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High selling Manga in UK?

Discussion in 'Alternate Animé & Manga Discussion' started by RaZoR LeAf, Jul 18, 2006.

  1. RaZoR LeAf

    RaZoR LeAf Night Terror

    This might seem like a weird question. It is. I work at a Borders Store. We sell Manga. Not loads, but enough to take up about a dozen shelves. Nobody in store really knows much about Manga, I probably know the most, and that's only because I hang around on the net most of the time. I want to know what Manga's actually sell well, or are popular in the UK, so that we can get some ordered in and put out to make the section a bit better. ISBN's would be appriciated with any suggestions.

    I know we have the following (but don't ask me to tell you about them):
    Fushigi Yugi
    Dragon Ball Z
    Case Closed

    These are books btw. I don't know what format Manga usually comes in, but these are all A5 sized books. Thanks Manga people.
  2. The Red Butterfly

    The Red Butterfly rocket queen

    Hmmm....Fruits Basket and DNAngel are both very high selling mangas around here and just about everywhere else. I also heard that Kingdom Hearts is a big seller as well. Hope that helps =D
  3. killerjaw01

    killerjaw01 ▼1.618▼

    Fruits Basket and Battle Royal are a few names I've heard.
  4. kaibachaoschampion

    kaibachaoschampion Feather Trainer

    .Hack//Legend Of The Twighlight is pretty popular.
  5. RaZoR LeAf

    RaZoR LeAf Night Terror

    Ooh, We have Battle Royal, and the .hack// sounds familiar, I think we might have one or two of those.
  6. Catalyst

    Catalyst Aim for the Top.

    Don't have Gollancz One Piece, no?

    Full Metal Alchemist is also -easily- very popular.
  7. MayShuufan

    MayShuufan Mrs Brendan Birch ^^

    Popular one's huh well you mainly see Tokyo Pop books so manga like Fruits Basket, .Hack Legend of the Twilight, D.N.Angel, Faeries Landing...just one's you find in normal book stores.
  8. killerjaw01

    killerjaw01 ▼1.618▼

    I could go to my local Ottakers and see what manga they have (I buy a bit of manga). It's all Tokyopop though. Names I can remember; Chobits, DNangel, .hack//, Fruits Basket, Battle Royal, Tokyo Mew Mew, Yu Gi Oh, Pita Ten, Ai Love you, Mahromantic, Dragonball.

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