Jujutsu Kaisen Manga Tops Half Year Sales In Japan

Spy x Family took most spots in the individual volume wise sale in Japan.

Jujutsu Kaisen manga

Oricon released the half-yearly ranking for the year 2022, which presents both the franchise sales numbers as well as the top individual manga volume numbers.

Gege Akutami‘s Jujutsu Kaisen manga grabs the top spot in Oricon sales by series with a whopping 9,382,099 copies sold. The sales number is mostly boosted by the release of the Jujutsu Kaisen anime in October 2020 followed by the Jujutsu Kaisen 0 film released in December 2021.

The following list covers the Top 10 series in Oricon’s Half-Yearly sales:

RankTitleAuthorCopies Sold
1Jujutsu KaisenGege Akutami9,382,099
2Tokyo RevengersKen Wakui7,200,532
3Spy x FamilyTatsuya Endo4,835,705
4One PieceEiichiro Oda4,155,790
5My Hero AcademiaKohei Horikoshi2,894,149
6Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no YaibaKoyoharu Gotouge2,555,433
7Do Not Say MysteryYumi Tamura2,492,813
8Kaiju No. 8Naoya Matsumoto1,858,391
9My Dress-up DarlingShinichi Fukuda1,723,644
10Blue LockMuneyuki Kaneshiro & Yuusuke Nomura1,558,323

Spy x Family grabs the most spots on Oricon’s Top 25 Half Year Individual Volume Sales Ranking. However, Jujutsu Kaisen tops the chart with its 18th volume, selling 2,011,232 copies.

The list covers the Top 25 volume-wise Oricon’s Half Year sales:

RankTitleVolumeAuthorCopies Sold
1Jujutsu Kaisen18Gege Akutami2,011,232
2One Piece101Eiichiro Oda1,793,360
3Jujutsu Kaisen19Gege Akutami1,608,811
4One Piece102Eiichiro Oda1,605,641
5Spy x Family9Tatsuya Endo1,232,036
6Tokyo Revengers25Ken Wakui1,126,893
7Tokyo Revengers26Ken Wakui997,857
8Tokyo Revengers27Ken Wakui835,721
9My Hero Academia33Kohei Horikoshi790,901
10Kaiju No. 85Naoya Matsumoto784,760
11Spy x Family8Tatsuya Endo704,735
12Kingdom 4Yasuhisa Hara653,813
13Kaiju No. 86Naoya Matsumoto653,020
14Jujutsu Kaisen17Gege Akutami643,507
15My Hero Academia34Kohei Horikoshi579,579
16Do Not Say Mystery10Yumi Tamura545,481
17That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime19Fuse523,447
18World Trigger24Daisuke Ashihara485,488
19That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime20Fuse481,037
20Jujutsu Kaisen0Gege Akutami463,806
21Spy x Family7Tatsuya Endo438,439
22Spy x Family4Tatsuya Endo434,969
23Detective Conan101Gosho Aoyama426,010
24Spy x Family5Tatsuya Endo425,244
25Spy x Family6Tatsuya Endo421,439

Moreover, Spy x Family also topped in Oricon sales by series for the first time in franchise sales on April 2022.

In March, Jujutsu Kaisen topped franchise sales charts, breaking the sales record for the second time this year.

In February, Tokyo Revengers topped both franchise sales numbers and the top individual manga volume numbers, while in January Jujutsu Kaisen showed a similar feat.

Best selling manga in Japan for the previous month(s):

Source: Twitter

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