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Akutami Gege

Gege Akutami ( (あくた) () () () Akutami Gege?), born February 26, 1992, is a Japanese manga artist best known for creating Jujutsu Kaisen and it's prequel, Tokyo Metropolitan Magic Technical School.

HistoryEdit

In 2014, Akutami created Kamishiro Sōsa (神代捜査 (カミシロソウサ) ?), a 45 pages one-shot, that was published in the Jump Next 2014 vol.2 issue.

The next year, 2015, Akutami created another 43 pages one-shot named No.9 (No.9 (ナンバーナイン) ?), in the Jump Next 2015 vol2. issue. The same year, a new version of No.9 (No.9 (ナンバーナイン) ?) one-shot (47 pages) telling a different story, was published in the Weekly Shonen Jump 2015-46 issue.

In 2016, Akutami created a new 47 pages one-shot Nikai Bongai Barabarjura ( () (かい) (ぼん) (がい) バラバルジュラ?), was published in Weekly Shonen Jump 2016-44 issue. The one-shot was part of Jump's Golden Future Cup as entry #5.

The following year (2017), Akutami started its first serialization with Tokyo Metropolitan Magic Technical School (東京都立呪術高等専門学校 (とうきょうとりつじゅじゅつこうとうせんもんがっこう) ?), in Jump GIGA 2017 vol.1 issue. The series was meant to be a short one and continued until 2017 vol.4 issue. The series was about a cursed child who entered a magical school in order to free himself of the curse and help others in similar situations.

In 2018, due to the good reception of the Akutami's previous series, a full serialization of the series was granted, starting in Weekly Shonen Jump 2018-14 issue. The series was titled Jujutsu Kaisen (呪術廻戦 (じゅじゅつかいせん) ?) and was a direct sequel to his previous work. The story was about a boy who entered a magical school in an attempt to collect and kill all the parts of a powerful cursed spirit.

WorksEdit

  • Kamishiro Sōsa (神代捜査 (カミシロソウサ) ?) (2014) Jump Next 2014 vol.2 Issue (oneshot)
  • No.9 (No.9 (ナンバーナイン) ?) (2015) Jump Next 2015 vol.2 Issue (oneshot)
  • No.9 (No.9 (ナンバーナイン) ?) (2015) Weekly Shōnen Jump 2015-46 Issue (oneshot)
  • Nikai Bongai Barabarjura ( () (かい) (ぼん) (がい) バラバルジュラ?) (2016) Weekly Shōnen Jump 2016-44 Issue (oneshot)
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Magic Technical School (東京都立呪術高等専門学校 (とうきょうとりつじゅじゅつこうとうせんもんがっこう) ?) (2017) Jump GIGA 2017 vol.1 - 2017 vol. 4 (series)
  • Jujutsu Kaisen (呪術廻戦 (じゅじゅつかいせん) ?) (2018) Weekly Shōnen Jump 2018-14 Issue - Ongoing (series)

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