The Jujutsu Kaisen Manga took a significant hit earlier this year when the text went on hiatus. The break lasted months as fans constantly waited for the new chapter. This break was in regards to the poor health of mangaka Gege Akutami. It was very recently that the manga came back to a regular schedule. However, the internet is now buzzing again with the news of the hiatus. Some trustable sources suggest that the manga might take a break yet again. So, how long will the hiatus last? Here is all you need to know about the hiatus.
While the sequel of the Jujutsu Kaisen anime series is still in a state of limbo, the hype of the feature film is still high. Earlier this year, the makers announced the movie of the franchise to boost the popularity of the brand. The release of the Jujutsu Kaisen 0 film is due this Christmas. There is a long way for the anime wing to begin production. In a time like this, the manga might also take a break. Fans are wondering if they will have to say goodbye to their favorite franchise for the time being. Let’s find out.
Jujutsu Kaisen Manga: Hiatus Updates
The unofficial Twitter account of the Jujutsu Kaisen Manga has released a shocking piece of news. The source claims that the manga might announce a long hiatus in the coming weeks. Furthermore, the Twitter handle noted that the next chapter of the manga would release a timely. This implies that chapter 161 will duly release in the 44th Issue of the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. However, this edition will also leave a note announcing the break.
This means that Jujutsu Kaisen Chapter 162 will be on a break. The 45th Issue of the magazine would not contain a new chapter. The source also suggests that the makers would release the next chapter in the 46th Issue of the magazine. So far, the reason for the hiatus has not been clarified. But the popular belief is that the mangaka will be on a routine break after continuous chapter releases.
Jujutsu Kaisen Chapter 161 & 162: Release Date
Jujutsu Kaisen Chapter 161 is essentially the next chapter of the manga. As the news suggests, this chapter is not going to be on a break this weekend. This implies that fans will find this chapter in the 44th Issue of the Weekly Shonen Jump on October 3, 2021. Fans can also read the chapter on the official website of Viz Media on the same day. However, it would take two weeks for the next chapter to come out.
According to the unofficial Twitter account of Jujutsu Kaisen Manga, chapter 162 is set to launch in the 46th Issue of the magazine. The official schedule of the release suggests a launch on October 17, 2021. In case of a delay, we will be sure to update you with all the details. Keep an eye on this corner for more updates on the same.