The manga is the first Shonen Jump+ series to hit the milestone
On Monday, Shueisha announced that Tatsuya Endō’s SPY × FAMILY manga will have more than 10 million copies in print (in print or digitally, but it’s unlikely to be sold) on June 4. The manga’s seventh volume will premiere. on that date. The manga will be the first manga from Shueisha, the Shonen Jump Service + service to reach that milestone.
Releases of the top manga:
1 million copies in November 2019
2 million copies in January 2020
3 million copies in May 2020
4 million copies in July 2020
5.5 million copies in August 2020
8 million copies in December 2020
The eighth volume will ship on November 4, and it will be the first volume of the manga to feature bonus items. The special edition (limited to pre-orders) will include four family-exclusive rubber mobile device straps as illustrated by Endō. The manga’s 46th chapter opens on Monday, and each new chapter has garnered more than 1.2 million views upon release.
Viz Media is publishing the manga in English and it describes the story:
Spy master Twilight is the best at what he does when he secretly goes on dangerous missions for a better world. But when he gets one last impossible mission — to get married and have a child — can he finally complete the quest?
Not one to depend on others, Twilight cut his job because he bought both his wife and children for his mission to infiltrate an elite private school. What he doesn’t know is that the wife he chose is an assassin and the child he adopted is a psychic!
Endo launched the manga in Japan with Shueisha’s Shonen Jump service in March 2019. Shueisha began offering the manga in English on its MANGA Plus service on the same day. Viz Media added the manga to its app as part of its Shonen Jump subscription in September 2019. The company is also publishing the manga in print.
The manga’s sixth volume was published on December 28, and the volume has had a first print run of over one million copies. The manga has over eight million copies in circulation (including digital) as of December. The manga is Shonen Jump+’s first original manga to have a first print run of over one million copies.
A novel for the franchise titled SPY × FAMILY : Kazoku no Shōzō (Portrait of a Family) will premiere on July 2. Aya Yajima is penning the novel, titled SPY × FAMILY : Kazoku no Shōzō (Portrait of a Family). The book will include specially drawn illustrations from Endō.
The manga took first place in the web manga category of Kaodokawa’s Da Vinci magazine and Niconico’s Tsugi ni Kuru Manga Award streaming service in August 2019. The manga came in at No. 2 on the chart. manga category for Da Vinci’s 20th annual “Book of the Year” list in December. The manga was also nominated for the 14th Manga Taisho award earlier this year.
GMO Internet, Inc. registered the domain name “Spy-Family.net” through the Onamae.com website on February 28. In addition, a Twitter account “@spyfamily_anime” was opened in February.