“Oshi no Ko,” the manga series created by Aka Akasaka and illustrated by Mengo Yokoyari, has become a major success, selling an impressive 235,145 copies in the week of April 24-30, 2023. This latest sales figure has propelled “Oshi no Ko” to the top of Oricons Top 10 Weekly list, making it the best-selling manga of the week.
Oricon's Top 10 Weekly Chart by Series (04/24-04/30) pic.twitter.com/9gCqHokHh6
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List of Top 10 (from April 24 to April 30, 2023)
- Oshi no Ko (235,145 copies sold)
- Blue Lock (134,336 copies sold)
- Kingdom (102,004 copies sold)
- SPY FAMILY (96,191 copies sold)
- Loving Yamada at LV999! (78,771 copies sold)
- Slam Dunk New Reorganized Edition (65,137 copies sold)
- Chainsaw Man (59,621 copies sold)
- Detective Conan (56,712 copies sold)
- Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku (55,585 copies sold)
- Tokyo Revengers (53,929 copies sold)
The manga series follows the story of Nagisa, a high school student who becomes a fan of a popular idol named Ichika, who is also attending the same school. Nagisa soon discovers that Ichika is not what she seems to be and is hiding a dark secret. The series has captivated audiences with its unique storyline and stunning artwork.
This is not the first time that “Oshi no Ko” has made headlines. It was also recently announced that the manga series will be adapted into an anime series, which has generated excitement among fans. With the anime adaptation in the works and its current success, it is clear that “Oshi no Ko” is a series to watch out for.
Akasaka is known for creating the popular romantic comedy manga series “Kaguya-sama: Love is War,” which has also been adapted into an anime series. Yokoyari, on the other hand, is known for her artwork in the manga series “Scum’s Wish.”
The success of “Oshi no Ko” is a testament to the talent of both Akasaka and Yokoyari. With the series continuing to gain popularity, fans can expect more exciting developments in the future.
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