K-ON! is kind of a big deal. That's no secret, and if you attend cons or keep an eye on anime merchandise, you've surely noticed that it's drenched in K-ON! everything, from shirts to CDs to ties. And is it selling? Well, apparently it is. We spotted a roundup of the stuff on Japanator a few days back, and today ANN reports that TBS Holdings (parent company of TBS) has announced they raked in roughly 1.8 billion yen ($20 million US) from K-ON! merchandise alone between April 1st and June 30th. TWENTY MILLION IN THREE MONTHS.
By the way, that number doesn't include sales of the DVDs, either. That's just STUFF. Wow. Do you own any K-ON! collectibles, or are you sick and tired of seeing them already?