Through its official website, the Japanese publisher Shogakukan reported the incredible numbers obtained by Golgo 13. The manga series of the late Takao Saito, the oldest still in the process of serialization, has reached over 300 million copies in circulation.
Almost a year after the shocking departure of mangaka Takao Saito, his creature breaks an incredible record. As revealed by Shogakukan, Golgo 13 currently has a total of over 300 million copies in circulation.
The Golgo 13 race begins in far away 1968, the year it was first published in Shogakukan’s Big Comic magazine. Saito’s series holds the Guinness World Record for the manga with the most volumes published ever with 205 tankobons published as of July 5, 2022. To this incredible statistic, we now add the 300 million copies in circulation.
The mangaka’s death in September 2021 did not stop Golgo 13. Prior to his disappearance, Saito specifically requested that his creature continue. The group of artists of the Saito Production is continuing the mangaand on September 30 will be released the manga spin-off of Golgo 13. Gunsmith Dave, tells the adventures of the protagonist Dave, one of the few people that Duke Togo trusts.