Weekly shonen jump announced that manga Jujutsu Kaisen will take a break for the time being, starting with the issue that is slated to appear in the issue that hits stores on June 21.
As reported by Comic Natalie, the official reason for the break is the physical health of the creator Gege Akutami. Debut in March 2018, Jujutsu Kaisen tells the story of a student whose life changes when he joins his high school’s occult club and becomes possessed by a cursed ghost. An anime adaptation was finished this spring. (Above is a cover of Viz ‘English language Version of the Jujutsu Kaisen Manga, read on Shueisha’s Manga more.)
According to a statement of Leap‘s editorial team, although Akutami wanted to keep working, it was decided he needed a break to recharge. Weekly shonen jump will announce when at a later date Jujutsu Kaisen
In a separate statement, Akutami wrote: “The [hiatus] The period should be around a month. ”He added that LeapThe editorial staff had asked him to take a break, but he had previously declined because he personally has the charm of a. did not see Jujutsu Kaisen at a slow pace as he wants to draw the conclusion as soon as possible. Since he didn’t want to slow down, his vacation days (and inquiries from the editorial team) kept increasing.
“Even if I say I feel uncomfortable, it is not a serious illness,” he added. “Mentally things work normally, so don’t worry. I apologize for keeping everyone waiting. As soon as I come back I plan to give it my all at the new rates. “
How it is As with many manga artists and creatives in general, it sounds like Akutami worked hard and people around him thought it would be best for him to rest and take a well-deserved break.