At a macro level, there were small changes since our visit to this large-scale store in Madison, Wisconsin last July (see “Barnes & Noble Adds New Release GN Displays”).  The total number of bays devoted to all kinds of graphic novels (including manga) remained the same at 18, but there was a re-allocation of one bay to manga from other graphic novels. 

The change was from a new release graphic novel bay to a backlist manga bay, leaving four new release bays for manga and four for graphic novels.  There were six backlist manga bays and four backlist bays for other types of graphic novels.

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