On the covers of the reprinted volumes of “Jujutsu Kaisen” it was recently announced that Gege Akutami’s manga series are now in circulation over 12 million copies. It is still unclear whether this also includes digital sales.
Anime Adaptation is Currently Airing
Gege Akutami started “Jujutsu Kaisen” in 2018 in Shueisha’s “Weekly Shonen Jump” magazine. The series currently comprises 14 volumes.
An anime adaptation is currently being produced under the direction of Sunghoo Park (“The God of High School”) in the MAPPA studio. Hiroshi Seko (“Attack on Titan: Lost Girls”) writes the script, while Tadashi Hiramatsu (“Yuri !!! on Ice”) is responsible for the character design.
The series has aired on Japanese television since October 2, 2020. In this country, Crunchyroll secured the license for the anime and shows a new episode in the original sound with English subtitles in the simulcast every Friday at 7.45 p.m. The English version will appear on the same day.
High school student Yuji is rather inconspicuous, but behind his inconspicuous facade hides a tremendous power. The school’s sports clubs dream of Yuji becoming a member, but he prefers to hang out with the nuts at the Paranormal Club. One day the members of the club get their hands on a sealed, cursed object. When they open the seal, they have no idea what horror they are conjuring up…