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Top 20 Q3 2008 Manga Properties

'Naruto' Remains Dominant

Published: 11/10/2008, Last Updated: 11/14/2008 10:13am

This chart of the ICv2 Top 20 Manga Properties reflects sales in all channels in Q3 of 2008.  The Top 20 chart is based on interviews with retailers and distributors, information provided by Nielsen BookScan (in the form of monthly Top 20 lists (for example see “Bookscan’s Top 20 Graphic Novels for August 2008) of graphic novels sold in bookstores, and ICv2’s own analysis of information provided by Diamond Comic Distributors on graphic novel sales in comic stores.

 

Property

Publisher

Type

Creator

Rating

1

Naruto

Viz Media

Shonen

M. Kishimoto

13+

2

Fruits Basket

Tokyopop

Shojo

N. Takaya

13+

3

Vampire Knight

Viz Media

Shojo

M. Hino

16+

4

Death Note

Viz Media

Shonen

T. Obata

16+

5

Bleach

Viz Media

Shonen

T. Kubo

13+

6

In Odd We Trust

Del Rey

OEL

D. Koontz

13+

7

Negima!

Del Rey

Shonen

K. Akamatsu

16+

8

Gentleman's Alliance

Viz Media

Shojo

A.Tanemura

16+

9

Tsubasa

Del Rey

Shonen

Clamp

13+

10

Rosario & Vampire

Viz Media

Shonen

A. Ikeda

16+

11

Chibi Vampire

Tokyopop

Shonen

Y. Kagesaki

16+

12

Wild Ones

Viz Media

Shojo

K. Fujiwara

13+

13

S.A.

Viz Media

Shojo

M. Minami

13+

14

Kingdom Hearts II

Tokyopop

Kodomo

S. Amano

All Ages

15

D-Gray Man

Viz Media

Shonen

K. Hoshino

16+

16

Kitchen Princess

Del Rey

Shojo

N. Ando

13+

17

Skip Beat

Viz Media

Shojo

Y. Nakamura

13+

18

Berserk

DarkHorse

Seinen

K. Miura

18+

19

High School Debut

Viz Media

Shojo

K. Kawahara

13+

20

Fullmetal Alchemist

Viz Media

Shonen

H. Arakawa

13+

 
 
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