In the headline of the fifteenth compiled volume of the manga written and illustrated by Gege Akutami, Jujutsu Kaisen, it was revealed that the literary franchise has exceeded 36 million cumulative copies in circulation. The headline also reveals that this volume, scheduled to launch on March 4 in Japan, will have an initial print run of 1.5 million copies.
It should be noted that Jujutsu Kaisen went from having 8.5 million copies in circulation in October 2020 to 36 million (unsold, but also includes digital copies) today. That means that the series has experienced an increase of 323.52% since the premiere of its animated adaptation.
Akutami began publishing the manga in Shueisha publisher's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in March 2018. The publisher published the 13th compiled volume on October 2, followed by the 14th on January 4 in Japan.
The play is inspiring an anime adaptation currently in air and confirmed with a total of 24 episodes, produced by MAPPA studios under the direction of Seong-Hu Park (Garo: Vanishing Line, The God of High School) and scripts written by Hiroshi Seko (Ajin, Dorohedoro, Inuyashiki).
Jujutsu Kaisen Synopsis
Yuuji Itadori is a high school student with exceptional physical abilities. Every day, as a routine, he goes to the hospital to visit his sick grandfather and decides to join the institute's occult club so as not to give a stick to the water ... However, one fine day the seal of the talisman that was hidden in his institute it breaks, and monsters begin to appear. Faced with this turn of events, Itadori decides to enter the institute to save his companions. What will fate bring you?
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