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Animanga in the News: 6/1/11

+ posted by saladesu in Anime/Manga News on Jun 1, 2011 09:05
Here you will find a run down of today's anime and manga news! If anything sent waves through the anime and manga world today, you'll find it in this post! By the way, I'm saladesu, one of the translators and global moderators of MH, and I'll be posting a post like this every day (as much as possible, anyway). Look forward to them ;)


Mid-Year Oricon Comic Sales Figures

One Piece, Gantz, Naruto, Shingeki no Kyojin and Fairy Tail are top 5 best-selling manga titles for the first half of 2011.


Top 10 Best-Selling Manga Titles in Japan for 2011 (first half)
  1. One Piece by Oda Eiichiro (23,366,030, Shueisha)
  2. Gantz by Oku Hiroya (3,110,842, Shueisha)
  3. Naruto by Kishimoto Masashi (3,035,593, Shueisha)
  4. Shingeki no Kyojin by Isayama Hajime (2,613,851, Kodansha)
  5. Fairy Tail by Mashima Hiro (2,501,768, Kodansha)
  6. Bakuman. by Ohba Tsugumi and Obata Takeshi (2,471,448, Shueisha)
  7. Kimi ni Todoke by Shiina Karuho (2,421,162, Shueisha)
  8. Gintama by Sorachi Hideaki (2,332,551, Shueisha)
  9. Bleach by Kubo Tite (1,980,234, Shueisha )
  10. Toriko by Shimabukuro Mitsutoshi (1,836,000, Shueisha)

Top 50 Best-Selling Manga Volumes in Japan for 2011 (first half)
  1. One Piece #61 (3,133,092)
  2. One Piece #62 (2,698,663)
  3. Naruto #54 (1,178,643)
  4. Kimi ni Todoke #13 (1,120,177)
  5. Fullmetal Alchemist #27 (1,113,444)
  6. Naruto #55 (997,927)
  7. Nodame Cantabile #25 (981,451)
  8. Saint Young Men #6 (942,762)
  9. Bleach #48 (822,941)
  10. Shingeki no Kyojin #3 (791,207)
  11. Bleach #49 (646,700)
  12. Shingeki no Kyojin #4 (629,164)
  13. Shingeki no Kyojin #1 (605,915)
  14. One Piece #60 (604,485)
  15. Yotsuba&! #10 ( 593,878)
  16. Shingeki no Kyojin #2 (587,565)
  17. Bakuman. #11 (586,726)
  18. Kuroshitsuji #11 (559,916)
  19. REAL #10 (557,236)
  20. Sangatsu no Lion #5 (553,245)
  21. Detective Conan #71 (526,693)
  22. D.Gray-man #21 (526,455)
  23. Fairy Tail #25 (523,572)
  24. Bakuman. #12 (523,046)
  25. Gintama #37 (498,420)
  26. Gintama #38 (467,044)
  27. Fairy Tail #24 (464,780)
  28. Gintama #39 (464,048)
  29. Katekyo Hitman Reborn! #32 (462,581)
  30. Ookiku Furikabutte #16 (447,807)
  31. Thermae Romae #3 (425,186)
  32. Katekyo Hitman Reborn! #33 (424,355)
  33. One Piece #59 (408,911)
  34. Ouran High School Host Club #18 (391,314)
  35. Fairy Tail #26 (388,844)
  36. Katekyo Hitman Reborn! #34 (381,424)
  37. One Piece #1 (380,967)
  38. Moyashimon #10 (372,194)
  39. xxxHOLiC #19 (370,566)
  40. One Piece #2 (361,740)
  41. Kyō, Koi wo Hajimemasu #11 (358,302)
  42. Soul Eater #18 (357,679)
  43. Strobe Edge #10 (356,021)
  44. Nurarihyon no Mago #14 (354,777)
  45. One Piece #3 (350,238)
  46. One Piece #58 (345,097)
  47. Ahiru no Sora #30 (340,851)
  48. One Piece #4 (336,091)
  49. Piece #5 (333,209)
  50. Toriko #12 (328,300)

original source, 02

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Comments
#1. by Zatono ()
Posted on Jun 1, 2011
I like how One Piece is so ridiculously ahead of everything else.
#2. by Katz ()
Posted on Jun 1, 2011
Yea when I started reading Manga, I knew OP was popular but man....it just crushes everything else....
#3. by Googlez_kun (MH's Best Artist)
Posted on Jun 1, 2011
If i was Oda,i would not like to know this.
The pressure has to be big!
#4. by kidopitz27 ()
Posted on Jun 1, 2011
on the top ten list #2 to #10 = 19,573,499 and still OP beats it with 23,366,030 i really love OP :P
#5. by R4n ()
Posted on Jun 2, 2011
i am so happy to see Saint Young Men, Nodame, Real and Meitantei Conan on the list. They deserve it xD
#6. by Lsshin ()
Posted on Jun 2, 2011
Gantz is seinen so its not really bound to even compete with Bleach, so a seinen manga so be right below OP its a compliment, shows you how on top off the rest off seinen Gantz is
I was also impress on how shingeki no kyojin is selling more than Bleach 0.o
Very neat
#7. by daman246 ()
Posted on Jun 2, 2011
wow onepiece is like 10times ahead of naruto and bleach
#8. by BBB Banana (Fruits Punch Samurai)
Posted on Jun 3, 2011
Gintama outsold bleach :D
#9. by Asahina ()
Posted on Jun 6, 2011
One Piece is like the Holy Bible in Japan. Everyone in Japan worships the series.

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