In the official Twitter account for the written sleeve and illustrated by Gege Akutami, Jujutsu Kaisen, it was announced that the work has exceeded 60 million circulating copies accumulated to date. The count also includes reservations made to the first edition of the tenth eighth compilation volume, which will be released on December 25 in Japan, of which the cover was also revealed.
Gege Akutami began the publication of the Sleeve in the magazine Weekly Shonen Jump of the Shueisha publisher in March 2018. The publisher published the sixteenth volume collector on June 4, followed by the seventh on October 4 in Japan. The work inspired an adaptation to the anime premiered during the autumn season-2021 (October-December) and ended with a total of twenty-four episodes, produced by MAPPA studies under the direction of Seong-Hu Park and scripts written by Hiroshi Seko.
The production of an animation film, entitled Jujutsu Kaisen 0, is confirmed and its premiere is scheduled for the next December 24 at the cinemas of Japan. So far no promotional video has been revealed, beyond a promotional teaser revealed at the end of last July. It should be remembered that the video game for smartphones Jujutsu Kaisen: Phantom Parade will be available soon in the QooApp catalog on this link.
Synopsis of Jujutsu Kaisen
The student of High School Yuuji Itadori, who is surrendered idly to unfounded paranormal activities with the Hidden Club, spends his days in the clubroom or at the hospital, where he visits his grandfather prostrate in bed. However, this paused lifestyle soon gives a turn towards the strange when he, without knowing it, he meets a cursed object. Unleashing a chain of supernatural events, Yuuji is suddenly pushed into the world of curses, terrible beings trained by human malice and negativity, after swallowing said article, which is revealed as a finger that belongs to the demon Sukuna Ryoumen, the " King of the curses ".
Yuuji experiences first-hand the threat that these curses represent for society when he discovers his own newly acquired powers. Introduced at the Technical College of Metropolitan Magic of Tokyo, he begins to walk on a path from which he can not return: the path of a sorcerer of Jujutsu.
Source: Official Twitter Account
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