In this selection are the 10 best-selling manga of all time. The manga features comic books produced in the Japanese style. In Japan, the term is related to any comic books.
And many manga originate anime to display on television, video or cinema, but there is also the reverse process in which anime are transformed into sequential history or print edition of illustrations.
This selection is limited to Japanese manga and manhwa, manhua not included or original English-language manga. And is according to the estimate of higher sales of its tankōbon volumes collected, as recorded in reliable sources.
10° Astro Boy-100,000,000
Astro Boy, known in Japan by its original name Mighty Atom, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Osamu Tezuka, from 1952 to 1968, with 23 volumes. The story follows the adventures of a robot named Astro Boy and a selection of other characters.
9° Slam Dunk-120,000,000
Slam Dunk is a series of sports-themed manga, written and illustrated by Takehiko Inoue about a basketball team (Shōhoku) high school High School, are 31 volumes. And was serialized in Weekly shōnen Jump from Shueisha in Japan, from 1990 to 1996 and was also adapted into an anime series by Toei Animation.
8° Oishinbo – 130,000,000
This manga was written by Tetsu Kariya and Akira Hanasaki designed. And the title is a portmanteau of the Japanese word for delicious, oishii, and the word for someone who loves to eat, kuishinbo. The series follows the adventures of culinary journalist Shiro Yamaoka and his partner, and later wife, Yuko Kurita; are impressive 110 volumes.
7° Detective Conan (Case Closed)-140,000,000
This Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Gosho Aoyama. And it was in Weekly shōnen Sunday serial of Shogakukan, since 1994, currently has 85 volumes.
By legal considerations with the name Detective Conan, the English language version was renamed to Case Closed. The story follows Jimmy Kudo, an amateur Sleuth who was transformed into a child while investigating the Black Organization.
6° Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Koen-mae Hashutsujo – 1,000,000 156.5
This manga, often abbreviated to “Kochikame” is Japanese comedy series, written and illustrated by Osamu Akimoto. The plot is set in present day, neighborhood police station and surrounding area in the central part of Tokyo, and revolves around the misadventures of middle-age of Kankichi Ryotsu COP; are 192 volumes.
5° Black Jack-176,000,000
Black Jack is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Osamu Tezuka in the 1970, dealing with medical adventures of the title character, doctor Black Jack, currently with 17 volumes.
4° Golgo 13-200,000,000
This is manga and anime series written and illustrated by Takao Saito, published in the magazine Big Comic in Shogakukan since 1968, volume 174. And follows the title character, a professional assassin for hire. Golgo 13 is the longest running manga still in publication, and tankōbon Edition has the third largest amount of volumes.
Naruto is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto, with 72 volumes. And tells the story of Naruto Uzumaki, an adolescent ninja who constantly searches for recognition and dreams to become Hokage, the ninja in his village that is acknowledged as the leader and the strongest of all.
2° Dragon Ball-230,000,000
Dragon Ball Japanese manga is written and illustrated by Akira Toriyama. And was originally serial in Weekly shōnen Jump from 1984 to 1995, with the 519 individual chapters published in 42 tankōbon volumes by Shueisha.
The manga was initially inspired by the classic Chinese novel Journey to the West. The series follows the adventures of the protagonist, Goku, from his childhood to adulthood as he trains in martial arts and explores the world in search for 7 spheres known as Dragon Balls, which summon a dragon and grants wishes when assembled.
Throughout his journey, Goku makes several friends and battle with variety of villains, many of whom also are looking for Dragon Balls. Dragon Ball is the second position in this selection.
1° One Piece – 345,000,000
One Piece is written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda. And has been in the television series, Weekly Shonen Jump since 1997, are 75 volumes; One Piece is leading position in the selection of the 10 best selling manga of all time. The individual chapters are being published in tankōbon volumes by Shueisha.
One Piece follows the adventures of Monkey d. Luffy, a young man whose body gets rubber properties, after unintentionally eating a Devil Fruit, and his crew of pirates called Straw Hat Pirates. Luffy explores the ocean in search for treasure, known as world’s end One Piece to become the next Pirate King.