New York Times Manga Best Seller List, September 5-11

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 September 11. Young C. Kim’s graphic novel adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight vampire novel rose from #7 to #6 in its 26th week on the separate Hardcover Graphic Books list.

This Week Weeks on List
1 BLEACH, VOL. 32, by Tite Kubo. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) Ichigo Kurosaki sees dead people and must help usher them safely into the afterlife. 2
2 MAXIMUM RIDE, VOL. 3, by James Patterson and NaRae Lee. (Yen Press, $12.99.) Isn’t being a kid hard enough? For this group, who are also part bird, nothing comes easy. An F.B.I. agent steps in to help, but the evil “erasers” lurk around the corner. 4
3 ALICE IN THE COUNTRY OF HEARTS, VOL. 4, by Quinrose and Hoshino Soumei. (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. 2
4 BUTTERFLIES, FLOWERS, VOL. 4, by Yuki Yoshihara. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) This is an upstairs/downstairs drama and romance between Choko Kuze and her current boss (and former servant) Masayuki Domoto. 1
5 RASETSU, VOL. 6, by Chika Shiomi. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) Life at an exorcist agency: Rasetsu is avoiding a spirit scheduled to claim her when she turns 20, while her co-worker, Yako Hoshino, finds that Rasetsu looks strikingly similar to his old flame Yurara, who may be connected to some current turmoils. 1
6 THE LEGEND OF ZELDA, VOL. 10, by Akira Himekawa. (VIZ Media, $7.99.) Join link on a series of high-sea adventures, including the discovery of the Phantom Hourglass and a quest to break the curse on the Temple of the Ocean King. Tally ho! 1
7 BAKUMAN, VOL. 1, by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) This manga series is about Moritaka Mashiro, who enjoys drawing and Akito Takagi, a would-be writer, who team up to create a manga series. Will they survive the world of publishing? 6
8 SHAMAN KING, VOL. 30, by Hiroyuki Takei. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) A tournament of champions will decide who is going to be named Shaman King. Will the honorable fighting of Yoh Asakura put him at a disadvantage when he faces the quick and dirty Tao Ren? 1
9 TEGAMI BACHI, LETTER BEE, VOL. 3, by Hiroyuki Asada. (VIZ Media, $7.99.) Amberground is a land where darkness rules and an infestation of gigantic insects with exoskeletons. It is up to the messengers known as the Letter Bees to keep everyone connected. 1
10 NARUTO, VOL. 48, by Masashi Kishimoto. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) The origins and true nature of Pain, Naruto’s arch nemesis, are revealed. 15

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