Up for the 4th consecutive year

Even from the news we’ve presented It’s revealed that the Japanese publishing market saw overall sales decline for the first time in four years, but the manga market looks completely different.

When the latest report by the Japan Publishing Association and the Academy of Printing Sciences reveals that manga sales in Japan for the year 2022, both physical and digital, reached 677 billion yen or 184 Thai baht. hundred thousand million baht ever

The amount here compared to 2021 will increase by about 0.2%, and this is the highest growth rate for the manga market in Japan for the fourth year in a row. Once again, the manga market in Japan reached its highest level in history once again.

For the breakdown, print manga sales came in at 229.1 billion yen, down 13.4 percent from last year. Sales of tankobon manga in 2022 reached 175.4 billion yen, down 16 percent from the previous year, and sales of manga magazines were at 53.7 billion yen, down 3.8 percent from last year as well.

Digital sales in the overall manga market were 66.2 percent. Total digital sales were up 8.9 percent from last year to 447.9 billion yen, but that was 18.6 percent less than 2021’s increase compared to 2020.

Source : The National Publishing Association and Publishing Science Institute


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