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Top 25 Manga Properties--Summer 2012

From ICv2's 'Internal Correspondence' #80

Published: 10/24/2012 03:36am
This chart of the ICv2 "Top 25 Manga Properties" reflects sales in all channels for Summer 2012.  The "Top 25" chart is based on interviews with retailers, distributors, and manufacturers.




Top 25 Manga Properties – Summer 2012

Rank

Title

Publisher

1

Naruto

Viz Media

2

Bleach

Viz Media

3

Sailor Moon

Kodansha Comics

4

Black Butler

Yen Press

5

Alice in the Country of Hearts

Yen Press

6

Blue Exorcist

Viz Media

7

Soul Eater

Yen Press

8

High School of the Dead

Yen Press

9

Rosario & Vampire

Viz Media

10

Black Bird

Viz Media

11

Bakuman

Viz Media

12

Death Note

Viz Media

13

Vampire Knight

Viz Media

14

Maximum Ride

Yen Press

15

Full Metal Alchemist

Viz Media

16

One Piece

Viz Media

17

Pandora Hearts

Yen Press

18

Durarara

Yen Press

19

Yu-Gi-Oh!

Viz Media

20

Negima

Kodansha Comics

21

Skip Beat

Viz Media

22

Dawn of Arcana

Viz Media

23

Ouran High School Host Club

Viz Media

24

Spice & Wolf

Yen Press

25

Dragon Ball/DBZ

Viz Media

 

Note: Includes all channels

 


For more information on the graphic novel market for Summer 2012, see "Comic Retailers Cautiously Ecstatic."
 
For more information on the release of the ICv2's Internal Correspondence #80, and information on how to get the ICv2's Internal Correspondence, see "ICv2 Releases 'Internal Correspondence' #80."
 
 
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