2021 was a particularly important year for the manga sector, which, although like many others had to grapple with the rules resulting from the pandemic, achieved excellent results, especially in connection with works that became and may have followed around the world Jujutsu Kaisen and demon slayer.

After our special dedicated to the best manga of 2021, Oricon l. releaseda list of the best-selling volumes in Decemberwhich, at least in terms of the manga, gives us an overview of how it turned out this year.

give her Charts shared on social networks from the WSJ Oricon page, which you can find at the very bottom, you can see how ONE PIECE by Eiichiro Oda manages to stay at the top of the leaderboard. Volume 101 of the pirate epic has actually sold more than 1.5 million copies, immediately followed by Tokyo Revengers 25 and Jujutsu Kaisen 18, undoubtedly linked to the latterTheatrical release of the prequel film, which increased the sales of the manga by 1000%. It's surprising to see Dragon Ball Super ranked thirteen, surpassed by the controversial record of Ragnarok and by far Vita da Slime and Kaijy No. 8.

On the other hand, when analyzing the data collected and broken down by series, it is interesting to see how Ken Wakuis Tokyo Revengers got ONE PIECE. defeat of almost 200,000 copies. Jujutsu Kaisen by Gege Akutami nevertheless made it into third place with 1.4 million copies and then left space for Kaiju No. 8 with 675 thousand copies. Fifth place is surprising given that the series in question ended in December 2020 but continues to be one of the best-selling thanks to the success of the animated film Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, designed by Koyohary Gotoge. What do you think of these results? Let us know with a comment below.

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