The manga surpassed 40 million copies in September of last year
Kodoani.com – Kodansha’s official Twitter account for manga Tokyo Revergers Ken Wakui’s announced on Wednesday that the manga has more than 50 million copies in circulation after a new print run on Tuesday.
The numbers above are not sales statistics. The manga has released an additional 40 million copies in print or digital since the anime premiered last April, but all 40 million copies have yet to be sold.
Kodansha only announced the manga surpassing the 40 million mark to be released in September 2021, four months ago.
The manga had 5 million copies released in September 2020, about 8 million copies in February 2020, about 10 million copies by the end of March 2021 (before the anime premiere), more than 14.5 million copies by May 2021, more than 25 million copies by June 2021, and over 32 million copies released by July 2021.
Wakui launched the manga in Kodansha’s Weekly Shōnen Magazine in March 2017, and Kodansha published the manga’s 25th volume on December 17.
Following the news, Takemichi Hanagaki learns that his girlfriend back from high school, Hinata Tachibana, has passed away. The only girlfriend he’s ever had has just been killed by a gang of gangsters known as the Tokyo Manji Gang. He lives in a shabby apartment with thin walls, and his boss six years younger than him treats him like an idiot. Plus, he’s a virgin and totally… At the height of his social life, he suddenly goes back twelve years back to his high school days!! In order to save Hinata, and change the life he spent on the run, the part-time Takemichi hopelessly has to aim for the head of Kanto’s most sinister gang!!
A television anime adaptation premieres on MBS in April 2021. Warner Bros. Japan has already produced a live action, opening in July 2021. The anime will get a new season that includes the “Seiya Kessen” (“Christmas Showdown”) story arc of the manga, as well as an app game for iOS and Android. .