Jujutsu Kaisen Leads The List Of The 20 Most-watched Anime In Japan

Jujutsu Kaisen Leads The List Of The 20 Most-watched Anime In Japan 2021

By Hinata Hyuga on Feb 04, 2022

In 2021, Jujutsu Kaisen has topped the list of the top 20 most popular anime in Japan, according to the latest statistics.

Jujutsu Kaisen Leads The List Of The 20 Most-watched Anime In Japan 2021

As of now, Jujutsu Kaisen is the most-watched anime in Japan for 2021! Since the first episode aired, the anime has been a huge hit and is now one of the most popular and quickly expanding franchises in Japan. Although there was a small issue with the author's health, the original manga by Gege Akutami was well received by readers in addition to the success of the anime. There will be a new manga release, however.

Attack on Titan Final Season (part 2 is likely to be released in 2022) is still scheduled for release in 2021, despite heavyweights such as Kimetsu no Yaiba ss2 (which is scheduled for release at the end of this year). However, current figures indicate that According to Japan's GemRanking, Jujutsu Kaisen has maintained its position as the country's most-watched film from 2021 to the present. Even though Kimetsu no Yaiba 2 is on the way, the producer of Jujutsu Kaisen can rest easy knowing that despite just having released season 1, the show has been a huge success.

Jujutsu Kaisen Leads The List Of The 20 Most-watched Anime In Japan 2021

Here is the full list for the top 20 most-watched anime in 2021 (as of now):

  • 1. Jujutsu Kaisen
  • 2. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
  • 3. Attack on Titan
  • 4. Case Closed
  • 5. The Promised Neverland. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime
  • 7. Yuru Camp
  • 8. HITOSHI MATSUMOTO Presents Documental
  • 9. The Walking Dead
  • 10. My Hero Academia
  • 11. Dr. Stone
  • 12. One Piece
  • 13. Crash Landing on You
  • 14. Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • 15. Tokyo Revengers
  • 16. Gourmet of Solitude
  • 17. Kingdom
  • 18. Cells at Work!
  • 19. Aiseki Shokundo
  • 20. Haikyuu!!

As of now, there is no release date for Jujutsu Kaisen's second half, but spectators may still look forward to the movie's release. To that end, in December of this year, Jujutsu Kaisen will release a new film with the working title of Jujutsu Kaisen 0; this film serves as a prequel to the original and as a portal into the second season of Jujutsu Kaisen.

Akutami Gege's manga series Jujutsu Kaisen has been serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine since March 2018 and is written and illustrated by Gege. As of June 2021, Shueisha had published 16 volumes of the manga. Male high school student Itadori Yuji is the protagonist of this narrative, who joins the Magician group with the goal of defeating Ryoumen Sukuna. After Tokyo Toritsu Jujutsu Koutou Senmon Gakkou, Akutami's next story, Jujutsu Kaisen, was published in the same year (Jujutsu Kaisen 0). TV viewers saw a MAPPA-produced anime version of the story from October 2020 to March 2011.

More than 50 million copies of the manga series Jujutsu Kaisen have been sold as of May 2021, making it one of the best-selling manga series.

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