Naoko Takeuchi’s Sailor Moon Volume 8 was the seventh best-selling graphic novel in the United States in October 2012, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
The manga titles that made it onto the Top 20 graphic novels list for October 2012 are:
- Sailor Moon Volume 8 by Naoko Takeuchi (#7)
- Naruto Volume 58 by Masashi Kishimoto (#10)
- Bleach Volume 48 by Tite Kubo (#11)
- Black Butler Volume 11 by Yana Toboso (#13)
- Bleach Volume 49 by Tite Kubo (#15)
- Sailor Moon Volume 7 by Naoko Takeuchi (#16)
- Dance in the Vampire Bund Volume 13 by Nozomu Tamaki (#19)
The BookScan rankings include sales at Barnes & Noble and other book chains, independent bookshops and online purchases. However, sales at comic book shops, Walmart, and some other venues are not included.