With 2022 almost over, it's time to take stock of the performance of the Japanese animation sector. As every year, Oricon helps to have an overview of the most popular series and franchises. Of Jujutsu Kaisento the timeless ONE PIECE, let's find out the 10 most profitable IPs of 2022.

For the The first place in the ranking takes the work of Gege Akutami, Jujutsu Kaisen who, thanks to the first season of the anime and the prequel film, even managed to overcome the dominance of the pirate epic by Eiichiro Oda, which instead positioned itself in second place. The bronze medal was won by another upset of recent years, Tokyo Revengers by Ken Wakuicompleted in November 2022.

Another newcomer to the rankings that continues to outperform the competition and climb the sales charts is Tatsuya Endo's Spy x Family, followed by Love Live in fifth place and beyond Demon Hunter by Koyoharu Gotoge e My Hero Academy by Kohei Horikoshi in sixth and seventh place. Rounding out the top are Arashi, Gosho Aoyama's detective Conan, and Osomatsu-kun. Surprised by these 2022 results? Tell us what you think about it in the comments section.

Finally, we want to remind you that the anime industry may suffer a slowdown due to the new outbreaks in China and Korea and we leave you all the animes coming out on Netflix in January 2023.

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