That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Manga Tops Book Walker's Digital Sales Ranking of 2018

Last year's champion "KonoSuba" novel drops to third place

Book Walker, one of the largest digital bookstores in Japan, today announced its sales rankings of 2018 for ten categories, based on the sales figures between November 11, 2017, and October 31, 2018. The store opened in 2010 and has offered various digital books from major Japanese publishers, including Kadokawa, Kodansha, Shueisha, and Shogakukan.  

 

The top-selling series in its overall ranking of this year was the manga adaptation of Hase's That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime fantasy light novel series illustrated by Taiki Kawakami, and Fuse's original light novel ranked 9th. The manga and novel ranked 32nd and 19th, respectively, in 2017.  

 

Last year's most popular series, Natsume Akatsuki's KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World! novel dropped to third place this year, while Kugane Maruyama's Overlord novel jumped up to

second from last year's 53rd. 

 


  

Overall Sales Top 10 Series in 2018

 (their ranking in 2017)

  

1 (32). "That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime" manga (Taiki Kawakami/Kodansha/Monthly Shonen Sirius)

(C)Fuse (C)Taiki Kawakami/KODANSHA

 

2 (53). "Overlord" novel (Kugane Maruyama/KADOKAWA/Entearbrain) 

3 (1). "KonoSuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World!" novel (Natsume Akatsuki/KADOKAWA/Sneaker Bunko) 

4 (2). "Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?" novel (Fujino Omori/SB Creative/GA Bunko)

5 (38) "Goblin Slayer" manga (Kosuke Kurose/Square Enix/Big Gangan Comics)

6 (9). "Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody" novel (Hiro Ainana/Kadokawa Books)

7 (8). "The Irregular at Magic High School" novel (Tsutomu Sato/Dengeki Bunko)

8 (-). "Isekai Meikyuu de Harem wo" manga (Issei Hyouju/KADOKAWA/Kadokawa Comics Ace)

9 (19). "That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime" novel (Fuse/Micro Magazine/CG Novels)

10 (7). "No Game No Life" novel (Yu Kamiya/KADOKAWA/MF Bunko J)

 

 


  

Male Manga Series Top 10


1 (-). "That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime" (Taiki Kawakami/Kodansha/Monthly Shonen Sirius)

2 (14) "Goblin Slayer" (Kosuke Kurose/Square Enix/Big Gangan Comics)

3 (-). "Isekai Meikyuu de Harem wo" (Issei Hyouju/KADOKAWA/Kadokawa Comics Ace)

4 (1). "Delicious in Dungeon" (Ryoko Kui/KADOKAWa Enterbarin/Haruta)

5 (11). "Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody" (Aya Megumu/KADOKAWA/Monthly Dragon Age)

6 (4). "Saga of Tanya the Evil" (Carlo Zen/KADOKAWA/Kadokawa Comic Ace)

7 (20). "Isekai Izakaya 'Nobu'" (Virginia Nitouhei/KADOKAWA/Young Ace)

8 (-). "Mushoku Tensei" (Yuka Fujikawa/Media Factory/Monthy Comic Flapper)

9 (-). "World's End Harem" color edition (Kotaro Shono/Shueisha/Shonen Jump+)

10 (-). "Isekai Nonbiri Nouka" (Yasuyuki Tsurugi/KADOKAWA Enterbrain/Dragon Comics Age)

   


  

Female Manga Series Top 10

 

1 (2). "Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku" (Fujita/Ichijinsha/comic POOL)

(C) Fujita/Ichijinsha

 

2 (-). "Hyakushou Kizoku" (Hiromu Arakawa/Shinshokan Wings)

3 (1). "Chihayafuru" (Yuki Suetsugu/Kodansha/BE LOVE)

4 (-). "Seijyo no Maryoku wa Bannou-desu" (Azuki Fugi/KADOKAWA/Comic Walker)

5 (-). "Otome Game no Hametsu Flag shika nai Akuyaku Reijou ni Tensei shite shimatta"

     (Nami Hidaka/Ichijinsha/Comic ZERO-SUM)

6 (-). "Honzuki no Gekokujyou" (Suzuka/To Books)

7 (4). "Isekai de Kuro no Iyashitette Yobareteimasu." (Miya Fujima, Yuichi Murakami/AlphaPolis)

8 (-). "Ikinokori Renkinjyutsushi wa Machi de Shizuka ni kurashitai" (ox/KADOKAWA)

9 (-). "Saikyou no Kanteishi-tte Dare no Koto?" (Shizo/KADOKAWA)

10 (-). "Fikushu wo Chikatta Shironeko wa Ryuou no Hiza no Ue de Damin wo Musaboru"

     (AKI/KADOKAWA Media Factory)

  


 

Source: Book Walker press release

 

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