Ashito’s journey to becoming a pro soccer player has been full of ups and downs so far, but one area where Aoashi has been soaring is in manga circulation numbers. Publishing company Shogakukan reported today with the release of the 29th volume that the series has now exceeded 15 million copies in that regard, five million of which has been since the anime began airing last April.
Volume 29 Cover
Based on the manga by Yugo Kobayashi, the currently airing Aoashi anime is directed by Akira Sato (RELEASE THE SPYCE) at studio Production I.G, with series composition by Masahiro Yokotani (Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club), character designs by Toshie Kawamura (B-PROJECT) and music by Masaru Yokoyama (Fruits Basket).