Bocchi the Rock manga achieves a new milestone with 3 million copies in circulation 

Bocchi the Rock manga has reached a whole of 3 million copies in circulation with simply its first six volumes. With that, the collection achieved a new milestone, following the success of its anime. This is a big rise contemplating the manga’s sluggish gross sales in the previous.

Bocchi the Rock, written and illustrated by Aki Hamazi, is a Japanese four-panel manga collection. It started serialization in Houbunsha’s seinen manga journal Manga Time Kirara Max in December 2017. Since then, its chapters have been collected into six compiled volumes, with a seventh on the means.


Bocchi the Rock manga has 3 million copies in circulation

Aki Hamazi’s Bocchi the Rock manga has 3 million copies in circulation. While the manga collection started in December 2017, the collection solely reached a circulation depend of two million copies by March 2023. Even the rise to 2 million copies was after the launch of the anime in the Fall 2022 anime season.

However, since March 2023, the manga collection managed to promote one other million copies worldwide, serving to the collection have a whole of 3 million copies in circulation with simply six manga volumes.

Bocchi the Rock manga quantity 7 is ready to be launched in the Fall of 2024. However, that’s simply the Japanese model of the manga.

As for the English variations of the manga, Yen Press has solely launched one quantity up until now, with a second quantity set to be launched on Tuesday, January 23, 2024. Meanwhile, the third quantity is ready to be launched on May 21, 2024.


What is Bocchi the Rock manga about?

Hitori Gotou as seen in the anime (Image via CloverWorks)
Hitori Gotou as seen in the anime (Image by way of CloverWorks)

High faculty pupil Hitori “Bocchi” Gotou has no social life. Therefore, she spent her alone time training her guitar, hoping that she would at some point develop into a part of a band and inadvertently get well-known. Hence, to take her first step, Hitori dreamt of making a faculty band to assist her elevate her social standing.

Unfortunately, her poor social expertise failed her, forcing her to follow her guitar alone for years. Nevertheless, she did acquire on-line recognition after posting guitar covers for some widespread songs.

Kessoku Band as seen in the anime (Image via CloverWorks)
Kessoku Band as seen in the anime (Image by way of CloverWorks)

That’s when at some point, Bocchi is noticed by Nijika Ijichi, who recruited her into her band – Kessoku Band after considered one of their members left them.

While Bocchi was overwhelmed with the sudden adjustments in her life, she preferred it and tried her finest to boost her social expertise and play for the band, hoping that will probably be the begin of one thing larger.

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