Kimetsu no Yaiba surpasses 120 million copies in circulation
The initial print run of the twenty-third and final compiled volume of the manga written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge, Kimetsu no Yaiba, is reported to be 3.95 million copies. With this amount, the franchise has surpassed 120 million copies in circulation (including digital versions) with the release of its final volume.
With 40 million copies accumulated with the release of the nineteenth volume in February, more than 60 million with the release of the twenty-first in May, more than 80 million with the release of the twenty-first in July and more than 100 million with the release of the twenty-first. second in October, the manga has been breaking its own records steadily throughout the year. In addition to the regular version, this final volume, scheduled for release on December 4 in Japan, will also have a special edition that will include some other benefits.
This final volume will add 14 pages to the last chapter of the work, as well as include an additional 25 pages as part of the volume itself (they will not be linked to the main story), so they could be simply illustrations or comments by the author. It is worth mentioning that the spin-off manga Kimetsu no Yaiba Gaiden, which will compile previously published stories of Giyuu Tomioka and Kyoujurou Rengoku, will also be published on the same day with an initial print run of one million copies.
Koyoharu Gotouge began the publication of the manga in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in February 2016 and ended it in May 2020. The publisher published the twenty-first compilation volume on July 3 in Japan, and the twenty-second on October 2.
Synopsis of Kimetsu no Yaiba
In the Taisho era in Japan, Tanjirou Kamado is a kind and intelligent boy who lives with his family in the mountains. Tanjirou has become the head of his family after the death of his father, making constant trips to the village at the foot of the mountain to sell firewood and charcoal. However, his life changes when one day, when he returns home later After spending a night out, he discovers that his family has been killed by a demon. Tanjirou and his sister Nezuko are the only survivors now, but she has been turned into a demon, although she surprisingly still displays emotions and seems to have a sense of reason. After an encounter with Giyuu Tomioka, a demon hunter; Tanjirou decides to become a demon hunter to hunt down the murderer of his family and find a way to return Nezuko to normal.
Source: Comic Natalie
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