Based on POS tracking giant, NPD BookScan‘s data ICv2 posted a list of the top 20 highest-selling manga volumes in USA in 2021 on Wednesday, March 2, 2022. The data has been collected from Jan 3, 2021-Jan 1, 2022, featuring many early volumes of the franchises.
Hajime Isayama‘s Attack on Titan manga topped that list followed by Kohei Horikoshi‘s My Hero Academia and Koyoharu Gotouge‘s Demon Slayer. My Hero Academia also occupied the most spots in the Top 20 chart.
|1||Attack on Titan||1||Hajime Isayama|
|2||My Hero Academia||1||Kohei Horikoshi|
|3||Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba||1||Koyoharu Gotouge|
|4||Chainsaw Man||1||Tatsuki Fujimoto|
|5||My Hero Academia||2||Kohei Horikoshi|
|6||Toilet-Bound Hanako Kun||1||Aidairo|
|7||Jujutsu Kaisen||1||Gege Akutami|
|8||My Hero Academia||28||Kohei Horikoshi|
|9||Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba||2||Koyoharu Gotouge|
|10||My Hero Academia||26||Kohei Horikoshi|
|11||My Hero Academia||27||Kohei Horikoshi|
|12||My Hero Academia||29||Kohei Horikoshi|
|13||My Hero Academia||3||Kohei Horikoshi|
|14||Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba||23||Koyoharu Gotouge|
|15||Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba||3||Koyoharu Gotouge|
|16||Attack on Titan||2||Hajime Isayama|
|17||Chainsaw Man||2||Tatsuki Fujimoto|
|18||Chainsaw Man||3||Tatsuki Fujimoto|
|19||Death Note Black Edition||1||Tsugumi Ohba|
|20||Attack on Titan||34||Hajime Isayama|
According to NPD BookScan and ComicHub‘s data, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba topped the previously released list of ICv2’s top-selling manga franchises for Fall 2021 (September-December), as measured in U.S. dollars.
Furthermore, ICv2 also published a list of the “Most Efficient Manga Franchises” for retailer bookshelves, with One-Punch Man topping the list and Demon Slayer coming in second.
According to NPD BookScan, manga sales made up over 76% of sales by volume of the overall comics and graphic novel category in the United States in 2021.