Shonen Jump Dips Below 1.4 Million in Print Circulation

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda

The Japan Magazine Publishers Association (JMPA) has revealed that the print circulation of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine fell to 1,371,818 copies during the period of July to September 2021.

The fall continues a steady decline in circulation the magazine has undergone in at least the last eight years, nearing about half of the January-March 2014 number of 2,715,834.

Weekly Shonen Jump's print circulation dipped below two million in 2017 to 1,915,000. The print circulation dipped below 1.6 million during the period of January to March 2020 to 1,572,833, and then fell below 1.5 million to 1,475,000 during the period of October to December 2020.

The magazine's record circulation was 6.53 million in 1994.

Source: JMPA via Hachima Kikō

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