Japan Top Weekly Manga Ranking: October 19, 2020 ~ October 25, 2020

Well… exactly what can I say about the week’s chart? Ever since the release of the film, Kimetsu no Yaiba has been on an unstoppable streak in pretty much any of the charts you see. Sales have picked up considerably for the series, doubling its revenue from 1,078.7 million yen (~USD 10 million) it accumulated Continue reading Japan Top Weekly Manga Ranking: October 19, 2020 ~ October 25, 2020

Japan Top Weekly Manga Ranking: October 12, 2020 ~ October 18, 2020

Business must be good for Shueisha for the week between October 12 to October 18 seeing Kimetsu no Yaiba’s volumes selling 1,689,182 copies in total. Although the 22nd volume is continuing to decline, the rest of the catalogue have recorded positive growth. Volume 1 to Volume 21 of the series sold a cumulative of 1,406,332 Continue reading Japan Top Weekly Manga Ranking: October 12, 2020 ~ October 18, 2020

Japan Top Weekly Manga Ranking: October 5, 2020 ~ October 11, 2020

Sales of titles in the Top 10 for the week between October 5 to October 11 have all dropped across the board with the Special Edition of Kimetsu no Yaiba’s 22nd volume saw sales diminishing by about 85% for the week. Nevertheless, these are still good numbers considering that the rest – other than Kimetsu Continue reading Japan Top Weekly Manga Ranking: October 5, 2020 ~ October 11, 2020

Japan Top Weekly Manga Ranking: September 28, 2020 ~ October 4, 2020

The chart between September 28 to October 4 really packs a punch with Shueisha leading in the Top 10. Titles from the publishing company occupy nine out of ten of the spots with of course, the highly anticipated Kimetsu no Yaiba taking the crown. Both the Regular and Standard Editions of the title’s 22nd volume Continue reading Japan Top Weekly Manga Ranking: September 28, 2020 ~ October 4, 2020

Japan Top Weekly Manga Ranking: September 21, 2020 ~ September 27, 2020

The Top 10 chart for the week between September 21 to September 27 sees two new titles making the list with Hoozuki no Reitetsu at number 5 while Giant Killing sits in at number 8. Both sold 82,914 copies and 64,074 copies respectively in their first week. The data is out and available via Oricon Continue reading Japan Top Weekly Manga Ranking: September 21, 2020 ~ September 27, 2020

Japan Top Weekly Manga Ranking: September 14, 2020 ~ September 20, 2020

ONE PIECE’s volume 97 sold a lot better in its first week as opposed to the release of volume 96 which debuted at 1,070,591 copies back in April. Volume 97 sold 1,255,427 copies for the period between September 14 to September 20, making way for it to claim the top spot. Following closely behind the Continue reading Japan Top Weekly Manga Ranking: September 14, 2020 ~ September 20, 2020

Japan Top Weekly Manga Ranking: September 7, 2020 ~ September 13, 2020

My goodness, the bottom 11 to 20 seems like a competition for which Manga with the longest name sold the most. Mangaka should go easier when naming their original works. Nevertheless, I was really off the mark when I predicted Shingeki no Kyojin would sell around 380,000 copies – by almost 100,000 copies off. Cumulatively, Continue reading Japan Top Weekly Manga Ranking: September 7, 2020 ~ September 13, 2020