Naruto Volume 61 by Masashi Kishimoto came in at number one on Nielsen BookScan’s list of top 20 graphic novels in American bookstores for May 2013.
Other manga titles that appeared in the top 20 for May 2013 are:
- Sailor Moon Volume 11 by Naoko Takeuchi (#4)
- Black Bird Volume 16 by Kanoko Sakurakouji (#9)
- Sailor Moon Volume 10 by Naoko Takeuchi (#10)
- Black Butler Volume 13 by Yana Toboso (#12)
- Dance in the Vampire Bund Volume 14 by Nozomu Tamakiana (#14)
- Naruto Volume 60 by Masashi Kishimoto (#17)
- Naruto Omnibus Volume 5 by Masashi Kishimoto (#18)
The BookScan rankings include sales from Barnes & Noble and other book chains, independent bookshops, and online purchases; however, sales at comic book stores, Walmart and some other venues are not included.