Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Web reported on Tuesday that Ken Wakui‘s Tokyo Revengers manga has more than 70 million copies in circulation. Kodansha has not yet specified whether the number is worldwide or only representative of the Japanese circulation.
The figure above is not a sales statistic.
Kodansha announced in July that the manga had 65 million copies in circulation worldwide, including 7 million copies outside of Japan.
Wakui launched the manga Kodansha‘s Weekly Shōnen Magazine in March 2017. The manga ended on November 16 and Kodansha will publish the manga’s 31st and final compiled book volume on January 17.
Ken Wakui launched a spinoff manga based on his Tokyo Revengers series with the title Tokyo Revengers Extra in Kodansha‘s Weekly Shōnen Magazine.
Kodansha USA Publishing publishes the manga digitally in English, and it describes the story:
Takemichi Hanagaki learns that his girlfriend from way back in middle school, Hinata Tachibana, is dead when he watches the news. The only girlfriend he’s ever had was just killed by a villainous group known as the Tokyo Manji Gang. He lives in a crappy apartment with thin walls, and his boss, six years his junior, treats him like an idiot. In addition, he is a complete and total virgin… At the height of his bottomless life, he suddenly jumps back twelve years to middle school! To save Hinata, and change the life he spent on the run, hopeless part-timer Takemichi must aim for the top of Kanto’s most sinister criminal gang!
A TV anime adaptation debuted on MBS channel in April 2021. Crunchyroll streamed the anime while it was airing in Japan. The Tokyo Revengers: Christmas Showdown The sequel anime will premiere on January 7 and cover the manga’s “Seiya Kessen” (“Christmas Showdown”) arc.
The first of the two follow-up live-action films based on Wakui’s manga is titled Chi no Halloween -Unmei- (Bloody Halloween -Fate-) and will open during Japan’s Golden Week holidays in Spring 2023. The second film is titled Chi no Halloween -Kessen- (Bloody Halloween -Decisive match-). Chi no Halloween -Unmei- and will open in the summer of 2023.
The first live-action film of the manga, which opened in July 2021, was the #1 live-action film in Japan in 2021.
Source: Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Web