The official Twitter account for Shueisha‘s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine announced on July 16, 2021 that Akutami Gege’s manga, Jujutsu Kaisen manga, will resume in its 35th issue, scheduled on August 2, 2021.
Jujutsu Kaisen manga went on hiatus since June 21, 2021 due to author’s health issues.
Jujutsu Kaisen manga information
- English Title: Sorcery Fight
- Japanese Title: 呪術廻戦
- Status: Publishing since Mar 5, 2018
- Genres: Action, Demons, Fantasy, Shounen, Supernatural
- Author: Akutami Gege
- Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)
Akutami Gege started his Jujutsu Kaisen manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in March 5, 2018. Now, Jujutsu Kaisen manga has over 50 million copies in circulation around the world.
Viz Media published Jujutsu Kaisen’s first 3 chapters in English in parallel with Japan as part of its Jump Start initiative. When Viz Media moved to its new Shounen Jump model in December 2018, the firm started publishing new chapters of Jujutsu Kaisen digitally.
Jujutsu Kaisen anime information
The Jujutsu Kaisen anime was aired from October 3, 2020 to March 27, 2021, and it had 24 episodes.
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 (Jujutsu Kaisen 0 the Movie), a new anime movie for the franchise, will be broadcasted in winter 2022. The movie is based on Gege Akutami’s Jujutsu Kaisen 0: Tokyo Toritsu Jujutsu Koutou Senmon Gakkou, a manga prequel story.
Jujutsu Kaisen manga storyline
The main protagonist of Jujutsu Kaisen, Yuji Itadori, a high school student, finds himself confronted with occult forces and enlisted in a school of exorcism the day he is seen possessed by the millennial demon Ryomen Sukuna.
If this latter grants him extraordinary powers, he also condemns him to certain death since his new fellow exorcists aspire to incapacitate Sukuna.