The Attack on Titan manga spinoff Attack on Titan: Before the Fall has more than 1.4 million copies in print, Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine announced over the weekend.
Based on the series of light novels by Ryō Suzukaze and illustrated by Thores Shibamoto, the prequel to the bestselling manga centers on Kuklo, a young man who was found as a baby inside the stomach of one of the fearsome Titans.
The sixth volume of Before the Fall, by Ryo Suzukaze and Satoshi Shiki, shipped Friday in Japan. Kodansha Comics will release the fifth volume in the United States later this month.
Hajime Isayama’s Attack on the Titan, the manga that launched a multimedia phenomenon, has more than 50 million copies in print worldwide; 2.5 million of those are in circulation in the United States.