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Readers returned to the world of Sailor Moon with the new Sailor Moon: Short Stories Volume 1, a collection of short tales starring the series' beloved characters, giving Kodansha Comics the best-selling manga in September.

Other publishers in the top ten include Dark Horse Comics, VIZ Media, and Yen Press.

TOP 50 MANGA
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in September 2013

QTY
RANK
DOLLAR
RANK
INDEX ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 3 2.20 JUL131184 SAILOR MOON SHORT STORIES VOL 01 $10.99 RAN
2 2 1.61 MAY130072 BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL TP VOL 27 MIST SPIDERS WEB (MR) $19.99 DAR
3 5 1.31 JUN131351 ONE PIECE TP VOL 68 $9.99 VIZ
4 7 1.16 MAY130071 NG EVANGELION SHINJI DETECTIVE DIARY TP VOL 01 $9.99 DAR
5 6 0.99 JUL131372 SOUL EATER TP VOL 16 (MR) $11.99 HAC
6 8 0.91 JUL131180 ATTACK ON TITAN GN VOL 06 $10.99 RAN
7 12 0.85 MAY130075 OREIMO TP VOL 04 $10.99 DAR
8 14 0.81 JUN131354 POKEMON ADVENTURES TP VOL 18 $9.99 VIZ
9 15 0.67 JUN131185 FAIRY TAIL GN VOL 29 $10.99 RAN
10 9 0.64 JUN131353 DRAGONBALL 3-IN-1 ED TP VOL 02 $14.99 VIZ
11 10 0.62 JUN131335 CHI SWEET HOME GN VOL 10 $13.95 RAN
12 22 0.61 JUN131349 MIDNIGHT SECRETARY GN VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 VIZ
13 23 0.60 MAR138188 LEGEND OF ZELDA GN VOL 01 $9.99 VIZ
14 1 0.56 JUL118144 LEGEND OF ZELDA BOX SET $69.99 VIZ
15 11 0.55 JUL131331 TROPIC OF THE SEA GN $14.95 RAN
16 13 0.54 JUN131352 NARUTO 3IN1 ED TP VOL 06 $14.99 VIZ
17 19 0.53 JUL131183 GENSHIKEN SECOND SEASON GN VOL 03 $10.99 RAN
18 20 0.51 MAY130073 BLOOD BLOCKADE BATTLEFRONT TP VOL 04 $12.99 DAR
19 18 0.43 JUN131359 BLEACH 3IN1 ED TP VOL 06 $14.99 VIZ
20 32 0.42 NOV128187 LEGEND OF ZELDA GN VOL 02 $9.99 VIZ
21 34 0.41 JUN131360 PSYREN GN VOL 12 $9.99 VIZ
22 26 0.40 JUN131187 SANKAREA GN VOL 02 UNDYING LOVE $10.99 RAN
23 16 0.38 JUN131267 ZEROS FAMILIAR OMNIBUS TP VOL 02 (MR) $18.99 ST.
24 25 0.38 JUL131359 ARE YOU ALICE GN VOL 02 $11.99 HAC
25 41 0.35 JUN131363 OTOMEN GN VOL 16 $9.99 VIZ
26 33 0.35 JUL131185 SHERLOCK BONES VOL 01 $10.99 RAN
27 42 0.35 JUN131350 DEMON LOVE SPELL GN VOL 04 $9.99 VIZ
28 27 0.33 JUL131370 INFERNAL DEVICES GN VOL 02 CLOCKWORK PRINCE $13.00 HAC
29 17 0.33 FEB131178 X 3IN1 ED TP VOL 06 $19.99 VIZ
30 44 0.32 JUN131366 07 GHOST GN VOL 06 $9.99 VIZ
31 35 0.31 JUL131360 BETRAYAL KNOWS MY NAME GN VOL 06 $12.00 HAC
32 37 0.31 SEP121137 ATTACK ON TITAN GN VOL 03 $10.99 RAN
33 65 0.30 JUN131358 MAMESHIBA ENCHANTED GN $6.99 VIZ
34 24 0.30 JUL131361 BRIDES STORY HC GN BOOK 05 $17.00 HAC
35 38 0.30 JUN121182 ATTACK ON TITAN GN VOL 02 $10.99 RAN
36 48 0.29 MAY131344 HAYATE COMBAT BUTLER TP VOL 22 $9.99 VIZ
37 4 0.29 AUG128055 SAILOR MOON TP KODANSHA ED BOX SET #1 VOL 1-6 $65.94 RAN
38 39 0.28 JUN131365 OOKU INNER CHAMBERS GN VOL 08 (MR) $12.99 VIZ
39 70 0.28 JUN131357 WINX CLUB GN VOL 09 $6.99 VIZ
40 50 0.28 JUN131361 ARATA THE LEGEND TP VOL 15 $9.99 VIZ
41 56 0.26 JUN131364 STROBE EDGE GN VOL 06 $9.99 VIZ
42 58 0.25 JAN138348 LEGEND OF ZELDA GN VOL 09 $9.99 VIZ
43 46 0.25 MAR121101 ATTACK ON TITAN GN VOL 01 $10.99 RAN
44 49 0.23 JUL131179 ARISA GN VOL 11 $10.99 RAN
45 64 0.22 AUG131515 VOICE OVER SEIYU ACADEMY GN VOL 01 $9.99 VIZ
46 62 0.22 DEC128232 LEGEND OF ZELDA GN VOL 03 $9.99 VIZ
47 31 0.22 AUG131512 MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO PICTURE BOOK HC NEW ED $19.99 VIZ
48 63 0.21 JUL138267 LEGEND OF ZELDA GN VOL 05 NEW PTG $9.99 VIZ
50 21 0.21 MAY131139 SUMMIT OF GODS GN VOL 04 $25.00 DIA

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