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Compiled by Matt Blind [matt@rocketbomber.com] for Comipress.com

for more infomation on sources and methodologies, please visit

http://comipress.com/special/manga-ranking  and

http://www.rocketbomber.com/2008/07/01/about-the-charts



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Top 100 Manga Series, March 2009



1. !0 (1) : Naruto   - Viz Shonen Jump, Jul 2003 [100] 

2. !0 (2) : Bleach   - Viz Shonen Jump, Jun 2004 [54.6] 

3. !0 (3) : Fruits Basket   - Tokyopop, Feb 2004 [51.52] 

4. !1 (5) : Vampire Knight   - Viz Shojo Beat, Jan 2007 [47.26] 

5. !1 (6) : Rosario+Vampire   - Viz Shonen Jump Advanced, Jun 2008 [44.99] 

6. !-2 (4) : Death Note   - Viz Shonen Jump Advanced, Oct 2005 [43.77] 

7. !1 (8) : Warriors   - HC/Tokyopop, Apr 2007 [31.27] 

8. !-1 (7) : Chibi Vampire   - Tokyopop, Apr 2006 [29.89] 

9. !2 (11) : Ouran High School Host Club   - Viz Shojo Beat, Jul 2005 [24.86] 

10. !8 (18) : High School Debut   - Viz Shojo Beat, Jan 2008 [23.67] 

11. !13 (24) : Skip Beat!   - Viz Shojo Beat, Jul 2006 [23.16] 

12. !-3 (9) : Fullmetal Alchemist   - Viz, Apr 2005 [23.15] 

13. !4 (17) : Vampire Kisses   - HC/Tokyopop, Sep 2007 [21.88] 

14. !0 (14) : Kingdom Hearts   - Tokyopop, Oct 2005 [21.58] 

15. !-2 (13) : Berserk   - Dark Horse, Oct 2003 [20.34] 

16. !-1 (15) : D. Gray-Man   - Viz Shonen Jump Advanced, May 2006 [20.15] 

17. !-7 (10) : Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle   - Del Rey, Apr 2004 [19.23] 

18. !27 (45) : Nana   - Viz Shojo Beat, Nov 2005 [18.84] 

19. !52 (71) : The Twelve Kingdoms (novel)   - Tokyopop, Mar 2007 [18.42] 

20. !-1 (19) : Negima!   - Del Rey, Apr 2004 [17.94] 

21. !-9 (12) : Junjo Romantica   - Tokyopop Blu, Oct 2007 [17.7] 

22. !14 (36) : Gentlemen's Alliance     - Viz Shojo Beat, Mar 2007 [17.41] 

23. !7 (30) : Captive Hearts   - Viz Shojo Beat, Nov 2008 [17.07] 

24. !147 (171) : Love Com   - Viz Shojo Beat, Jul 2007 [16.88] 

25. !44 (69) : Phoenix Wright   - Del Rey, Sep 2008 [16.17] 

26. !-6 (20) : Pokemon   - Vizkids, Nov 1999 [15.82] 

27. !-6 (21) : Legend of Zelda   - Vizkids, Oct 2008 [15.49] 

28. !-6 (22) : Maximum Ride   - Yen Press, Jan 2009 [15.24] 

29. !-3 (26) : Dark Hunger   Feehan, Zid   - Berkley, Oct 2007 [14.29] 

30. !13 (43) : Black Cat   - Viz Shonen Jump, Mar 2006 [14] 

31. !1 (32) : Higurashi When They Cry   - Yen Press, Nov 2008 [13.73] 

32. !49 (81) : S.A (Special A)   - Viz Shojo Beat, Nov 2007 [13.68] 

33. !88 (121) : Wild Ones   - Viz Shojo Beat, Dec 2007 [13.67] 

34. !-18 (16) : Hellsing   - Dark Horse, Dec 2003 [13.51] 

35. !113 (148) : Claymore   - Viz Shonen Jump Advanced, Apr 2006 [13.41] 

36. !4 (40) : Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya   - Yen Press, Oct 2008 [13.18] 

37. !-10 (27) : One Piece   - Viz Shonen Jump, Jun 2003 [12.62] 

38. !-5 (33) : Battle Royale   - Viz/Tokyopop, Mar 2003 [11.99] 

39. !-14 (25) : Shugo Chara!   - Del Rey, Mar 2007 [11.35] 

40. !2 (42) : Yu-Gi-Oh!   - Viz Shonen Jump, Jun 2003 [11.2] 

41. !17 (58) : Warcraft   - Tokyopop, Mar 2005 [11.05] 

42. !-11 (31) : +Anima   - Tokyopop, May 2006 [11.02] 

43. !-9 (34) : Buddha   - Vertical, May 2006 [10.6] 

44. !146 (190) : Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei   - Del Rey, Feb 2009 [10.55] 

45. !30 (75) : Battle Vixens   - Tokyopop, Apr 2004 [10.48] 

46. !13 (59) : Nora   - Viz Shonen Jump Advanced, Oct 2008 [10.47] 

47. !44 (91) : Shaman King   - Viz Shonen Jump, Aug 2003 [10.44] 

48. !-11 (37) : Fairy Tail   - Del Rey, Mar 2008 [10.29] 

49. !-26 (23) : Tail of the Moon   - Viz Shojo Beat, Jan 2008 [9.96] 

50. !126 (176) : Mixed Vegetables   - Viz Shojo Beat, Sep 2008 [9.88] 

51. !-23 (28) : Loveless   - Tokyopop, Feb 2006 [9.74] 

52. !-4 (48) : Manga Cookbook   - Japanime's Manga University, Aug 2007 [9.65] 

53. !-18 (35) : Otomen   - Viz Shojo Beat, Feb 2009 [9.56] 

54. !-25 (29) : Afro Samurai   - Seven Seas, Sep 2008 [9.51] 

55. !74 (129) : xxxHolic   - Del Rey, Apr 2004 [9.39] 

56. !-4 (52) : Code Geass   - Bandai, Aug 2008 [9.27] 

57. !48 (105) : Pluto: Urasawa x Tezuka   - Viz Signature, Feb 2009 [9.08] 

58. !-20 (38) : Gothic & Lolita Bible   - Tokyopop, Feb 2008 [8.58] 

59. !51 (110) : Rurouni Kenshin   - Viz Shonen Jump, Oct 2003 [8.51] 

60. !-16 (44) : After School Nightmare   - Go! Comi, Sep 2006 [8.36] 

61. !94 (155) : Kurohime   - Viz Shonen Jump Advanced, Mar 2008 [8.34] 

62. !15 (77) : Vampire Hunter D   - Dark Horse, Apr 2008 [7.89] 

63. !25 (88) : 20th Century Boys   - Viz Signature, Feb 2009 [7.79] 

64. !95 (159) : Prince of Tennis   - Viz Shonen Jump, May 2004 [7.73] 

65. !28 (93) : Sonic the Hedgehog Archives   - Archie Comics, Nov 2006 [7.7] 

66. !-19 (47) : Black Jack   - Vertical, Sep 2008 [7.69] 

67. !98 (165) : Blood+   - Dark Horse, Jan 2008 [7.64] 

68. !-17 (51) : Hikaru no Go   - Viz Shonen Jump, Jun 2004 [7.63] 

69. !-4 (65) : Avalon High: Coronation   - HC/Tokyopop, Jul 2007 [7.48] 

70. !74 (144) : Dark Hunters   - St. Martin's Griffin, Apr 2009 [7.42] 

71. !-8 (63) : Japanese in Mangaland   - Japan Publications Trading Co., Dec 2003 [7.23] 

72. !13 (85) : The Manga Guide to  &  - No Starch Press, Nov 2008 [7.18] 

73. !178 (251) : Monkey High!   - Viz Shojo Beat, Mar 2008 [7.11] 

74. !-2 (72) : Don't Rush Love   - 801 Media, Jan 2009 [6.99] 

75. !407 (482) : Love Round!!   - Aurora Deux, Mar 2009 [6.99] 

76. !11 (87) : Eyeshield 21   - Viz Shonen Jump Advanced, Apr 2005 [6.94] 

77. !-22 (55) : Making Comics   McCloud   - HarperCollins, Sep 2006 [6.93] 

78. !-37 (41) : Sundome   - Yen Press, Jan 2008 [6.92] 

79. !1 (80) : Trinity Blood   - Tokyopop, Nov 2006 [6.87] 

80. !2 (82) : Avatar   - Tokyopop et al., Feb 2006 [6.84] 

81. !-15 (66) : Black Lagoon   - Viz, Aug 2008 [6.71] 

82. !68 (150) : Return to Labyrinth   - Tokyopop, Oct 2007 [6.68] 

83. !135 (218) : Me & My Brothers   - Tokyopop, Dec 1899 [6.68] 

84. !-27 (57) : Case Closed   - Viz, Jul 2004 [6.66] 

85. !-36 (49) : Inuyasha   - Viz, Mar 2003 [6.62] 

86. !120 (206) : Suzuka   - Del Rey, Dec 1899 [6.56] 

87. !-37 (50) : Angel Diary   - Yen Press, Oct 2005 [6.53] 

88. !12 (100) : Samurai Deeper Kyo   - Tokyopop, Jun 2003 [6.49] 

89. !31 (120) : In Odd We Trust   Koontz, Chan   - Del Rey, Jun 2008 [6.39] 

90. !-22 (68) : Battle Angel Alita   - Viz, Apr 2003 [6.36] 

91. !-52 (39) : Saiyuki   - Tokyopop, May 2003 [6.33] 

92. !-46 (46) : Wallflower   - Del Rey, Oct 2004 [6.33] 

93. !2 (95) : Dragon Ball   - Viz Shonen Jump, Mar 2003 [6.21] 

94. !new (0) : Wanted   Hino   - Viz Shojo Beat, Sep 2008 [6.2] 

95. !-25 (70) : .hack//   - Tokyopop, Sep 2003 [6.18] 

96. !3 (99) : Miki Falls   - HarperCollins, May 2007 [6.18] 

97. !-36 (61) : Gantz   - Dark Horse, Jun 2008 [6.14] 

98. !3 (101) : Black Sun   - 801 Media, Nov 2008 [6.12] 

99. !-46 (53) : Ral  Grad   - Viz Shonen Jump Advanced, Feb 2008 [6.06] 

100. !-36 (64) : Blade of the Immortal   - Dark Horse, Mar 1997 [6.05]