"Chivalry of a Failed Knight" Series Reaches 1 Million Print Run

Novel's 8th and manga's 4th volumes were simultaneously released

According to the newest rap-around jacket come with the latest fourth volume of its manga adaptation illustrated by Megumi Soramichi, Riku Misora's action fantasy light novel series Rakudai Kishi no Eiyuutan: A Tale Of Worst One/A Chivalry of a Failed Knight, has now reached an astonishing one million copies in print in Japan.


The first volume of the novel series was published from SB Creative's GA Bunko imprint in July 2013. The novel's eighth volume and its manga adaptation's fourth volume were simultaneously released in Japan two days ago, October 14. Back in April 2014 when the manga started its serialization on Square Enix's GanGan Online website, the series' total print run was 250,000 with six volumes. Mainly thanks to the TV anime adaptation produced by Silver Link and Nexus, the number has jumped up four times only in 18 months.



Photo posted by Toranoana Ikebukuro Store A



By Melon Books Niigata Store



Novel 8th volume cover




Manga 4th volume cover



CM for this month's newest books from GA Bunko



Source: Toranoana, Melon Books


© Riku Misora Illustration:Won/SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

© Riku Misora, Megumi Soramichi/SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.


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