Author: Gabriel Persechino-Forest     Published: August 6th, 2018

Some figures from the Industry

Anime News Network compiled a list of manga and light novels whose print counts they could verify (Numbers are for Japan totals):


  • Haikyu!!: 30 million
  • The Seven Deadly Sins: 28 million
  • Tokyo Ghoul & Tokyo Ghoul:re: 37 million (Worldwide)
  • Food Wars: 15 million
  • Snow White with the Red Hair: 4.4 million
  • Yuna and the Haunted Hot Springs: 2 million
  • Splatoon: 900 000
  • My First Girlfriend is a Gal: 650 000

Light Novels

  • Konosuba: 6.5 million
  • Angels of Death (Franchise): 1.7 million

Source: Article Image: Haikyu!! voulme 1 cover


Manga for K Project

The first movie of the franchise’s film series is getting an anime adaptation called Aiseki by Yasuyuki Tarikai and GoRA.

Source: Kodansha’s Shonen Magazine Edge’s August issue


Manga Ending Report

  • DanMachi: Episode Lyu: Hinase Momoyama’s spin-off manga will end with its 6th volume which ships in December.
  • Gifu Dodo!! Naoe Kanetsugu -Maeda Keiji Hana Gatari-: The manga’s 14th volume will be its last and it ships on November 20.
  • Kasane: Daruma Matsuura’s manga ends with its next chapter on August 10.

Source: Gifu Dodo!! Naoe Kanetsugu -Maeda Keiji Hana Gatari- volume 13, Dungeon ni Deai o Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Daro ka: Familia Chronicle Episode Lyu volume 5 and Comic Natalie