In a surprising announcement at Jump Festa 2024, Gege Akutami, the creator of Jujutsu Kaisen manga, revealed that the series is coming to an end before December 2024. Fans got mixed feelings about this news during the event, as they get ready to say goodbye to the much-loved series. Here’s what we know about it so far.
Jujutsu Kaisen Manga Ending: Gege Akutami’s Tease for an Early Finish
The surprising news came during the Jujutsu Kaisen panel at Jump Festa, where Akutami thanked fans and gave some insights into the manga’s journey. He mentioned, “This will probably be the last Jujutsu Kaisen Jump Festa stage while the manga is still in serialization,” hinting that the series is heading towards its final chapters.
The manga started on March 5, 2018, and has become super popular in Japan and worldwide with 25 volumes, 227 chapters, and 11 story arcs. Akutami’s announcement helps fans understand when the manga will end – around Jump Festa 2024. Considering the usual release schedule, readers can expect about 35 to 40 more chapters before Jujutsu Kaisen concludes.
Jujutsu Kaisen Panel at Jump Festa 2024
Known for its exciting characters, complex plots, and intense battles, the series is praised by many. As it approaches the end, fans are curious to see how Akutami will wrap up the Culling Game arc and give closure to the characters they’ve grown to love.
During the panel, it was revealed that the manga has reached a big milestone with 90 million copies in circulation, showing how much people love it. The manga’s ending coincides with the second season of the anime, making it an emotional journey for fans.
To celebrate the end, Akutami announced a special exhibition in Summer 2024 at Shibuya Hikarie, showcasing early drafts and sketches, and giving fans a peek into the creative process behind the series.
While we don’t know the exact end date, fans are encouraged to enjoy the remaining chapters as Jujutsu Kaisen gets ready for its final act. As readers prepare for the emotional farewell, they can also look forward to the Jujutsu Kaisen Cursed Clash fighting game releasing on February 24, 2024.
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As Jujutsu Kaisen wraps up, its impact on manga is clear, leaving a lasting impression on readers and securing its place as a modern classic in the genre.