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Roundup of Newly Revealed Print Counts for Manga, Light Novel Series (March - May 2018)

posted on 2018-05-07 11:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins

Publishers will often reveal how many copies of a manga or light novel series volumes are in print. The following are print counts ANN has found recently, listed in order of how many volumes are available.

Manga

Manga # of Copies in Print # of Volumes in Print Source
Manga Sutra 27 million 75 Young Animal Arashi 6th issue (May 2)
Naruto 235 million (140 domestic, 95 overseas) 72 Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web (April 27)
Onihei Crime Reports in Edo 6.5 million 65 Amazon listing of Comic Ran June issue (April 27)
Chihayafuru 22 million 37 Toho (March 17)
Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma 14 million 29 29th volume (May 2)
Nisekoi 12 million 25 Oricon News (May 4)
Shinsengumi Imon Peace Maker and Peace Maker Kurogane 6 million 5 volumes (Shinsengumi Imon Peace Maker), 14 volumes (Peace Maker Kurogane) Peace Maker Kurogane's 14th volume (April 13)
Black Clover 5.8 million 16 16th volume (May 2)
Yotsuba&! 16.7 million (13.7 million domestic, 3 million overseas) 13 (14th volume shipped on April 28) Kadokawa via Crunchyroll (April 27)
Golden Kamuy 5 million 13 Official Twitter account (April 26)
After the Rain 2 million 9 (10th volume shipped on April 27) Big Comic Spirits combined 21st/22nd issue (April 23)
Osake wa Fūfu ni Natte kara 480,000 9 Official Twitter account (April 12)
BEASTARS 1.3 million 7 (8th volume shipped on May 8) Big Comic Spirits combined 21st/22nd issue (April 26)
We Never Learn 1 million 6 6th volume (May 2)
Robot × Laserbeam 700,000 5 5th volume (May 2)
Nagi no Oitoma 700,000 3 Official Twitter (March 22)
Basilisk: Ōka Ninpōchō 400,000 2 (3rd volume shipped on May 7) Young Magazine combined 21st/22nd issue (April 23)
DARLING in the FRANXX 400,000 2 2nd volume (May 2)

Light Novels

Novel Title # of Copies in Print # of Volumes in Print Source
Overlord 7 million (number includes light novels and manga) 13 (novel volumes, 13th volume shipped on April 27) Volume 9 of manga (April 26)
Log Horizon 1.5 million (number includes light novels and manga) 11 (novel volumes) Volume 13 of Overlord (April 27)
Sound! Euphonium 1.4 million 10 Takarajimasha via Crunchyroll (April 20)
Saga of Tanya the Evil 3 million (number includes light novels and manga) 9 (novel volumes) Volume 13 of Overlord (April 27)
Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online 1 million 6 Dengeki Bunko (April 29)

Thanks to #Verso.Sciolto for the Chihayafuru news tip.

Update: BEASTARS and Nagi no Oitoma counts added. Thanks, Thorfinn.


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