Digital sales for manga (including manga magazines) rose 29.5% in 2019, earning 259.3 billion yen (about US$2.37 billion), making up 84.4% of the overall digital publishing market in 2019.
Compared to 2015 when digital publishing sold 150.2 billion yen, digital publishing sales have doubled.
The print market sold 1.236 trillion yen (about US$11.31 billion), while the digital publishing market sold 307.2 billion yen (about US$2.81 billion).
The AJPEA reported last February that combined physical and digital manga sales increased by 1.9% in 2018 to 441.4 billion yen (about US$3.96 billion).
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