The hybrid general book store “honto” has announced the “Summer 2020 Anime Original Work Sales Ranking”. This ranking is based on the book and e-book sales at book stores with honto's service and the honto website.
1st place went to “Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out! vol. 4”.
The slapstick rom-com with the annoying yet cute kohai Uzaki-chan went viral on social networks. The original comics have over a million copies, and the purchasers' age range shows that its main target is people in their 30s.
Coming in 2nd was “Fire Force vol. 22”.
This manga is currently serialized in “Weekly Shonen Magazine”, and it is popular among people in their 20s. The broadcast of this season is the sequel of the anime in 2019, so it's gained attention from the fans of the last season.
3rd place went to “Sword Art Online vol. 24”.
The paperback series continuing from 2009 has over 20 million copies worldwide. Since it's a long-run series, the latest volume has been bought not only by people in their teens to 30s also those in their 40s to 60s. We can expect that this season's anime will be supported by a wide generation of fans.
The titles from 4th place and below were, “Rent-A-Girlfriend vol. 14”, “Baki Dou vol. 5”, “Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World vol. 22”, “Diary of Our Days at the Breakwater vol. 6”, “My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected vol. 14”, “Super HxEros vol. 9”, and “A Certain Scientific Railgun vol. 15 A Certain Magical Index Gaiden”.