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The KonoSuba franchise! exceeds 10 million copies in circulation

The author Natsume Akatsuki revealed through his official Twitter account that the literary franchise of Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! (KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!) has exceeded 10 million cumulative copies in circulation. It was in November 2019 when the 9 million copies in circulation were reported, so it took two years to get another million to the accumulated.

«I have heard that the total number of copies of Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! has exceeded 10 million. It’s all thanks to everyone who has supported the series, so thank you! In the trailer for the second volume included in the first volume of KonoSuba !, Aqua says something like ‘I’m sure we will sell 10 million copies’, and it has come true.»., Wrote the author.

Natsume Akatsuki published the original novels on the website Shousetsuka ni Narou between December 2012 and October 2013. Subsequently, the publisher Kadokawa through the seal Bunko Sneaker began its publication on paper with illustrations of Kurone Mishima in October 2013. The publisher published the seventeenth volume in May 2020, which ended the series.

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The anime adaptation featured twenty episodes divided into two seasons, produced by Studio deen and released in January 2016 and January 2017, respectively. Subsequently, a film was released in August 2019 titled Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Kurenai Densetsu, which had the same production team, except that it was the studios JCSTAFF those who were in charge of the animation. A new animation project is announced.

Synopsis of Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! (KonoSuba!)

After suffering a ridiculous and pathetic death on his way back from buying a game, high school student and inmate Kazuma Satou finds himself seated before a beautiful but disgusting goddess named Aqua. She gives the NEET two options: continue to the sky or reincarnate in every gamer’s dream – a real fantasy world! Choosing to start a new life, Kazuma is quickly tasked with defeating a Demon King who is terrorizing villages. But before leaving, he can choose an item of any kind to aid him in his quest, and the future hero selects Aqua. But Kazuma has made a serious mistake: Aqua is completely useless! Unfortunately, your problems don’t end here; It turns out that living in such a world is very different from how it unfolds in a game. Rather than embarking on an exciting adventure, the duo must first work to pay their living expenses. In fact, their misfortunes have only just begun!

Source: Official Twitter Account

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