May is coming and with it the ranking of the best-selling manga in the first half of the year in Japan. The Oricon company returns to share its data and reveal the top 50 tankobons. What positions they will be in ONE PIECE, Demon Slayer and Jujutsu Kaisen, but also Spy x Family? let's find out

Here are the 50 best-selling volumes in Japan in the first half of 2022:

  1. Jujutsu Kaisen #18 (2,011,232)
  2. ONE PIECE #101 (1,793,360)
  3. Jujutsu Kaisen #19 (1,608,811)
  4. ONE PIECE #102 (1,605,641)
  5. SPY × FAMILY #09 (1,232,036)
  6. Tokyo Revengers #25 (1,126,893)
  7. Tokyo Revengers #26 (997,857)
  8. Tokyo Revengers #27 (835,721)
  9. My Hero Academy #33 (790,901)
  10. Kaijuu #8 #05 (784,760)
  11. SPY × FAMILY #08 (704,735)
  12. Kingdom #64 (653,813)
  13. Kaijuu #8 #06 (653.020)
  14. Jujutsu Kaisen #17 (643.507)
  15. My Hero Academy #34 (579,579)
  16. Mystery for Iu Nakare No. 10 (545.481)
  17. Life as a Slime #19 (523,447)
  18. World Trigger #24 (485,488)
  19. Slime Life #20 (481037)
  20. Jujutsu Kaisen Tokyo Toritsu Jujutsu Koutou Senmon Gakkou (463.806)
  21. SPY × FAMILY #07 (438,439)
  22. SPY × FAMILY #04 (434,969)
  23. Detective Conan #101 (426010)
  24. SPY × FAMILY #05 (425,244)
  25. SPY × FAMILY #06 (421,439)
  26. ONE PUNCH MAN #24 (418653)
  27. Takopii no Genzai #01 (409.147)
  28. The Apothecary's Diaries #09 (408,887)
  29. Jujutsu Kaisen #16 (381,654)
  30. Record of Ragnarok #13 (369,457)
  31. Kingdom #63 (366,170)
  32. Takopii no Genzai #02 (360.557)
  33. SPY × FAMILY #01 (340,950)
  34. SPY × FAMILY #02 (333,176)
  35. SPY × FAMILY #03 (327,506)
  36. Jujutsu Kaisen #09 (325707)
  37. Record of Ragnarok #14 (322,864)
  38. Freeze: After Journey's End #07 (322,600)
  39. Jujutsu Kaisen #15 (322.591)
  40. Jujutsu Kaisen #10 (317.457)
  41. Jujutsu Kaisen #14 (317.134)
  42. Jujutsu Kaisen #08 (316,579)
  43. Jujutsu Kaisen #11 (315,536)
  44. Jujutsu Kaisen #12 (315.262)
  45. Jujutsu Kaisen No. 13 (314.090)
  46. Uma Musume Cinderella Gray #05 (311.181)
  47. My Dress Up Darling #09 (303226)
  48. ONE PUNCH MAN #25 (297,864)
  49. Kaguya-sama: Love is War #24 (291.501)
  50. Golden Kamuy #28 (290.741)

All volumes sold in the first Japanese publishing semester, which runs from November 22, 2021 to May 22, 2022, were taken into account. Few volumes have sold over a million under the direction of Jujutsu Kaisen that ONE PIECE once again snatches the throne. Spy x Family often appears on the charts thanks to the anime, but continues the rise of titles like Freeze, Kaiju n.8 and the surprise Takopi no Genzai.

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