Sailor Moon Volume 3 by Naoko Takeuchi was the #2 selling graphic novel in the United States for February 2012, according to Nielsen BookScan’s list of the Top 20 graphic novels in American bookstores.
The manga titles to appear in the February 2012 list include:
- Sailor Moon Volume 3 by Naoko Takeuchi (#2)
- Naruto Volume 54 by Masashi Kishimoto (#4)
- Negima! Magister Negi Magi Volume 33 by Ken Akamatsu (#5)
- Bleach Volume 38 by Tite Kubo (#6)
- Blue Exorcist Volume 6 by Kazue Katō (#7)
- Black Butler Volume 8 by Yana Toboso (#9)
- Sailor Moon Volume 1 by Naoko Takeuchi (#14)
- Bakuman. Volume 9 by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata (#15)
- Naruto Volume 53 by Masashi Kishimoto (#16)
- Sailor Moon Volume 2 by Naoko Takeuchi (#17)
- Durarara!! Volume 1 by Ryohgo Narita (#18)
The BookScan rankings include sales at Barnes & Noble and other book chains, independent bookshops, and online purchases. However, sales from comic book shops, Walmart, and some other venues are not included.