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Jun 23rd 2020 at 11:06:24 AM

The Kimetsu sales train doesn't want to stop. It now has 80 million copies in circulation clearing its 60 million in circulation it had in May.

Also with this, it has passed Hunter x Hunter circulation of 78 million and is now part of the top 10 highest circulation number in Weekly shonen jump (Current top 10:ONE PIECE, DRAGON BALL, Naruto, SLAM DUNK, Kochikame, Bleach, Jo Jo's, Hokuto no Ken, Kimetsu no Yaiba and Captain Tsubasa.)

To understand how crazy this is, see this helpful chart to see how quickly it reached its dizzying heights.

Edited by AbrahamOmosun on Jun 23rd 2020 at 11:19:18 AM

Cowboys vs Samurai
Jun 23rd 2020 at 12:16:31 PM

I will never get that, but good for the author for being so successful.

fishysaur Just your under-average loser
Just your under-average loser
Jun 23rd 2020 at 2:10:07 PM

[up]same

at this point I pretend that Dai hits the 100.000 copies after the anime airs [lol]

alekos23 Dadpire
Dadpire
Jun 23rd 2020 at 2:12:59 PM

The great Kimetsu sales wall sure is annoying if you wanna check the sales of lesser series. tongue

thatother1dude Closing for the day from Land of the Ill, Annoyin'
Closing for the day
Jun 23rd 2020 at 2:49:14 PM

I will never get that, but good for the author for being so successful.
It's also quite an accomplishment to end your series while it's still so successful.

Draghinazzo My love, has dressed me like a clown Relationship Status: YOU'RE TEARING ME APART LISA
My love, has dressed me like a clown
Jun 23rd 2020 at 2:53:30 PM

I'm surprised Jump allowed them to end the series instead of milking it endlessly for years, not sure if they just put their foot down hard or whatever, but I genuinely respect that.

It's the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine. ...not really though.
slimcoder Black-Hearted Evil or Brave-Hearted Hero
Black-Hearted Evil or Brave-Hearted Hero
Jun 23rd 2020 at 2:55:24 PM

Well the series was already well in its final arc just when it hit big so at that point there wasn't much that could be done to naturally extend it.

Can you see all of me? Walk into my mystery. Do you remember me? Capture you or set you free I am all. I am all... I am all of me
fishysaur Just your under-average loser
Just your under-average loser
Jun 23rd 2020 at 10:47:43 PM

Probably because they have already planned the ending of the manga before the booming in popularity, plus, the fact the manga was at its ending is another factor in booming the sales along with the animated adaptation

thatother1dude Closing for the day from Land of the Ill, Annoyin'
Closing for the day
Jun 24th 2020 at 2:15:21 AM

And I’m sure they’d rather keep the author’s goodwilll so they’ll stay with Jump for future works.

thatother1dude Closing for the day from Land of the Ill, Annoyin'
Closing for the day
Jun 26th 2020 at 2:46:19 AM

For some strange reason, the simulrelease clocks changed to say the next Jump chapters are coming out today at 12 EST instead of Sunday. This does match the in-chapter notes from last week saying the next chapter would be on the 26th, not the 28th, which I assumed were a typo.

Anyone know what’s up? Does Jump just come out on Saturday this week for some reason?

Edited by thatother1dude on Jun 26th 2020 at 4:46:51 AM

thatother1dude Closing for the day from Land of the Ill, Annoyin'
Closing for the day
Jun 26th 2020 at 5:56:27 AM

Do we know why?

Comun Translation Trainwreck Enthusiast from Lostbelt 7 Relationship Status: You cannot grasp the true form
SKJAM Relationship Status: Baby don't hurt me!
Jun 26th 2020 at 3:17:34 PM

Hard-Boiled Cop and Dolphin is mildly amusing buddy cop stuff with an absurdist twist.

And Time Paradox Ghostwriter introduces a new plot twist you might have seen coming. Future Aino is dead, so there's no more future White Knight to copy from!

thatother1dude Closing for the day from Land of the Ill, Annoyin'
Closing for the day
Jun 26th 2020 at 3:25:01 PM

I hope the third chapter of Ayakashi Triangle is more of a watermark for sexual content than where it goes all the time, though seven pages of nudity is still better than pantyshots.

Interesting that it's already shifted from Shirogane being an active antagonist to him being captured and Matsuri trying to "tame" him. I sort of hoped the previous status quo would develop more, though maybe Matsuri's goal of reversing his transformation will be more of an overarching background plot to other things.

Lyendith I'm not insane, I'm not… not insane! from Bègles, France Relationship Status: Buried in snow, waiting for spring
I'm not insane, I'm not… not insane!
Jun 26th 2020 at 3:52:13 PM

Woah, didn't expect it to come out early! And I missed a bunch of chapters last week too.

Anyway, issue 30!

Front color: Shakunetsu no Niraikanai (new series by Tamura Ryuuhei)
Center color: Hakaishin Magu-chan (chapter 2), Dr. Stone (23 pages), Mashle (25 pages)
Random placement: Time Paradox Ghostwriter (chapter 7), Ayakashi Triangle (chapter 3) Absent: One Piece

1. Boku no Hero Academia
2. Haikyuu!!
3. Act-age
4. Shinrin Ouja Moriking
5. Bone Collection
6. Jujutsu Kaisen
7. Black Clover
8. Yozakura-san Chi no Daisakusen
9. Undead Unluck
10. Chainsawman
11. Agravity Boys
12. Mitama Security
13. Bokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai

Next week, new series called Boku to Roboko by Miyazaki Shuuhei and color page for Act-age.

Flippé de participer à ce grand souper, je veux juste m'occuper de taper mon propre tempo.
slimcoder Black-Hearted Evil or Brave-Hearted Hero
Black-Hearted Evil or Brave-Hearted Hero
Jun 26th 2020 at 4:08:21 PM

Whooo 1st MHA has reached the #1 spot in a while.

Also huh, Moriking & Bone Collection are in the middle spots, pretty decent.

Though that new series, rather weird timing to have a new comic about cops.

Can you see all of me? Walk into my mystery. Do you remember me? Capture you or set you free I am all. I am all... I am all of me
Lyendith I'm not insane, I'm not… not insane! from Bègles, France Relationship Status: Buried in snow, waiting for spring
I'm not insane, I'm not… not insane!
Jun 26th 2020 at 5:40:39 PM

Also seems like Japanese readers didn't really dig the Sawako Rizu arc in We Never Learn.

Flippé de participer à ce grand souper, je veux juste m'occuper de taper mon propre tempo.
IniuriaTalis Relationship Status: Chocolate!
Jun 26th 2020 at 5:44:08 PM

Makes sense. Never have I seen a series of events dedicated to a single ship in a manga do less to sell that ship...

Meanwhile, the Fumino and Uruka arcs actually focus on their central relationships, and in Fumino's case actually demonstrates why he'd pick her over the other girls. Kinda sells my suspicion that the author was really divided between Uruka and Fumino, and just threw in the other three as a fan-appeasing bonus...

Jun 27th 2020 at 2:12:16 AM

Well, without TPN and Kny, it's just OP, MHA and Dr. Stone that rank high consistently.

Silentedge89 Optimistic Cynic
Optimistic Cynic
Jun 27th 2020 at 3:11:52 AM

Undead Unluck dropped. That's... that's not good.

Lyendith I'm not insane, I'm not… not insane! from Bègles, France Relationship Status: Buried in snow, waiting for spring
I'm not insane, I'm not… not insane!
Jun 27th 2020 at 4:30:36 AM

It's still around the middle, that doesn't mean much.

Flippé de participer à ce grand souper, je veux juste m'occuper de taper mon propre tempo.
Jun 27th 2020 at 4:59:57 PM

Indeed. Series in the middle juggle places all the time.

-sigh- Lost passwords...
thatother1dude Closing for the day from Land of the Ill, Annoyin'
Closing for the day
Jun 28th 2020 at 11:25:11 AM

Reading Magu-chan, I don't know whether to think of his voice as being super-deep or loud, but high-pitched a la Bill Cipher.

alekos23 Dadpire
Dadpire
Jun 28th 2020 at 11:35:02 AM

I hear Plankton. [lol]


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