Top 10 Manga & Light Novels of 2014’s First Half

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Oricon has released their biannual ranking for the best selling light novels and manga for the first half of 2014, with Shingeki no Kyojin surprising few with its dominating manga sales, now surpassing even the legendary One Piece – though with more curious results from light novels in evidence, as the likes of Kagerou Daze tops the list despite the mediocrity of its associated anime.

The light novel ranking, based upon the estimated sales from November 2013 to May 18th, 2014:

1. Kagerou Daze

2. The Irregular At Magic High School

3. Sword Art Online

4. Monogatari series

5. Oregairu

6. A Certain Magical Index

7. A Certain Magical Index New Testament

8. Kuroko’s Basketball -Replace-

9. No Game, No Life

10. Date A Live

The manga ranking, based upon the same timeframe:

1. Attack on Titan

2. One Piece

3. Kuroko’s Basketball

4. Naruto

5. Magi

6. Hoozuki no Reitetsu

7. Ace of Diamond

8. Silver Spoon

9. Assassination Classroom

10. Nisekoi

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