Demon Slayer is one of the hottest series of the season, and the statistics agree. The series has broken 2 amazing sales records already. First, it became the highest selling manga of 2019, surpassing One Piece in sales by over 200,000 copies thus breaking One Piece’s 10-year long reign over the title. Then Demon Slayer’s 18th Volume sold over 1 million copies from its first print, becoming the 3rd Shonen Jump series to achieve the goal in this decade. However, it looks like the series has achieved yet another goal.
@JUMP_j_BOOKS tweeted out the news that Demon Slayer has a whopping 800,000 copies in circulation currently. The content of the manga speaks for itself, the series has been getting a lot of attention from fans worldwide recently. It has also been confirmed that Demon Slayer has sold 100,000 volumes in under two days.
This sales figure includes digital sales and reprints. Still, the number represents the growing fan base of the series, which is the true metric to judge the popularity of a series. This record is only going to jump up as a new volume of Demon Slayer was released in Japan. The hype around the series mixed with the spirit of the holiday season implies that readers are going to have a great time.
About Demon Slayer
Created initially by Koyoharu Gotoge, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba first debuted in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump in February 2016. It is a story revolving around the life of Tanjiro Kamado, whose family was slaughtered ruthlessly by Demons. Sworn to take revenge and to get his sister, who is turning into a demon, cured, Tanjiro sets out. Into the demon-riddled world, to help others befalling the same fate he had just been through.