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Top 10 Best-Selling Manga Of 2022

Manga has seen a rise in popularity in recent times which is mostly due to the success of manga being adapted into popular Anime. Manga is basically a graphic novel originating from Japan.

Most Anime watchers go for the manga when the season ends on a cliffhanger to kill their curiosity and to understand the plot better with details that are not shown in the anime. Here is a list of the 10 most popular manga of 2022:

1. Jujutsu Kaisen

Jujutsu Kaisen has quickly become a fan favorite since its Anime premiered in 2020. The idea of a sorcerer world mixed with action-based pacing has made an impact on fans. Since its first publication, Jujutsu Kaisen has gained a lot of popularity because of its engaging characters, amazing storytelling, and action-packed pieces.

The manga has attracted fans with lovable characters and a strong plot. This has led the series to sell over 8.8 million copies and garner the number-one spot in 2022.

2. Tokyo Revengers

This manga has managed to stick to the second highest-selling Manga of 2022. It is a new take on the street gang genre and a sci-fi twist by adding a time travel paradox. The main lead Takemichi travels back and forth in time to save his loved one from a certain death.

Tokyo Revengers sold over 6.6 million copies in 2022, The series has fast-paced storytelling and the action sequence that look so real. The various characters and their respective journey make the story even more appealing.

3.Spy x Family

Spy x Family manga has been on a rise and is expected to cross Tokyo Revengers by the end of the Fiscal year. Its growing popularity is because of Anime. The first part of season 1 just finished airing on TV and this has fans going over for manga to know more about the story. The story has a Bond culture vibe with a Cold war theme.

Spy x Family is crafted so cleverly that is very engaging. The comic element with action-packed scenes and a love story, what more can you ask from a novel? The cuteness of the main character Anya and the family-friendly storyline makes it the third-best-selling manga of 2022.

4. One piece

One Piece is still considered the longest-running manga of all time. Oda’s magnum opus has maintained its top ten ranks for over twenty years. The creative storyline about a young pirate with his crew going on adventures is a perfect read for someone who is looking for an adventure.

The fantastic ensemble and the foreshadowing in the series make you wonder about the way it is written and illustrated. One piece sold over 3.9 million copies in 2022 making it a very successful series.

5. Demon Slayer

This manga has gained popularity ever since the first episode of the anime premiered on TV. The author Kayoharu Gotouge should be praised for the great work and the creativity with which she has created this storyline. Demon slayer is considered the best anime adaptation of a manga.

Her work has created one of the most successful franchises of all time. She is one of the very few female manga writers in Japan that have seen this level of success. The story is so cohesive and well-written that you can’t help but come back for more. The manga sold over 2.4 million copies in 2022.

6. Mystery To Iu Nakare

Having sold over 2.4 million copies in 2022 makes this manga a great success. Mystery To Iu Nakare also known as Do not say, mystery, has been in the top ten highest-selling manga since its first publication in 2017. The storyline moves around a protagonist who finds himself in dangerous situations on a daily basis and how he gets out of them.

This has fans come back to know what a sticky situation is it going to be this time. The lead character Totono Kuno finds mysteries and solves them giving this series an Agatha Christie vibe which fans find very engaging and refreshing

7. My Hero Academia

Considered the new age big 3 of 2022, My Hero Academia has earned its spot as one of the most popular series in the shonen jump. A new meaning to the superhero age this series has everything one can ask for, action drama, sacrifice, and a powerful antagonist. The story moves about the good and bad in the world, the heroes and villains.

Though when you think about the superhero genre you think about Marvel or DC. My hero academia has still managed to make a place for itself with over 2.1 million copies sold in 2022. This series has managed to gain a loyal fanbase and a fantastic anime adaptation.

8. Kaiju No.8

The anime adaptation of this Manga is now under production. The series has managed to sell over 1.7 million copies in 2022 while maintaining its popularity since it premiered. The series has a very Pacific Rim setting where humanity is on the brink of extension by the kaiju. The defense force is dedicated to combating these beasts.

It is a story about a man named Kafka who has connected with fans because of his optimistic perseverance in Tokyo which is run down by kaiju. Kaiju no.8 adds a little humor that fans find very refreshing.

9. My Dress Up Darling

This romantic comedy saw a rise in sales after the anime premiered earlier this year. The story follows aspiring Hina doll artist Gojo and aspiring cosplayer Kitagawa. Their journey together to make the best cosplay ever.

My Dress Up Darling is a romantic comedy that gives a very feel-good vibe and the relationship that evolves between two people. The series has seen a spike in sales this year and has sold 1.5 million copies, making it a very successful rom-com novel of 2022.

10. Kingdom

The Kingdom is a very popular manga series since it premiered in 2006. The story shows the warring states era in Chinese history. The battle-driven plot is full of strategies and conspiracies that make up for a well-rounded novel.

The Kingdom is by far the best war depicting series and thanks to its historical setting and creative battle scenes. The manga sold over 1.4 million copies in 2022 making it number 10 on our list.

Manga culture has seen a rise internationally in the past few years. An average person in Japan spends around 30 dollars a year on mangas. it is known for its unique visual style and the range of genres in this category makes it highly acceptable to readers.It caters to a much larger population because Manga writers cover a variety of topics from Action, Romance, and general social and political topics.

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