Top-Selling Light Novels in Japan by Series: 2020
posted on by Egan Loo
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)