On Tuesday, (5/6), Elex Media Komputindo posted a list of the publisher’s ten best-selling comics for July 2022. The 10th volume of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba takes the top spot, followed by Blue Lock Volume 4 and Giant Killing volume 56 in the second and third place.

Here is the full list of Elex Media’s top ten best-selling comics in July 2022.

  1. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba volume 10 (Released on 13 July 2022)
  2. Blue Lock volume 4 (Released on 20 July 2022)
  3. Giant Killing volume 56 (Released on 13 July 2022)
  4. Dr. Stone volume 1 (Released on 27 July 2022)
  5. Doraemon Movie: Dinosaurus Baru Nobita Si Kembar Kyu dan Myu (Released on 13 July 2022)
  6. Black Clover volume 19 (Released on 6 July 2022)
  7. Q.E.D IFF volume 7 (Released on 6 July 2022)
  8. Wild Police Story-First (Released on 20 July 2022)
  9. Edens Zero volume 12 (Released on 6 July 2022)
  10. A Couple of Cuckoos volume 3 (Released on 6 July 2022)

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.​ The manga was serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shounen Jump from February 2016 to May 2020, collecting 23 tankoubon volumes in total.

Written by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and illustrated by Yusuke Nomura, the story of Blue Lock began with Japan’s elimination from the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The elimination prompts the Japan Football Union to start a program for high school football players in preparation for the 2022 World Cup. The Union initiates a prison-like training institution called Blue Lock, which isolates 300 young forwards and puts them through rigorous training to create “the world’s greatest egoistic striker”. Blue Lock began its serialization in Kodansha’s Weekly Shounen Magazine in August 2018.

Written by Masaya Tsunamoto and illustrated by Tsujimoto, Giant Killing focused on a fictional football club called East Tokyo United (ETU). The team has struggled in Japan’s top football league because of the lack of funding and good quality players. However, their fortune changed when they hired Takeshi Tatsumi, an eccentric young manager who once played for ETU in his early days. The manga is serialized in Kodansha’s Morning magazine since January 11, 2007.

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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