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One Piece Set to Surpass Harry Potter, Batman Sales Records


One Piece is on the cusp of changing into the primary manga collection in historical past to have a circulation of over 500 million copies, which implies it is also about to surpass some gross sales information set by another popular culture icons as properly, together with Harry Potter and Batman.

That is in response to new gross sales information and predictions compiled by reddit consumer OHandS. Utilizing the not too long ago launch Oricon gross sales charts for 2021, in addition to gross sales information collected from different retailers and former years, OHandS shared quite a lot of charts that element One Piece‘s gross sales from 2008 till now. The mathematically inclined One Piece fan concluded that Oda’s pirate epic ought to surpass the whole gross sales of Batman comics — about 495 million copies — and should even break the half-a-billion mark earlier than the top of the 12 months. One Piece can also be set to surpass the roughly 500 million copies bought file set by the perfect promoting guide collection of all time, Harry Potter, if present gross sales traits proceed.

One Piece will break these information regardless of truly experiencing a gradual decline in general gross sales. OHandS notes that regardless of the entire hype for the collection’ a thousandth chapter and one hundredth collected quantity, the collection has been experiencing a small however regular drop in gross sales each because the begin of the present Wano Nation arc. Whereas it is just about assured that the collection will surpass the five hundred million mark, this gradual decline might hamper the collection’ possibilities of surpassing Superman‘s 600 million points bought determine. OHandS speculates that the collection may see a spike in gross sales if the collection’ subsequent and probably closing story arc builds up sufficient hype for the collection’ finale, or if the upcoming live-action Netflix adaptation manages to attract in new audiences.

Regardless of that decline, One Piece was nonetheless general the sixth greatest promoting manga collection in Japan in 2021, putting it simply behind Kohei Horikoshi’s My Hero Academia, however nonetheless putting the 24-year previous collection forward of newer hits akin to Spy x Household and Chainsaw Man. The general best-selling manga collection for the 12 months was Gege Akutami’s Jujutsu Kaisen, which managed to promote 30 million copies in 2021, regardless of taking a two-month hiatus this summer season. Akutami’s darkish fantasy shonen collection managed to only barely outsell Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba, which bought 29.5 million copies in its closing 12 months of serialization.

One Piece is localized and distributed in North America by VIZ Media. The anime adaptation of the collection, which not too long ago aired its landmark a thousandth episode, is obtainable for streaming by Crunchyroll and Funimation.

Supply: Reddit


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