Shonen Jump has announced that the Jujutsu Kaisen manga will return to its common publication beginning August 2, 2021. The collection was beforehand on a quick hiatus due to well being issues from the collection’ creator. The subsequent chapter will probably be printed within the 35th concern of Weekly Shonen Jump.
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Jujutsu Kaisen‘s return marks the end of a nearly month-long hiatus, following an announcement back in June 2021 that the magazine would temporarily postpone publication due to creator Gege Akutami’s well being situation. While Akutami initially needed to proceed producing the collection as regular, they selected the hiatus after a joint assembly with Shonen Jump’s editorial crew.
In the announcement, Akutami revealed that they felt a necessity to publish the collection on a weekly foundation and that shorter breaks would stop them from catching up on an already delayed schedule. However, their deteriorating well being situation led them to resolve on a month-long hiatus.
The announcement additionally included a letter to followers explaining that Akutami had felt it was unbecoming of a “lowly artist” to take such lengthy breaks. However, it additionally assured followers that they weren’t affected by any “major illness.”
Jujutsu Kaisen lately offered over 50 million copies of its impartial tankobon publication and has been probably the most common manga collection in Japan. The collection will return within the 35th concern of Weekly Shonen Jump, publishing on August 2, 2021.