Shuumatsu no Walküre Volume 16’s Regular Edition comes in 2nd on TSUTAYA’s list for the week between September 19 and September 25 in its first 6 days. Prior to this, the Manga has successfully placed on Oricon’s Top 30 charts since Volume 6, though it has so far not made its debut with 6 days of sales. Based on its performance of Volume 15, which sold 169,161 copies, the latest volume should be able to hit around 150,000 copies sold or more if all goes well. Shuumatsu no Walküre has been in serialization on Coamix’s Comic Zenon since November 2017 with some of its Manga chapters available for reading in Japanese right here for free. Note that it is also being officially released in English by Viz Media with Volumes 4 and 5 up for pre-orders. It was also adapted into a 12-episode ONA in June 2021 with a sequel planned for release in 2023. The series is said to have more than 12 million copies in circulation (Source: PressWalker).
Then, at Number 4 is Akatsuki no Yona Volume 39 in its first 6 days as well. The series previously sold 64,505 copies in its first 6 days for Volume 35 and is expected to record more or less a similar turnout. The Manga by Mizuho Kusanagi has been serialized since August 2009 in Hakusensha’s Hana to Yume with more information about the work can be found on its official webpage here. It is also available officially in English with Volume 37 hitting shelves this October 4th. The series has more than 14 million copies in circulation according to Yahoo. In 2014, the title received a 24-episode TV Anime series adaptation by Pierrot and three OVA episodes released between September 2015 and December 2016. You can also watch a short video released by Hakusensha in April 2021 to promote the series down below.
Sono Bisque Doll wa Koi wo Suru is 5th on the list with the Regular Edition of its 10th volume in its first 2 days. As per available data, the series has so far not charted on Oricon’s Top 30 at 2 days of sales, however, after the end of its Anime’s broadcast, a huge spike in sales were recorded for its 9th volume. To compare, the 8th volume was charted at 7 days of sales, whereas Volume 9 was at 3 days of sales. Despite the shorter days of sales of Volume 9, the volume still managed to sell 38,580 copies more than Volume 8. I suspect, if the momentum continues to stay strong, which it most likely will, it may be able to hit close to or more than 100,000 copies sold. The Manga by Shinichi Fukuda has been in serialization since January 2018 in Square Enix’s Young Gangan. With more than 7.5 million copies in circulation (Source: Natalie), more information about the title can be found on its official web page here along with its first chapter available for reading in Japanese here. You can also get its official English volumes by Square Enix Manga with up to Volume 8 available for pre-order as of the time of writing. In January 2022, CloverWorks adapted the work into a 12-episode TV Anime series and this month, the official website of the Anime confirms that season two is in the works. You can watch the announcement video of its Anime sequel down below if you missed out on it.
All of the data you find below is all thanks to TSUTAYA, one of Japan’s largest bookstores chain which has around 1,200 stores in its local market. You can check out their website here and show them lots of love! Plus, for the week’s chart, you can find it through the link right here. If Google charts are what you are more comfortable with, feel free to visit the respective chart via the link right at the bottom of the post.
Jump all the way to Number 15 and you will find Ui x Kon Volume 10 in its first 4 days. The series was last seen making it onto Oricon’s Top 30 sales charts for Volumes 8 and 9 which were at 29,697 copies and 26,229 copies sold in their first 6 days and 5 days. The Manga has been serialized since May 2019 in Shueisha’s Ribon Magazine with further information about the work can be found here on its official web page. You can also read its first chapter for free in Japanese right here. Note that the series has passed 1.35 million copies in circulation including both paper and digital according to its latest volume cover.
Ui x Kon’s Manga colour spread page from Chapter 1
Kakegurui Volume 16 can be found at Number 18 in its first 4 days. The Manga has made irregular appearances on Oricon’s Top 30 charts and was last seen with Volume 13 at 50,428 copies sold in its first 7 days, then Volume 15 at 26,679 copies sold in its first 4 days. It failed to chart for Volume 14. The work has been in serialization since March 2014 in Square Enix’s Gangan Joker with more information about the work can be found on its official web page here while its first volume can be read in Japanese for free right here. Yen Press is officially publishing its English volumes with Volume 15 up for pre-order and slated to arrive on October 18. Studio MAPPA adapted the work into a 12-episode TV Anime series in July 2018 and a sequel followed suit in January 2019. The series has so far more than 6.8 million copies in circulation (Source: Excite).
Finally, at Number 19 and 20, we have Tenkaichi: Nihon Saikyou Bugeisha Ketteisen Volume 5 and Fundari, Kettari, Aishitari Volume 3, their first appearances on the chart since the Blog began tracking. More information about Tenkaichi can be found here on its official web page while some of its Manga chapters can be read for free in Japanese right here. As for Fundari, Kettari, Aishitari, you can check out some of its Manga chapters for free via Comic Walker right here in Japanese. Note that Fundari, Kettari, Aishitari has passed 300,000 copies in circulation including both physical and digital as of its latest volume.
2. Shuumatsu no Walküre Vol. 16 [Regular Edition]