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Roundup of Newly Revealed Print Counts for Manga, Light Novel Series - February 2019 (Updated)

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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
One Piece 450 million (worldwide; 380 million in Japan, 70 million overseas) 92 Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web (March 4)
My Hero Academia (manga franchise only) 21 million 33 (22 main manga volumes, 11 spinoff manga volumes) My Hero Academia's Twitter account (February 4)
Tokyo Ghoul and Tokyo Ghoul:re 44 million (worldwide number, includes digital sales) 14 for Tokyo Ghoul, 16 for Tokyo Ghoul:re Manga's Twitter account (March 1)
Kakegurui - Compulsive Gambler manga franchise 5 million 27 (10 volumes for main manga, 17 spinoff manga volumes) Cinema Today (February 22)
Seraph of the end 9 million 27 (18 manga volumes, 2 spinoff manga volumes, 9 novel volumes) Jump SQ. April issue (March 4)
D.Gray-man 24 million 26 Manga's 26th volume (February 4)
Trinity Seven 3.5 million 26 (18 manga volumes, 6 spinoff manga volumes, 2 novel volumes) Press release (March 1)
Domestic Girlfriend 3.8 million 21 Lis-Ani (February 25)
Karada Sagashi 2.3 million 21 (17 for main manga, 4 for spinoff manga) Weekly Shonen Jump issue 10 (February 4)
Jisatsutou (Suicide Island) 3 million 17 Young Animal issue 4 (February 8)
Golden Kamuy 9 million 16 Manga's Twitter account (February 19)
Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid 1.3 million 16 (8 main manga volumes, 8 spinoff volumes) Monthly Action's Twitter account (February 21)
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba 3.5 million 14 Nico Nico (February 26)
Kaguya-sama: Love is War 4.5 million 13 Weekly Young Jump issue 12 (February 21)
Grand Blue Dreaming 3.5 million 12 good! Afternoon March issue (February 7)
Sweetness & Lightning 3 million 12 Comic Buster's Twitter account (image of manga's 12th volume, out February 7)
Poco's Udon World (Udon no Kuni no Kiniro Kemari) 800,000 12 (12th volume out on March 9) Kurage Bunch's website (site accessed on March 1)
Cells at Work! (manga franchise including spinoffs) 3.5 million (includes digital sales; 300,000 for Hataraku Saibō BLACK) 11 (5 for Cells at Work!, 3 for Hataraku Saibō BLACK, 4 for Hataraku Saikin, 2 for Hatarakanai Saibō) Amazon's listing for third volume of Hataraku Saibō BLACK (accessed February 11), Morning issue 11 (February 14)
Boarding School Juliet 2.5 million 11 Yōsuke Kaneda's Twitter account (February 7)
ReLIFE 1.75 million 11 Manga's 11th volume (February 12)
We Never Learn (including digital copies) 2 million 10 Animate Times (February 9)
Love Pistols (Sex Pistols) 1.6 million 10 The Sankei News (February 8)
Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun 1.4 million 9 G Fantasy March issue (February 18)
Monkey Peak 400,000 9 Weekly Manga Goraku magazine's Twitter account (February 4, image of manga's 9th volume)
Baki:Scarface 3.5 million 8 Manga's 8th volume (February 8)
The Quintessential Quintuplets 3 million 8 Negi Haruba's Twitter account (February 28)
Moriarty the Patriot 1.2 million 8 Hikaru Miyoshi's Twitter account (image of third volume, February 22)
Splatoon 1.4 million 7 (8th volume out on February 28) Coro Coro Comics March issue (February 15)
Senryū Shōjo 600,000 7 Weekly Shonen Magazine issue 13 (February 27)
Jujutsu Kaisen 1.1 million 5 (including volume 0) Manga's Twitter account (February 27)
act-age 750,000 5 Weekly Shonen Jump issue 13 (February 25)
Jank Runk Family 1.8 million 4 Bessatsu Young Champion March issue (February 5)
Teasing Master Takagi-san (Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san; including digital copies) 1.1 million 4 Monthly Shonen Sunday March issue (February 12)
Don't Mess with Me, Nagatoro 500,000 4 Manga Pocket's Twitter account (February 7)
Kimi wa 008 220,000 4 Shonen Sunday editor Dōmoto's Twitter account (image of fourth manga volume, February 14)
Rurouni Kenshin: Hokkaido Arc 800,000 2 Jump SQ.'s Twitter account (February 19)
GIGANT 500,000 (includes digital sales) 2 (3rd volume out on February 28) Big Comic Superior issue 6 (February 22)

Light Novels

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Novel Title # of Copies in Print # of Volumes in Print Source
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? (light novels and manga) 10 million 28 light novels, 34 manga) Toda Books retailer's Twitter account (image of 12th volume of Sword Oratoria, February 13)
KonoSuba – God's blessing on this wonderful world!! (novels and manga) 8.5 million 45 (15 novel volumes, 10 spinoff volumes, 6 main manga volumes, 14 spinoff manga volumes) Kadokawa Sneaker's Twitter account (image of second volume of Zoku Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Bakuen wo! spinoff novel, February 18) via Otakomu
The Rising of the Shield Hero (light novels and manga) 4 million 39 (21 main novels, 3 spinoff novels, 12 manga volumes, 3 manga spinoff volumes) Toda Books retailer's Twitter account (image of 21st novel volume, February 25)
The Ryuo's Work is Never Done! (light novels and manga) 1.5 million 10 light novels, 9 manga The Ryuo's Work is Never Done! Twitter account (February 11)
Saga of Tanya the Evil (light novels only) 4 million 10 PR Times (February 5)


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