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One Piece Manga Volume 60 Sells 2 Million+ in 4 Days

posted on 2010-11-10 16:27 EST
1st book to sell 2 million+ in 1st week since Oricon began posting its charts in 2008

The market survey firm Oricon reports that the 60th volume of Eiichiro Oda's One Piece pirate manga sold 2,094,123 copies between its first official day of sales (November 4) and November 7. It is the first book to sell over 2 million copies in its first week of sales since Oricon began reporting its book ranking charts in April of 2008. This volume topped the previous first-week sales record held by the 59th volume, which sold 1,852,541 copies in August.

The 60th volume already holds a record for having 3.4 million copies published in its first print run. The series overall now has 200 million copies in print. The official fan book One Piece Green -Secret Pieces- also went on sale on November 4 and sold 452,662 copies to rank #3 on the comic sales chart.

Source: Oricon


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