Shueisha has just confirmed Gege Akutami's manga Jujutsu Kaisen has more than 25 million copies in circulationbetween paper and digital. The publisher claimed that 5 million copies were printed in the last fortnight and that the manga sold at least two million of them in the past week.
The numbers confirm a 290% increase in the number of volumes in print from last October, the month that studio MAPPA's anime adaptation debuted. Specifically, two million copies were printed a month in Japan between October and December ten million copies from December 16 to January 25. This is the second fastest growth in the past two years after Demon Slayer and the third in the last ten after Demon Slayer and Assassination Classroom.
At the moment, the Akutami manga occupies fifteen of the sixteen positions in the ranking of the best-selling manga of the past week. with volume 33 of The Attack of the Giants firmly in first place. Demon Slayer, on the other hand, is completely sold out and therefore no longer on the charts, but in January it still sold the Akutami manga in general three times with one weekend less.
The Jujutsu Kaisen anime is currently airing on Crunchyroll and consists of two cours. He'll keep us company until at least March 27th. Being able to hold on to these rhythms won't be happy, but it is very likely that it will in the near future The manga has more than 50 million copies in circulation.
Jujutsu Kaisen has reached 25,000,000 copies in circulation. https://t.co/OjTD4tLsp9- Shonen Jump News - Unofficial (@WSJ_manga) January 25, 2021