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Jujutsu Kaisen Manga's Circulation Jumps 650% to 55 Million Copies Since Anime's Debut

Jujutsu Kaisen Manga's Circulation Jumps 650% to 55 Million Copies Since Anime's Debut


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Jujutsu Kaisen Manga’s Circulation Jumps 650% to 55 Million Copies Since Anime’s Debut

Manga’s seventeenth quantity ships on October 4 with 2.15 million copy preliminary print run

Shueisha reported on Monday that with the two.15 million copy preliminary print run of the seventeenth compiled guide quantity of Gege Akutami‘s Jujutsu Kaisen manga, the manga may have 55 million copies in circulation (together with print and digital copies, in addition to copies not but bought) when the amount ships on October 4.

The manga’s circulation rose about 650% for the reason that premiere of its anime adaptation final October. The manga’s fifteenth compiled quantity alone had 1.5 million copies in its preliminary run — the primary time that any of the manga’s volumes has had greater than 1 million copies in its preliminary run. The sixteenth quantity had 2 million copies in its preliminary run, placing the manga at 50 million copies in when it shipped on June 4.

The manga had:

  • 8.5 million in early October
  • 10 million on October 29
  • 15 million on December 16
  • 20 million on January 13
  • 25 million on January 26
  • 30 million on February 9
  • 35 million on March 4
  • 40 million on March 31
  • 45 million on April 21

Viz Media publishes the manga in English and it describes the story:

In a world the place demons feed on unsuspecting people, fragments of the legendary and feared demon Ryoma Sukuna had been misplaced and scattered about. Ought to any demon eat Sukuna’s physique components, the ability they achieve may destroy the world as we all know it. Happily, there exists a mysterious college of Jujutsu Sorcerers who exist to guard the precarious existence of the dwelling from the supernatural!

Yuji Itadori is excessive schooler who spends his days visiting his bedridden grandfather. Though he appears to be like like your common teenager, his immense bodily energy is one thing to behold! Each sports activities membership desires him to hitch, however Itadori would relatively hang around with the varsity outcasts within the Occult Membership. Sooner or later, the membership manages to get their fingers on a sealed cursed object, however little do they know the fear they will unleash after they break the seal…

Akutami launched the manga in Shueisha‘s Weekly Shonen Bounce journal in March 2018.

Viz Media revealed the manga’s first three chapters in English concurrently with Japan as a part of its Bounce Begin initiative. When Viz then switched to its new Shonen Bounce mannequin in December 2018, the corporate started publishing new chapters of the manga digitally. Shueisha can be publishing the manga on its MANGA Plus service.

The Jujutsu Kaisen anime premiered on October 2, and it had 24 episodes. Gekijō-ban Jujutsu Kaisen 0 (Jujutsu Kaisen 0 the Film), a brand new anime movie for the franchise, will open on December 24. The movie is predicated on Gege Akutami‘s Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Tokyo Toritsu Jujutsu Kōtō Senmon Gakkō (Jujutsu Kaisen 0: Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu Excessive Faculty) manga prequel story.

Sources: The Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Internet, Comedian Natalie