According to the weekly sales report published by Oricon, the twentieth volume compilation of the manga Koyoharu Gotouge, Kimetsu no Yaiba, has sold to date of the count a total of 1,086,000 copies of the regular edition and 904,000 of the special edition.

Kimetsu no Yaiba

With these amounts the series has once again monopolized the first two positions of the top sales. In addition, the copies in circulation have already exceeded 60,027 million.

For his part, Gotouge began publishing the manga in the magazine. Weekly Shonen Jump from the publisher Shueisha in February 2016 and completed it on May 18, 2020. The publisher published the twentieth compilation volume on May 13.

The play inspired a 26-episode anime adaptation released in April 2019, and produced by the studios. Ufotable. Additionally, an animated film is confirmed, which will adapt the “Infinity Train Arc” and will be released on October 16.

Synopsis of Kimetsu no Yaiba

In the Taisho era in Japan, Tanjiro Kamado is a kind and intelligent boy who lives with his family in the mountains. Tanjiro has become the head of his family after his father’s death, making 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 spending a night away, he discovers that his family has been killed by a demon. Tanjiro and his sister Nezuko are the only survivors now, but she has been turned into a demon, although surprisingly she still shows emotions and seems to have a sense of reason.

After an encounter with Giyuu Tomioka, a demon hunter; Tanjiro decides to become a demon hunter to hunt down his family’s killer and find a way to return Nezuko to normal.

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