New York Times Manga Best Seller List, April 25-May 1

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 May 1. Young C. Kim’s graphic novel adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight vampire novel remained at #2 in its seventh week on the separate Hardcover Graphic Books list.


This Week Weeks on List
1 TSUBASA, VOL. 26, by Clamp. (Del Rey, $10.99.) Syaoran and Fei-Wang fight it out with Sakura’s life in the balance. 1
2 NARUTO, VOL. 47, by Masashi Kishimoto. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) Naruto learns more secrets from his past and moves closer to discovering the identity of his nemesis, Pain. 13
3 YOTSUBA&!, VOL. 8, by Kiyohiko Azuma. (Yen Press, $10.99.) Yotsuba goes to a festival and learns about the magic of cake! 2
4 ROSARIO VAMPIRE: SEASON II, VOL. 1, by Akihisa Ikeda. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) Tsukune Aono’s new school is filled with vampires and werewolves. And the girl he is interested seems to have eyes for him, but is it his blood she’s after? 4
5 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? 14
6 FRUITS BASKET: BANQUET, by Takaya Natsuki. (TOKYOPOP, $14.99.) This primer, filled with character profiles, quizzes and stickers, will catch reader’s up on the 23-volume saga of “Fruits Basket.” It also includes behind-the-scenes and previously unpublished material. 1
7 YU-GI-OH! R, VOL. 4, by Kazuki Takahashi and Akira Ito. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) Resurrection day looms when the evil Yako Tenma takens over the gaming company Kaibacorp and its technology to bring the dead back to life. 4
8 SPICE AND WOLF, VOL. 1, by Isuna Hasekura and Keito Koume. (Yen Press, $12.99.) A young merchant finds himself with a companion: Holo, the Wolf-God of the harvest, and encounter some business opportunities. 2
9 NIGHTSCHOOL, VOL. 3, by Svetlana Chmakova. (Yen Press, $12.99.) Meet the macabre roster of students that inhabit a school after hours: vampires, demons and witches! 2
10 SOUL EATER, VOL. 2, by Atsushi Ohkubo. (Yen Press, $10.99.) Maka, an arms expert, wants to turn the Soul Eater, her living scythe, into the ultimate weapon for Death. 9

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