Top-Selling Light Novels in Japan by Series: 2020
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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is 1st franchise to top general book & manga rankings in 1 year
For the first time since Oricon began reporting its book ranking charts in April of 2008, one franchise topped both the general book ranking and the manga ranking in a year. It is also the first time one franchise took the top two spots in the general book ranking.
This list covers sales surveyed from November 18, 2019 to November 22, 2020.
|1||Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Novelization||Original Story: Koyoharu Gotouge/Novel: Aya Yajima||2,752,593|
|2||Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-||Writer: Tappei Nagatsuki/Illustration: Shinichirou Otsuka||732,314|
|3||That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime||Writer: Fuse/Illustration: Mitz Vah||606,700|
|4||Sword Art Online||Writer: Reki Kawahara/Illustration: abec||564,235|
|5||Kusuriya no Hitorigoto||Writer: Hyūnganatsu /Illustration: Kashiwa Miyako||527,950|
follow-up of Top-Selling Light Novels in Japan by Volume: 2020 (First Half)