Top-Selling Light Novels in Japan by Volume: 2019
posted on by Egan Loo
Makoto Shinkai's Weathering With You novel also topped Oricon's overall bunko (smaller A6-sized books) ranking chart with 511,159 copies. It is the second time Shinkai has topped that chart, after his your name. novel accomplished the feat three years ago. In addition, the illustrated children's book version of the film ranked #1 in the children's book category for two weeks this past summer.
This list covers sales surveyed from November 19, 2018 to November 17, 2019.
|Novel Weathering With You||Makoto Shinkai||511,159||1|
|Sword Art Online 21 Unital Ring Ⅰ||Writer: Reki Kawahara/Illustration: abec||253,739||2|
|Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Shiawase no Hana||Original Story: Koyoharu Gotouge/Novel: Aya Yajima||210,966||3|
|Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Kataha no Chō||Original Story: Koyoharu Gotouge/Novel: Aya Yajima||196,674||4|
|My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU 13||Writer: Wataru Watari/Illustration: Ponkan8||171,203||5|
|Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? 14||Writer: Fujino Ōmori/Illustration: Suzuhito Yasuda||157,440||6|
|Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire||Writer: Shima Mizuki/Original Story: Gosho Aoyama/Script: Kobun Shizuno||147,259||7|
|Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? 15||Writer: Fujino Ōmori/Illustration: Suzuhito Yasuda||143,769||8|
|Sword Art Online 22||Writer: Reki Kawahara/Illustration: abec||140,405||9|
|That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime 14||Writer: Fuse/Illustration: Mitz Vah||135,239||10|