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One Piece Manga Tops 490 Million in Circulation Worldwide

 As of Monday, the worldwide circulation of Oda Eiichiro’s “One Piece” comic has exceeded 490 million copies. These include more than 400 million in Japan and 90 million in at least 57 countries and regions abroad. 

The 49 billion are copies in circulation, not necessarily all sold, nor are copies in print and sold. This number is not a sales statistic. 

 Comics Commemorative Volume 100, will ship September 3, there are multiple items. One is the Kibo Discover project, which is a collaboration between One Piece publisher Shueisha, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), and interactive production company Bascule. The project will challenge people to venture into space and spread hope around the world. (Kibō or “Hope” is the name of the Japanese module of the International Space Station and the name of the video communication system between the International Space Station and Earth.) 

 Other commemorative projects include the Where`s Waldo crossover, the manga voice of Oda manga oneshot “Monsters, an interview between Luffy actors and two other captains, characters provided by readers’ emails, a chapter derived from the third” Eclipse Moon Sanji, “a new broadcast program on the channel YouTube channel of the franchise, free of charge ((Limited time) The first 90 volumes and the third test of One Piece are published. 

 Oda began serializing the One Piece manga from the Shueisha Weekly Shonen Jump manga on July 19, 1997. In March 2010, Volume 57 printed 3 million copies for the first time, setting a national industry record. In August 2012, 4.05 million copies of the 67th volume were printed for the first time, setting a new national industry record. 

 manga won the 41st Japanese Manga Artist Award in 2012, and set the Guinness World Record for “most published works of its kind” in 2015. Single author comic series. ”

 As of April 2020, the circulation of manga in Japan is 390 million, and 80 million are distributed in more than 42 countries and regions. The total global circulation exceeds 470 million. On January 4, Oda published the weekly Shonen Jump magazine Chapter 1000 is jointly issued in the 5/6 issue. As of the 98th volume published in early February, the global circulation of the manga has reached 480 million. 

 Oda said in an interview last August that he plans to complete it in four to five years this story.

Source: Mantan Web

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  • 19 July 2021

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