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ICv2 Insider's Guide: Top 25 Manga Properties of 2008

'Naruto' Still Dominant

Published: 02/06/2009, Last Updated: 11/30/1999 12:00am

This chart of the ICv2 “Top 25 Manga Properties” reflects sales in all channels for the fukll year of 2008.  The “Top 25” chart is based on interviews with retailers, distributors, and manufacturers.




 

Top 25 Manga Properties for 2008

 

Rank

Title

Publisher

1

Naruto

Viz Media

2

Death Note

Viz Media

3

Fruits Basket

Tokyopop

4

Bleach

Viz Media

5

Vampire Knight

Viz Media

6

Full Metal Alchemist

Viz Media

7

Chibi Vampire

Tokyopop

8

Black Cat

Viz Media

9

One Piece

Viz Media

10

Tsubasa

Del Rey

11

Absolute Boyfriend

Viz Media

12

Loveless

Tokyopop

13

Ouran High School Host Club

Viz Media

14

Negima!

Del Rey

15

D. Grayman

Viz Media

16

Gentlemen's Alliance

Viz Media

17

Kingdom Hearts

Tokyopop

18

Rosario & Vampire

Viz Media

19

Kitchen Princess

Del Rey

20

Plus Anima

Tokyopop

21

.hack

Tokyopop

22

Wild Ones

Viz Media

23

High School Debut

Viz Media

24

Shaman King

Viz Media

25

Trinity Blood

Tokyopop

Note:  Includes all channels

 


For more information on the manga market for 2008, see "Recession Catches Up With GNs in Q4."

For more information on the release of the ICv2 Insider's Guide #63, and information on how to get the ICv2 Insider's Guide, see "ICv2 Releases 'ICv2 Insider's Guide #63'."

 
 
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