Demon Slayer Manga’s 20th Volume Takes Oricon’s 1st And 2nd Spots By Selling Nearly 2 Million

Demon Slayer

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is the most successful anime on 2019 and the biggest hit for shonen anime fans that managed to conquer the Spring anime season with the perfectly executed animation, all the well-designed characters and the perfect plot.

The success of the anime has reflected to the manga where it managed to compete with the worldwide famous series like Eiichiro Oda‘s One Piece, Yoshihiro Togashi’s Hunter x Hunter and many more.

Recently Oricon gave an account of Friday that the customary and constrained versions of Koyoharu Gotouge’s twentieth Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga volume positioned #1 and #2, separately, on Oricon’s week after week manga diagram for the May 11-17 week.

The ordinary version sold 1,086,157 physical print duplicates, while the constrained release sold 904,092 physical print duplicates, for a sum of 1,990,249.

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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a Japanese manga arrangement composed and delineated by Koyoharu Gotōge. The story follows Tanjiro Kamado, a little fellow who turns into an demon slayer after his family is butchered and his more youthful sister Nezuko is transformed into a demon. It was serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump from February 2016 to May 2020, with its sections gathered in 20 tankōbon volumes as of May 2020. The arrangement is distributed in English by Viz Media and simulpublished by Shueisha in English and Spanish on their Manga Plus stage.

An anime TV arrangement adjustment by Ufotable broadcast in Japan from April 6 to September 28, 2019. Toward the finish of the arrangement finale, a spin-off film was reported and is booked to debut on October 16, 2020.

As of May 2020, the establishment has sold more than 60 million duplicates, including computerized adaptations, making it extraordinary compared to other selling manga arrangement. Then, the anime arrangement has gotten basic recognition, with pundits commending the animation and battle groupings. It has been viewed as extraordinary compared to other anime of the 2010s, and has gotten various honors.


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