Top Manga Sold in the US: October 2022

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Without further ado, the full lists are as follows:

Top 20 Manga Sold in the U.S. by ICv2
(October 2 – October 29)


1. My Hero Academia Vol. 32 (NEW)
by Kohei Horikoshi

Volume Information

Release Date: October 4, 2022
Days of Sales: 26
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump (Weekly)
Serialization Date (JPN): Jul. 7, 2014
First Volume Released (US): Aug. 4, 2015
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Themes: Battles, Powers, School Life
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube (Season 6 PV)


2. Chainsaw Man Vol. 1 (←)
by Tatsuki Fujimoto

Volume Information

Release Date: October 6, 2021
Days of Sales: 28
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump+
Serialization Date (JPN): Dec. 3, 2018
First Volume Released (US): October 6, 2021
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube


3. Kaiju No. 8 Vol. 4 (NEW)
by Naoya Matsumoto

Volume Information

Release Date: October 11, 2022
Days of Sales: 19
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump+
Serialization Date (JPN): Jul. 3, 2020
First Volume Released (US): Dec. 7, 2021
Genre: Action-Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube (Anime adaptation)


4. Chainsaw Man Vol. 2 (↑4)
by Tatsuki Fujimoto

Volume Information

Release Date: December 1, 2020
Days of Sales: 28
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump+
Serialization Date (JPN): Dec. 3, 2018
First Volume Released (US): October 6, 2021
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube


5. Spy x Family Vol. 8 (↓4)
by Tatsuya Endo

Volume Information

Release Date: September 20, 2022
Days of Sales: 28
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump+
Serialization Date (JPN): Mar. 25, 2019
First Volume Released (US): Jun. 2, 2020
Genre: Action, Comedy
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube


6. Chainsaw Man Vol. 3 (↑11)
by Tatsuki Fujimoto

Volume Information

Release Date: February 2, 2021
Days of Sales: 28
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump+
Serialization Date (JPN): Dec. 3, 2018
First Volume Released (US): October 6, 2021
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube


7. Chainsaw Man Vol. 4 (↑11)
by Tatsuki Fujimoto

Volume Information

Release Date: April 6, 2021
Days of Sales: 28
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump+
Serialization Date (JPN): Dec. 3, 2018
First Volume Released (US): October 6, 2021
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube


8. Toilet-Bound Hanako-Kun Vol. 16 (NEW)
by Aidairo

Volume Information

Release Date: October 4, 2022
Days of Sales: 26
Price: 12.99 USD
Publisher: Yen Press
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): GFantasy
Serialization Date (JPN): Dec. 18, 2014
First Volume Released (US): Jan. 28, 2020
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Themes: School Life, Supernatural
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: N/A
Latest Promo: YouTube

Additional Comments

The Manga volume made an appearance between October 2 and October 8 to sell 6,560 copies in its first 5 days.


9. Chainsaw Man Vol. 10 (↑11)
by Tatsuki Fujimoto

Volume Information

Release Date: April 5, 2022
Days of Sales: 28
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump+
Serialization Date (JPN): Dec. 3, 2018
First Volume Released (US): October 6, 2021
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube


10. Chainsaw Man Vol. 11 (↑2)
by Tatsuki Fujimoto

Volume Information

Release Date: June 7, 2022
Days of Sales: 28
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump+
Serialization Date (JPN): Dec. 3, 2018
First Volume Released (US): October 6, 2021
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube


11. Kimetsu No Yaiba Vol. 1 (↓6)
by Koyoharu Gotouge

Volume Information

Release Date: July 3, 2018
Days of Sales: 28
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump (Weekly)
Serialization Date (JPN): Feb. 15, 2016
First Volume Released (US): July 3, 2018
Genre: Action-Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube (Katanakaji no Sato-hen Trailer)


12. Chainsaw Man Vol. 7 (N/A)
by Tatsuki Fujimoto

Volume Information

Release Date: October 5, 2021
Days of Sales: 28
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump+
Serialization Date (JPN): Dec. 3, 2018
First Volume Released (US): October 6, 2021
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube


13. Komi Can’t Communicate Vol. 21 (NEW)
by Tomohito Oda

Volume Information

Release Date: October 11, 2022
Days of Sales: 19
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Sunday
Serialization Date (JPN): May 18, 2016
First Volume Released (US): Jun. 11, 2019
Genre: Comedy, Drama, School Life
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: N/A
Latest Promo: YouTube (Anime Part 2)

Additional Comments

Komi Can’t Communicate Volume 21 was seen between October 9 and October 15, selling 6,157 copies in its first 5 days.


14. Chainsaw Man Vol. 9 (N/A)
by Tatsuki Fujimoto

Volume Information

Release Date: February 1, 2022
Days of Sales: 28
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump+
Serialization Date (JPN): Dec. 3, 2018
First Volume Released (US): October 6, 2021
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube


15. Dandadan Vol. 1 (NEW)
by Yukinobu Tatsu

Volume Information

Release Date: October 11, 2022
Days of Sales: 19
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump+
Serialization Date (JPN): Apr. 6, 2021
First Volume Released (US): Oct. 11, 2022
Genre: Horror, Supernatural, Thriller
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube

Additional Comments

Dandadan Volume 1 made its debut at 6,743 copies sold in its first 5 days between October 9 and October 15.


16. Chainsaw Man Vol. 5 (N/A)
by Tatsuki Fujimoto

Volume Information

Release Date: June 1, 2021
Days of Sales: 28
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump+
Serialization Date (JPN): Dec. 3, 2018
First Volume Released (US): October 6, 2021
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube


17. Jujutsu Kaisen 0 (↓10)
by Gege Akutami

Volume Information

Release Date: January 5, 2021
Days of Sales: 28
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Jump GIGA
Serialization Date (JPN): Apr. 28, 2017
First Volume Released (US): January 5, 2021
Genre: Action-Adventure, Supernatural
Official Web Page (JPN): N/A

Other Information

Read in English: N/A
Latest Promo JPN: YouTube (Film Blu-ray & DVD)


18. Chainsaw Man Vol. 6 (N/A)
by Tatsuki Fujimoto

Volume Information

Release Date: August 3, 2021
Days of Sales: 28
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump+
Serialization Date (JPN): Dec. 3, 2018
First Volume Released (US): October 6, 2021
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube


19. Jujutsu Kaisen Vol. 17 (↓16)
by Gege Akutami

Volume Information

Release Date: August 16, 2022
Days of Sales: 28
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump (Weekly)
Serialization Date (JPN): Mar. 5, 2018
First Volume Released (US): December 3, 2019
Genre: Action-Adventure, Fantasy, Supernatural
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo (JPN): YouTube (Vol. 18 Preview)


20. Jujutsu Kaisen Vol. 1 (↓4)
by Gege Akutami

Volume Information

Release Date: December 3, 2019
Days of Sales: 28
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump (Weekly)
Serialization Date (JPN): Mar. 5, 2018
First Volume Released (US): December 3, 2019
Genre: Action-Adventure, Fantasy, Supernatural
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo (JPN): YouTube (Vol. 18 Preview)


Top 7 Manga Sold in the U.S. by Publishers Weekly
(Four-week Period October 2 – October 29)


1. My Hero Academia Vol. 32 (NEW)
by Kohei Horikoshi

Volume Information

Release Date: October 4, 2022
Days of Sales: 26
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Units Sold: 34,465
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump (Weekly)
Serialization Date (JPN): Jul. 7, 2014
First Volume Released (US): Aug. 4, 2015
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Themes: Battles, Powers, School Life
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube (Season 6 PV)

Analytics

Sales Performance: Chart

  Copies Sold Average Days of Sales
Vol. 26 28,006 1,000 28
Vol. 27 36,665 1,309 28
Vol. 28 51,096 1,460 35
Vol. 29 51,321 1,833 28
Vol. 30 57,071 1,902 30
Vol. 31 38,816 1,493 26
Vol. 32 34,465 1,326 26
Analysis

When compared to Volume 31 which was also at 26 days of sales, Volume 32 is down by 11.21% to 34,465 copies. However, the 32nd volume is still above the likes of Volumes 26 and 27 which were at longer days of sales of 28 but was charted at 28,006 copies and 36,665 copies sold respectively.

Additional Comments

The series is currently having its 6th season Anime adaptation being broadcast as of the time of writing with studio Bones returning to helm the project. The season is expected to last 25 episodes.


2. Chainsaw Man Vol. 1 (↑45.69%)
by Tatsuki Fujimoto

Volume Information

Release Date: October 6, 2021
Days of Sales: 28
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Units Sold: 25,790
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump+
Serialization Date (JPN): Dec. 3, 2018
First Volume Released (US): October 6, 2021
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube

Analytics

Sales Performance: N/A


3. Kaiju No. 8 Vol. 4 (NEW)
by Naoya Matsumoto

Volume Information

Release Date: October 11, 2022
Days of Sales: 19
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Units Sold: 21,456
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump+
Serialization Date (JPN): Jul. 3, 2020
First Volume Released (US): Dec. 7, 2021
Genre: Action-Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube (Anime adaptation)

Analytics

Sales Performance: Chart

  Copies Sold Average Days of Sales
Vol. 2 23,793 915 26
Vol. 3 27,150 1,429 19
Vol. 4 21,456 1,129 19
Analysis

Kaiju No. 8 Volume 4 is down from Volume 3’s 27,150 copies sold by 20.97% to 21,456 copies, both in their first 19 days. Volume 2 was featured for the month of April at 23,793 copies sold in its first 26 days.

Additional Comments

An Anime adaptation is planned for the series, however, much about it is still not known as of the tie of writing.


4. Chainsaw Man Vol. 2 (↑86.21%)
by Tatsuki Fujimoto

Volume Information

Release Date: December 1, 2020
Days of Sales: 28
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Units Sold: 20,328
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump+
Serialization Date (JPN): Dec. 3, 2018
First Volume Released (US): October 6, 2021
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube

Analytics

Sales Performance: N/A


5. Spy x Family Vol. 8 (↓41.33%)
by Tatsuya Endo

Volume Information

Release Date: September 20, 2022
Days of Sales: 28
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Units Sold: 19,906
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump+
Serialization Date (JPN): Mar. 25, 2019
First Volume Released (US): Jun. 2, 2020
Genre: Action, Comedy
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube

Analytics

Sales Performance: Chart

  Copies Sold Average Days of Sales
Vol. 5 18,653 565 33
Vol. 6 15,802 608 26
Vol. 7 37,518 1,443 26
Vol. 8 33,926 2,827 12
Additional Comments

Together with the month before, its year-to-date sales have hit 53,832 copies (40 days).

Wit Studio and CloverWorks adapted the first half of the Manga into a 12-episode TV Anime series in April this year, and the second part of the Anime is currently airing this season as of the time of writing.


6. Chainsaw Man Vol. 3 (N/A)
by Tatsuki Fujimoto

Volume Information

Release Date: February 2, 2021
Days of Sales: 28
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Units Sold: 17,720
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump+
Serialization Date (JPN): Dec. 3, 2018
First Volume Released (US): October 6, 2021
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube

Analytics

Sales Performance: N/A


7. Chainsaw Man Vol. 4 (N/A)
by Tatsuki Fujimoto

Volume Information

Release Date: April 6, 2021
Days of Sales: 28
Price: 9.99 USD
Publisher: Viz Media
Units Sold: 15,465
Link: [Right Stuf][Amazon]

Manga Information

Serialization (JPN): Shounen Jump+
Serialization Date (JPN): Dec. 3, 2018
First Volume Released (US): October 6, 2021
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Official Web Page (JPN): Here

Other Information

Read in English: Manga Plus
Latest Promo: YouTube

Analytics

Sales Performance: N/A


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