Kimetsu no Yaiba tops the list of the 30 most successful franchises in Japan in 2021

Japan is a country full of iconic and legendary franchises that are known all over the world. But within all these there are some that are much more important than others, at least in terms of money raised.

That is why the top 30 of the franchises that have generated the most money in 2021 in Japan has already been revealed. This involves the sales of manga, anime, movies, novels, books, CDs, and Blu-rays.

  • 30 –Kusuriya no Hitorigoto (The Apothecary Diaries) – 1,754,211,815 yenes
  • 29 – Dr. STONE – 1,761,411,309 yenes
  • 28 – Violet Evergarden – 1,949,933,501 yen
  • 27 –Yakusoku no Neverland – 1,974,933,501 yenes
  • 26 – Kaguya-sama: Love is War – 2,004,603,822 yenes
  • 25 – Mobile Suit Gundam – 2,115,255,233 yenes
  • 24 – Shuumatsu no Valkyrie (Record of Ragnarok) – 2,152,686,030 yenes
  • 23 – Kaijuu 8-gou (Monster No.8) – 2,156,517,770 yen
  • 22 –Takizawa Kabuki – 2,235,082,300 yenes
  • 21 – The Idolmaster – 2,293,765,599 yenes
  • 20 – Black Clover – 2,353,566,799 yenes
  • 19 – Chainsaw Man – 2,435,356,572 yenes
  • 18 – Kieta Hatsukoi (My Love Mix-Up!) – 2,633,321,262 yenes
  • 17 – Fate Series – 2,641,129,195 yenes
  • 16 – Detective Conan (Meitantei Conan) – 2,701,094,214 yen
  • 15 – Honey Lemon Soda – 2,784,577,279 yenes
  • 14 – SPY x FAMILY – 2,805,878,218 yenes
  • 13 –Touken Ranbu – 3,132,921,885 yenes
  • 12 – Kingdom – 3,140,031,474 yenes
  • 11 – Hypnosis Mic: Division Rap Battle – 3,400,834,511 yenes
  • 10 –Haikyu !! – 3,466,890,910 yenes
  • 9 – Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken (TenSura: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime) – 3,982,218,289 yenes
  • 8 – Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia) – 4,042,175,790 yenes
  • 7 –Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan) – 4,225,647,029 yenes
  • 6 – Love Live! Series – 5,244,599,314 yenes
  • 5 – One Piece – 5,435,975,985 yenes
  • 4 –Uma Musume: Pretty Derby – 10,001,354,165 yenes
  • 3 – Tokyo Revengers – 13,648,808,194 yen
  • 2 –Jujutsu Kaisen – 18,104,991,344 yenes
  • 1 –Kimetsu no Yaiba – 26,385,011,675 yenes

That’s right, in the first three positions we can find three series that have already been talked about a lot outside of Japan and that continue to give a lot to talk about.

It is honestly impressive to know that 4 franchises have managed to beat One Piece, but being in fifth place even with so much time since its launch is something that should be taken into account.

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Miguel Bravo is editor of IGN Latin America. Lover of everything that comes from Japan, video games and good stories. Engineering student in animation and the Japanese language. You can follow him on social networks like @ElDetectiveMike and on Youtube like El Detective Mike.