Demon Slayer beats Dragon Ball

Demon Slayer beats Dragon Ball

Demon Slayer dominates undisputed and surpasses the record of records by bypassing the great hit of the 80s-90s and also of modern times: Dragon Ball by Akira Toriyama (recovered on Amazon the first volume in full color).

Demon Slayer also beats Dragon Ball

Precisely, after beating One Piece and placing itself at the top of the best-selling manga of recent years, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, the written and designed by Koyoharu Gotouge and published in Italy by Star Comics, it is now also the best-selling Weekly Shonen Jump manga both in Japan and in the rest of the world, surpassing, in fact, the greatest work of Akira Toriyama.

Before Demon Slayer, the work that had achieved such an Olympic result could only be the story of Goku and, to follow, Slam Dunk by master Takehiko Inoue.

According to the report of via Twitter courtesy of @ AnimeCiity, Demon Slayer affirms himself in the panorama of manga industry reaching 6.52 million copies sold worldwide and 6.52 million in Japan alone; Dragon Ball, on the other hand, stands at 6.19 million worldwide and 4.29 million in Japan alone.

Another great achievement for the manga of the moment that owes a good chunk of its success to the hugely successful anime series of 2019 produced by Studio Ufotable. The anime was followed by an animated film, released in Japanese theaters in 2020, which continues undaunted to grind revenue after revenue.

In Italy, the anime series is available on the most popular streaming platforms under the Dynit license , while the animated film has been announced, but a release date to be defined.

About Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a manga written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge. Consisting of 205 chapters and 23 volumes, the manga ended in May 2020. In Italy the work is published by Edizioni Star Comics with 13 volumes available (find it on Amazon).

The manga inspired a series animated broadcast from April to September 2019 with 26 episodes broadcast. The anime is produced by Studio Ufotable and is legally visible, free of charge and with both Italian subtitles and Italian dubbing on VVVVID (Dynit).

The sequel to the anime materializes with an animated film that adapts the narrative arc of the training released in Japanese cinemas on October 16, 2020. In Italy, a date to be set for Dynit will arrive.

If you still don't know the work, here is a brief synopsis:

"Japan, the dawn of the twentieth century. Young Tanjiro, a kind coal seller, sees his daily life upset by the extermination of his family by a demon. The only one left alive is her younger sister Nezuko, who, however, has been transformed into a demon in her vault. To get her back as before and take revenge on the monster who killed her mother and siblings, Tanjiro sets out on a journey with Nezuko. Thus begins this story of blood, swords and adventure! “