On Friday (6/5), the social media account of Elex Media Komputindo‘s comic editors posted a list of the publisher’s ten best-selling comics in April 2022. The 6th volume of Jujutsu Kaisen takes the top spot, followed by the second volume of Spy x Family, and the 9th volume of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba.

Here is the full list of Elex Media’s best-selling comics in April 2022:

  1. Jujutsu Kaisen vol. 6 (released on 6 April 2022)
  2. Spy x Family vol. 2 (released on 20 April 2022)
  3. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba vol. 9 (released on 20 April 2022)
  4. Tokyo Revengers vol. 2 (released on 13 April 2022)
  5. Detektif Kindaichi 37 vol. 8 (released on 13 April 2022)
  6. Giant Killing vol. 55 (released on 13 April 2022)
  7. Kanojo Okarishimasu: Rent-a-Girlfriend vol. 7 (released on 6 April 2022)
  8. Black Butler vol. 31 (released on 20 April 2022)
  9. Eden Zero vol. 11 (released on 6 April 2022)
  10. Bakemonogatari vol. 8 (released on 20 April 2022)

Written and illustrated by Gege Akutami, Jujutsu Kaisen manga tells the story of Yuji Itadori, a student who lives in a world where negative energy called Curse can bring disaster to the world. Itadori’s life changed as he becomes a student at a school that trains Curse exterminators. The manga is serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump since March 2018. The manga also had received an anime adaptation, which began airing in October 2020.

Illustrated by Tatsuya EndoSpy x Family tells the story of a spy who works under the codename Twilight. His latest mission is to approach the extremely cautious politician Donovan Desmond by infiltrating his son’s school. To do that, Twilight has to put together a (phoney) family with an orphan girl named Anya as a (phoney) daughter and an ordinary civil servant named Yor as a (phoney) wife. The manga has been serialized on Shueisha’s Shounen Jump+ website and app since March 2019 with the English version released simultaneously on Shueisha’s Manga Plus website and app.

Written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotoge​Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba tells the story of Tanjirou Kamado, the eldest son of a poor family who lives during the Taisho era.​ One day, his whole family were slaughtered by an unknown demon when he left home to sell charcoal. The only family member who survived is her little sister Nezuko. Unfortunately, Nezuko also begins to transform into a demon. Now Tanjirou has to undergo a dangerous journey to find a cure for his half-demon sister.​

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

The Indonesian Anime Times

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