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The following is an overview of 2015 in manga. It includes winners of notable awards, best-sellers, title debuts and endings, deaths of notable manga-related people as well as any other relevant manga-related events. For an overview of the year in comics from other countries, see 2015 in comics.

Contents

AwardsEdit

Best-sellersEdit

TitlesEdit

The following is a list of the 10 best-selling manga titles in Japan during 2015[6] according to Oricon.[7]

Rank Title Copies
1 One Piece 14,102,521
2 The Seven Deadly Sins 10,304,112
3 Attack on Titan 8,778,048
4 Assassination Classroom 8,605,861
5 Kingdom 8,569,215
6 Haikyu!! 6,531,508
7 Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma 4,321,830
8 Terra Formars 4,188,158
9 Prison School 4,058,119
10 Tokyo Ghoul:re 3,758,541

VolumesEdit

The following is a list of the 10 best-selling manga volumes in Japan during 2015[8] according to Oricon.[9]

Rank Volume Copies
1 One Piece vol.76 3,185,018
2 One Piece vol.77 3,020,137
3 One Piece vol.78 2,977,466
4 One Piece vol.79 2,810,583
5 Attack on Titan vol.15 2,000,137
6 Attack on Titan vol.16 1,920,780
7 Attack on Titan vol.17 1,807,155
8 Naruto vol.72 1,324,693
9 Tokyo Ghoul:re vol.1 1,017,871
10 Assassination Classroom vol.12 1,012,500

Title debutsEdit

Title endingsEdit

DeathsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Yowamushi Pedal, The Seven Deadly Sins Win 39th Kodansha Manga Awards". Anime News Network. May 12, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  2. ^ "Akiko Higashimura's Kakukaku Shikajika Wins 8th Manga Taisho Award". Anime News Network. March 24, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  3. ^ "Yamato 2199, Moyashimon, Aoi Honō Win Seiun Awards". Anime News Network. August 29, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  4. ^ "Yo-kai Watch, Be Blues Win 60th Shogakukan Awards". Anime News Network. January 21, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  5. ^ "Aisawa Riku Manga Wins 19th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize's Top Award". Anime News Network. March 30, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  6. ^ From November 17, 2014 to November 22, 2015.
  7. ^ "Top-Selling Manga in Japan by Series: 2015". Anime News Network. November 29, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  8. ^ From November 17, 2014 to November 22, 2015.
  9. ^ "Top-Selling Manga in Japan by Volume: 2015". Anime News Network. November 29, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  10. ^ "Genma Taisen Rebirth Writer: Harmagedon/8 Man Creator Kazumasa Hirai Passes Away". Anime News Network. January 17, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  11. ^ "Gekiga-Style Manga Pioneer Yoshihiro Tatsumi Passes Away". Anime News Network. March 8, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  12. ^ "Inu X Boku Secret Service Manga Creator Cocoa Fujiwara Passes Away (Updated)". Anime News Network. April 8, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  13. ^ "Award-Winning Manga Artist Kou Kojima Passes Away". Anime News Network. April 17, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  14. ^ "Hajimete no Kōshien Manga Creator Masaki Himura Passes Away". Anime News Network. September 24, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  15. ^ "Manga Creator, Lyricist Hinako Konno Passes Away". Anime News Network. August 30, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  16. ^ "Manga Creator Kōji Miyata Passes Away at 34". Anime News Network. October 27, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  17. ^ "Manga Creator Jinpachi Mori Passes Away". Anime News Network. November 28, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  18. ^ "Kitaro, NonNonBâ Manga Creator Shigeru Mizuki Passes Away". Anime News Network. November 29, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2016.