New York Times Manga Best Seller List, February 14-20


The New York Times' Top 10 Manga Best Seller List

The New York Times's Manga Best Seller List of The Week

The New York Times newspaper has listed the manga bestsellers in the United States for the week ending on February 20.
MANGA BEST SELLER LIST WEEK OF 14 FEBRUARY- 20 FEBRUARY 2010

This Week Weeks on List
1 NARUTO, VOL. 47, by Masashi Kishimoto. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) Naurto learns more secrets from his past and moves closer to discovering the identity of his nemesis, Pain. 3
2 VAMPIRE KNIGHT, VOL. 9, by Matsuri Hino. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) Cross Academy has day and evening students, but the latter have a secret: they are vampires. 3
3 BLACK BUTLER, VOL. 1, by Yana Toboso. (Yen Press, $10.99.) Sebastian is a loyal butler who moves easily from dinner parties to the underworld. Is he too good to be true? Is he even human? 4
4 BLACK BIRD, VOL. 3, by Kanoko Sakurakoji. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) Misao Harada can see into a magical realm where she is the bride demon of prophecy. How will she survive the pursuit of demons who want the power in her blood? 3
5 ALICE IN THE COUNTRY OF HEARTS, VOL. 1, by Quinrose and Soumei Hoshino. (TOKYOPOP, $10.99.) Alice wanders into a very different part of Wonderland in this interpretation of the classic tale. In this new area of the fantasy land, every man is in love with Alice… and firearms. 3
6 FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST, VOL. 22, by Hiromu Arakawa. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) Two brothers harmed in a ritual that was half magic/half science seek the legendary Philosopher’s Stone to make things right. But others seek the weapon of alchemy for their own nefarious means. 6
7 NARUTO, VOL. 46, by Masashi Kishimoto. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) Naruto’s friends are threatened, the mysteries of Pain deepen and Naruto must fight to protect his village. 20
8 D. GRAY-MAN, VOL. 16, by Katsura Hoshino. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) The protagonist: 15-year-old Allen Walker. The setting: 19th century England. His mission: to find Innocence, a substance used to create weapons to destroy the akuma demons. 3
9 THE YU-GI-OH! GX 4, VOL. 4, by Naoyuki Kageyama and Kazuki Takahashi. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) The next generation of Yu-Gi-Oh battle it out at the Duel Academy. But what evil plans are afoot? 6
10 YU-GI-OH! R, VOL. 3, by Kazuki Takahashi and Akira Ito. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) When the follower of an old enemy returns to take revenge, Yugi Mutou must duel to save a friend’s life.
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One thought on “New York Times Manga Best Seller List, February 14-20

  1. “Fullmetal Alchemist” sounds interesting (the storyline, not the awful title, which is probably the invention of some translator). And of course “Naruto” and “D. Gray-Man” are quite good.
    TOG

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