ONE PIECE Manga Sold 54,856,000 Copies in January 2010-June 2011

NARUTO, Kimi ni Todoke, and FAIRY TAIL follow

The September issue of Monthly Nikkei Entertainment's main feature is "The Newest Ranking 150: Writers & Manga Artists". According to the article, the top-selling manga artist in Japan in the period December 28, 2009-June 12, 2011 is Eiichiro Oda (ONE PIECE) by an overwhelming margin. He had sold 54,856,000 copies of his ONE PIECE manga in the period. The number is close to five times of the second-selling manga NARUTO's 11,035,000 copies.

 

Manga Artist Sales Ranking TOP 50

 (Based on Oricon's Manga Ranking in December 28, 2009-June 12, 2011)

 

1. Eiichiro Oda   (ONE PIECE)                    54,856,000
2. Masahi Kishimoto   (NARUTO)                       11,035,000
3. Karuho Shiina   (Kimi ni Todoke)                8,768,000
4. Hiro Mashima   (FAIRY TAIL)                     7,743,000
5. Tite Kubo   (Bleach)                           6,954,000
6. Takeshi Obata   (Bakuman.)                      6,264,000
7. Hideaki Sorachi   (Gintama)                        6,227,000
8. Hiromu Arakawa   (Fullmetal Alchemist)           5,883,000
9.  Hikaru Nakamura   (Saint Oniisan)           5,541,000
10. Hiroshi Shiibahi   (Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan)           4,623,000
       
11. Hiroya Oku    (GANTZ)           4,535,000
12. Akira Amano   (Reborn!)           4,465,000
13.  Tsujimoto   (GIANT KILLING)           3,979,000
14. Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro   (Toriko)           3,492,000
15. Kenta Shinohara   (SKET DANCE           3,383,000
16. Gosho Aoyama   (Detective Conan)           3,320,000
17. Hajime Isayama   (Shingeki no Kyojin)           3,181,000
18. Takehiko Inoue   (Vagabond           3,085,000
19. Tomoko Ninimiya   (Nodame Cantabile)           2,971,000
20. Yuji Terashima   (Daiya no A)           2,792,000
       
21. Ryuhei Tamura   (Beelzebub)           2,778,000
22. Takeshi Hyuga   (Ahiru no Sora)           2,756,000
23. Kenjiro Hata   (Hayate the combat butler)           2,558,000
24. Kanan Minami   (Kyō, Koi o Hajimemasu)           2,498,000
25. Tadatoshi Fujimaki   (Kuroko no Basuke)           2,427,000
26. Yana Toboso   (Black Butler)           2,358,000
27. Iero Tanabe   (Kekkaishi           2,303,000
28. Takeshi Konomi   (The Prince of Tennis           2,271,000
29.  Io Sakisaka   (Strobe Edge)           2,261,000
30.  Asa Higuchi   (Ookiku Furikabutte/Bib Windup!)           2,241,000
       
31. Kazue Kato   (Blue Exorcist)           2,218,000
32. Yuki Suetsugu   (Chihayafuru)           2,112,000
33. Jinsei Kataoka/Kazuma Kondo   (Deadman Wonderland)           2,039,000
34. CLAMP   (xxxHOLIC)           1,991,000
35. Motoka Murakami   (JIN)           1,901,000
36. Mari Yamazaki   (THERMAE ROMAE)           1,893,000
37. Katsura Hoshino   (D.Gray-man)           1,847,000
38. Miki Yoshikawa   (Yankee-kun to Megane-chan)           1,841,000
39. Ito Ogure   (Air Gear)           1,839,000
40. Ken Akamatsu   (Negima!)           1,780,000
       
41. Atsushi Okubo   (Soul Eater           1,767,000
42. Go Ikeyamada   (Sukidesu! Suzuki-kun!)           1,726,000
43. Natsumi Aida   (Switch Girl!)           1,670,000
43. Akiko Higashimura   (Kurage Hime)           1,670,000
45. Tamiki Wakaki   (The World God Only Knows)           1,667,000
46. Chuya Koyama   (Ucyu Kyodai)           1,649,000
47. Shoji Sato   (Highschool of the Dead)           1,572,000
48. Hiro Fujihara   (Kaichō wa Maid-sama!)           1,558,000
49. Chika Umino   (Sangatsu no Lion)           1,516,000
50. Akira Akatsuki   (Medaka Box)           1,504,000

 

Source: Nikkei Entertainment

 

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