Astounding sales of SPY×FAMILY manga!!
Next “sensational” animation about to surface?!
Having sold a staggering 12.5 million copies in Japan, the long-awaited SPY×FAMILY anime adaptation has finally been confirmed!
Before this announcement, “SPY×FAMILY” was the only manga series ranked in the top 10 bestsellers that did not have an anime adaptation in the current decade!
Sales surpassing previous popular works even before anime adaptation.
Another sensational anime adaptation after Attack on Titans, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, and Jujutsu Kaisen!!
With sales of manga copies of most popular anime franchises in recent years including Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Attack on Titans, Jujutsu Kaisen prior to anime adaptation put to comparison, we may discover that:
Attack on Titans reached the sale of 10 million copies in its release of Volume 9, obtaining an average publication of 1.1 million copies per volume;
Manga of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba just reached a 4.5-million-copy manga circulation upon release of Volume 14, with an average of 320 thousand copies published per volume; and
Jujutsu Kaisen in the meantime grasped a sales at 8.5 million copies upon first printing of Volume 13, with a circulation of 650 thousand copies per volume acquired.
As for Spy x Family, its cumulative publication in November 2021 upon manga release of Volume 8 has surpassed 12.5 million copies, which is 1.56 million copies in circulation per volume!
The stellar sales make it difficult for its vast array of fans NOT to expect the performance of its anime adaptation!
（SPYxFAMILY間諜家家酒漫畫單行本銷售趨勢）Clinching top accolades in Japanese manga since 2019!
Collaboration of Anime Production Powerhouses: Fight Scenes expert Wit Studio + Cloverworks featuring storyline take joint production!!
With serialization starting in March 2019, the Spy x Family manga series thrashed a majority of works in Japan in the same period with an average of 1.5+ million copies sold within the timespan of some two years and awarded various indicative polls for manga in Japan including the Next Manga Award, 1st place under Web Category, 1st place of the Kono Manga ga Sugoi! 2020 Men version, 1st place in Zen Zenkoku-sho ten’in ga eranda osusume komikku (literally Recommended Comics Selected by Bookstore Employees across the Country) 2020, 1st place in TSUTAYA Comic Award 2020, etc., becoming the one of the popular manga series nationwide.
The anime series set to be distributed by Muse Communication features joint production by the anime production company renowned in the industry Wit Studio (responsible for productions of Attack on Titans, Ranking of Kings and various famous animations), nicknamed “Studio of Hegemony”, and Cloverworks, producer of viral January 2022 work My Dress-Up Darling! Spy x Family is a comedy following the master spy Twilight, disguised as psychiatrist Loid, Yor, an assassin in disguise, and the daughter, Anya, a super cute little girl with telepathic abilities who “build a mock family” with their true identity concealed from one another to execute their respective missions. It is believed that the Spy x Family anime adaptation launched under the collaboration between two major anime studios known for superb quality, astounding and majestic scenes, and sophistication in details as well as the marvelous sales of original manga will be the strong candidate in the race of the next “sensational” franchise!!
To this state, the producers have announced in Japan the lineups of three main CV artists as well as the two-season releases starting from April 2022, which fuel the anticipations of ginormous fanbase!
【Story】In an era in which the nations of the world were waging a fierce war of information, Ostania and Westalis had been in a cold war state for decades. Twilight is one of the best spies from Westalis and he has been charged with the top-secret mission to keep his eye on Desmond, a key figure from Ostania who is threatening the peace between the East and the West. His mission is to “Establish a family and infiltrate the social circle at the prestigious school his target’s son attends. However, the daughter Twilight meets is a telepath who can read people’s minds and his wife is an assassin! The peace of the world rests in the hands of a family of three hiding their true identities from each other. ─
Writer and Illustrator｜Tatsuya Endo (Shueisha)