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One Piece Ranks #1 In November 2023’s U.S Circana BookScan List

Volume 104 covers the climax of the Wano arc, featuring Gear 5 Luffy vs Kaido, so no wonder it’s on top!

ONE PIECE © 1997 by Eiichiro Oda/SHUEISHA Inc.

ICv2, on Dec 1, 2023, revealed the United States’ Top 20 Adult Graphic Novels for the month of November 2023 and it looks like One Piece is back to its GOAT status in North America, as Volume 104 of the manga cruises to the top position!

This volume covers the climax of the Wano arc, featuring Gear 5 Luffy vs Kaido, so no wonder it’s on top!

Based on Circana (formerly NPD) BookScan data for October (10/29/23 – 11/25/23) provided to ICv2, Jujutsu Kaisen, Chainsaw Man, Spy X Family, Berserk and Demon Slayer; amongst others, are also included in the list.

Without further ado, here’s the Top 20 Adult comic books published by Circana BookScan in the US for November 2023:

Rank Title Author Publisher
1 ONE PIECE VOL. 104 EIICHIRO ODA VIZ MEDIA
2 JUJUTSU KAISEN VOL. 21 GEGE AKUTAMI VIZ MEDIA
3 CHAINSAW MAN VOL. 12 TATSUKI FUJIMOTO VIZ MEDIA
4 SPY X FAMILY VOL. 10 TATSUYA ENDO VIZ MEDIA
5 BERSERK DELUXE VOL. 14 HC KENTARO MIURA DARK HORSE
6 JUJUTSU KAISEN VOL. 1 GEGE AKUTAMI VIZ MEDIA
7 THE MYSTERIES BILL WATTERSON ANDREWS MCMEEL
8 DISNEY MANGA: TIM BURTON’S THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS – THE BATTLE FOR PUMPKIN KING DAN CONNER TOKYOPOP
9 TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: THE LAST RONIN HC KEVIN EASTMAN IDW PUBLISHING
10 TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: THE LAST RONIN–LOST YEARS HC KEVIN EASTMAN IDW PUBLISHING
11 JUJUTSU KAISEN VOL. 0 GEGE AKUTAMI VIZ MEDIA
12 BERSERK DELUXE VOL. 1 HC KENTARO MIURA DARK HORSE
13 MY DRESS-UP DARLING VOL. 10 SHINICHI FUKUDA SQUARE ENIX
14 DEMON SLAYER: KIMETSU NO YAIBA VOL. 1 KOYOHARU GOTOUGE VIZ MEDIA
15 CHAINSAW MAN VOL. 1 TATSUKI FUJIMOTO VIZ MEDIA
16 JUJUTSU KAISEN VOL. 20 GEGE AKUTAMI VIZ MEDIA
17 SPY X FAMILY VOL. 1 TATSUYA ENDO VIZ MEDIA
18 ONE PIECE VOL. 103 EIICHIRO ODA VIZ MEDIA
19 [OSHI NO KO] VOL. 4 AKA AKASAKA YEN PRESS
20 KAIJU NO. 8 VOL. 8 NAOYA MATSUMOTO VIZ MEDIA

In the previous month, i.e., November 2023, Chainsaw Man by Tatsuki Fujimoto ranked #1 on the list, followed by My Hero Academia by Kōhei Horikoshi has ranked at #1 in October 2023.

Following the merger of NPD Group and Information Resources, Inc. (IRI) in 2022, NPD BookScan changed its name to Circana Books in March.

Weekly point-of-sale data on print books is gathered by the company from more than 16,000 outlets, including chains, independent bookshops, mass merchandisers, e-tailers, and more.

About One Piece

One Piece is a Japanese manga series by author Eiichiro Oda.

Eiichiro Oda started the serialization of the manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump Magazine on July 19, 1997.

On March 3, 2023, the latest volume, Volume 105, was published, and the next volume will be published on July 6. One Piece has also received an anime adaptation. The TV anime has released 1064 episodes.

The latest entry in the franchise, One Piece Film Red, premiered in Japan in August 2022. It is the 8th highest-earning film of all time in Japan and also topped Japan’s box office for the year 2022 in terms of both yen earned and tickets sold.

One Piece Anime Synopsis:

The tale of One Piece takes place on a parallel Earth when the ‘Golden Age of Pirates’ is in full swing.

The seas are ruled by ruthless pirates, and only the strongest can claim the legendary ‘One Piece’ fortune left behind by the greatest pirate of them, Gol D. Roger.

Years after Gol D. Roger’s death, Monkey D. Luffy dreams of establishing his own crew, locating One Piece, and becoming the Pirate King.

Luffy has incredible strength and agility after eating a devil’s fruit that turns his body into rubber.

He leaves Foosha Village in East Blue on his epic expedition to become the next Pirate King.

Source: ICv2 site