Written by: Jei Beltrano
Published on: September 27, 2021 at 12:35 PHT (GMT+8)
The official Twitter account for Gege Akutami's "Jujutsu Kaisen" manga series has announced on Monday that the manga has exceeded 55 million copies in circulation with physical and digital copies combined worldwide. That's double the number in just eight months since its publisher Shueisha announced that it reached 25 million copies last January 26.
The latest 17th tankōbon volume of the manga will start shipping on October 4.
The Jujutsu manga series written and illustrated by Gege Akutami was serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump since March 2018. The individual chapters are collected and published by Shueisha, with thirteen tankōbon volumes released as of October 2020. Shueisha also began to simulpublish the series in English on the app and website Manga Plus in January 2019.
A 24-episode anime television series adaptation produced by animation studio MAPPA has premiered in October 2020. The series is directed by Sunghoo Park at MAPPA and Hiroshi Seko is writing and supervising the scripts. Tadashi Hiramatsu is designing the characters with Hiroaki Tsutsumi, Yoshimasa Terui, and Arisa Okehazama composing the music.
For some strange reason, Yuji Itadori, despite his insane athleticism would rather just hang out with the Occult Club. However, her soon finds out that the occult is as real as it gets when his fellow club members are attacked! Meanwhile, the mysterious Megumi Fushiguro is tracking down a special-grade cursed object, and his search leads him to Itadori...
Source: Jujutsu Kaisen Official Twitter