The Spring 2023 anime schedule witnessed the remarkable rise of Oshi no Ko as one of the most popular anime releases. The series, created by Aka Akasaka, the mastermind behind Kaguya-sama: Love is War, and Mengo Yokoyari, renowned for Scum’s Wish, had already garnered substantial attention since its inception in Shueisha’s Weekly Young Jump magazine in 2020. However, propelled by the resounding success of its anime adaptation, Oshi no Ko has now achieved a significant sales milestone.
The anime’s exceptional performance, particularly the captivating 90-minute debut episode, has had a direct positive impact on the manga sales. Currently spanning 11 volumes, the Oshi no Ko manga has witnessed a surge in demand. The latest issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Young Jump magazine, as reported by @WSJ_manga on Twitter, proudly reveals that the manga has crossed the impressive milestone of 7,000,000 copies in print.
This remarkable achievement underscores the immense popularity and fervent fan base that Oshi no Ko has garnered, solidifying its position as a prominent and sought-after series in the industry.