Weekly Top Ten – October 10, 2015

Weekly Top Ten Manga

Every week, the New York Times and Amazon posts the top ten bestselling books. The New York Times gets their numbers from print sales from retailers, while Amazon and Vizmanga.com calculates their own numbers. Once a month the Nielsen Bookscan posts their top twenty graphic novels of which manga is included. Offered here is a listing of these books with their status this week compared with the previous week, and some way-off analysis of the activity.

NYTBS

New York times Bestseller List for the week ending October 3, 2015

  1. Tokyo Ghoul 2Tokyo Ghoul Vol 2     ↑ 6
  2. One-Punch Man Vol 1     ↑ 4
  3. Attack on Titan Vol 1     ↵ 114
  4. Tokyo Ghoul Vol 1     ↓ 2
  5. Haganai: I Don’t Have Many Friends Vol 12     
  6. Big Hero 6 Vol 2     ↓ 1
  7. Sword Art Online Progressive Vol 3     ↑ 1
  8. The Ancient Magus’ Bride Vol 2     ↓ 5
  9. My Hero Academia Vol 1     ↵ 4
  10. One-Punch Man Vol 2     ↵ 3

The monsters of Tokyo Ghoul Vol 2 just couldn’t take a mecha at the top of the list in October and took it back with the biggest move up, 6 places, to retake the top spot, while Vol 1 moved back to make some space. Attack on Titan Vol 1 returns in grand fashion, taking the third spot. Seven Seas switches out monster girls for nerdy friends with Haganai Vol 12 charting. Heroes are starting to outnumber the monster though with Big Hero 6 Vol 2 only falling one place and My Hero Academia Vol 1 and One-Punch man Vol 2 returning to cap off the list at #9 and 10 respectively.

AmazonAmazon.com for the week ending October 10, 2015

  1. Naruto 72Naruto Vol 72    
  2. One-Punch Man Vol 1    
  3. Tokyo Ghoul Vol 3     ↑ 1
  4. One-Punch Man Vol 2     ↑ 1
  5. Naruto Vol 71     ↑ 3
  6. Tokyo Ghoul Vol 1     ↑ 1
  7. Tokyo Ghoul Vol 2     ↓ 1
  8. Uzumaki 3-in-1 Deluxe Edition     ↓ 6
  9. No Game No Life Novel Vol 1     
  10. Food Wars Vol 8    

Amazon’s list doesn’t change as much as the NYT list. There’s some movement up and down, but more titles hold steady. Naruto Vol 72 keeps its top place with One-Punch Man Vol 1 holding right behind. The Tokyo Ghouls are biding their time with Vol 3  and Vol 1 moving up one while Vol 2 moves down one. Uzumaki 3-in-1 Deluxe Edition takes the biggest dive, 6 places, to #8 while Food Wars Vol 8 hangs on at #10. Only one title returns, No Game No Life Novel Vol 1, and is the only non-Viz Media title on the list.

∗ = New Release
↑ = Title moved up specified # of spots
↓ = Title moved down specified # of spots
↔ = Title didn’t moved from previous week with total # of weeks
↵ = Title returned after dropping off list with total # of weeks (when available)

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