Real Numbers on Sales of Manga in the US

The weekly ranking for manga sales in the US were posted on ANN today. If you think people in the US buy manga, think again, because these number are sad. BookScan Manga Ranking for May 28 – June 3 (Note: These numbers reflect sales at certain brick and mortar bookstores. They do not take into account online sales or sales at non-bookstores.  I have no idea how much the total market BookScan actually takes into account.) Let’s do a quick comparison between the US and Japan.  The latest volume of Bleach sold 507 copies in its first week of release … Continue reading Real Numbers on Sales of Manga in the US