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Top-Selling Manga in Japan by Series: 2021 — Jujutsu Kaisen Edges Out Demon Slayer

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Jujutsu Kaisen sells 30.9 million, Demon Slayer sells 29.5 million, followed by Tokyo Revengers, Attack on Titan, My Hero Academia

Kimetsu no Yaiba Gotouge Koyoharu Gashū -Ikuseisо̄-, the first Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba art book (pictured right), ranked #3 on the general book ranking chart with 491,007 copies sold. Kimetsu no Yaiba Nuriehon -Ao- (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Coloring Book: Blue) was #7 with 414,523 copies sold, and Kimetsu no Yaiba Nuriehon -Aka- (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Coloring Book: Red) was #9 with 370,460 copies sold. The television anime's third official characters book ranked #13 with 278,531 copies. Thanks to these and other books, Gotouge was the #2 author on the general book ranking chart with 1,438,881 copies.

Gege Akutami and Ballad Kitaguni's Jujutsu Kaisen Iku Natsu to Kaeru Aki novel ranked #15 on the general book ranking chart with 259,960 copies.



This list covers sales of physical copies surveyed from November 23, 2020 to November 21, 2021.

Rank Title Author Estimated Sales
1 Jujutsu Kaisen Gege Akutami 30,917,746
2 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Koyoharu Gotouge 29,511,021
3 Tokyo Revengers Ken Wakui 24,981,486
4 Attack on Titan Hajime Isayama 7,332,398
5 My Hero Academia Kōhei Horikoshi 7,020,361

Source: Oricon


This article has a follow-up: Top-Selling Manga in Japan by Volume: 2021 — Demon Slayer Finale Sells Record 5.17 Million (2021-11-28 21:03)
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