Bleach Manga Volume 55 is Over 500,000

Posted by Bryan Jones
Tags: Bleach, Information

It’s over 500,000! The 55th volume of Kubo Tite’s Bleach manga made it’s debut on the shelves of Japanese retailers on June 4th, 2012. By the end of the sales week, June 10th, over 500,000 copies had been sold. That’s more than 18,000 than the number two highest selling manga volume last week.

01 – Bleach Manga Volume 55 – 521,626
02 – Bakuman Manga Volume 19 – 332,706
03 – Katekyo Hitman Reborn Manga Volume 39 – 226,893
04 – Beelzebub Manga Volume 16 – 152,893
05 – Claymore Manga Volume 22 – 144,521

In terms of just Bleach, Bleach Manga Volume 55 is the highest selling volume in it’s first week since volume 46. Below are the first week sales numbers for the last 10 manga volumes of Bleach along with their release date. It is worth noting that some of the volumes the manga were on sale for only 2-3 days as sales counts for a week are until Sunday. For example, Volume 54 debuted on Friday, March 2nd so it’s first week numbers were comprised from the 2nd to until Sunday, March 4th.

Bleach Manga Volume Number – First Week Sales – Release Date
Bleach Manga Volume 55 – 521,626 – June 4, 2012
Bleach Manga Volume 54 – 269,751 – March 2, 2012
Bleach Manga Volume 53 – 248,429 – December 2, 2011
Bleach Manga Volume 52 – 400,253 – October 4, 2011
Bleach Manga Volume 51 – 400,346 – August 4, 2011
Bleach Manga Volume 50 – 387,322 – June 3, 2011
Bleach Manga Volume 49 – 425,882 – April 21, 2011
Bleach Manga Volume 48 – 462,154 – December 3, 2010
Bleach Manga Volume 47 – 454,823 – October 4, 2010
Bleach Manga Volume 46 – 548,912 – August 4, 2010

Source: Oricon

  • Scott Baker

    first

  • http://www.youtube.com/user/thegamecraze Mister Kring

    Don’t see how it’s much of a big deal, it clearly states that Volume 46 sold more than Volume 55 so it’s not like it hasn’t happened before…

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1116755538 Femi Adams

    Something was needed to break up the constant Naruto update.

  • http://twitter.com/Dimitris_Kots Dimitris Kotsigianis

    want a cookie?

  • NSOP

     This, too much Naruto on this site, same for the polls that are always related to Naruto as well.

  • André Lopes

    it’s over 9000! xD

  • dray

    damn

  • http://www.facebook.com/sanchez.manyika Sanchez D Manyika

    well dude that is 46 after months this is 55 after one week of sales ahahhahah n 46 was over 2 years ago n i think getting ur highest sales in 2 years is a big deal