Here are the Highest Printed Manga From the Three Major Publishers (2016-2017)

Last Friday, Tsukuru magazine published a list of the 15 most printed manga volumes based on first printings for the publishers; Kodansha, Shogakukan and Shueisha. The chart covers manga volumes released between April of 2016 and March of 2017.

Without further ado, here are the top 3 highest printed volumes amongst the three publishers:

1. One Piece (volume 84) –  3 600 000

2. Attack on Titan (volume 19) – 2 070 000

3. Hunter x Hunter (volume 33) – 1 600 000

Here are the top 15 highest first print runs for volumes from each of the three major publishers:

Kodansha

Rank Title Volume Copies Printed
1 Attack on Titan 19 2 070 000
2 The Seven Deadly Sins 20 660 000
3 The Heroic Legend of Arslan 5 519 000
4 Saint Young Men 13 508 000
5 Ajin 8 440 000
6 Space Brothers 28 430 000
7 Ace Diamond Act II 3 400 000
8 Fairy Tail 55 400 000
9 Chihayafuru 32 352 000
10 Prison School 21 330 000
11 Cardcaptor Sakura Clear Card-hen 1 300 000
12 Hozuki’s Coolheadedness 22 300 000
13 Ahiru no Sora 44 270 000
14 Hajime no Ippo 114 265 000
15 What Did You Eat Yesterday? 12 265 000

Shogakukan

Rank Title Volume                     Copies Printed                     
1 Detective Conan 91 700 000
2 Major 2nd 5 480 000
3 Magi 29 480 000
4 Mix 9 475 000
5 Dagashi Kashi 5 300 000
6 Magi: Adventure of Sinbad 10 270 000
7 I am a Hero 20 232 000
8 Kūbo Ibuki 6 230 000
9 Koi wa Ameagari no You ni 5 200 000
10 Blue Giant Supreme 1 200 000
11 Yōkai Watch 11 200 000
12 Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san 5 190 000
13 Sō-Bō-Tei Kowasu Beshi 1 180 000
14 Eiga Yo-kai Watch: Sora Tobu Kujira to Double Sekai no Daibōken da Nyan! 180 000
15 Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt 8 180 000

Shueisha

Rank Title Volume Copies Printed
1 One Piece 84 3 600 000
2 Hunter x Hunter 33 1 600 000
3 Assassination Classroom 21 870 000
4 Tokyo Ghoul:re 10 820 000
5 One-Punch Man 12 750 000
6 Haikyu!! 25 740 000
7 Kuroko no Basuke Extra Game Kōhen 680 000
8 Kingdom 45 680 000
9 Terra Formers 20 600 000
10 My Hero Academia 12 560 000
11 Kimi ni Todoke 28 510 000
12 D.Gray-man 25 460 000
13 Bleach 74 450 000
14 Boruto: Naruto Next Generations 450 000
15 JoJolion 13 430 000

 

As to be expected, One Piece dominated the list with almost 74% more copies printed than second place and 125% more than third place. But was there any rankings that surprised you this year?

 

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