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Roundup of Newly Revealed Print Counts for Manga, Light Novel Series - October 2018

posted on 2018-11-03 12:00 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. The numbers are for Japan totals only unless otherwise specified.

Manga

Manga # of Copies in Print # of Volumes in Print Source
Attack on Titan 86 million (76 million in Japan, 10 million outside of Japan) 26 Iza (October 31)
Black Clover 6.8 million 18 18th volume (November 2)
Rainbow Days 3.68 million (including digital sales) 16 Cinema Topics (October 23)
Broken Blade 3.6 million 16 Comic Meteor's Twitter account (October 17)
Golden Kamuy 8.3 million 15 Animate Times (October 11)
Dawn of the Arcana 2 million 13 Cheese! December issue (October 24)
Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs 2.5 million 12 Manga's 12th volume (October 4)
Cells at Work! (manga franchise including spinoffs) 3 million (including digital sales) 11 (5 for Cells at Work!, 2 for Hataraku Saibō BLACK, 3 for Hataraku Saikin, 1 for Hatarakanai Saibō) Hataraku Saikin third volume (October 9)
Kaguya-sama: Love is War 3 million 11 Anime! Anime! (October 26)
Short Cake Cake 1.1 million (including digital sales) 10 Manga's 10th volume (October 25)
1/100,000 1.2 million 9 (ninth volume out October 26) Eiga.com (October 28)
Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun 1 million 9 (ninth volume out October 26) G Fantasy magazine's November issue (October 18)
World’s End Harem 3 million 7 Manga's official website (November 2)
Laid-Back Camp 1.5 million 7 Manga's seventh volume (October 11)
My First Girlfriend is a Gal (Hajimete no Gal) 750,000 7 Manga's seventh volume (October 26)
The Quintessential Quintuplets 1 million 6 TBS (October 22)
Moriarty the Patriot 1 million 6 (7th volume and novel out on November 7) Jump SQ. December issue (November 2)
Dakaretai Otoko 1-i ni Odosarete Imasu. 2.15 million 5 Niconico (October 1)
My Boy 1.1 million 5 (5th volume out on November 6) Hitomi Takano's Twitter account (October 30)
Basilisk: The Ouka Ninja Scrolls 600,000 5 Amazon's listing for manga's fifth volume (ships officially on November 6)
Shinya no Damekoi Zukan 2 million (including digital sales) 4 musicman-net (October 1)
Tanuki to Kitsune 800,000 4 (5th volume out 11/15) Animate Times (November 1)
Fūto Tantei 840,000 (including digital sales) 3 (fourth volume out October 30) Big Comic Spirits 47th issue (October 22)
Detective Conan: Hannin no Hanzawa-san 1 million 3 (third volume out on October 18) Weekly Shonen Sunday issue 47 (October 17)
Don't Mess with Me, Nagatoro 300,000 (including digital sales) 3 Manga's third volume (October 9)
Tonikaku Kawaii 250,000 (including digital sales) 3 (third volume out on October 18) Weekly Shonen Sunday issue 47 (October 17)
Detective Conan: Zero no Tea Time 1.3 million 2 Anime! Anime! (October 24)
Kindaichi 37-sai no Jikenbo 500,000 2 Evening magazine's 22nd issue (October 23)
Orient 200,000 2 Weekly Shōnen Magazine's 46th issue (October 17)
Rurouni Kenshin: Hokkaido Arc 300,000 1 Manga's first volume (September 4)
GIGANT 200,000 (including digital sales) 1 Manga's Twitter account (October 4)

Light Novels

Novel Title # of Copies in Print # of Volumes in Print Source
Mushoku Tensei (light novels and manga) 2.2 million (combined total) 30 (19 light novels, 9 main manga volumes, 2 spinoff manga volumes) Biglobe News (October 23)
Goblin Slayer (light novels and manga) 3 million 17 (8 for main light novel series, 1 for Year One light novel spinoff, 5 for main manga, 2 for Year One manga, 1 for Brand New Day manga) Goblin Slayer's Twitter account (October 20)
Knight's & Magic (light novels and manga) 1.7 million (combined total) 15 (9 light novels, 6 manga volumes) Ninth light novel volume (October 31)
Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online (light novels and manga) 1.2 million (combined total) 10 (8 light novels, 2 manga volumes) Kadokawa (accessed October 30)
My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! 600,000 (combined novels, manga, and digital sales of both) 9 (7 light novels with seventh volume out on October 20) (2 manga volumes with second volume out on October 25) Anime announcement website (October 19)


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