Discover the 20 best-selling manga in Japan in August 2022!

The popular belief that people read less is increasingly wrong. Indeed, thanks to Oricon’s statistics, we can see that manga are selling quite well. What reinforces this finding is that sales concern both classics and novelties. Discover here the 20 best-selling manga during the week of August 08 to 14 in Japan.

Credits: Studio Mappa

A heterogeneous classification

As usual, the Oricon classification shows an incredible homogeneity: shonen, isekai, seinen, etc. The big surprise is undoubtedly the presence of volume 4 of The Fable. This manga, which recounts the forced retirement of a professional killer, entered the rankings to position itself directly at 8e square.

1- One Piece—Volume 103

Estimated sales: 349,055 copies

2- Jujutsu Kaisen — Volume 20

Estimated sales: 313,827 copies

3- Gluttons & Dragons — Volume 12

Estimated sales: 147,053 copies

4-Mairimashita! Iruma-kun—Volume 28

Estimated sales: 96,061 copies

5- Nozaki-kun — Volume 14

Estimated sales: 87,129 copies

6- Makai no Shuyaku wa Wareware da! —Volume 10

Estimated sales: 66,570 copies

7- Grand Blue – Volume 19

Estimated sales: 56,441 copies

8- The Fable—Volume 4

Estimated sales: 54,631 copies

9- My Isekai Life—Chapter 17

Estimated sales: 49,978 copies

10- Dragon Ball Super—Volume 19

Estimated sales: 47,398 copies

11- Wind Breaker—Volume 8

Estimated sales: 46,875 copies

12- I Was Reincarnated as the 7th Prince so I Can Take My Time Perfecting My Magical Ability—Volume 8

Estimated sales: 44,209 copies

13- Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody—Volume 14

Estimated sales: 41,052 copies

14- One Piece episode A 1

Estimated sales: 40,503 copies

15- One Piece episode A 2

Estimated sales: 39,604 copies

16- Let Me Hate You — Volume 4

Estimated sales: 37,123 copies

17- The Dangers in My Heart Special Edition 7

Estimated sales: 35,915 copies

18- Yowamushi Pedal — Volume 79

Estimated sales: 34,946 copies

19- One Piece—Volume 102

Estimated sales: 33,168 copies

20- As a Reincarnated Aristocrat, I’ll Use My Appraisal Skill to Rise in the World—Volume 8

Estimated sales: 32,545 copies

Many isekai in the ranking

This ranking is representative of current trends. Not only do we find the usual big sellers like One Piece, Jujutsu Kaisen and Dragon Ball, but we do not go unnoticed by the isekai wave. The top has no less than five. This shows the enthusiasm that the public has for this genre.