Shonen Jump, the Publisher of Dragon Ball, One Piece and Naruto, Announces Record Profits in Its Annual Report | Spaghetti Code

When we think of manga, it is inevitable to talk about the magazine Weekly Shonen Jump, which is one of the main when it comes to introducing fans to the new adventures of their favorite characters. For several years, the weekly has published works such as Dragon Ball, One Piece, My Hero Academia, among others.

According to user Magnani MY on Twitter Weekly Shonen Jump reached net sales of 201.014 million yen, that is, approximately 1.83 billion dollars increasing its year-on-year profit to 3.15%, this from June 2020 to May 2021.

The sales were due to the magazines, books, advertising and commercial income that the publisher has, so it was obtained a net income of 45.71 million yen (about 416 million dollars), registering an increase of 118.3%.

My Hero Academia is part of the publisher’s publications | Source: Shueisha

This sales record is linked to publications of Weekly Shonen Jump, Young Jump, Saikyo Jump and V Jump, also magazines Shueisha, which occupied the charts with the best-selling editions. Titles like Dragon Ball, One Piece and Naruto have been placed as a permanent source of income, however, new posts like Jujutsu Kaisen, Chainsaw Man, Demon Slayer and others have increased the magazine’s revenue to the next level.

Manga has become quite popular globally in recent years, so it seems like Shonen Jump continues to reap fruit, showing that Manga publishers are also reaching a new level of success when it comes to their posts..

By the end of this year, Weekly Shonen Jump will hold its annual convention, Jump Festa 22, a platform used to announce important news regarding its publications or some news.

Shueisha It was founded in 1925 and is close to its 100th anniversary supplying its readers with some of the most important series, but given the heyday of manga and anime, the publisher still has a long way to go.


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