The Japanese portal Mantan Web published a statement from the editor Kodansha, written in relation to the manga and illustrated by Ken Wakui, Tokyo Revengersand the increase in sales as a result of the animated adaptation of the work.

The publisher noted that after the anime adaptation of the manga premiered in Japan The literary franchise has increased its sales 6.7 times compared to before the premiere (according to the publisher's own estimates), with an estimated 2.4 quantities sold per second. The publisher noted that the series' editors are more than pleased that the manga is selling far more than expected.

Just before the anime premiered, the franchise's official Twitter account revealed in late March that the series had 10 million accumulated copies in circulation. Since then, the series has stayed in the top manga sales charts and became the ninth bestselling series in March Oricon, which has tracked physical media sales in Japan and jumped to second place (and above) Kimetsu no yaiba) In April. With the upcoming live-action film, the numbers are only likely to increase.

Wakui began publishing the manga in the magazine Weekly Shonen Magazine from the publisher Kodansha in March 2017. An anime adaptation produced by the studios EYE FILMS, Headed by Koichi Hatsumi and scripts written by Yasuyuki mutois currently broadcasting in Japan.

Tokyo Revengers Synopsis

While watching the news, Takemichi Hanagaki learns that his high school girlfriend Hinata Tachibana has died. The only girl who ever noticed him was killed by a group of criminals known as Tokyo Manji Gang. Takemichi lives in an old, thin-walled apartment and at work his boss, who is six years his junior, treats him like trash. To top it off, he's a complete virgin ...

On the threshold of his life, he suddenly goes back twelve years to his high school days. To save Hinata and change the course of time, the once useless part-time worker Takemichi must try to become the leader of Tokyo's darkest criminal gang!

Fountain: Mantan Web

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