Jujutsu Kaisen

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Name: Jujutsu Kaisen
Abbreviation(s): JJK
Creator: Gege Akutami
Date(s): manga 2018-present
Medium: Manga, anime
Country of Origin: Japan
External Links: Official site (JP/EN)
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Jujutsu Kaisen (often abbreviated in fandom as JJK) is a long-running manga by Gege Akutami. In Japan, Jujutsu Kaisen is serialized in Weekly Shounen Jump. Viz Media is the publisher of the English translation of the manga in North America. It has also been adapted into an anime by Studio Mappa, the first season of which aired internationally on Crunchyroll from October 2020 to March 2021.

Canon overview

When high schooler Itadori Yuuji encounters an evil spirit bound to a cursed object, he is thrown into perilous world of Jujutsu Sourcery and Curses.

Major Characters

Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School

Kyoto Prefectural Jujutsu High School



Jujutsu Kaisen quickly gained popularity on AO3 and Tumblr, with over 13,000 works posted to AO3 in the "呪術廻戦 | Jujutsu Kaisen (Anime)" fandom within ten months of the anime's premier. The manga (tagged as a separate fandom on AO3) followed a similar rise in popularity. [1]

A popular gen relationship focuses on the main trio of first years Fushiguro & Itadori & Fujisaki.

Many popular ships are centered around the protagonist, Yuji, with various members of the cast. Some of the most popular are Yuji x Gojo, Yuji x Sukuna, Yuji x Megumi, Megumi x Sukuna, or some combination of all of them. Gojo-sensei is also a popular character for shipping, and is often paired with Geto.

As for the female characters, Nobara x Maki is a popular femslash ship.


Example Fanworks



Fanbooks & Zines





  1. ^ Internet Archive Snapshot of AO3 tag, Snapshot made 12 Aug 2021. Accessed 1 Sep 2021.