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

posted on 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
Detective Conan 230 million (worldwide) 95 (main manga series only) Cinema Today (December 5)
Kingdom 38 million 52 Manga's Twitter account (December 28)
Chihayafuru 23 million 40 PR Times (December 25)
My Hero Academia (manga franchise only) 20 million 31 (21 main manga volumes, 10 spinoff manga volumes) Weekly Shonen Jump 4th-5th issue (December 22)
Attack on Titan 78 million 27 (27th volume shipped on December 7) Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web (December 3)
Kakegurui - Compulsive Gambler manga franchise 4.7 million 27 (10 volumes for main manga, 17 spinoff manga volumes) Oricon News (December 11)
Real Account 3 million 21 (22nd volume out on January 9) Shizumu Watanabe's Twitter account (December 4)
One-Punch Man 16.5 million 18 Yuusuke Murata's Twitter account (December 3)
Seitokai Yakuindomo 4 million 16 Weekly Shōnen Magazine's Twitter account (December 5)
Golden Kamuy 8.7 million 16 16th manga volume (December 19)
Bakuon!! 2.1 million 14 (12 main volumes, 2 spinoff volumes) Amazon listing of spinoff manga (December 20)
Kūbo Ibuki 4 million 11 (11th volume out on December 27) Big Comic issue 24 (December 10)
Waiting for Spring 4 million (including digital sales) 11 11th manga volume (December 13)
Kaguya-sama: Love is War 3.5 million 11 Young Jump 2019 2nd issue (December 13)
Umimachi Diary 3.6 million 9 Oricon News (December 10)
Asobi Asobase 1.1 million 7 (7th volume out on December 26) Young Animal 24th issue (December 14)
Jingai-san no Yome 600,000 (includes digital sales) 7 7th manga volume (December 25)
Dakaretai Otoko 1-i ni Odosarete Imasu. 2.5 million 5 Hon no Hikidashi's Twitter account (December 7)
Oshi ga Budōkan Ittekuretara Shinu 300,000 5 Manga's 5th volume (December 13)
Ueno-san wa Bukiyō 300,000 5 Young Animal 2019 1st issue (December 28)
Fūto Tantei 1.05 million 4 (5th volume out on February 28) Shogakukan's listing of manga's 5th volume (accessed on December 31)
MF Ghost 1 million 4 (4th volume out on January 4) Manga's Twitter account (December 10)
Jujutsu Kaisen 600,000 4 (including volume 0) Manga's Twitter account (December 6)
Orient 320,000 3 Weekly Shōnen Magazine's 4th-5th combined issue (December 26)
Heavenly Delusion (Tengoku Dai Makyō) 130,000 1 Afternoon February issue (December 25)
World’s End Harem Fantasia 100,000 1 Ultra Jump's Twitter account (December 11)

Light Novels

Novel Title # of Copies in Print # of Volumes in Print Source
The Rising of the Shield Hero (light novels and manga) 3.3 million 38 (20 main novels, 3 spinoff novels, 12 manga volumes, 3 manga spinoff volumes) PR Times (December 21)
Gate - Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri (light novels and manga) 4.66 million 31 (12 novel volumes, 14 main manga volumes, 5 spinoff manga volumes across 3 series) 14th volume of main manga series (December 1)
Sword Art Online (light novels only) 22 million (worldwide) 27 (21 main volumes, 6 volumes for Progressive) Hon no Hikidashi (December 11)
Otherwordly Izakaya "Nobu"/Isekai Izakaya "Nobu" (light novels and manga) 2 million 17 (5 novel volumes, 12 manga volumes across four series) Young Ace January issue (December 4)
A Sister's All You Need. (light novels only) 2.5 million (worldwide) 11 11th light novel volume (December 18)
Crest of the Stars (light novels and manga) 2 million 10 (3 novel volumes, 7 manga volumes across two series) 6th manga volume of new series (December 11)


This article has a follow-up: Roundup of Newly Revealed Print Counts for Manga, Light Novel Series - January 2019 (2019-02-02 14:00)
follow-up of Roundup of Newly Revealed Print Counts for Manga, Light Novel Series - November 2018
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