The Japanese producer Shueisha has announced that it has printed 100,400,000 books in Masashi Kishimoto’s Naruto ninja manga series. Shueisha will release the 51st volume of Naruto on Friday. Naruto is the fifth Shueisha manga to surpass the 100-million mark; among others, it follows in the foosteps of Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece pirate manga (189 million copies) and Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball action manga (152 million copies).
The 5 Shueisha Manga Titles to reach over 100 million printed in order of release:
Kochira Katsushika-ku Kamearikouen-mae Hashutsujo (142 million)
Dragon Ball (152 million)
Slam Dunk (117 million)
One Piece (189 million)
Naruto (100.4 million)