Since the broadcast of the first season of its anime began, the Tokyo Revengers manga has seen a great increase in its sales, managing to completely end the dominance it had Jujutsu Kaisen.
Although many experts thought that the success of Akutami’s work was going to be the same as that achieved by Kimetsu no Yaiba last year, unfortunately with the end of its first season and with the beginning of the animated version of the Wakui story, Jujutsu Kaisen was unable to dominate the ranking in sales for over half a year.
Tokyo Revengers began to be placed within the top 10 of the Oricon ranking in the first weeks of April, gradually managing to climb positions to take over the first place on the list in the last week of that month, surpassing Jujutsu with more than 60,000 copies sold. Kaisen.
Although momentarily the story of Akutami snatched the top spot on the list from Tokyo Revengers with the release of its volume 16After that, the series has considerably decreased its sales, reaching over 100,000 copies sold.
This time the Takemichi series has sold a total of 1,238,039 copies, while Jujutsu Kaisen made nearly 10% of this figure. and registered a total of 158,059 copies. Despite this number, Shueisha’s series was able to climb positions and placed second in this week’s rankings, something it had not achieved for several weeks.
Here are the 10 series that had the most sales during the week of July 26 to August 1, 2021.
Top 10 best-selling sleeves of the week
- Tokyo Revengers –Ken Wakui | 1,238,039 (Kodansha)
- Jujutsu Kaisen –Akutami Gege | 158,059 (Shueisha)
- Honey Lemon Soda –Mayu Murata | 100,043 (Shueisha)
- Kingdom –Yasuhisa Hara | 97,543 (Shueisha)
- My Hero Academia –Kohei Horikoshi | 86,098 (Shueisha)
- Kimetsu no Yaiba – Koyoharu Gotoge | 81,085 (Shueisha)
- Made in Abyss –YAkihito Tsukushi | 68,299 (Take Shobo)
- Haikyuu !! –Haruichi Furudate | 65,585 (Shueisha)
- Sousou no Frieren –Kanehito Yamada & Tsukasa Abe | 61,186 (Shogakukan)
- Chainsaw Man –Tatsuki Fujimoto | 57,947 (Shueisha)
Even if Tokyo Revengers has dominated the Oricon ranking in recent months weekly, so far the series has not been able to approach the sales record of Jujutsu Kaisen y Kimetsu no Yaiba this year, as both series have sold more than double the Wakui series so far.
So far the ToMan series has recorded 14,025,966 copies sold, something that ensures at least third place on the list of the best-selling manga of 2021, so if it continues to grow in this way for several more weeks, it is likely that it will get into the fight for the first two top places.
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