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Guinness To Name Manga "Boys Over Flowers" As The World's Top Selling Girls Comic
Shueisha's Boys Over Flowers ("Hana yori Dango") gets recognized by Guinness the World Records
In a groundbreaking announcement, Guinness World Records has named the Japanese manga "Boys Over Flowers" as the world's top-selling girls' comic. The manga, which was first published in 1992, has sold over 64 million copies in Japan alone and has been translated into multiple languages worldwide.
The manga was created by Yoko Kamio and tells the story of a poor high school girl named Tsukushi Makino who attends an elite school for wealthy students. The story follows her experiences and relationships with the school's famous group of boys known as the F4.
"Boys Over Flowers" has gained a massive following around the world since its initial release. The manga has been adapted into multiple television dramas, a film, and even a stage musical. The series has also inspired numerous spin-offs and merchandise, cementing its place as a cultural phenomenon.
The Guinness World Records decision has been met with excitement and praise from fans of the series. Many have taken to social media to express their love for "Boys Over Flowers" and to celebrate its new accolade.
The Guinness World Records recognition solidifies "Boys Over Flowers" as a cultural touchstone and a testament to the power of manga and anime in global entertainment.