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Top 25 Manga Properties--2009

From 'ICv2's Internal Correspondence' #70

Published: 03/18/2010 01:47am

This chart of the ICv2 “Top 25 Manga Properties” reflects sales in all channels for 2009.  The “Top 25” chart is based on interviews with retailers, distributors, and manufacturers.




Top 25 Manga Properties -- 2009

Rank

Title

Publisher

1

Naruto

Viz Media

2

Fruits Basket

Tokyopop

3

Vampire Knight

Viz Media

4

Bleach

Viz Media

5

Death Note

Viz Media

6

Rosario & Vampire

Viz Media

7

Full Metal Alchemist

Viz Media

8

Maximum Ride

Yen Press

9

Negima

Del Rey

10

Ouran High School Host Club

Viz Media

11

Chibi Vampire

Tokyopop

12

Tsubasa

Del Rey

13

Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya

Yen Press

14

Ottomen

Viz Media

15

D. Gray-Man

Viz Media

16

Yu-Gi-Oh!

Viz Media

17

Wild Ones

Viz Media

18

Shugo Chara

Del Rey

19

One Piece

Viz Media

20

Kitchen Princess

Del Rey

21

Berserk

Dark Horse

22

Yotsuba

Yen Press

23

Absolute Boyfriend

Viz Media

24

Skip Beat

Viz Media

25

Nightschool

Yen Press

Note: Includes all channels

 


For more information on the graphic novel market for 2009, see "Fewer Manga in 2010."

For more information on the release of the ICv2's Internal Correspondence #70, and information on how to get the ICv2's Internal Correspondence, see "ICv2 Releases 'Internal Corresondence' #70."

 
 
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