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Top 50 Best-Selling Digital Manga and Light Novels On Book☆Walker in 2022 – Isekai Light Novels Still Dominate the Top

December 16, 2022 – BOOK☆WALKER Global has announced their annual eBook download ranking, and it seems users just can't get enough of isekai stories! First place goes to the light novel series Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation, which gained popularity after the anime's airing during the Winter 2021 anime season. So I'm a Spider, So What? at No. 2 and That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime at No. 3 follow in the same footsteps and are also light novel series that benefited from their successful anime seasons. Discover new worlds with our users' favorite selection!

Ranking reflects downloads from November 1st, 2021 PT ~ October 30th, 2022 PT on the Global Store. ※Please note that the ranking changes depending on safe-search setting.

  1. Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation light novel
  2. So I'm a Spider, So What? light novel
  3. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime light novel
  4. Ascendance of a Bookworm light novel
  5. Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs light novel
  6. Don't Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro
  7. My Quiet Blacksmith Life in Another World
  8. Overlord Light Novel
  9. Please Put Them On, Takamine-san!
  10. Classroom of the Elite

To see the full list of rankings by category, visit the ranking page here: https://global.bookwalker.jp/ex/feature/year-ranking/?adpcnt=0xfn757w

BOOK☆WALKER Global is an eBook store for worldwide audiences that launched in October 2015.
There are over 30,000 English light novels and manga being offered from publishers like KADOKAWA, Yen Press, J-Novel Club, Kodansha Comics, Seven Seas Entertainment, and more.
“Our mission is to bring Japanese publishing to the world faster, with more variety. We strive to create worldwide hits simultaneously, not just in Japan.”
With this motto in mind, the service not only offers eBooks, but it has also been made a priority to expand the catalog with audiobooks and plan promotions that are catered to international audiences. Visit the site at: https://global.bookwalker.jp/?adpcnt=0xfn757w

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