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Top-Selling Manga in Japan by Volume: 2021 — Demon Slayer Finale Sells Record 5.17 Million

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The 23rd and final volume (not pictured due to possible spoilers) of Koyoharu Gotouge's Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga sold 5,171,440 copies in one year, a record since Oricon began publishing its ranking chart in April 2008. The first volume (pictured right) in the series was the first manga volume to sell a cumulative total of over 5 million copies since 2008. As of May, 19 volumes in the series each sold over 5 million copies.



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

Rank Title Author Estimated Sales
1 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba 23 Koyoharu Gotouge 5,171,440
2 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - Stories of Water and Flame Art: Ryōji Hirano/Original Story: Koyoharu Gotouge 2,374,621
3 Jujutsu Kaisen 14 Gege Akutami 2,312,250
4 Jujutsu Kaisen 15 Gege Akutami 2,306,950
5 Jujutsu Kaisen 16 Gege Akutami 2,098,087
6 ONE PIECE 98 Eiichiro Oda 2,018,042
7 Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Tokyo Toritsu Jujutsu Kōtō Senmon Gakkō Gege Akutami 1,930,831
8 ONE PIECE 99 Eiichiro Oda 1,863,574
9 ONE PIECE 100 Eiichiro Oda 1,839,886
10 Jujutsu Kaisen 13 Gege Akutami 1,772,617
11 Jujutsu Kaisen 9 Gege Akutami 1,772,331
12 Jujutsu Kaisen 8 Gege Akutami 1,770,228
13 Jujutsu Kaisen 1 Gege Akutami 1,765,995
14 Jujutsu Kaisen 12 Gege Akutami 1,759,287
15 Jujutsu Kaisen 10 Gege Akutami 1,749,558
16 Jujutsu Kaisen 11 Gege Akutami 1,748,084
17 Jujutsu Kaisen 2 Gege Akutami 1,732,361
18 Jujutsu Kaisen 7 Gege Akutami 1,710,326
19 Jujutsu Kaisen 4 Gege Akutami 1,705,266
20 Jujutsu Kaisen 3 Gege Akutami 1,702,581
21 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Official Fan Book II Koyoharu Gotouge 1,700,316
22 Jujutsu Kaisen 6 Gege Akutami 1,694,028
23 Jujutsu Kaisen 5 Gege Akutami 1,688,854
24 Jujutsu Kaisen 17 Gege Akutami 1,628,943
25 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba 22 Koyoharu Gotouge 1,340,233
26 Attack on Titan 33 Hajime Isayama 1,256,922
27 SPY×FAMILY 6 Tatsuya Endō 1,229,131
28 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba 19 Koyoharu Gotouge 1,158,245
29 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba 18 Koyoharu Gotouge 1,157,633
30 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba 20 Koyoharu Gotouge 1,130,381

Source: Oricon


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