The Japanese portal Oricon revealed the accumulated sales ranking by franchise for the month of October 2020, and revealed that the manga was written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge, Kimetsu no yaibasurpassed second place with a difference of more than 532%.
- Kimetsu no yaiba, written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge - 11,571,206 copies sold.
- Jujutsu Kaisen, written and illustrated by Akutami Gege - 1,828,455 copies sold.
- Yakusoku no never land, written by Kaiu Shirai and illustrated by Posuka Demizu - 1,003,558 copies sold.
- kingdom, written and illustrated by Yasuhisa Hara - 473,638 copies sold.
- Haikyuu !!, written and illustrated by Haruichi Furudate - 413,655 copies sold.
- Shingeki no Kyojin, written and illustrated by Hajime isayama - 352,349 copies sold.
- One piece, written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda - 309,137 copies sold.
- Enen not a shouboutai (Firepower), written and illustrated by Atsushi Ohkubo - 308,032 copies sold.
- SPY x FAMILY, written and illustrated by Tatsuya Endo - 289,997 copies sold.
- Boku not a hero academy, written and illustrated by Kohei Horikoshi - 271,120 copies sold.
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.
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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