JUJUTSU KAISEN Spreads Its Cursed Energy Power to 55 Million Manga Readers
The series now boasts 55 million copies printed and sold
While the anime for JUJUTSU KAISEN might be on break until the prequel JUJUTSU KAISEN 0 film premieres in Japanese cinemas on December 24, the manga continues to roll on, with the next volume of the Gege Akutami-created series scheduled to be released on October 4. Today, we got updated series print run totals for the series as a whole, and the first run of the volume itself ahead of its release.
【祝！】いつも #呪術廻戦 を応援いただきありがとうございます！— 呪術廻戦【公式】 (@jujutsu_PR) September 27, 2021
On a whole, when volume 17 releases on October 4, the JUJUTSU KAISEN manga had 55 million copies printed (physically) and sold (digitally). The overall figure includes the first printing of the next volume, which has a series record of a 2.5 million first printing copy print run. This is the biggest print run for a Weekly Shonen Jump series after One Piece's 4.05 million copy print run for its 67th volume, and Demon Slayer's print run of 3.95 million copies for its last volume.
Cover of the 17th volume of the JUJUTSU KAISEN manga:
You can watch the entire TV anime of JUJUTSU KAISEN right here on Crunchyroll, while the JUJUTSU KAISEN 0 anime film opens in Japan on December 24.
Source: JUJUTSU KAISEN anime on Twitter
Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.