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Jujutsu Kaisen

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Sorcery Fight
Japanese: 呪術廻戦
English: Jujutsu Kaisen
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Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Mar 5, 2018 to ?
Genres: Action Action, Fantasy Fantasy, Supernatural Supernatural
Theme: Demons Demons
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)
Authors: Akutami, Gege (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 8.551 (scored by 9406894,068 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #972
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #20
Members: 228,272
Favorites: 16,466

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Synopsis

Hidden in plain sight, an age-old conflict rages on. Supernatural monsters known as "Curses" terrorize humanity from the shadows, and powerful humans known as "Jujutsu" sorcerers use mystical arts to exterminate them. When high school student Yuuji Itadori finds a dried-up finger of the legendary Curse Sukuna Ryoumen, he suddenly finds himself joining this bloody conflict.

Attacked by a Curse attracted to the finger's power, Yuuji makes a reckless decision to protect himself, gaining the power to combat Curses in the process but also unwittingly unleashing the malicious Sukuna into the world once more. Though Yuuji can control and confine Sukuna to his own body, the Jujutsu world classifies Yuuji as a dangerous, high-level Curse who must be exterminated.

Detained and sentenced to death, Yuuji meets Satoru Gojou—a teacher at Jujutsu High School—who explains that despite his imminent execution, there is an alternative for him. Being a rare vessel to Sukuna, if Yuuji were to die, then Sukuna would perish too. Therefore, if Yuuji were to consume the many other remnants of Sukuna, then Yuuji's subsequent execution would truly eradicate the malicious demon. Taking up this chance to make the world safer and live his life for a little longer, Yuuji enrolls in Jujutsu High, jumping headfirst into a harsh and unforgiving battlefield.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

As a part of the JUMP START initiative, the first three chapters of Jujutsu Kaisen were published in English in VIZ Media's digital Weekly Shonen Jump on the same day as the Japanese release. After, the series was added to the MANGA Plus simulpub service, and has been released in print by the same publisher since December 3, 2019.

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Apr 6, 2020
Leonardojt (All reviews)
I gave this series a very high rating and probably one of the best new series, there with chainsaw man. First off, who would like this series?

The series are for those who love hard magic systems, good world building and are willing to wait for stories to pick up. That's as spoiler free as I can give you. I would say the first few chapters of the series are very generic and is not as interesting as chainsawman. But it picks up, alot.

Escalations mainly occured in chapter 14, as we deeper look into power systems. chapter 40ish, with great chemistry between characters, and then chapter read more
Mar 7, 2019
Cloneable (All reviews)
For those who are always on the lookout for the next big hit from Shonen Jump, they've probably been hearing about Jujutsu Kaisen, due to it selling fairly well for its early volumes and making it alive out of its first year of publishing, managing to avoid the early cancelation that kills most Jump series in half a year. But is it any good?

Story: 6.
Honestly nothing you havnt seen before. The setup feels as though its a bit cobbled together from other popular series, featuring a society dedicated to getting rid of evil spirits (Bleach), a school of talented young combatants (Boku no Hero), along read more
Mar 13, 2019
darhkm8 (All reviews)
I decided to write a review on jujutsu kaisen mainly Because of the potential I see in it and what has been shown to us readers till date. Most people say that they get a early "HunterXHunter" Vibe from reading this, but to me I felt elements from HunterXHunter,Bleach and fullmetal alchemist being combined and put in this one series. Some might consider this a stretch but you will have to read the manga to understand what I'am saying.

Story 7

The story starts of not cliche as most shounen this era do, But as we go on we start to see the impact of the early read more
May 28, 2020
milky_crown (All reviews)
The jujutsu kaisen series is enjoyable. I could reread it and not get bored, but it is a series that feels like its not matching up to its potential. Every chapter feels like its lacking something define to it.

Story: 7

The story line is pretty good. They have a lot set up for future chapters, but it isn't something never seen. If you have read the synopsis, you could tell. Very similar to blue exorcist, but it has its own sparks that make it more enjoyable. For a series with around 100 chapters thus far though, it feels like its one big rush and sometimes read more

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