Friday, September 27, 2013

One Piece Manga Records!

Did you know that one piece manga has its records???
One Piece Volume 61 Cover
In 2008, One Piece became the highest-circulating manga series. In 2010, Shueisha announced that they sold over 260 million volumes of One Piece manga so far; volume 61 set a new record for the highest initial print run of any book in Japan with 3.8 million copies (the previous record belonging to volume 60 with 3.4 million copies). Volume 60 was the first book to sell over two million copies in its opening week on Japan's Oriconbook rankings. One Piece is currently ranked as the best-selling manga series. It enjoys a very high readership, with more than 280 million volumes of the series sold in Japan as of 2012. One Piece has received wide critical acclaim from reviewers, primarily for its art, characterization, humor and story. (source Wikipedia)

Here are the rankings for 2008:

Top 10 Series of 2008
RankTitle (Volume #)Circulation
1One Piece5,956,540
320th Century Boys3,710,054
4Kateikyo Hitman Reborn!3,371,618
7Soul Eater3,076,351
8Nodame Cantabile2,799,299
*Data collected between the period of January 7, 2008 to November 24, 2008.

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