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Mirroring the viral success of My Dress-Up Darling earlier this year and others before it, Tatsuya Endo’s already bestselling SPY x FAMILY manga has earned a significant boom in the number of copies out in the world, thanks to its stellar anime adaptation.


Shueisha manga editor Shihei Lin reported that the series recently exceeded 21 million copies in circulation (not necessarily sold) as well as 400 million views online, as SPY x FAMILY is serialized in online magazine Shonen Jump+.



The total number of copies in circulation before the anime’s premiere on April 9 was 12.5 million copies, which means that a whopping 8.5 million copies (1.68 times the amount!) have been added in the mere two months since.



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The SPY x FAMILY anime is directed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi (Dororo) at WIT Studio plus Cloverworks and stars Takuya Eguchi (Hachiman in My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU), Saori Hayami (Yukino in My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU) and Atsumi Tanezaki (Vivy in Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song-).


If you’re a fan of dynamic action-comedy anime, don’t miss new episodes of SPY x FAMILY when they drop each Saturday at 8:30am PT, right here on Crunchyroll!


World peace is at stake and secret agent Twilight must undergo his most difficult mission yet—pretend to be a family man. Posing as a loving husband and father, he’ll infiltrate an elite school to get close to a high-profile politician. He has the perfect cover, except his wife’s a deadly assassin and neither knows each other’s identity. But someone does, his adopted daughter who’s a telepath!


Source: Livedoor News



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