New York Times Manga Best Sellers 2012 Complete List Page 9

There are 281 books in the New York Times Manga Best Sellers 2012 list. Here are the 41 books ranked from 241 to 281.

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241. Flowers Of Evil, Vol. 1

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Shuzo Oshimi
Release date: May 08, 2012
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Secret crushes and blackmail. It sounds like this popular manga series, reprinted for the first time in the United States, has perfectly captured high school.

242. Oresama Teacher, Vol. 8

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by: Izumi Tsubaki
Release date: May 01, 2012
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Mafuyu, who has been sent to a rural school to change her delinquent ways, has two tasks over the summer: catch up on homework and sing the praises of her teacher to one of his colleagues.

243. Soul Eater, Vol. 9

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by: Atsushi Ohkubo
Release date: May 29, 2012
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Maka, an arms expert, wants to turn the Soul Eater, her living scythe, into the ultimate weapon for Death.

244. Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Vol. 1

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by: Magica Quartet
Release date: May 29, 2012
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Are the magical dreams of Madoka Kaname suddenly becoming a reality?

245. Pandora Hearts, Vol. 10

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by: Jun Mochizuki
Release date: May 29, 2012
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Oz, who is condemned to an abyss for a mysterious sin, sets out to investigate with an Alice, an equally mysterious girl he met in exile.

246. The Tyrant Falls In Love, Vol. 6

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by: Hinako Takanaga
Release date: May 01, 2012
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In this romance (?) story, Tetsuhiro Morinaga, a university student, is in love with his mentor, who is straight and homophobic.

247. The Melancholy Of Haruhi Suzumiya, Vol. 12

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by: Nagaru Tanigawa
Release date: May 29, 2012
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The SOS Brigade is a school club dedicated to meeting time travelers or aliens or anyone fantastic. Their main mission: keep Haruhi happy because she has the power to destroy the universe (but doesn’t know it).

248. The Wallflower, Vol. 28

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by: Tomoko Hayakawa
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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The backstory is complicated, but the gist is this: four 15-year-old male friends must turn an outcast wallflower into a lovely lady.

249. Genshiken, Omnibus 1

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by: Shimoku Kio
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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This series is about college students who are drawn together by their shared love of modern visual culture.

250. Omamori Himari, Vol. 7

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by: Milan Matra
Release date: May 29, 2012
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Himari is a cat-spirit sworn to protect teenage Yuuto.

251. Dance In The Vampire Bund, Vol. 12

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by: Nozomu Tamaki
Release date: Jun 05, 2012
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Princess Mina has set up a haven, off the coast of Japan, for her vampire people, but danger lurks in the form of Lord Ivanovic who wants Mina as his vampire bride.

252. Vampire Cheerleaders/Paranormal Mystery Squad Monster Mash Collection

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by: Adam Arnold Shiei Comipa
Release date: Jun 05, 2012
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Cheerleaders who are vampires. Give me a B.L.O.O.D.S.U.C.K.E.R.S!

253. Witch Hunter, Vol. 1-2

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by: Jung-Man Cho
Release date: Jun 05, 2012
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Witches have declared war against humanity, but a select few survivors have the skills to hunt them and fight back.

254. Black Bird, Vol. 14

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Kanoko Sakurakoji
Release date: Jun 05, 2012
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Misao Harada can see into a magical realm where she is the bride demon of prophecy.

255. The Earl And The Fairy, Vol. 2

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by: Ayuko
Release date: Jun 05, 2012
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Lydia Carlton, who is interested in fairy lore, meets Edgar, who is seeking a mystical sword that may be his birthright.

256. Dawn Of The Arcana, Vol. 4

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Rei Toma
Release date: Jun 05, 2012
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Princess Nakaba and Prince Caesar are married to keep peace between warring countries. Will they learn to love each other?

257. Arata: The Legend, Vol. 10

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by: Yuu Watase
Release date: Jun 12, 2012
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This series is about Arata and his cross-dressing adventures in a world where humans and gods live side by side.

258. Three Wolves Mountain, Vol. 1

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by: Bohra Naouo
Release date: Jun 12, 2012
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Jiro, a werewolf, falls for Kaya, a cafe owner who also guards a haunted cemetery. This is their love story.

259. Honey Darling, Vol. 1

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by: Norikazu Akira
Release date: Jun 12, 2012
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Chihiro finds his calling when Kumazawa, a handsome vet, takes care of his kitten. He gets to work at the clinic but only if he becomes Kumazawa’s live-in housekeeper. This is their love story.

260. Fairy Tail, Vol. 19

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Hiro Mashima
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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The Fairy Tail are a group of powerful wizards.

261. Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Vol. 3

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by: Yu Kinutani
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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These crime stories are set in a future (year 2030) version of Japan. Will the task force be able track down the serial killer and hacker “The Laughing Man”?

262. Kamisama Kiss, Vol. 9

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by: Julietta Suzuki
Release date: Jun 05, 2012
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From the publisher: “Nanami is shocked to discover that the townsfolk consider her shrine abandoned.” Will her work to revitalize the shrine pay off?

263. Bloody Monday, Vol. 6

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Ryou Ryumon
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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High school student by day, genius hacker by night. Takagi Fujimaru and friends band together to stop a terrorist group from murdering millions of people in Tokyo.

264. Bakuman, Vol. 11

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Tsugumi Ohba
Release date: Jun 05, 2012
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This series is about grade-school boys who want to become professionals in the manga industry.

265. The Drops Of God, Vol. 4

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by: Tadashi Agi
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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In this series, the son of a wine critic who must identify 12 wines in order to claim an inheritance.

266. Skip Beat!, Vol. 28

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Yoshiki Nakamura
Release date: Jul 03, 2012
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Fame, romance and broken hearts.

267. Pokemon: Black And White, Vol. 8

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Hidenori Kusaka
Release date: Jul 03, 2012
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The Pokemon saga continues with the introduction of two new trainers: Black and White.

268. 20Th Century Boys, Vol. 21

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Naoki Urasawa
Release date: Jul 17, 2012
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In this penultimate volume of the apocalyptic series, The Friend is poised to carry out his plan for destruction and only the boys can stop him.

269. Pandora Hearts, Vol. 11

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Jun Mochizuki
Release date: Jul 24, 2012
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Oz, who is condemned to an abyss for a mysterious sin, sets out to investigate with an Alice, an equally mysterious girl he met in exile.

270. Finder, Vol. 6

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Ayano Yamane
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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A photographer crosses paths with underworld and mafia leaders. Things then get even more complicated (and sexual) in this series, which is an example of yaoi (boy love) manga.

271. Phoenix Wright, Ace Attorney, Vol. 5

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Kenji Kuroda
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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This series, based on a video game, presents the legal adventures of Mr. Wright and his beautiful assistant Maya Fey.

272. Fairy Tail, Vol. 20

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by: Hiro Mashima
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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The Fairy Tail are a group of powerful wizards.

273. Tegami Bachi, Vol. 10

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by: Hiroyuki Asada
Release date: Aug 07, 2012
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Whether rain, shine, sun or snow, the Letter Bee is “entrusted to deliver the hearts of people separated from the ones they love.”

274. Air Gear, Vol. 25

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Oh!Great
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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This series tells the story of Itsuki Minami, the toughest kid at Higashi Junior High School.

275. Cage Of Eden, Vol. 6

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by: Yoshinobu Yamada
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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A group of students end up on a deserted island filled with prehistoric creatures. Is this the manga version of “Lost”?

276. Tenjo Tenge, Vol. 8

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by: Oh! Great Staff
Release date: Aug 21, 2012
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Welcome to Todo High, whose student body is composed of the toughest of brawlers.

277. Are You My Mother?

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by: Alison Bechdel
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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In this memoir within a memoir, the author explores her relationship with her mother and tries to bridge the gulf between them.

278. Omamori Himari, Vol. 8

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by: Milan Matra
Release date: Aug 21, 2012
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Himari is a cat-spirit sworn to protect teenage Yuuto.

279. The Melancholy Of Haruhi Suzumiya, Vol. 13

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by: Nagaru Tanigawa
Release date: Aug 21, 2012
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The SOS Brigade is a school club dedicated to meeting time travelers or aliens or anyone fantastic. Their main mission: keep Haruhi happy because she has the power to destroy the universe (but doesn’t know it).

280. Chi’s Sweet Home, Vol. 9

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by: Konami Kanata
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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Chi, a kitten with a nose for adventure, learns the different between the life of a house cat and one of a stray.

281. Message To Adolf, Vol. 1

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by: Osamu Tezuka
Release date: Aug 28, 2012
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The godfather of manga presents a murder mystery, set in the 1930’s, involving a Japanese reporter and the lives of three Adolfs, including Hitler.

Last updated on December 8, 2021