268,197)
- Kuroshitsuji #11 (28,054 / 495,267)
- Vassalord. #5 (27,544 / 27,544)
- Kyō no Nekomura-san #5 (26,429 / 52,634)
- Godhand Teru #56 (25,554 / 25,554)
- Tanin Kurashi (25,124 / 25,124)
- W Juliet II #3 (24,776 / 24,776)
- Toriko #13 (24,330 / 209,894)
- Toiki to Inazuma (24,082 / 24,082)
- Kyō, Koi wo Hajimemasu #11 (23,672 / 291,849)
Please note that there may be delays in the broadcasts or releases of certain anime and manga following the quake. You may see a list of affected publications here
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