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Kadokawa expects good profits in the coming seasons


Kadokawa has released its results for the fiscal year 2023, but the most interesting thing is to see that in its report, Kadokawa says it expects good results in the upcoming seasons, citing the popular anime Konosuba 3, Re:Zero 3, and Oshi no Ko 2 as anime that can boost the company’s profits.

Konosuba 3 is currently airing, and in the next summer season, we will have the second season of Oshi no Ko with the third season of Re:Zero coming in October.

Among other anime that Kadokawa is putting a lot of faith in, we have Dungeon Meshi, Unnamed Memory, Overlord, Date A Live 5, among others. The complete list can be found below:


As for the numbers of 2023, we have the following results. In terms of anime and movies that sold the most for Kadokawa, we have the following ranking:

  1. Oshi no Ko
  2. My Happy Marriage
  3. The Eminence in Shadow
  4. Re:Zero
  5. Bungo Stray Dogs
  6. Overlord
  7. Dungeon Meshi
  9. Shield Hero
  10. Ishura

Regarding publications, such as light novels, we have the following ranking:

  1. Mushoku Tensei
  2. Pan Dorobou
  3. Sowrd Art Online
  4. Dungeon Meshi
  5. The Eminence in Shadow
  6. Bungo Stray Dogs
  7. Yamada-kun at Lv999
  8. Toaru Kagaku no Railgun
  9. KADOKAWA Manga Gakushu Series
  10. My Happy Marriage

Now, combining everything, whether it’s anime, movies, manga, light novels, magazines, games, and everything else, these are the top 10 series that generated the most sales for Kadokawa in the fiscal year 2023:

  1. Oshi no Ko
  2. The Eminence in Shadow
  3. Bungo Stray Dogs
  4. Dungeon Meshi
  6. Re:Zero
  7. Overlord
  8. Mushoku Tensei
  10. Sword Art Online


Let’s wait for the end of Konosuba 3, Oshi no Ko 2, and Re:Zero 3 and see what Kadokawa’s next financial result will be.

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