Three beloved manga series – Spy x Family, Jujutsu Kaisen and My Hero Academia – took the top spot on the New York Times Best Sellers list.
According to the publisher’s catalog of best-selling graphic books, Vol. 9 in Tatsuya Endo’s story about family being found and espionage ranked third, behind only Dav Pilkey’s Collaborations and Twenty Thousand Fleas Under the Sea. Gege Akutami’s Jujutsu Kaisen episode. 19 ranked sixth and Kōhei Horikoshi’s My Hero Academia Vol. 33 comes in at ninth place.
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While they didn’t make the top 10, two other iconic manga series made the list. Volume 1 of Tatsuki Fujimoto’s Chainsaw Man, which tells the story of an extremely poor young man who has to work to pay off a huge debt by hunting and slaying monsters, ranked 12th overall and Episode 1. 1 in Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, about a young man who after he finds his life completely changed when the demons that killed his parents and his sister are turned into one, win 15th place.
The highly ranked spy story in the Spy x Family family first appeared in Shueisha’s Shōnen Jump+ magazine in March 2019. It has sold over 30 million copies worldwide, making it one of the most popular. best-selling manga of all time alongside One-Punch Man and One Punch Man. Fruit basket by Natsuki Takaya. Written by Tatsuya Endo, who was recently confused about his Twitter status, the story follows the eclectic Blacksmiths — Anya, a child who can read minds; Loid, a notorious spy; Yor, a caring woman who plays the deadly assassin known as Princess Thorn; and Bond, a Great Pyrenees with precognition. The plot strikes an amazing balance, including moments of tense combat and intrigue as well as wholesome, humorous scenes.
The Jujutsu Kaisen manga launched in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump in March 2018 and may end sometime this year. Set in a world where dark spirits and magic are real, the story centers on high school student Yuji Itadori, who is recruited by a group of Jujutsu witches after he ingests a finger. Cursed. Fans of Akutami’s series not only show their appreciation by purchasing copies of the manga; they also make incredible cosplays.
Horikoshi’s My Hero Academia, which recently surpassed 85 million copies in circulation, debuted in Weekly Shōnen Jump in 2014. Following a high school student who dreams of becoming a superhero despite his lack of powers, the series has won the Best Manga category at number 31 at the 2019 Harvey Awards.
Source: NYT bestseller list