After unveiling the top 10 best-selling manga of 2021, Oricon is back to share new commercial data and to reveal that too Latest data on light novel sales. Demon Slayer continues to rank first in the top 10 easy novels, but there are some interesting surprises too.

Below are two top 10, each dedicated to the best-selling volumes in Japan and the most profitable series. The period analyzed is the included from the beginning of November 2020 to the end of May 2021.

Top 10 Best Selling Light Novels (Band)

  1. Jujutsu Kaisen: Soaring summer and returning autumn - 235,170 copies
  2. Jujutsu Kaisen: Dornstrasse at dawn - 206.059
  3. Demon Slayer: The Telltale Signs of the Wind - 190.945
  4. Demon Slayer: The Flower of Fortune - 166.085
  5. Demon Slayer: The butterfly with a single wing - 162,810
  6. Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Novel (Bunko Edition) - 146,841
  7. Sword Art Online 25 Unital Ring IV - 138,775
  8. Haruhi Suzumiya's intuition - 132,813
  9. Slime life 18 - 126,789
  10. Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Novel - 123.984

Top 10 Best Selling Light Novels (Series)

  1. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - 651.358
  2. Slime life - 357.852
  3. The pharmacist's diaries - 350.043
  4. Re: zero - 301,196
  5. Demon Slayer: Mugen Train - 270,825
  6. Jujutsu Kaisen: Soaring summer and returning autumn - 235,170
  7. Haikyu !! - 225.002
  8. Jujutsu Kaisen: Dornstrasse at dawn - 206.059
  9. Osamake: Romcom Where Childhood Friend Won't Lose - 185,751
  10. Sword art online - 177,732

Usual impressive numbers for Demon Slayer, who also confirmed himself to be the absolute king of sales in the first half of 2021. The final Oricon ranking separates the two volumes of Jujutsu Kaisen and those of Demon Slayer, however Overall, both series have achieved exceptional results.

Among other things stand out Haruhi Suzumiya's intuition, the new volume in the series, released November 2020, and Osamake, which is set to keep growing thanks to the anime adaptation available on Crunchyroll, although it's not surprising that Sword art online, practically never in the top 10 in recent years.

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