Season 1 Jujutsu Kaisen ended with several emotional touches, jaw-dropping animation, outstanding character development, and awesome music. The anime became the biggest anime of the year in no time and won several fans. With its ending, fans were left craving more. Thus, several anime viewers took to reading Gege Akutami’s manga to fulfill their curiosity. So what chapter is Jujutsu Kaisen anime on? Where must one start reading the manga from? We will be covering everything up to keep you updated. The anime’s success led to an explosion in manga sales. At the moment, the manga has successfully dominated Oricon’s weekly sales charts with its 17th volume. Gege Akutami’s manga is one filled with brilliant illustrations that one cannot forget. Picking up the manga to read will never be a regret.
Jujutsu Kaisen was launched in 2018 and is based on Gege Akutami’s one-shot manga, Jujutsu Kaisen 0. The prequel manga came out in 2017. Akutami initially planned on keeping Yuuta as the main protagonist. However, after much thought, he changed the main characters after Shonen Jump picked up his manga for serialization. Gege Akutami’s Jujutsu Kaisen is an amazing piece of art with a brilliant story. It is currently ongoing. The manga has recently compiled all the chapters into 17 volumes. Are you done with the first season and are planning to read the manga? What chapter is Jujutsu Kaisen anime on? Here are all the answers you need.
The Death Painting Arc is the last arc of the Jujutsu Kaisen anime and the sixth arc of the Jujutsu Kaisen manga. This arc introduces the cursed womb to us and gives us a look at their power level. The cursed wombs are extremely attached to each other emotionally and seek to protect each other wholeheartedly. Being special grade cursed objects, they are also overwhelmingly powerful, which makes them a tough opponent for the season’s finale. However, the Cursed wombs are not the only new thing in the anime. No, we are given the first look at the development of the main trio. Most of the first season features their training only for them to demonstrate their strength in the finale of the season. This is why this was one of the arcs parts in the Jujutsu Kaisen anime.
There is a vast difference in the abilities of the main character in the final episode when compared to the first episode. They have learned new techniques and scratched the surface to unleash their true power. Both Megumi and Nobara reach out to their maximum power levels and unveil a notably overpowered side of themselves. The significance of the Death Painting arc is tremendous. It prepares the villains and heroes as well as the viewers for what’s coming up in the story ahead.
Season 1 of Jujutsu Kaisen left with several questions. What is going to happen in Shibuya on 31st October? Who exactly is Geto? How will Itadori deal with the large number of cursed spirits that have emerged due to his actions? All these answers lie in the manga.
As aforementioned, the anime ends with the Death Painting Arc, which lasts from episode 22 to episode 24. Yuji, Megumi, and Nobara fight the cursed wombs. In this fight, Eso and Kechizu are killed and Chosu decides to avenge their death. On the other hand, Yuji has eaten four cursed fingers (of Sukuna) by the end of season 1. The last episode of the Jujutsu Kaisen anime involves chapters 60 to 63. Thus, the Jujutsu Kaisen anime is in chapter 63. To continue learning more about the story after the ending of season 1, one can start reading from chapter 64 of the Jujutsu Kaisen manga. The same is compiled in volume 8 of Jujutsu Kaisen.
You can also catch up with the prequel manga titled ‘Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 0’.
Jujutsu Kaisen has been licensed by Viz Media and translated to English for international readers. You can read Jujutsu Kaisen on Viz Media or Shueisha’s Manga Plus app. Alternatively, you can also buy the 8th volume of Jujutsu Kaisen from any authentic bookseller.