Kodansha has announced that sales of Ken Wakui’s Tokyo Revengers manga series are up by over 670%. The series had sold around 8.5 million copies prior to the premiere of the anime adaptation, the manga sold an additional 6 million copies after the premiere of the anime. According to Kodansha 2.4 Tokyo Revengers volumes are being sold every second.

MAL Synopsis:

Takemichi Hanagaki’s life is at an all-time low. Just when he thought it couldn’t get worse, he finds out that Hinata Tachibana, his ex-girlfriend, was murdered by the Tokyo Manji Gang: a group of vicious criminals that has been disturbing society’s peace for quite some time.

Wondering where it all went wrong, Takemichi suddenly finds himself travelling through time, ending up 12 years in the past—when he was still in a relationship with Hinata. Realizing he has a chance to save her, Takemichi resolves to infiltrate the Tokyo Manji Gang and climb the ranks in order to rewrite the future and save Hinata from her tragic fate.

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