The latest news surrounding the popular manga series, Jujutsu Kaisen, reveals that Mangaka Gege Akutami will be taking a creative break following the release of chapter 224. This information was shared through spoilers for chapter 224 that surfaced earlier today. According to the Shueisha schedule, fans can expect Jujutsu Kaisen chapter 225 to be released in Shonen Jump issue 28 on June 12.
Chapter 224 of Jujutsu Kaisen is scheduled to be released on Monday, May 29, 2023, at 12 am JST in Shueisha’s Shonen Jump issue 26. However, an official confirmation regarding the release of chapter 225 will not be available until the chapter itself is released. It is worth noting that leaks of this nature have proven to be accurate in the past, adding credibility to the information.
The decision for Mangaka Gege Akutami to take a creative break comes as no surprise, as it has become common for manga authors to take occasional breaks to recharge and maintain the quality of their work. This break follows a previous one-week hiatus taken directly after the Publication break on April 30, 2023, which coincided with the Golden Week holidays in Japan.
Following the release of chapter 224, Shueisha’s official platforms, such as Manga Plus, and affiliated web platforms like Viz, will provide readers with the exact digital release time of the issue. At this time, it is expected that the chapter will follow the usual schedule and be digitally available at 12 am JST on June 12.
As for the current status of the Jujutsu Kaisen manga, it currently consists of 223 chapters, with chapter 224 eagerly anticipated by fans. The collected volumes of the manga are divided into 23 tankobon volumes, with volume 23 scheduled for release on July 4, 2023. The series encompasses 10 completed arcs, with chapter 223 marking the beginning of the 11th arc, unofficially known as “The Shinjuku Showdown Arc.”
In terms of the anime adaptation, Jujutsu Kaisen has gained significant popularity. The second season of the anime is set to premiere on Thursday, July 6, at 11:56 pm JST. It will cover the “Gojo’s Past” arc and a portion of the “Shibuya Incident” arc. The anime has already released several key visuals, a teaser, and a trailer to build excitement among fans. Additionally, during the Mappa Stage 2023 event, the anime revealed new character designs for the second cour of season 2, which will adapt the “Shibuya Incident” arc. Notably, Shota Goshozono has replaced Sunghoo Park as the director for the second season.
Fans of Jujutsu Kaisen are encouraged to stay updated on general manga news and anime updates for the latest information. While awaiting the release of chapter 224, readers can find summaries of the aforementioned spoilers for the chapter to satiate their curiosity and anticipation.
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