New York Times Manga Best Sellers: December 25th – January 1st 2016
Happy holidays! For the week ending January 1st, here are the top selling manga volumes according to the New York Times Best Sellers List.
ATTACK ON TITAN, VOL. 20, by Hajime Isayama. (Kodansha Comics.) The Survey Corps prepares to retake the Shiganshina District, but standing in their way are Reiner, Berthholdt, and the Beast Titan. Will Erwin’s gambit help Eren reach and uncover the secrets of his childhood home, or will someone need to make the ultimate sacrifice to win the day?
|2||2 Weeks on the List
TOKYO GHOUL, VOL. 10, by Sui Ishida. (VIZ Media.) The Commission of Counter Ghoul’s ongoing investigations are leading them closer to uncovering Kaneki’s secret. With both Aogiri Tree and the CCG after him, will Kaneki even be able to protect himself much less his friends?
|3||9 Weeks on the List
THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: LEGENDARY EDITION, VOL. 1, by Akira Himekawa. (VIZ Media.) A manga adaption of Nintendo’s critically acclaimed and beloved 1998 game, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.
|4||2 Weeks on the List
TOMIE, COMPLETE DELUXE EDITION, by Junji Ito. (Viz Media.) A mysterious woman has the power to make any man fall in love with her. Slowly, inevitably, she drives them all to madness and murder, leaving piles of corpses in their wake…including her own.
|5||78 Weeks on the List
TOKYO GHOUL, VOL. 1, by Sui Ishida. (VIZ Media.) Ken Kaneki’s life changes forever when he finally gets to go on a date with the girl he was crushing on…and she turns out to be a man-eating ghoul. Things go from bad to worse after a freak accident and an organ transplant, which ends up turning him into a ghoul himself. Now unable to eat anything but the meat of human beings, Kaneki’s life goes from unremarkable to miserable. Will he learn to cope, or will he waste away in despair?
|6||11 Weeks on the List
TOKYO GHOUL, VOL. 9, by Sui Ishida. (VIZ Media.) While the CCG continues their investigation of the Gourmet and The Binge Eater, Kaneki searches for Rize’s true identity, hoping to understand his own.
|7||11 Weeks on the List
DEATH NOTE: BLACK EDITION, VOL. 1, by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. (VIZ Media.) A high-schooler with a god complex receives a book that allows him to kill people by writing their names into it. Partnering up with a Shinigami, Light Yagami now seeks to change the world for the ‘better’ by killing all the world’s criminals…and anyone who stands in his way.
|8||44 Weeks on the List
TOKYO GHOUL, VOL. 2, by Sui Ishida. (VIZ Media.) Kaneki gets a job at the Ghoul-run Cafe Anteiku and integrates into the Ghoul community. He quickly learns that while not all Ghouls are monsters, they are all treated as such by the CCG, who in some ways are more dangerous than the Ghouls themselves.
|9||69 Weeks on the List
ONE-PUNCH MAN, VOL. 1, by ONE and Yusuke Murata. (VIZ Media.) This manga is about a hero who wins every fight in just one punch. His perpetual boredom and ennui is broken up when he becomes entangled in the affairs of the House of Human Evolution, and is unwittingly forced to take on the overly serious cyborg Genos as a disciple.
|10||22 Weeks on the List
ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM, VOL. 1 by Yusei Matsui. (VIZ Media.) Kunugigaoka Junior High Class 3-E has a new teacher…and they have to assassinate him before graduation?! The mischievous, mysterious octopus-like mutant Korosensei declares he will destroy the earth if no one manages to kill before the end of the school year. Now this class of misfits and outcasts have to find a way to kill their unkillable teacher, and this time failure is not an option!