With the arrival of the SPY x FAMILY anime this past April, interest in the manga has risen to an all time high. Shonen Jump confirmed that the SPY x FAMILY manga surpassed a total of 21 million copies sold.
The manga sold 8.5 million copies ever since the anime debuted on April 9th across Japanese broadcasting networks. Before the anime premiered, the manga reached a total of roughly 12.5 million copies sold. SPY x FAMILY achieved an impressive milestone in a little less than two months since the anime made its debut. The total will continue to grow as the season continues on.
Currently, 8 episodes of SPY x FAMILY have aired on a traditional weekly basis in Japan and the rest of the world. Eager viewers outside of Japan and Asia may watch the anime through the Crunchyroll streaming service. The anime series consists of 25 episodes in total.
Here’s an overview of the popular series:
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!
In case you missed it, renown mangaka Yoshihiro Togashi announced the end of his hiatus from Hunter x Hunter. New chapters are in the works and more details are found here.