Best Selling Manga In Japan In January 2022

Jujutsu Kaisen topped both the book rankings and per volume ranking charts.

Top Selling Manga 2022

Oricon released the first monthly ranking of the year 2022 which presents the overall sales data for January 2022. The rank shows franchise sales numbers as well as the top individual manga volume numbers.

Gege Akutami‘s Jujutsu Kaisen reigns the lists with 3,953,770 copies sold after a boost from the Jujutsu Kaisen 0 movie release on Dec 24, 2021. Followed by Ken Wakui‘s Tokyo Revengers which sold 1,394,358 copies. It also gained quite the traction ever since the anime adaptation was released.

The list covers the Top 20 series in Oricon’s January 2022 sales:

RankTitleAuthorCopies SoldPublisher
1Jujutsu KaisenGege Akutami3,953,770Shueisha
2Tokyo RevengersKen Wakui1,394,358Kodansha
3Mystery to lu NakareYumi Tamura848,083Shogakukan
4Kimestu no YaibaKoyoharu Gotouge692,212Shueisha
5Dr. StoneRiichiro Inagaki & Boichi367,111Shueisha
6My Hero AcademiaKohei Horikoshi338,033Shueisha
7Blue LockMuneyuki Kaneshiro & Yushuke Nomura311,887Kodansha
8My Dress-Up DarlingShinichi Fukuda299,598Square Enix
9SPY x FAMILYTatsuya Endo290,970Shueisha
10ONE PIECEEiichiro Oda275,727Shueisha
11Haikyu!!Haruichi Furudate266,523Shueisha
12Welcome To Demon School! Iruma-kunOsamu Nishi258,321Akita Shoten
13Attack On TitanHajime Isayama254,822Kodansha
14Record of RagnarokTakumi Fukui,Shinya Umemura & Chika Aji 252,573Tokuma Shoten
15World TriggerDaisuke Ashihara247,320Shueisha
16Komi Can’t CommunicateTomohito Oda244,497Shogakukan
17Kaiju No. 8Naoya Matsumoto222,972Shueisha
18Jujutsu Kaisen 0Gege Akutami218,490Shueisha
19Black CloverYuki Tabata191,236Shueisha
20Chainsaw ManTatsuki Fujimoto175,837Shueisha

Jujutsu Kaisen also ranks #1 in the per volume sale covering almost half of the Top 20 spots for January 2022 Oricon rank list.

The list covers the Top 20 volume-wise Oricon’s January 2022 sales:

RankTitleVolumeAuthorCopies Sold
1Jujutsu Kaisen18Gege Akutami1,013,180
2Jujutsu Kaisen17Gege Akutami297,026
3Tokyo Revengers25Ken Wakui229,820
4Jujutsu Kaisen0Gege Akutami218,490
5Dr. Stone24Riichiro Inagaki & Boichi204,992
6Jujutsu Kaisen16Gege Akutami176,679
7Jujutsu Kaisen9Gege Akutami155,109
8Jujutsu Kaisen10Gege Akutami149,857
9Jujutsu Kaisen11Gege Akutami148,149
10Jujutsu Kaisen8Gege Akutami147,858
11Jujutsu Kaisen15Gege Akutami146,953
12Jujutsu Kaisen12Gege Akutami146,504
13Black Clover31Yuki Tabata145,075
14Jujutsu Kaisen13Gege Akutami144,784
15Jujutsu Kaisen14Gege Akutami144,777
16Mystery to lu Nakare10Yumi Tamura135,002
17Welcome To Demon School! Iruma-kun25Osamu Nishi131,487
18Record of Ragnarok13Takumi Fukui,Shinya Umemura & Chika Aji 129,609
19Jujutsu Kaisen1Gege Akutami127,971
20Jujutsu Kaisen2Gege Akutami125,497

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga made the most numbers in 2020, but Weekly Shonen Jump series Jujutsu Kaisen has surpassed Koyoharu Gotouge’s masterpiece by a few digits in the Oricon Manga sales figures for the year 2021.

Demon Slayer topped the volume-wise manga list but Jujutsu Kaisen took the most spots in the top 30 volumes for 2021.

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