Weekly Power Rankings: 1/12 – 1/18

Rank Change Series Chapter Score
1 7 The World God Only Knows 256 73.42%
2 7 Hayate no Gotoku! 436 68.93%
3 new Koe no Katachi 21 67.71%
4 absent Area D – Inou Ryouiki 65 64.87%
5 6 Kamisama no Iutoori II 49 64.86%
6 4 Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches 93 61.40%
7 8 History’s Strongest Disciple Kenichi 552 61.39%
8 7 Beelzebub absent 60.76%
9 8 UQ Holder 18 59.75%
10 3 Toriko absent 59.31%
11 1 Magi 210 58.54%
12 10 Gintama absent 58.53%
13 7 Bleach absent 58.52%
14 2 Nanatsu no Taizai 61 57.93%
15 12 One Piece absent 57.73%
16 12 Haikyuu!! absent 56.46%
17 12 Shokugeki no Souma absent 56.27%
18 4 Wagatsuma-san wa Ore no Yome 65 49.10%
19 6 Kuroko no Basket absent 44.51%
20 1 Kimi no Iru Machi 257 35.94%
21 3 Nisekoi absent 35.78%
22 3 Naruto absent 35.00%
23 3 Fairy Tail 366 30.62%

Power Rankings return from the disruptive holiday period, and the chart has understandably been scrambled from all the absences. With Jump on its final double-issue absence, Magazine and Sunday series have seized the opportunity, none more than The World God Only Knows, a series in such form that it would likely challenge for top spot regardless of the competition’s circumstances. Koe no Katachi makes its debut, and it’s quite a memorable one, as the newcomer vaults immediately into the top 3.

As expected, Jump series suffer from taking the week off, as even the ones with excellent current stories, such as Beelzebub, tumble out of their usual positions. In particular, the trio of One Piece, Haikyuu!!, and Shokugeki no Souma suffer the most, punctuated by even the mundane Nanatsu no Taizai temporarily overtaking them.

Indeed, non-Jump series have no excuse for being outdone by their vacationing counterparts, which gives Fairy Tail even more reason to be embarrassed than usual.

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