The Japanese website Oricon revealed that the twenty-second compilation volume of the manga was written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge, Kimetsu no yaiba, sold more than 326,000 copies in a week, ranked first in the latest Weekly Sales Rankings published in Japan on October 30, and dominated for the fourth straight week.
The manga series also dominated from second to tenth place and, since May 11th of this year, has again occupied the first ten places on this list. In addition, this week all 22 published volumes of the work occupied the first 22 positions in the ranking and again achieved the monopoly of the first 19 positions, which had not been achieved since February 24 and May 11 of this year. and to achieve the monopoly of the top 22 positions on the list for the first time.
Additionally, the manga series racked up 90,518 million copies sold (not to be confused with circulating copies) in the Ranking of Sales by Franchise this week, after exceeding 80 million on September 21. 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.
Source: Oricon News
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