Best Selling Manga In Japan In 2022: Jujutsu Kaisen Tops Once Again

Blue Lock, Do Not Say Mystery and Kaiju No. 8 were the new additions in the top ten.

Oricon has finally released their list of best selling manga in Japan for the year of 2022. Jujutsu Kaisen tops the list with over 12.8 million copies sold overall, beating Tokyo Revengers by a small margin. Though the manga managed to retain its top spot, the numbers reveal that it’s sales fell by more than half compared to sales in best selling manga list of 2021.

Spy x Family and One Piece moved up in the top 10 best selling manga of 2022 list, while Demon Slayer, who came in at second position last year, Attack on Titan and Haikyuu! slipped out of it. Chainsaw Man too dropped down one place and came in at number 8 this year. Blue Lock, Do Not Say Mystery and Kaiju No. 8 were the new additions in the top ten.

The ranking follows the same trend as the half yearly sales ranking which was released in June 2022. Check out the list of best selling manga in Japan for the year 2022 below!

RankSeriesAuthorEstimated Sales
1Jujutsu KaisenGege Akutami12,282,260
2Tokyo RevengersKen Wakui11,048,067
3Spy x FamilyTatsuya Endo10,600,571
4One PieceEiichiro Oda10,364,102
5My Hero AcademiaKohei Horikoshi5,353,782
6KingdomYasuhisa Hara3,832,688
7Blue LockMuneyuki Kaneshiro, Yusuke Nomura3,548,238
8Chainsaw ManTatsuki Fujimoto3,438,930
9Do Not Say MysteryYumi Tamura3,140,861
10Kaiju No. 8Naoya Matsumoto3,139,803
11Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No YaibaKoyoharu Gotouge2,833,433*
12Golden KamuySatoru Noda2,719,681*
13AoashiYugo Kobayashi2,682,215
14My Dress-Up DarlingShinichi Fukuda2,331,761
15That Time I Got Reincarnated As SlimeTaiki Kawakami2,257,909*
16Haikyuu!Haruichi Furudate2,227,863
17Record Of RagnarokShinya Umemura, Takumi Fukui, Ajichika1,870,782*
18World TriggerDaisuke Ashihara1,823,349*
19One Punch ManONE, Yusuke Murata1,769,262*
20Dr. STONERiichiro Inagaki, Boichi1,753,154*
*- Sales numbers accuracy is between 50-80%

Oricon also released volume wise sales list for the best selling manga of 2022. Jujutsu Kaisen once again the topped the list. One Piece meanwhile occupied 4 slots in the top ten. Spy x Family volumes occupies 7 of the top 20 spots.

Check out the list below!

RankSeries & VolumeAuthorEstimated Sales
1Jujutsu Kaisen Vol. 18Gege Akutami2,110,599
2. One Piece Vol. 101Eiichiro Oda2,007,590
3.One Piece Vol. 103Eiichiro Oda1,976,427
4. One Piece Vol. 102Eiichiro Oda1,946,333
5. Jujutsu Kaisen Vol. 19Gege Akutami1,839,622
6.Spy x Family Vol. 9Tatsuya Endo1,798,542
7.One Piece Vol. 104Eiichiro Oda1,609,752
8.Jujutsu Kaisen Vol. 20Gege Akutami1,563,314
9.Spy x Family Vol. 10Tatsuya Endo1,367,092
10.Spy x Family Vol. 8Tatsuya Endo1,230,355
11. Tokyo Revengers Vol. 25Ken Wakui1,204,451
12.Tokyo Revengers Vol. 26Ken Wakui1,102,081
13.Tokyo Revengers Vol. 27Ken Wakui1,024,112
14.Tokyo Revengers Vol. 28Ken Wakui932,644
15.Spy x Family Vol. 7Tatsuya Endo921,429
16.Spy x Family Vol. 4Tatsuya Endo918,547
17.Spy x Family Vol. 5Tatsuya Endo910,915
18.Spy x Family Vol. 6Tatsuya Endo904,190
19.My Hero Academia Vol. 33Kohei Horikoshi868,511
20.Kaiju No. 8Naoya Matsumoto834,159

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba volume 23 had taken the top spot in the volume-wise manga sales list of 2021. You can keep a track of manga sales rankings in both the United States and Japan by checking out (and bookmarking) the links below!

Source: Oricon (1,2); Twitter (1,2)

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