In a new update on the official Twitter account of the manga written and illustrated by Ken Wakui, Tokyo RevengersIt has been confirmed that the work has more than 17 million copies in circulation. The message wrote:

«At the moment the sales department contacted me again and informed me about a new massive reprint of all volumes. The accumulated copies have now exceeded 17 million. I don’t know what’s going to happen, is it all a mistake? Many thanks to all readers!».

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. Recently the editorial staff of Kodansha He assured that the literary franchise increased sales 6.7 times compared to what it had sold before the premiere (according to publisher estimates), with an estimated 2.4 volumes sold per second.

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 apartment with thin walls, 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: Official Twitter account

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