Jujutsu is definitely one of the most popular and appreciated manga in recent years. In particular thanks to the talents of a man: Gege Akutami, the author of the work. But do you know the fortune amassed by the mangaka since the success of Jujutsu Kaisen? We will explain everything to you.
The most popular manga of the moment
For a long time, Dragon Ball Z was considered the most influential manga. Then Naruto and One Piece arrived. If Eiichirō Oda’s manga remains a reference that goes beyond pop culture, Jujutsu Kaisen is very clearly the work that opens the way to the new generation.
Of course, Demon Slayer, Tokyo Revengers or Black Clover, but the creation of Gege Akutami which is the best-selling manga of the year 2021 seems to have a head start with the otaku community on other anime. An incredible enthusiasm which was confirmed with the release of the film Jujutsu Kaisen 0 with incredible figures at the Japanese box office.
What is the fortune of the creator of Jujutsu Kaisen?
In recent years, the success of manga has become colossal. The industry has become so powerful and important in Japan that the most famous mangakas become immensely wealthy. This is particularly the case of Eiichiro Oda who has amassed an exceptional fortune for 25 years.
Gege Akutami, 30, young mangaka and author of Jujutsu Kaisen, remains very far from the standards of the creator of One Piece. However, according to several Japanese sources, the man who keeps his identity a mystery by hiding his face has already won 5 million euros thanks to the sales of the manga and the various derived products. Huge success in France since 2018, Jujutsu Kaisen continues to touch the heights.