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    Tuesday December 29, 2020
  • Atlanta Graduate Student Turns Pokémon Card Investment Into Medical School Future

    Graduate student Caleb King has earned over $80,000 with card sales alone

    If you've ever had parents that looked at you sideways for putting money into trading cards, especially Pokémon cards, show them the story of Caleb King, an Atlanta-area graduate student paying for college with Pokémon card sales and aiming for medical school.

  • Friday February 14, 2020
  • Demon Slayer Manga 19th Volume Tops Oricon Charts with Record-breaking 1.378 Million Copies

    The series has dominated the top 10 sales ranking for two consecutive weeks

    According to the latest Oricon weekly sales charts, the 19th volume of Koyoharu Gotoge's Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba dark fantasy manga, released in Japan on February 4, sold impressive 1.378 million copies in its first week of release, taking No.1 spot on the charts for the third time in the series. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Wednesday June 19, 2019
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative Becomes Top-Selling Anime Blu-ray in First Half of 2019

    "IDOLiSH7" first live Blu-ray tops the voice actor concert disc ranking

    Following the previous one for manga, Oricon has also announced the best-selling DVD/Blu-ray rankings for the first half of 2019, which were compiled between December 24, 2018, and June 17, 2019. The top-selling anime Blu-ray during the period was Mobile Suit Gundam NT (Narrative) that sold 49,390 units. Check out the recent hit anime discs after the jump.

  • Thursday May 30, 2019
  • One Piece and Slime are Top-Selling Manga/Light Novel Series in The First Half of 2019 in Japan

    Sword Art Online's 21st volume became the first light novel that topped the overall bunko ranking

    Oricon, a data compiling company specializing in providing data for the Japanese music/book industry, today announced the best-selling book rankings for the first half of 2019, which were compiled between November 19, 2018 and May 19, 2019. Check out the top-selling manga and light novel series in Japan after the jump.

  • Tuesday April 16, 2019
  • My Hero Academia Manga Dominates Nearly Half of U.S. Top 20

    Kohei Horikoshi's series can be found in 9 spots, including #2

    The numbers for Kohei Horikoshi's smash hit My Hero Academia manga continue to impress. The latest installment of NPD BookScan's list of Top 20 adult graphic novels in the U.S. was recently revealed, and this time around the series took nearly half the available spots. Read on for details.

  • Friday June 1, 2018
  • Amazon Japan Reports Top-Selling Manga/Anime in First Half of 2018

    "Attack on Titan" dominates the manga sales, "Girls und Panzer das Finale" becomes the top-selling anime disc

    Following the Oricon report introduced yesterday, Amazon Japan today revealed its top-selling lists in each category for the first half of 2018, which are based on the sales data from November 13, 2017, to April 30, 2018. Check out the top-selling manga and anime titles in the six-month period after the jump.

  • Wednesday May 30, 2018
  • Oricon Announces Top-Selling Manga/Light Novel Titles in The First Half of 2018

    "One Piece" keeps its top-selling position, "Attack on Titan" closely follows

    Oricon, a data compiling company specializing in providing data for the Japanese music/book industry, today announced the best-selling book rankings for the first half of 2018, which were compiled between November 20, 2017 and May 20, 2018. See the top-selling manga and light novel titles after the jump.

  • Wednesday December 6, 2017
  • Oricon Announces Top-Selling Manga/Light Novel of 2017

    "One Piece" dominates the yearly sales ranking for 10 consecutive years since 2008

    Oricon, a data compiling company specializing in providing data for the Japanese music/book industry, today announced the best-selling book annual rankings of 2017, which were compiled between December 5, 2016 and November 27, 2017. Check out this year's top-selling manga and light novel series in Japan after the jump.

  • Wednesday September 6, 2017
  • "KanColle: The Movie" Dominates Japan's Weekly Blu-ray Sales Chart with 27,000 Units

    The 91-minute film earned 560 million yen from its domestic run

    According to Oricon's latest report, the limited edition Blu-ray of KanColle: The Movie, the anime feature film adaptation of Kadokawa Games' web browser game Kantai Collection/KanColle, was released on August 30 and sold a very good 27,000 units in its first week, becoming the top-selling Blu-ray in the overall weekly sales chart. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Friday June 23, 2017
  • "Love Live! Sunshine!!" 7th Volume Tops Anime Blu-ray Sales Ranking of 2017 First Half

    "Time Bokan 24" theme song becomes the top-selling anime song

    Oricon today announced the sales rankings of music CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs for the first half of 2017. According to the report, the top-selling anime Blu-ray in Japan during the period was the special limited edition of the seventh volume of the Love Live! Sunshine!! TV anime that sold 65,036 units. Check out the rankings after the jump.

  • Tuesday May 30, 2017
  • "Yuri!!! On ICE" Blu-ray 6th Volume Marks Highest First Week Sales in Franchise

    All-new feature film is confirmed to be in production

    According to the latest Oricon sales report, the 7,560-yen (about 68 US dollars) sixth and final Blu-ray volume of the Yuri!!! On ICE TV anime sold an impressive 45,000 units in its first week of release, becoming the fourth weekly top-selling Blu-ray disc in the franchise, following the second, third, and fourth volumes. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Wednesday April 5, 2017
  • "Sword Art Online" Novel Series Has Printed 20 Million Copies Worldwide

    1st volume "Aincrad" will surpass the 1 million mark later this month

    Kadokawa announced today on April 5 that Reki Kawahara's fantasy action light novel series Sword Art Online will reach 20 million print run (not the copies sold) worldwide with another reprints on April 25. The series has so far printed 7 million copies outside of Japan. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Tuesday April 4, 2017
  • "Yuri!!! On ICE" Dominates Japan's Weekly Blu-ray Sales Chart for Three Consecutive Volumes

    Next 5th volume will be available on April 28

    According to the latest Oricon sales report, the 7,560-yen (about 68 US dollars) fourth Blu-ray volume of the Yuri!!! On ICE TV anime, released on March 31, sold a very good 33,000 units in its first week, becoming the top-selling Blu-ray disc of the week in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Wednesday March 1, 2017
  • "Yuri!!! On ICE" Again Dominates Japan's Weekly Blu-ray Sales Chart

    The third DVD also becomes the top-selling anime disc of the week

    According to the latest Oricon sales report, the 7,560-yen (about 67 US dollars) third Blu-ray volume of the Yuri!!! On ICE TV anime sold a very good 33,000 units in its first week, becoming the second weekly top-selling Blu-ray disc in the franchise, following the second disc released in early February. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Wednesday February 15, 2017
  • "Uta no Prince-sama Maji Love Legend Star" 2nd Volume Dominates Japan's Blu-ray Sales Chart

    "Osomatsu-san" stage play becomes the top-selling DVD of the week

    According to the newest Oricon sales report, the second Blu-ray volume of the Uta no Prince-sama TV anime series' latest fourth season, Maji Love Legend Star, sold a very good 24,000 units in its first week, becoming the top-selling Blu-ray disc of the week (February 6-11) in all genre in Japan as with the first volume released last month. Hit the jump for more details.