Jujutsu Kaisen set to return to Shonen Jump in August

Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 14 Cover

Jujutsu Kaisen Fans rejoice, there is good news about Gege Akutami and his popular manga series, Jujutsu Kaisen will be returning to Shueisha’s Weekly Shonēn Jump soon! If you recall in June that the creator of the Dark Fantasy Manga would be taking time off due to personal health reasons, even though it wasn’t serious. Thank goodness they are doing better, with the help of great editors and the support of fans and the Magazine.

Japan’s Official Shonen Jump account posted a statement in regards to the release date, it will be returning to Weekly Shonen Jump with this year’s thirty-fifth issue in which will go on sale August 2nd (or August 1st if you use Viz Media’s Shonen Jump app or Shueisha’s Manga Plus App.) Most recently, Jujutsu Kaisen’s circulation has gone up, rose about 590% since the premiere of its anime adaptation last October. And the manga’s total circulation rose to over 50 million, including print and digital copies according to a recent report in May from Anime News Network.

“In a world where demons feed on unsuspecting humans, fragments of the legendary and feared demon Ryoma Sukuna were lost and scattered about. Should any demon consume Sukuna’s body parts, the power they gain could destroy the world as we know it. Fortunately, there exists a mysterious school of Jujutsu Sorcerers who exist to protect the precarious existence of the living from the supernatural!

Yuji Itadori is a high schooler who spends his days visiting his bedridden grandfather. Although he looks like your average teenager, his immense physical strength is something to behold! Every sports club wants him to join, but Itadori would rather hang out with the school outcasts in the Occult Club. One day, the club manages to get their hands on a sealed cursed object, but little do they know the terror they’ll unleash when they break the seal…”

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