June 20, 2024

2023 is drawing to a detailed, and it’s time to take a look at the year-end stats for all our favourite issues. As such, for the world of manga, the highest 10 hottest-selling manga of 2023 have been revealed by Oricon right now. I’ve been selecting up loads of new manga to learn this yr and was so excited to see which one took the pole place, defeating all the opposite manga when it got here to gross sales. Now that the day is right here, and boosting its ego multi-fold is Blue Lock, which has emerged because the best-selling manga of 2023.

Blue Lock Reigns Supreme in Manga Gross sales!

Be aware:
Earlier than we transfer to the rankings, allow us to make clear that Oricon manga gross sales embrace gross sales from numerous Japanese shops, however it doesn’t embrace all of the shops current in Japan. Extra importantly, you will need to notice that Oricon solely counts gross sales of bodily copies of manga; digital copies are usually not included of their whole gross sales.

Is it simply me, or does everybody else additionally really feel that the yr 2023 flew by so quick, not like some other yr? Nonetheless, now that we’re stepping foot into the ultimate month of 2023, it’s time to take a look at the whole manga gross sales for the earlier 12 months.

We now have the ultimate information from Oricon’s manga gross sales rankings for 2023 (Nov 21, 2022 to Nov 19, 2023). This information covers the gross sales of the most well-liked manga titles, like Jujutsu Kaisen, Chainsaw Man, One Piece, and so forth, however there is just one winner who reigns on the high, and it’s Blue Lock!

Blue Lock’s characters are identified for his or her egotistical methods to beat everybody and attain the highest. And effectively, staying true to that philosophy, writer Muneyuki Kaneshiro’s ego has additionally overwhelmed the likes of Akutami and Oda to make Blue Lock the best-selling manga in 2023. It knocked out everybody in its path by promoting greater than 10 million copies this yr. The second and third locations are occupied by the Shonen beloveds, Jujutsu Kaisen, and the long-running One Piece sequence.

Here’s a ranked checklist of the best-selling manga in 2023, all of which have been serialized in Shonen Soar:

Manga Title No. of Copies Bought
Blue Lock 10,527,146
Jujutsu Kaisen 8,541,411
One Piece 7,197,532
Oshi no Ko 5,413,091
Chainsaw Man 5,348,618
Slam Dunk 4,968,484
Spy x Household 4,326,425
My Hero Academia 3,528,423
Tokyo Revengers 3,218,117
Kingdom 3,207,691

Blue Lock’s Rampage May Not Cease Simply But!

top 10 best selling manga sales rankings 2023
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Earlier this yr, in the course of the first half of 2023, Oricon revealed a best-seller manga checklist for the primary half, the place we first seen Blue Lock dominating the race. It looks like the craze will not be ending any time quickly, as Isagi, Rin, Bachira, and others struggle for his or her survival on the worldwide stage. The title of the most-sold manga in 2023 is now owned by “Blue Lock,” and count on this pattern to proceed subsequent yr.

Furthermore, simply as we predicted, Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 with its stellar adaptation of Gojo’s Previous within the first cour and the continued Shibuya Incident Arc adaptation within the second cour has boosted the manga gross sales additional to assert the second place. The numbers will solely go up as anime viewers are dealt some main shocks within the coming weeks.

Shifting on, the conclusion of the Wano Nation arc and the start of one more stellar arc, the Egghead arc gave One Piece the increase we anticipated to make it into the High 3. But it surely couldn’t sit on the high as a result of launch of simply three volumes in 2023. Each Oshi no Ko and CSM’s debut seasons have been well-received and brought about waves, pulling in new followers to learn the manga. Subsequently, these two manga clinched the highest 4 and 5 positions, respectively.

That concludes Oricon’s manga gross sales rating for the yr 2023. We have been amazed however elated by these outcomes as a result of Blue Lock will not be solely mine however my editor’s high reads of 2023 as effectively. In case you are but to learn the manga, I extremely advocate you test it out and prepare to have your thoughts blown.

Other than witnessing Isagi-kun and his enthusiasm to devour others, I’ve been juggling between One Piece, CSM, Kaiju No. 8, and Jujutsu Kaisen, witnessing the height of fiction. Speaking about peak fiction, Dandadan’s anime adaptation has been introduced, and it’ll be a part of this checklist as soon as the anime airs subsequent yr. What’s your favourite manga learn in 2023? Tell us within the feedback under.