On the official Twitter account for the manga written and illustrated by Gege Akutami, Jujutsu Kaisen, it was announced that the work has exceeded 60 million copies in circulation accumulated to date. The count also includes reservations made for the first edition of the eighteenth 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 manga in the magazine Weekly Shonen Jump from the publisher Shueisha in March 2018. The publisher published the 16th compiled volume on June 4, followed by the 17th on October 4 in Japan. The work inspired an anime adaptation released during the Fall-2021 season (October-December) and which ended with a total of twenty-four episodes, produced by the studios. MAP under the direction of Seong-Hu Park and scripts written by Hiroshi Seko.
The production of an animated film, entitled Jujutsu Kaisen 0, is confirmed and its premiere is scheduled for December 24 in theaters in Japan. No promotional video has been revealed so far, 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 catalog of QooApp on this link.
Sinopsis de Jujutsu Kaisen
High school student Yuuji Itadori, who idly indulges in baseless paranormal activities with the Occult Club, spends his days in the clubroom or hospital, where he visits his bedridden grandfather. However, this leisurely lifestyle soon takes a turn for the bizarre when he unknowingly comes across a cursed object. Unleashing a chain of supernatural events, Yuuji finds himself suddenly thrust into the world of Curses, terrible beings formed by human malice and negativity, after swallowing said item, which is revealed as a finger belonging to the demon Sukuna Ryoumen, the ” King of Curses ”.
Yuuji experiences firsthand the threat these curses pose to society when he discovers his own newly acquired powers. Introduced to the Tokyo Metropolitan Technical College of Magic, he begins to walk a path from which he cannot return: the path of a Jujutsu wizard.
Source: Official Twitter Account
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