On Wednesday, the official Twitter account for Ken Wakui’s Tokyo Revengers manga reported that the manga has more than 25 million copies in circulation, owing to new printings of all of its volumes.
こんなニュースを出していただいた直後ですが、またしても全巻重版がかかったと連絡がありまして、ざっくり累計２５００万部くらいになりました😱— 東京卍リベンジャーズ【公式】 (@toman_official) June 30, 2021
Earlier in June, the account stated that more than 20 million copies of the manga were in circulation. Wakui created an image to celebrate the announcement.
Tokyo Revengers manga series is written and illustrated by Ken Wakui. It has been serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Shōnen Magazine since March 2017. It was announced in May 2021 that the series has begun its final arc.
Tokyo Revengers anime is currently ongoing in Japan. The anime is being streamed on Crunchyroll for the west and Muse Asia YouTube channel for Asian countries.
The manga has also inspired a live-action film that will open on July 9. Warner Bros. Japan is producing a live-action film based on the Tokyo Revengers manga, which was originally scheduled to debut in Japan on October 9 but has been pushed back to July 9. The film is directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa (live-action Kakegurui). The project started shooting last winter but was forced to suspend production in April in order to prioritize the welfare of the cast and crew.
Tokyo Revengers Stage Play has also been green-lit for August 2021. The announcement came from a newly opened website on Tuesday which was exclusively made for this stage play.
Takemichi Hanagaki is a part-time timer whose life is at rock bottom. He learns that the only girlfriend he ever had in his life whom he dated back in middle school, Hinata Tachibana had been killed by the Tokyo Manji Gang, a group of vicious criminals. The day after he learned about the incident, Takemichi’s standing on a station platform and got his back pushed onto the railroad by someone. Thinking he would die from the fall, he closes his eyes. However, when he opens it back, he somehow finds himself traveled back twelve years into the past. Now, that he returned to the peak of his life, the middle school days twelve years ago, in order to save his girlfriend, in order to change himself who had been running away all these time, Takemichi started his Revenge on his life!