Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga's Total Print Run Reaches Ten Million Copies

By adding a massive four million copies just in four months

The official Twitter for Koyoharu Gotoge's dark fantasy manga Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba announced today that its tankobon's total print run have surpassed ten million copies.


The author's first serialization work has been running in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump since February 2016 and has released 16 volumes so far. As reported, it crossed the six million mark (print and digital combined) in May 2019, one month after its TV anime adaptation started airing in Japan. It means the manga added a massive four million copies just in four months. It has proved again that a TV anime adaptaion is the best promotional tool for manga sales. 



Twitter announcement for ten million copies:


The announcement for six million copies posted on May 1, 2019:


Tankobon 1st and 16th volume covers:



Source: "Kimetsu no Yaiba" manga official Twitter via: Mantan Web


©Koyoharu Gotoge / SHUEISHA Inc.


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