The New York Times is one of the well-known daily newspapers and magazines across the planet covering almost all current events that happen today. As the world grows exponentially, the magazine also covers the hottest take in the Japanese media scene as they rank which are the best animes and mangas to check out by the readers.
The magazine first updated its list of bestselling graphic books and manga back in October 2019 and this is the only bestseller list category that the newspaper has for over the years. The list includes different graphic novels and manga from all over the world from east to west.
With that, The New York Times offers the bestselling mangas from the past year which gave bloom to anime and pop culture. Other than that, the daily magazine also acknowledged comics and graphic novels that contributed to the comic industry. Also, all of the mentioned comic books are worth reading at this time and day.
New and Hot mangas like Chainsaw Man made the cut!
In the recent NYT bestselling graphic books and manga list, several volumes from Chainsaw Man, Jujutsu Kaisen, and Spy x Family made the cut from the prestigious magazine’s category list of bestselling comic books. The list includes volumes 1 and 2 from Tatsuki Fujimoto’s ground-breaking and eye-popping manga called Chainsaw Man.
Furthermore, Tatsuya Endō’s action-comedy family spy manga Spy x Family and Gege Akutami’s action-packed supernatural manga Jujutsu Kaisen made the cut to the list. Spy x Family’s first volume and Jujutsu Kaisen’s 18th volume ranked 11 and 12 on the list. As such, Chainsaw Man Volumes 1 and 2 are ranked 3rd and 14th on the list.
It is said that it is better to have quality over quantity, but these mangas on the list managed to bring these two qualities into one package to embrace a better story in terms of art and storytelling. The mentioned manga boomed last year and became a global sensation amongst anime fans around the world.
The popularity of these titles resonates with how these manga performed with their rich storytelling and eye-catching illustrations from their respective artists. Each panel brings its readers to their world, to understand and look at the perspective of each character that interacts with their situations and state from the manga they are reading. As such, they bring fresh stories for readers to indulge in thanks to its wonderful characters and setting that give us a round for our money.
With that said, Chainsaw Man, Jujutsu Kaisen, and Spy x Family deserved their spots on the list of bestselling graphic books and manga. Did you enjoy this article? We have articles that might interest you, such as The Reincarnation of The Strongest Exorcist In Another World Episode 1 Review, The Klutzy Witch: Fūka and the Dark Witch anime film teases new cast members, and The Misfit of Demon King Academy Season 2 Episode 1 Review.