The manga industry has expanded dramatically in recent years, with several manga’s being released each month in Japan. According to reports, over 500+ categories of manga are published monthly, including popular ones like shōnen, seinen, and rom-com, but which is the best-selling manga of all time?
The popular manga series “One Piece,” written by Eiichiro Oda, is at the top of the list, with sales exceeding 500 million copies. This places One Piece as the world’s second best-selling comic book, trailing only DC’s Superman series. The classic manga series Golgo 13 remains in second place, with total sales of 300 million manga copies.
The following is a list of the top 10 best-selling manga series to date in terms of the number of collected tankōbon volumes sold.
#1 One Piece by Eiichiro Oda (500 million)
#2 Golgo 13 by Takao Saito (300 million)
#3 Dragon Ball by Akira Toriyama (260 million)
#4 Detective Conan by Gosho Aoyama (250 million)
#5 Naruto by Masashi Kishimoto (250 million)
#6 Doraemon by Fujiko F. Fujio (250 million)
#7 Slam Dunk by Takehiko Inoue (170 million)
#8 KochiKame: Tokyo Beat Cops by Osamu Akimoto (156 million)
#9 Demon Slayer by Koyoharu Gotouge (150 million)
#10 Crayon Shin-chan by Yoshito Usui (148 million)
Apart from these best-selling series, some other well-known manga series also ranked in the list. Tite Kubo’s shōnen series, Bleach ranked 12th on the list with a total of 120 million copies in circulation. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure (120 million) and Attack On Titan (100 million) ranked in 13th and 15th positions respectively.Share this Post: