The manga of Jujutsu Kaisen exceeds 40 million copies in circulation

The manga of Jujutsu Kaisen exceeds 40 million copies in circulation

In the official Twitter account for the written sleeve and illustrated by Gege Akutami, Jujutsu Kaisen, it was revealed that the literary franchise has exceeded 40 million cumulative circulation copies. "Thank you very much for your support! The total number of circulation copies has exceeded 40 million (including digital copies)! The cinematographic adaptation of "volume 0" will be released next summer, and we hope that they continue to support the franchise, to continue maintaining this progress! "He wrote the account.

The manga of Jujutsu Kaisen exceeds 40 million copies in circulation

It should be noted that Jujutsu Kaisen went from having 8.5 million copies in circulation in October 2020 to 40 million (not sold, but also includes digital copies) today. That means that the series has experienced an increase of 370.58% since the premiere of its animated adaptation.

On the other hand, Gege Akutami began the publication of the Manga Jujutsu Kaisen in the magazine Weekly Shonen Jump of the Editorial Shueisha in March 2018. The publisher published the tenth volume collector on January 4, followed by the fifteenth last 4 of March 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 the MAPPA studies under the direction of Seong-Hu Park (Garo: Vanishing Line, The God of High School) and scripts written by Hiroshi Seko (Ajin, Doro-Horo, Inuyashiki). The production of an animation film is confirmed for next winter (January-March 2022).

Synopsis of Jujutsu Kaisen

The student of High School Yuuji Itadori, who is surrendered idly to paranormal activities without foundation 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. Triggering 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 ". Anduji 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 jujutsu sorcerer.

Source: Official Twitter Account

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