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JP non-comic book sales, 6/16 and 6/23

I blame Kojima. New lazytastic format is likely a lock until I get over MGS addiction.

6/16 PB

↑  *4  *8 *4 2  *28,709  *46,401  **460  Steer the (Ma) to His Hometown
☆  *6  - *6 1  *26,356  *26,356  **599  A Forbidden Magical Index 16
☆  *7  - *7 1  *24,247  *24,247  **557  Shakugan no Shana S II
↑  10  13 10 2  *18,726  *31,588  **500  Boy Onmyoji  Borne on Waves of Sorrow
☆  18  - 18 1  **9,117  **9,117  **557  Asura Klein 10: Science Club Annihilation
☆  19  - 19 1  **8,981  **8,981  **590  Kingdom of the Winds: Stormy Night 2
☆  29  - 29 1  **7,210  *10,973  **560  Code Geass -Lelouch of the Rebellion- R2 TURN-1

6/23 PB

↓  *8  *7 *7 2  *23,342  *47,589  **557  Shakugan no Shana S II
↓  *9  *6 *6 2  *20,533  *46,889  **599  A Forbidden Magical Index 16
↓  19  *4 *4 3  **9,087  *55,488  **460  Steer the (Ma) to His Hometown

6/16 General

6/23 General

☆  *5  - *5 1  *18,243  *18,243  1,350  Metal Gear Solid 4 Guns of the Patriots Official Guide: The Basics

Book sales catchup: General 6/9, paperback 5/26~6/9

I’m so far behind, I’m just gonna dump it on without Amazon links and try to catch up.

g6/9

↓  *5  *4 *4 2  *13,986  *41,070  **998  My Three Girls 7
MATSUMOTO Pritts [Housewife’s Friend Inc.]
☆  *6  - *6 1  *13,752  *13,752  1,470  Final Fantasy XI: Dengeki Brigade Vana'diel Worldbook (WotG)
-- [Dengeki]
☆  16  - 16 1  **9,669  *12,560  **780  How to Brew Good Coffee Second Season 2: Tomorrow's Promise
MURAYAMA Yuka (A), SHIDA Misato (I) [JUMP j-BOOKS]
☆  24  - 24 1  **7,372  **7,372  **735  Game Strategy / Cheat / Data Book Vol. 02
-- [Sansai Mooks]

pb5/26

↓  *9  *2 *2 2  *13,692  *42,245  **536  Spice and Wolf Vol. 8 : Village of Opposition Vol. 1
HASEKURA Isuna (A)/AYAKURA Ju (I) [Dengeki Bunko]
↓  17  *4 *4 2  *10,971  *33,320  **515  Meg and Seron Vol. 2 : Summer Vacation, 3305 Vol. 2
SIGSAWA Keiichi (A)/KUROBOSHI Kohaku (I) [Dengeki Bunko]
↓  22  10 *1 4  **9,205  101,959  **500  Saiunkoku Monogatari: Sparkle of Amber at Dawn
YUKINO Sai (A)/YURA Kairi (I), The Beans (Kadokawa Beans Paperbacks)

pb6/2

☆  *1  - *1 1  *50,127  *50,127  **609  The Familiar of Zero 14 <Saintess of the Water City>
YAMAGUCHI Noboru (A)/USATSUKA Eiji (I) [MF Bunko J]
☆  *8  - *8 1  *17,662  *17,662  **588  Legend of the Legendary Hero 3: Operation Blue Sigh
KAGAMI Takaya (A)/TOYOTA Saori (I), Monthly Dragon Magazine [Fujimi Fantasia Bunko]
☆  12  - 12 1  *13,483  *13,483  **800  Emanon in Memories
KAJIO Shinji (A)/TSURUTA Kenji (I), Monthly Comic Ryu [Tokuma Dual Bunko]

pb6/9
↓  *6  *1 *1 2  *18,165  *68,292  **609  The Familiar of Zero 14 <Saintess of the Water City>
YAMAGUCHI Noboru (A)/USATSUKA Eiji (I) [MF Bunko J]
☆  *7  - *7 1  *17,919  *17,919  **588  The Idiot, the Test, and the Summoned Beast 4
INOUE Kenji (A)/HAGA Yui (I) [Famitsu Bunko]
☆  *8  - *8 1  *17,692  *17,692  **460  故郷へマのつく舵をとれ!
TAKABAYASHI Tomo (A)/MATSUMOTO Temari (I) [Kadokawa Publishing]
☆  13  - 13 1  *12,862  *12,862  **500  Boy Onmyoji  Borne on Waves of Sorrow
YUKI Mitsuru (A)/ASAGI Sakura (I) [Kadokawa Beans Bunko]
↑  28  46 28 2  **8,124  *13,678  **494  Koizora ~Unbreakable Love Story~  Special Edition vol. 1
Mika (A) [Starts Publishing]

JP general book sales, weeks of 5/26 and 6/3

Dual updates coming today or tomorrow for all categories, to make up for last week’s schedule death.

5/26

☆  13  - 13 1  **8,992  **8,992  **798  Sands of the Moon for the Thief Queen - Mystery of the Pyramid Cap Vol. 2
HAYAMINE Kaoru (A)/K2 Shoukai (I) [Bluebird Bunko]

6/3

☆  *4  - *4 1  *27,084  *27,084  **998  My Three Girls 7
MATSUMOTO Pritts [Housewife’s Friend Inc.]
↓  16  13 13 2  **7,736  *16,728  **798  Sands of the Moon for the Thief Queen - Mystery of the Pyramid Cap Vol. 2
HAYAMINE Kaoru (A)/K2 Shoukai (I) [Bluebird Bunko]
↑  28  - *1 7  **6,725  210,867  1,300  Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G Grade Up Book
V Jump Editorial Staff [V Jump Books]

JP weekly book sales for 5/19

As a side note for light novels, especially, to explain why they often have two volume numbers: They’re usually subtitled with the name of the current plot arc, each arc taking two or three books that are commonly called “upper” and “lower” or “upper”, “middle”, and “lower”. With no analogous English, it’s my opinion that the best usage is “Series (vol. #): Subtitle (arc vol. #)”.
As for Soul Eater’s appearance, note that all total sales are since Oricon (and coincidentally I) started tracking; apparently the TV adaption has made volume 1 sell steadily in the 10,000 range, and this week things were stale enough to let it poke through into the top 30.
Finally, take note of lack of word wrap; if something looks like it extends out of the text column, it probably -does-.

Paperbacks

☆  *2  - *2 1  *28,553  *28,553  **536  Spice and Wolf Vol. 8 : Village of Opposition Vol. 1
HASEKURA Isuna (A)/AYAKURA Ju (I) [Dengeki Bunko]
☆  *4  - *4 1  *22,349  *22,349  **515  Meg and Seron Vol. 2 : Summer Vacation, 3305 Vol. 2
SIGSAWA Keiichi (A)/KUROBOSHI Kohaku (I) [Dengeki Bunko]
↓  10  *1 *1 3  *16,985  *92,754  **500  Saiunkoku Monogatari: Sparkle of Amber at Dawn
YUKINO Sai (A)/YURA Kairi (I), The Beans (Kadokawa Beans Paperbacks)
↑  25  41 25 5  **8,580  *35,963  **480  Monster Hunter Portable 2nd: Slashing + Bow Weapons Handbook 1 - Greatswords, Katana, One-Handed Swords, Dual Swords, Bows -
- (CAPCOM)
☆  28  - 28 1  **7,872  **7,872  **578  Lucky Chance! 3
ARISAWA Mamizu (A)/QP:flapper (I) [Dengeki Bunko]
☆  29  - 29 1  **7,792  **7,792  **578  DRAGONBUSTER 1
AKIYAMA Mizuhito (A)/FUJISHIRO Akira (I) [Dengeki Bunko]

General

↑  10  18 10 3  *11,579  *33,755  1,260  Pokemon National All-Character Encyclopedia
Supersonic (Comp.)/Shogakukan Production (Coll.)/KIMURA Mitsuo (I) (Big Korotan)

Comics

-  *1  *1 *1 2  264,862  770,368  **410  NARUTO 42
KISHIMOTO Masashi, Weekly Shonen Jump [Jump Comics]
☆  *2  - *2 1  149,358  149,358  **420  WORST 20
TAKAHASHI Hiroshi, Weekly Shonen Champion [Shonen Champion Comics]
☆  *3  - *3 1  *76,826  *76,826  **530  Angel Heart 26
HOJO Tsukasa, Weekly Comic Bunch [Bunch Comics]
↑  *4  *5 *4 2  *75,728  171,352  **410  CLAYMORE 14
YAGI Norihiro, Jump Square [Jump Comics]
↑  *5  *6 *5 2  *65,364  146,295  **410  To LOVEru 9
YABUKI Kentaro (I)/HASEMI Saki (A), Weekly Shonen Jump [Jump Comics]

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JP weekly book sales for 5/12

From this week, I’m covering paperback, general, and comics sales. Since the first two have relatively few relevant books, they’re above the fold; as usual, comics 6-30 are after.

Paperback

↑  *1  *5 *1 2  *49,853  *75,769  **500  Saiunkoku Monogatari: Sparkle of Amber at Dawn
YUKINO Sai (A)/YURA Kairi (I), The Beans (Kadokawa Beans Paperbacks)
↓  25  *4 *4 2  **9,201  *35,273  **500  Kurenai ~Foul Festival vol. 2~
KATAYAMA Kentaro (A)/YAMAMOTO Yamato (I) (Super Dash Paperbacks)

General

☆  *9  - *9 1  *12,322  *14,187  1,680  Warriors Orochi: Rebirth of the Demon Lord Complete Guide vol. 1
ω-Force (Koei)
↑  13  17 *1 6  *11,440  201,103  1,300  Monster Hunter 2nd G Official Grade-Up Book
V Jump Editorial Staff (Shueisha)
↑  18  32 18 2  *10,506  *22,176  1,260  Pokemon National All-Character Encyclopedia
Supersonic (Comp.)/Shogakukan Production (Coll.)/KIMURA Mitsuo (I) (Big Korotan)
↓  21  *8 *8 2  **9,768  *24,402  **672  Mobile Suit Gundam UC 4  Battle of Palau
FUKUI Harutoshi, Gundam Ace (Kadokawa Comics Ace)

Comic

☆  *1  - *1 1  505,506  505,506  **410  NARUTO 42
KISHIMOTO Masashi, Weekly Shonen Jump (Jump Comics)
☆  *2  - *2 1  179,515  179,515  **550  Initial D 37
SHIGENO Hideaki, Weekly Young Magazine (Young Magazine Comics)
↓  *3  *1 *1 2  118,195  229,471  **510  High School Debut 11
KAWAHARA Kazune, Extra Margaret (Margaret Comics)
↓  *4  *2 *2 2  113,594  216,374  **420  I’ll Give You My First Love 11
AOKI Kotomi, Shojo Comic (Flower Comics)
☆  *5  - *5 1  *95,264  *95,264  **410  CLAYMORE 14
YAGI Norihiro, Jump Square (Jump Comics)

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