Top-Selling Manga, Light Novels and more in this News Round-Up


Hello everyone, Red’s Nerd Den is open again and this time it is time to catch up on what was reported recently; The Numbers for the Top Sellers in Japan, whether it be Manga, Light Novels, or the number of volumes.

Kimetsu No Yaiba

Demon Slayer becomes the Best Selling Manga of 2019

This was the first time in Twelve years that a Manga Series has reached the top-selling list for Oricon’s annual Comic Ranking Chart by Series, but according to Shueisha reported earlier this week that Demon Slayer sold 10.8 Million volumes while One Piece sold 12.8 Million volumes in the same time period that Oricon was Surveying. For more information including the list for the best selling Manga, click here to read more.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba Anime Trailer


One Piece continues to dominate the Top-Sales List by Volume

One Piece might have gotten knocked down to the No.2 spot in the Best Selling Manga list but this time around the Straw Hats have taken the top 4 spots in Oricon’s Top-Selling Manga by Volumes list. The List Covers from November 18t h, 2018 to November 19th, 2019. Click here to check out the list

That Time I go reincarnated as a Slime

That time I got reincarnated as a Slime, SAO, and Weathering With you on the Top Three Best Seller List for Light Novels

In the last part of the Oricon Annual Best Selling List is the Light Novels; Lord Rimiru and his fellow Goblins and Ogres have taken the No. 1 spot while Weathering with You is No. 2 and Sword Art Online at No. 3; the list covers for November 19th, 2018 through November 17th, 2019. Speaking of the Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, there is three more OADs coming your way! ANN has the details.

Golden Child Social Media Ad

DC Comics pulls AD for the latest Batman Comic due to Accusations of promotion for Political Change in China.

According to Variety, the latest Social Media AD for Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child is being accused of promoting China’s Pro-Democracy Movement, DC did not provide any comment regarding the matter; for more regarding this case, head to Variety.

Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden featured in Lupin the 3rd: Goodbye, Partner

Before he became a Whistle Blower and Cyber Security Activist, Edward Snowden started a Company with some friends that sold Anime Art; Last year, he was featured in a cameo appearance as “Edward Znoden” he became aware of this recently when an English Dubbed release came up and released this tweet.

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