The Japanese website Oricon reported that the twenty-second compilation volume of the manga was written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge, Kimetsu no yaiba1.465 million copies were sold in the first week since its launch, which dominates the website's weekly sales list. 740,000 copies were sold in the special edition.
The number of 1,465 million copies sold of this twenty-second compiled volume has exceeded the weekly sales record of the nineteenth volume of 1,378 million copies. The series recently circulated over 100 million copies.
For his part, Koyoharu Gotouge began to publish the manga in the magazine Weekly shonen jump from the publisher Shueisha in February 2016 and finalized in May 2020. The publisher released the twenty-first compilation volume on July 3 in Japan and the twenty-second on October 2.
The piece inspired a 26-part anime adaptation that was released in April 2019 and produced by the studios. Ufotable. In addition, the film is confirmed Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha hen, which will adapt the “Arco del Tren Infinito” and will have its premiere on October 16.
Synopsis of Kimetsu no Yaiba
In the Taisho era in Japan, Tanjiro Kamado is a kind and intelligent boy who lives in the mountains with his family. Tanjiro became the head of his family after the death of his father and makes constant trips to the village at the foot of the mountain to sell firewood and charcoal.
However, his life changes when one day when he returns home after a night out, he discovers that his family has been killed by a demon. Tanjiro and her sister Nezuko are the only survivors, but she has been turned into a demon, although surprisingly, she still shows emotion and appears to have a sense of reason.
After meeting Giyuu Tomioka, a demon hunter; Tanjiro decides to become a demon hunter in order to hunt down his family's killer and find a way to get Nezuko back to normal.
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