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Manga With Biggest 1st Printings from Kodansha, Shogakukan, Shueisha: 2017-2018

posted on 2018-04-06 19:00 EDT by Karen Ressler
Attack on Titan, Silver Spoon, One Piece top their respective lists

The combined May and June issue of The Tsukuru Shuppan's Tsukuru magazine published a chart on Saturday listing the top 15 manga volumes for three major publishers — Kodansha, Shogakukan, and Shueisha — in the last 12 months based on first printings. The chart reflects the first print runs from volumes released between April 2017 through March 2018.

Kodansha

Rank Title Volume Number Copies Printed (in thousands)
1 Attack on Titan 22 1870
2 The Seven Deadly Sins 26 575
3 Saint Young Men 14 428
4 Space Brothers 31 372
5 Ace of Diamond Act II 7 367
6 The Heroic Legend of Arslan 7 358
7 Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card 3 357
8 Ajin 10 348
9 Fairy Tail 61 340
10 Chihayafuru 35 330
11 That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime 7 295
12 Hozuki's Coolheadedness 25 261
13 Tokyo Tarareba Girls 8 250
14 Chūkan Kanriroku Tonegawa 5 245
15 What Did You Eat Yesterday? 13 242

Shogakukan

Rank Title Volume Number Copies Printed (in thousands)
1 Silver Spoon 14 850
2 Detective Conan 94 700
3 Magi 33 410
4 Mix 11 401
5 Major 2nd 9 370
6 Teasing Master Takagi-san 8 290
7 Umimachi Diary 8 250
8 Kūbo Ibuki 9 240
9 Karakai Jōzu no (Moto) Takagi-san 2 200
10 Blue Giant Supreme 2 200
11 Magi: Adventure of Sinbad 13 190
12 Dagashi Kashi 10 190
13 Shinya no Dame Koi Zukan 3 180
14 Comi-san wa Comyushō desu. 8 160
14 Ani ni Aisaresugite Komattemasu 6 160
14 Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt 10 160

Shueisha

Rank Title Volume Number Copies Printed (in thousands)
1 One Piece 88 3300
2 Hunter X Hunter 35 1500
3 Tokyo Ghoul:re 15 820
4 One-Punch Man 14 750
5 Kingdom 49 750
6 Haikyu!! 26 640
7 My Hero Academia 17 600
8 Boruto: Naruto Next Generations 4 450
9 The Promised Neverland 7 400
10 Dragon Ball Super 5 400
11 JoJolion 17 370
12 Blue Exorcist 21 360
13 Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma 28 330
14 Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare 7 320
15 Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign 14 305

Attack on Titan and One Piece have topped the lists for their respective publishers since at least 2013. Silver Spoon also topped the Shogakukan list from 2013-2014 and 2014-2015, but no Silver Spoon volume shipped between April 2016 and March 2017, so Detective Conan ranked #1 instead.


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