Shueisha has announced that Gege Akutami’s Jujutsu Kaisen manga series has shipped over 40 million copies worldwide, this total includes digital sales of the manga. The last update had the manga at 35 million copies shipped as of the 4th of March 2021. The manga had shipped around 10 million copies prior to the premiere of the anime adaptation last October.

MAL Synopsis:

Idly indulging in baseless paranormal activities with the Occult Club, high schooler Yuuji Itadori spends his days at either the clubroom or the hospital, where he visits his bedridden grandfather. However, this leisurely lifestyle soon takes a turn for the strange when he unknowingly encounters a cursed item. Triggering a chain of supernatural occurrences, Yuuji finds himself suddenly thrust into the world of Curses—dreadful beings formed from human malice and negativity—after swallowing the said item, revealed to be a finger belonging to the demon Sukuna Ryoumen, the “King of Curses.”

Yuuji experiences first-hand the threat these Curses pose to society as he discovers his own newfound powers. Introduced to the Tokyo Metropolitan Jujutsu Technical High School, he begins to walk down a path from which he cannot return—the path of a Jujutsu sorcerer.

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