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I Felt Like I’m Receiving A Gift Every Week, Says JJK Author On Season 2 Anime

Seems like someone’s been a good boy this year in Santa’s books. But he has no idea of the deaths and despair Gege caused this year…

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With the conclusion of Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 on Dec 28, 2023, fans can look forward to the adaptation of the Culling Games arc, as Studio MAPPA & TOHO Animation have confirmed its adaptation.

Original author Gege Akutami comments on the ending of Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2, expressing his overall satisfaction of its outcome, thanking the staff members at Studio MAPPA and promising the fans that he will continue doing his best on the manga as well.

In the spirit of the Christmas holidays, Akutami stated that watching the anime weekly felt like he was receiving a gift every week.

Seems like someone’s been a good boy this year in Santa’s books. But he has no idea of the deaths and despair Gege caused in 2023…

Gege according to Santa:

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About Jujutsu Kaisen:

Jujutsu Kaisen is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Gege Akutami. It has been serialized in Shueisha’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump since March 2018, with its chapters collected and published in 25 tankōbon volumes as of December 2023.

Studio MAPPA brought the world of JJK into anime by airing 24 episodes of season 1 from October 2020 to March 2021 and a 2nd season, that premiered in July 2023.

Crunchyroll describes the overall plot of Jujutsu Kaisen as:

Yuji Itadori is a boy with tremendous physical strength, though he lives a completely ordinary high school life. One day, to save a classmate who has been attacked by curses, he eats the finger of Ryomen Sukuna, taking the curse into his own soul. From then on, he shares one body with Ryomen Sukuna.

Guided by the most powerful of sorcerers, Satoru Gojo, Itadori is admitted to Tokyo Jujutsu High School, an organization that fights the curses… and thus begins the heroic tale of a boy who became a curse to exorcise a curse, a life from which he could never turn back.

Source: Twitter