The POS tracking giant, NPD BookScan, released the monthly Top 20 Adult Graphic Novels list for April 2022, in which Tatsuki Fujimoto‘s Chainsaw Man Volume 10 took the top spot. Tatsuya Endo‘s Spy x Family took the most spots with six volumes in the Top 20.
Japanese manga took all 20 spots once again in the United States.
|1||Chainsaw Man||10||Tatsuki Fujimoto|
|2||Jujutsu Kaisen||15||Gege Akutami|
|3||Spy x Family||7||Tatsuya Endo|
|4||Spy x Family||1||Tatsuya Endo|
|5||Jujutsu Kaisen||0||Gege Akutami|
|6||Kaiju No. 8||2||Naoya Matsumoto|
|7||Spy x Family||2||Tatsuya Endo|
|8||Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Stories of Water and Flame||–||Koyoharu Gotouge & Ryoji Hirano|
|9||Berserk Deluxe||1||Kentaro Miura|
|10||Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba||1||Koyoharu Gotouge|
|11||My Hero Academia||30||Kohei Horikoshi|
|12||Spy x Family||3||Tatsuya Endo|
|13||My Hero Academia||1||Kohei Horikoshi|
|14||Chainsaw Man||2||Tatsuki Fujimoto|
|15||Chainsaw Man||1||Tatsuki Fujimoto|
|16||Spy x Family||4||Tatsuya Endo|
|17||Spy x Family||6||Tatsuya Endo|
|20||Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba||4||Koyoharu Gotouge|
Best selling manga in the United States for 2022:
In addition, the bestseller list for The New York Times’ Graphic Books and Manga also featured Tatsuki Fujimoto‘s Chainsaw Man, Gege Akutami‘s Jujutsu Kaisen, and Tatsuya Endo’s Spy x Family manga, all of which ranked in early May 2022 top 15 releases.
At the time of writing, the rankings of these mangas are as follows:
- 10th volume of Chainsaw Man ranked at #2
- 15th volume of Jujutsu Kaisen ranked at #3
- 7th volume of Spy x Family ranked at #5
- 1st volume of Spy x Family ranked at #7
- Jujutsu Kaisen 0 ranked at #14
In January 2022, a total of 10 out of 15 spots was occupied by manga, with Tatsuki Fujimoto‘s Chainsaw Man placing itself in four spots alone.
However, in February and March, all 20 spots were occupied by Japanese manga itself.
In October 2019, the New York Times published its first new Graphic Books & Manga bestselling list.