In its latest update, the platform Pixiv revealed that the animated franchise by Jujutsu Kaisen has already exceeded Kimetsu no yaiba in search trends among female users. Third place went to the game for smartphones, Disney Twisted Wonderland. On the other hand, it should be noted that some Japanese forums viewed this as "sad news" by adding a title like "Jujutsu Kaisen is being eroded by Fujoshi fever! Its popularity with women surpasses Kimetsu no Yaiba! So far only popular with men».

In terms of ranking of searches by male users, the game was topped off for smartphones Blue archive, the franchise of Mushoku Tensei: reincarnation without work and the franchise of Azure Lane, respectively.

Gege Akutami began publishing the manga in the magazine Weekly shonen jump from the publisher Shueisha in March 2018. The publisher released the thirteenth compiled volume on October 13, followed by the fourteenth on January 4 in Japan. The work recently circulated more than 30 million copies.

The piece inspired an anime adaptation that is currently airing and is confirmed with a total of 24 episodes produced by the studios. MAPPA Headed by Seong-Hu Park ((Garo: Vanishing Line, the god of high school) and scripts from Hiroshi seko ((Ajin, Dorohedoro, Inuyashiki).

Jujutsu Kaisen Synopsis

The high school student Yuuji Itadori, who idly indulges in paranormal activities with the Occult Club, spends his days in the club room or in the hospital, where he visits his bedridden grandfather. This leisurely lifestyle, however, soon takes a turn for the unfamiliar when unwittingly stumbling upon a cursed object. Yuuji triggers a chain of supernatural events and is suddenly thrown into the world of curses, terrible beings formed by human malice and negativity, after ingesting this item that appears to be the finger of the demon Sukuna Ryoumen, the "King of" , turns out curses ”.

Yuuji experiences firsthand the threat these curses pose to society as he discovers his own newly acquired powers. He is introduced to the Tokyo Metropolitan Jujutsu Technical Preparatory School and begins to walk a route from which he cannot return: the path of a jujutsu magician.

Source: Official Twitter account

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