On 3 August 2021, the Twitter account of Elex Media Komputindo‘s editors of comics has posted a list of the publisher’s ten best-selling comic books in the month of July 2021. The third volume of Jujutsu Kaisen takes the top spot of the month’s list.

Here is the full list of Elex Media’s best-selling comics in July 2021:

  1. Jujutsu Kaisen vol. 3 (released on 7 July)
  2. Spy X Family vol. 4 (released on 21 July)
  3. Detektif Conan two-in-one omnibus vol. 8 (released on 7 July)
  4. The Quintessential Quintuplets vol. 11 (released on 21 July)
  5. Komi Sulit Berkomunikasi (Komi-san wa Komyushou desu) vol. 9 (released on 14 July)
  6. Bakemonogatari vol. 6 (released on 7 July)
  7. Komikus Shojo Nozaki (Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki) vol. 12 (released on 14 July)
  8. Giant Killing vol. 53 (released on 14 July)
  9. Honda, Are You Alive? vol. 2 (released on 21 July)
  10. Shiomi-chan vol. 2 (released on 7 July)

Jujutsu Kaisen, Spy X Family, Detektif Conan omnibus, The Quintessential Quintuplets, Bakemonogatari, Honda, are You Alive?, and Shiomi-chan!! are printed on book paper and retail for IDR 40,000 (about US$ 2.8), except for Spy X Family and Honda, are You Alive? which retail for IDR 45,000 (about US$ 3.1), and Detektif Conan omnibus which retails for IDR 65,000 (about US$ 4.5). Giant Killing retails for IDR 30,000 (about US$ 2.3), while Komi Sulit Berkomunuikasi and Komikus Shojo Nozaki retail for IDR 28,000 (about US$ 1.9).

Jujutsu Kaisen manga tells the story of Yuji Itadori, a student who lives a world where anger, hate, negative emotions from negative energy called Curse, which can bring disaster in the world. Itadori’s life then changed as he becomes a student at a school that trains Curse exterminators. The manga is serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump and has been collected into 16 volumes at the time of this writing. An anime adaptation began airing in October 2020.

Elex Media Komputindo is a comics publisher under the Kompas-Gramedia Group. The publisher releases licensed foreign comics, including manga, and also Indonesian comics. Since 2005, Elex Media also published comics that intended for adult audiences under the new imprint called Level Comics.

The Indonesian Anime Times

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